External contributor
Agatha Kratz
 
Editor in Chief, China Analysis, Asia Centre
 
Agatha Kratz is currently Editor in Chief of China Analysis and research fellow for Asia Centre.She
has co-authored several academic articles with François Godement, on
the subject of Chinese investment in Europe and economic relations
between China and Europe.

She
graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science
(LSE) and Columbia University (SIPA) in Public Administration, with a
strong focus on Southeast Asia and China.
Agatha Kratz also graduated from Sciences Po Paris, where she received a master’s degree in Finance and strategy. In the third year of Sciences Po, Agatha Kratz chose to go to Beijing to study Chinese for one year. She has been studying the language since 2004.

In
2012, she completed a course of six months for the Rhodium Group in New
York with Daniel Rosen and Thilo Hanemann, on the subject of industrial
subsidies to Chinese enterprises, including solar panels and energy
industries sector.
That same year, she carried
out a mission of Council for the National Innovation Fund of Kazakhstan,
a branch of the Ministry of industry and new technologies of the
Kazakhstan, on the subject of the promotion of the Venture Capital
industry in the country.
On this occasion, she conducted two weeks of fieldwork in Almaty and Astana.Prior
to this, Agatha has worked for 2 years in Private Equity in North
Africa (in Swicorp – Intaj and Emerging Capital Partners), in the areas
of consumer products, and financial services.