L.E.K. has been on the ground in China since 1998. Now with offices in Beijing and Shanghai, we serve clients in the Greater China region. The team is composed of long-term China-based partners and bilingual professionals drawn from leading Chinese and global universities. Together with our more than 20 global offices, we offer a powerful set of skills, experience, network and language capabilities required to serve our clients’ needs in China as well as for cross-border, Pan-Asian or global assignments. 

Our Specialties

Our clients include multinational companies, Chinese companies, private equity funds, private Chinese companies, government agencies and industry bodies. We are focused on providing them with the insight and strategic tools to succeed in China’s complex business environment, including:

  • Delivering strategic market insight for existing or new markets
  • Developing successful and actionable growth strategies
  • Identifying and evaluating potential investments including providing due diligence services
  • Optimizing business portfolio performance
  • Rationalizing business process and supply chain 
  • Advising best go-to-market practices
  • Developing insight on regulatory impact 

While we work across numerous industry sectors, we have particularly deep experience and expertise in the following industries:

  • Aviation & Travel
  • Biopharmaceutical & Life Sciences
  • Building Materials & Industrial Products
  • Consumer Products
  • Energy (Coal, Power, Renewables)
  • Healthcare Services
  • MedTech
  • Private Equity
  • Retail

See our case examples to learn more about how we work with our clients in Greater China and the region.  

Our Culture

L.E.K.'s Shanghai office is the headquarters of our China practice. The office is located in CITIC Square in the heart of the city’s business district in Puxi, a short distance from many major attractions. These include the Bund, Yu Garden, People’s Square, Xintiandi, and other popular retail and recreation facilities.

The office is very involved with Shanghai Cerecare Wellness Center, an organization that helps children with cerebral palsy, a disorder affecting approximately 310,000 children in China. 


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Office Head

Helen Chen


Floor 34, CITIC Square
1168 Nanjing Road West
Shanghai 200041