the speakers of The Growth Net 2013 Edition
Partner, Head of Beijing Office, Covington & Burling & Former Assistant US Trade Representative, USA
Tim Stratford, resident in the firm’s Beijing office, is a member of the International Trade, Corporate and Public Policy and Government Affairs practice groups. He focuses on international clients doing business in China, as well as on Chinese companies seeking to expand their businesses globally. As a former Assistant U.S. Trade Representative, Mr. Stratford is the most senior former US trade official to join the US business community in China.
Prior to USTR, Mr. Stratford worked professionally in China for more than 25 years, including as General Counsel for General Motors’ China operations. Mr. Stratford also served as Minister-Counselor for Commercial Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, and as Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in China.