We are a membership-based matchmaking and advisory

service for cross-border deals involving China

Specialized Services

  • Matchmaking investment and trade deals
  • Political risk insurance
  • Crisis management

Key Industries

  • "Belt and Road" infrastructure
  • Agri-business
  • Sports and tourism

Global Network

  • 12,000+ members (investors, corporates, governments, universities and non-profits)
  • 40% from China
  • Experts and consultants from different countries and industries

Membership Benefits

  • Access to our international network of members and experts
  • Access to CGA’s private deal portfolio
  • Priority access to our services
  • Promote your brand/capabilities via the CGA platform
  • Attend and hold events


  • Jesse T H Chang (Founder & CEO)

    Jesse has been advising clients for over 35 years as a lawyer and a banker on both in-bound and out-bound investments relating to Greater China. Jesse is the Managing Partner of TransAsia Lawyers, and the founder of its Outbound Investment practice. He also maintains overall responsibility for TransAsia’s international client base.

    Driven by his passion for Chinese cross-border transactions, Jesse first began exploring the concept of CGA in early 2011. It has evolved under his guidance ever since, benefiting from his years of hands-on experience. Jesse’s vision for CGA is to create a dynamic platform which will not only provide useful, relevant and up-to-date information for Chinese investors, but one which will also enable foreign asset owners to gain access to Chinese investors.

  • Helen Sunderland (Consultant)

    Helen is a Swiss/British national who has been living and working in China for 15 years. As a partner of TransAsia Lawyers, she focuses her practice on cross-border investments and commercial transactions. Helen is a founding member of the CGA team and oversees corporate affairs/strategy, and the Europe and Arts & Culture sections.

  • Cindy Lu (Chief Content Officer & Director)

    Cindy is a founding member of the CGA team and a key member of TransAsia Lawyers’ Outbound Investment practice, she has particular with experience in the energy, minerals & resources, media, real estate, infrastructure and agribusiness sectors. Through her work as an Outbound Investment lawyer, Cindy has travelled to many countries, providing her with invaluable practical knowledge of the intricacies of cross-border transactions and various business cultures. Cindy is responsible for CGA website's content and product, and is an active member of the marketing and offline consulting teams.

  • Vam Zhang (Chief Technology Officer)

    Vam has more than 12 years of e-commerce experience, including developing and operating several websites. Utilizing his fine arts and graphic design background, he is responsible for the user interface design and technical structure of ChinaGoAbroad.com. Vam manages the technical and design teams and is also responsible for online marketing.


  • CGA has offices in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Buenos Aires.
  • Our global Ambassadors are also available worldwide.