Irene has over 20 years of working experience both in France and China. She is currently an independent consultant in business management for multinational companies within the China market.
IreneLi has over 20 years of working experience both in France and in China.
She started her career in China Ministry of Commerce, at Foreign Assistance Department, incharge of cooperation project management, feasibility studies with West African countries. This first working experience gave her chance to discover several African countries by many business trips, and also allowed her to know European Community due to 6 months of work in Brussels.
After getting her Master degree in HEC Business School in Paris, she pursued her professional path in France in PSA Peugeot Citroen. During 15 years of working in PSA, she successively served in departments of finance, audit, HR, purchasing, in France and in China. She set up PSA Global sourcing office in Shanghai, as deputy director, and had often been the interface between French and Chinese partners of different business units.
Since year 2009, she became an independent consultant/trainer in business management, strategy, organization, and communication for multinational companies based on China market. In early 2012, she is certified professional coach by EFC (EcoleFrancaise de Coaching) in France. By the end of 2013, she is accredited Executive Coach by IECL (Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership)
The fact that she has lived in France and Europe for more than a dozen of years, combined with her rich working experience at senior level, has allowed her a deep understanding of western values, particularly the western strategic way of thinking and the code of conduct. In addition to her innate Chinese cultural heritage, she has accumulated a wealth of culture and developed her unique approach to different issues. Irene is a French citizen, fluent in Chinese, French and English.