John is Sinologist, Economist, Intercultural Communicator and Design Strategist. During his last 15 years of working experience, he had collaborated with various global corporations in the field of creative and cultural industries. After relocating to China and various assignments in Europe and USA as Creative Business Consultant at global corporations, he returned to Munich, Germany. He is currently part of the Global Client Collaboration team at Steelcase.
He was enrolled at the Design Management course at Parsons in New York and earned a Master Degree in Design Strategy with Distinction from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University – School of Design. He enjoys teaching and is passionate about promoting design, art and education as co-founder through his association state of Design e.V.