Board and leadership
Key to committees/roles:
Background: Based in China, Bessie Lee is the CEO Greater China of JonesLangLaSalle and Founder of Withinlink, a China-based venture capital firm and start-up incubator focused on marketing technology. Prior to this Bessie spent almost three decades at WPP plc, holding CEO roles in China for Mindshare, GroupM and finally WPP. She holds a number of non-executive Directorships and also acts as an Advisor to Didi Chuxing and Greater Pacific Capital.
Current external appointments: Bessie is currently CEO Greater China of JonesLangLaSalle, Founder of Withinlink (Shanghai) Investment Management Co Ltd, and a Non-Executive Director of Electrocomponents plc, Homeplus Digital Co Ltd (formerly China Networks Systems Co Ltd) and Shanghai Fuge Information Technology Co Ltd
Skills, experience and contribution: Bessie has significant experience of building and growing data and technology led businesses, both as a CEO and investor. She is an entrepreneur who set up her own tech incubator and has a deep understanding of consumer behaviours in China and Asia.