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SSP China


Madam Sylvie Zhou

President SSP China

Madam Sylvie Zhou is member of the Executive Board at Strategic Swiss Partners AG and represents SSP as President of SSP China.
She is co-founder of SSP China – Gu Ruilai Consulting Management Co Ltd and Executive Board Member of the Investment committee for the SSP QFLP Fund in China.
Growing up in Shanghai, Mrs. Zhou has later been living and working for over 20 years in Europe. Studying in Switzerland for several years she accomplished her bachelor in hotel management at the Les Roches hotel management school in Lausanne and her traditional Chinese background combined with strong pioneering, entrepreneurship spirit led her to invest in her own gastronomy business in the French part of Switzerland. Mrs. Zhou has built many years of investment experience in various industries and her focus lays in the promotion of cooperation's and technical exchanges between China and Switzerland, especially in the medical & life science, elderly care sector and Sports. Nevertheless, her passion for charity and interpersonal, human connection always plays a major role in all her project selection.


Albert Li

General Manager, SSP China

Mr. Albert Li is a member of the executive team at SSP China.
He holds a master’s in project management and a BSc in Civil Engineering from the University of Macau and is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Currently based in Shanghai as Senior Manager at Pradera Retail Asia, providing Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) fund and asset management services, Mr. Li has over 16 years of professional experience as asset management executive with a successful track record across China’s premier cities, managing numerous mega projects in various markets. Earlier in his career, as real estate developer, Mr. Li was in charge of commercial projects, including commercial office, retails mall and high-end residences.


Prof.  Madam Zhao Daying

Senior Advisor Finance and Legal, SSP China

Madam Zhao DaYing, Professor, is senior advisor finance and legal at SSP China. Her main business expertise includes finance, securities, real estate, foreign investment, trade, international arbitration and other legal services. She has served as legal counsel for Shaanxi Agricultural Bank of China, Shaanxi International Trust and Investment Company, Xi'an People's Bank of China, Xi'an Agricultural Bank of China, Xi'an Branch of
China Merchants Bank, Gongzhufen Branch of Huaxia Bank, Xi'an Branch of Bank of East Asia, and affiliated institutions of CITIC Group Corporation.
In 2016 Madam Zhao was elected as the permanent legal adviser to the United Nations Economic and Social Development Council  and participated in the 60th, 61st, 62nd, 63rd and 67th World Conference on the Status of Women (United Nations) in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019, and gave a speech. Served as the legal advisor of the "Belt and Road" European Cooperation Center. Legal counsel for the Cameroon Teresa Foundation, CCTV's large-scale national policy documentary "Building a Dream New Silk Road", and the global live broadcast room in Times Square, New York. Served as an international talent expert and general counsel for the Ministry of Commerce’s Belt and Road Initiative. Served as efficient legal counsel for the Philippines, Ghana, Thailand and other countries.


Matthew Wei

Senior Project Manager, SSP China

Mr. Matthew Wei is senior project manager at SSP China . He holds a Bachelor of Architect from Hebei University of Engineering and a Master of Real Estate from Peking University. Mr. Wei is diversely a seasoned architect, hotel executive, film producer and fund manager. Prior to founding and heading Weisilande, a company investing and developing films in mainland China, Mr. Wei has over 20 years significant involvement in the fund management industry. During his first stage of career Mr. Wei was leading investment teams of listed central state-owned companies, heading real estate developments and investments in major cities across China. Later he took over the CEO function at Husa Fenix China to oversee the hotel investments and management in the PRC and at Ideal International Holding Group, a leading diversity investment company headquartered in Hangzhou.




Professor Ying Zhang

Strategic Advisor,

Dr. ir. Ying Zhang contributes SSP as a Strategic China Advisor. Ying Zhang owns inter-disciplinary academic backgrounds including industrial engineering, economics, and management. She is an Associate Dean and a tenured Professor on Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Chinese Economy and Business, at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, in the Netherlands. Professor Zhang’s research and industrial practice across sectors and cross-border, including studies and advice (to the organizations/institutions) on macro level's orderly transition, Chinese economy (transition), a micro level organizational transformation, intrapreneurship, circular economy and sustainability, business education development, entrepreneurship with happiness and mindfulness. Ying Zhang received her doctoral degree from the Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands.



Madam Yunsong Xing Sutter

Strategic Advisor,

China and Asia

Madam Yunsong is a professional and seasoned China market consultant with over 20 years of demonstrable track record on a truly global scene. Born and raised in Beijing, educated in Australia and having worked in Switzerland, China and Singapore, her life and career have taken her to diverse corners of the world. Yunsong cemented her extensive knowledge in Private Banking (Strategy and Sales & Marketing) during her earlier roles in Switzerland, Hong Kong and Singapore. She was consequently seconded to China for almost 5 years and played an instrumental role in building the first two domestic private banks in China through the strategic partnership between RBS and Bank of China. Building on her deep understanding of the culture, her strength and interest today her focus lies on China related business development - from relationship building, to network connections, to business introductions and operational support. After living many years in Switzerland and with her access to the Swiss Chinese Chamber of Commerce, she has the network and capability to connect companies with in-bound and out-bound opportunities. Yunsong has a bachelor’s degree in Information Management from the University of Melbourne, a degree in CPA (Certified Practicing Accountant) and an EMBA from both INSEAD and Tsinghua.

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