The PanVenture team are experienced business practitioners with many years of hands on experience. We have a collaborative approach that is practical rather than theoretical and supports the learning and development of our client management teams. The coaching facilitates behavioural changes needed to implement a new strategy.

Enterprise value typically increases by over three-fold. Your international growth strategy will be a compelling equity story. Your performance and profitability will increase significantly. Our costs are lower than other consultants and our project timescales are only 3-4 months on average.

International Focus. Strategic Clarity. Data and Analysis. Compelling Proposition. Business Synchronisation.
Collaborative Approach.
Management Mentorship.
Operating Plan.
Risk Management.
Performance Improvement.
Zero-Based Mindset.
Holistic and International

Why PanVenture Consulting?

PanVenture has provided global management consulting services since 2000. Our team of experienced consultants bring together a formidable depth and breadth of technical, management and financial expertise. We have a proven track record and established global business relationships. PanVenture can help you with international supply chain, international procurement, QC and factory audit, business development, operations management, and financial management, funding, licensing, technology transfer, manufacturing, and marketing and distribution partners. PanVenture has expertise in the Chemical, Biotech, Healthcare, Hospitality, Hi-Tech and Education sectors. A confidential list of projects, engagements and customers is available upon request.

Consulting Team:

Graeme Rooney, Senior Consultant

Mr. Rooney has provided Board Level Consultancy to prestigious clients including Agility, Boasso Global, DHL, Eddie Stobart Group, NHS UK, Logistics Bureau Sidney, and Wincanton.

He has substantial international management experience in the Supply Chain, Logistics, and Freight Forwarding sectors across Asia, Europe, Middle East, and the USA.

The last twenty years Mr. Rooney has been at CEO and Managing Director level leading and transforming Suttons International and previously TDG. Mr. Rooney is a leader, an innovator, and a strategist having consistently created value for all stake holders.

Our promise is to create value for our clients and deliver on all targets.

Dr. Chris Bayley, Founder and CEO

Dr. Bayley has substantial board level experience across multiple industries and managed international operations in UK, USA and Asia. Chris has expertise in Chinese language and culture, procurement, international marketing, project management, financial management, education management, facilities management, interim management, and knowledge management. Chris is the Founding Partner of PanVenture Consulting and conducted numerous global assignments with PanVenture. Chris has worked with numerous clients to provide international procurement, finance and business solutions for UK and US companies expanding their business in China and to access the Chinese market and distribution channels throughout Asia. 

Dr. Bayley has been Chief Executive Officer of PanVenture Consulting Limited UK and previously PanVenture Inc since 2000. He was Director of International at University of Shanghai for Science and Technology’s Sino-British College, and Vice Principal at University of Nottingham China. Prior to that he was Regional Director at KPMG Asia Pacific, and has worked as a Professor of Genetics at Santa Clara University, USA.

Dr. Bayley holds an MBA in Finance at Santa Clara University, USA. He also holds a BSc in Biochemistry, University of Nottingham UK, a PhD in Biotechnology at University of Nottingham UK, and conducted Postdoctoral Research at UC Berkeley, USA, and at DuPont, Wilmington, USA, and has several Peer-Reviewed Scientific Publications including “Nature” one of the world’s leading journals.

Dr. Bayley is currently based in UK and has worked around the world including 12 years in China, 6 years in Taiwan and 5 years in Thailand. Dr Bayley is fluent in conversational Chinese.

Professor Ian Gow, Senior Consultant

Professor Ian Gow is an expert in East Asia and specifically Chinese and Japanese international affairs. He has strongly supported the development of Sino-British relations. Professor Gow was awarded the OBE in the New Year’s Honours List (2007) for his services to British Higher Education in China.

Professor Gow has been Director of Confucius Institute university of Glasgow, Principal and CEO, The Sino-British College, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, China, Executive Dean of Bristol Business School and Pro Vice-Chancellor, University of West England (UWE), UK, Provost (Executive President) and CEO of the University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China, Dean of the Nottingham University Business School (NUBS) and Pro-Vice Chancellor (Asia), University of Nottingham, He is a Professor of Asian Business and former Vice-President (Asia) of the University of Nottingham, and Pro-Vice Chancellor and Chairman of the School of East Asian Studies, University of Sheffield. Professor Gow established the Centre of Contemporary Chinese Studies at the University of Sheffield, was Founding Director of the Institute of Contemporary Chinese Studies at the University of Nottingham, and Deputy Principal and Pro Vice-Chancellor, and Director of the Scottish Centre for Japanese Studies, University of Stirling

Professor Gow was a member of the UK Government’s Office of Science and Technology’s Asia-Pacific Science and Technology Committee, a Member of the Steering Committee of the Economic and Social Research Council’s Pacific Asia Project, and a Fellow of the Royal Society Arts and Commerce and an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Linguists.

Proessor Gow holds a PhD (University of Sheffield) – Japanese Studies, and an MA (University of Edinburgh) – Politics and Modern History

Cindy Zhang, Project Consultant

Cindy has over eight years experience in the international education industry, specialising in marketing, recruiting and counselling students, with a worldwide network of educational agents and schools. Has expertise in administration, budget planning and control, finance, HR management, international marketing, student recruiting strategy, events management, scheduling and planning. Cindy is Shanghainese and based in Shanghai, China. Cindy is fluent in English, Mandarin Chinese and Shanghainese. Cindy provides administration and project management to PanVenture’s clients. Highlights of Cindy’s experience include:

  • China Representative, Dublin City University Language Centre

  • International Recruitment Manager, The Sino-British College, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, China

  • Administrator, ATOMIC Recruitment Australia, Shanghai, China

  • BA in English Communications (Shanghai University, China)

  • Diploma in International Business (Shanghai Technical Institute of Electronics & Information) – 

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