Yuanda Partner Andy Pan Named an APEC VOF Future Innovator

On January 4, The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)’s Voices of the Future China (APEC VOF China) announced the results of its annual “APEC VOF Future Innovator” program, which featured Andy Pan, partner at Yuanda, as one of the 2020 Future Innovators. Recognized for his insights into the development trends in the Asia-Pacific region and his pioneering perspectives on industrial revolution, Andy is among 150 outstanding youth representatives selected from the fields of business innovation, philanthropy, and cultural communication, who are eligible to attend the 2021 APEC International Youth Camp and APEC Leaders’ Week series together with economic and political leaders from the Asia-Pacific region.

Andy focuses his practice in the areas of venture capital, regulatory & compliance, corporate governance, white-collar crime, crisis management, and dispute resolution, with a strong focus on the TMT sector and emerging companies. With a deep understanding of the complex legal environment in China and internationally, Andy assists Chinese companies with entering and establishing themselves in the global market. In addition to this APEC VOF appointment, he is also a Standing Committee member of the State-Owned Enterprise (SOE) Practice Committee of the Shanghai Bar Association as well as Advisor to Master degree students of Beijing Foreign Studies University.

APEC is a regional economic forum established in 1989 to leverage the growing interdependence of the Asia-Pacific. APEC’s 21 members aim to create greater prosperity for the people of the region by promoting balanced, inclusive, sustainable, innovative, and secure growth and by accelerating regional economic integration. “APEC VOF” is an international talent development program under APEC which aims at selecting youth representatives with vision, abilities, and outstanding achievements to represent their countries to attend the APEC Summits and speak directly with world leaders.