Neil Blakeman Associates is a management consulting firm specialising in international business, education, trade and investment.
We advise clients on the development of their international strategy, and practical implementation, to deliver growth.
Our main focus is on China/Asia and digital education, complemented by extensive commercial experience in Higher Education, high-growth sectors and a range of emerging and developed markets.
We work with an exceptional group of highly experienced Associates, who are acknowledged experts in their particular disciplines.
Our clients are world-class companies, Universities, Business Schools and public-sectors agencies. We have built a strong reputation by working closely with them, to achieve measurable results.
We are an independent consultancy providing specialist advice on international business and education; in areas covering trade, investment, partnering and other forms of cooperation.
We ensure that a senior consultant leads and works on your business, maintaining their close day-to-day involvement (not delegating to junior staff).
We have a unique blend of commercial and public-sector experience at senior levels, particularly in China and the UK. Neil Blakeman and many of our Associates have lived, worked and travelled extensively in China and other countries, operating in a diverse range of environments.
Our knowledge and skills are combined with an exceptional network of contacts within the commercial world, government, and higher education.
We offer support on a consultancy, advisory or project basis.
We work closely with senior leaders and the Board, at their offices, as well as in market when necessary.
We help clients to deal with the challenges of doing business internationally, overcoming trade barriers, operating difficulties and cultural differences.
Our services include the following:
During the launch or development phases of your business in a market, we can also assist with directly representing your interests.