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Steve Tappin          

CEO of Xinfu, Host of BBC CEO Guru & Founder,

Global CEO confidant 
Steve Tappin’s main focus is acting as the personal confidant to the CEOs of some of the largest, fastest-growing and most successful companies in the world. Recent Xinfu clients include Virgin, RenRen, Royal Sun Alliance, Morrisons, easyJet, Bain Capital and Deloitte.

Best-selling author 
Steve wrote “The New Secrets of CEOs – 200 Global CEOs On Business, Life And Leadership” to understand how the best global CEOs lead today. It mainly focused on Western businesses. Steve’s latest book, "Dream To Last," was published by Beijing University Press in partnership with the China Entrepreneur Club in Mandarin in July 2012. It explores how the top 100 Chinese Entrepreneurs lead today and can create world-beating, truly global businesses in the next decade.

An inspiring keynote speaker, 
Steve is frequently asked to host or speak at some of the most prestigious business events in the world. Recent appearances include: Leaders in London, the China Entrepreneur Summit, the World Retail Congress, Leaders in India, Harvard Business School and Bejing University. 

Leading CEO commentator 
Steve publishes a monthly column in Fortune Magazine China and has also written for the Harvard Business Review, Time Magazine and CNN. He is happy to contribute to premier publications and broadcasters, when client work and travel permit; recent print features include the Financial Times, New York Times, China Daily, Economic Times (India). Steve frequently appears on the BBC, CNBC and Sky TV.


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