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First name
Ying
 Staton

Position
Adviser
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Ying advises clients on issues around trade, market entry, sustainability, access to finance and reputation management. 

Ying has a background in public policy, development and international relations. She has advised senior UK politicians including the Prime Minister, having started her career in the British government where she worked in 10 Downing Street and held a number of roles in the UK Department for International Development in London and Africa.

She led Global Counsel’s Asia practice between 2013-2020, where she supported Asian and European clients on issues around trade, market entry, sustainability, access to finance and reputation management, and worked on client projects in countries including China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Maldives, Nigeria and Gabon. Through GC’s partnership with ABG Advisory, she also worked on raising capital from Asia for a number of strategic projects. 

Currently, she works with Plastic Energy, a technology company focused on advanced recycling of plastics. She remains a part-time Adviser to Global Counsel.