Jim James - British Entrepreneur in China

Jim James in China “China is a young country in an old civilization. It an exciting place and the right time to be an entrepreneur in Beijing.” Read more about my background story here.

25 May 2016 ~ 0 Comments

Beijing Kids Article with Jim James and the family

Beckoned to Beijing: PR Guru talks travel, entrepreneurship and education in Peking. Posted 12:00pm Sat Apr 9th, 2016 by KyleMullin Beijing Kids article   Today’s “Beckoned to Beijing” instalment features Jim James, who hails from England and founded EASTWEST Public Relations in Beijing in 1995. Below, he tells us about the benefits of raising his girls here, […]

02 December 2015 ~ 0 Comments

1st British Motor Sport Festival in China

BMF parade 2015

The Inaugural British Motor Sport Festival (BMF) successfully launched on November 29th at Beijing Golden Port. Over 200 guests of drivers, instructors, media and car owners attended the opening ceremony. Five British Supercar Brands – Lotus, Morgan Motor Company, McLaren, Radical and the Mini Owners Club of China joined the Opening Parade with cars and […]

20 November 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Launching the 1st British Motor Sport Festival in China

British MotorSport Festival

    As part of the plan to build the brand of Morgan and Lotus in China, I had conceived of an event on the scale of the British Business Awards which I founded in 2008. This time, to bring the entire British business community together around the platform of Motor Sport; with Morgan a […]

22 October 2015 ~ 0 Comments

CCTV News interviews Jim James on classic cars in China


Published on Oct 20, 2015 Driving his first Morgan Roadster on the streets of Beijing four years ago, British expat Jim James recognized a new business opportunity in the classic car market in China. Since then, he has been a pioneer in the field, building on his 20-year’s experience of living in China. Let’s take […]

22 October 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Buying British – Global Times interview

Global Times Interview

Leading entrepreneurs from the UK share their experiences of doing business in China By Yin Lu Source:Global Times Published: 2015-10-22 21:23:01 British business owners thrive in different industries in China by exerting the UK’s strengths. Photo: IC Have you noticed that among the 20 million Beijing dwellers, a small group of them are being influenced […]

17 October 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Morgan Cars at the Bund Classic Shanghai 2015

Erika Chen & Jim James at the Bund Classic Gala Dinner

We took part in the Bund Classic in Shanghai 16-18th Oct. It was a resounding success. A highlight of my time building the Morgan brand in China has been the drive down the Bund with vintage cars and 5 Morgan vehicles. We used the Go-Pro to record the moment.

07 October 2015 ~ 0 Comments

China – ‘Read the Trend Lines not the Headlines.’

Traffic in China - all heading to work

“I am writing this post at 35,000 ft in the air whilst on SQ806 from Singapore to Beijing, reflecting on a week in which I travelled from China to Singapore to Bangalore and back. On the cover of the FT the headline talks of ‘dramatic falls’, there is a spat between N and S Korea, […]

03 August 2015 ~ 0 Comments

British Council says “Don’t hide your light under a bushell”

Leading Lights

I am honoured to be included by the British Council in the ‘Leading Lights’ programme for 2015.  According to Stephanie Jackson, Education Marketing Officer at British Council, ‘the Leading Lights are a key element of the China Alumni Network, and are a selection of successful UK nationals who have built exciting careers on the basis of […]