CEO, Global Growth Markets
Pete Read is a growth markets consultant specialising in healthcare in China and other emerging world regions, who has led hundreds of assignments for many of the world’s most successful healthcare and pharmaceutical companies.
He is CEO of the information and advisory firm Global Growth Markets, based in the UK and Singapore. He leads the company’s research on medical tourism and regularly speaks on the subject at global conferences. His work on China healthcare and medical tourism has been featured in Asian Hospital & Healthcare Management, Business Traveller China, Caixin and China Global Television.
Having advised many Western companies looking at opportunities in China since the early 1990s, and major Chinese corporations as they expand internationally, Pete has first-hand experience of both sides of the China growth phenomenon. He is also a director of the West of England China Bureau, which facilitates business, education and cultural links between the UK and China.
He was educated at the University of London’s King’s College, London School of Economics and School of Oriental & African Studies.