Club China Helpdesk

Peter Pronk

Peter Pronk is CEO of 1421 Chinese and Western Management Consulting CO., LTD. His company has extensive experience helping & supporting both Western & Chinese companies to cooperate and to do business. He is specialized in business Development - consultancy, local backoffice support and company representing, legal/admin/HR, special projects with business development consult, legal, financial and administration, HR. Peter has broad experience with the creation and management of companies, involving amongst others, government relations and subsidies.

Raymond Koot

Raymond Koot lives and works in Taipei, Taiwan. Raymond is an experienced electronics hardware contractor and knows his way around Taiwan and China’s business arena. What business is he in? “We create, design, engineer, manufacture and assemble electronic hardware products, from the smallest component to the most complex PCB's, modules and devices.” Ray moved from The Netherlands to Taipei in 2003 to work for a Taiwanese company and later started his own business. After over ten years in Taipei, he loves his new habitat.

Duco van Breemen

Online Marketing and Strategy Manager in Shanghai. Duco is currently responsible for the strategy outset and setup of Launch Factory 88 in Shanghai, China. Passionate about marketing, internet marketing and developing business strategies. 4+ years of experience in China in the areas of marketing, network 'guanxi' building and new business development.


Robin Tabbers

Robin Tabbers is also a member of the Club China Helpdesk team. Educated at Tilburg University with a LL.M. degree in International Business Law, Robin Tabbers trained at Baker & McKenzie (Amsterdam office) and leading Dutch law firm Boekel De Nerée before joining R&P China Lawyers in Shanghai. He advises European and US clients with business activities all over in China and mainly deals with foreign investment, corporate corporate governance and commercial deals. In addition, together with R&P’s Employment and Dispute Resolution team, Robin advises many clients on the best strategy to resolve their disputes with employees and third parties.

Marc van der Velden

Marc van der Velden is associate at HIL International Lawyers & Advisers B.V., a Dutch law firm with more than two decades of experience in the Chinese legal practice. HIL was the first Dutch firm to be granted a license from the Chinese Ministry of Justice to operate a foreign law firm branch in China and, besides its Amsterdam office, currently has offices in Shanghai and Beijing. Marc graduated from the University of Utrecht in 2005 and his practice focuses on general corporate and commercial matters with an international focus. Marc regularly advises clients in Sino-Dutch transactions, set up of structures and disputes.