CEDP CHINESE CENTRE 中国中心

Building the cultural platform between China and Britain

CEDP Director Brighton: Mr. QIN Dongming

CEDP Director Hove: Mrs.JIN Xiaobo

CEDP Centre Manager: Mrs. Nicole Lee

Nicole Qin, MSc in Digital Electronic Engineering from University of Sussex and University of Brighton, Have been working at CEDP over 10 years as a education consultant, project manager, general manager.

Arts and Culture:

Project Director of Arts: Mrs. CHEN Qing

Having trained as a dancer at the Guangxi Institute of Dance, Qing Chen continued her studies in the UK earning diploma distinctions in Art and Design and graduating Brighton University with a degree in Fashion and Business. She has over twenty years of experience in the performing arts, proving herself as an acomplished performer, choreographer and teacher of chinese dance and culture. Qing Chen has been involved with the CEDP since 2002 and now leads the program’s artistic direction in the role of Principal of Arts.

Project Director of Cuture: Mrs. SUN Peiying

She is responsible for the CEDP Chinese Centre’s Spring Festival, Mid Autumn Festival and Dragon Boat Fesitval activities as well as for publicity, promotion and maintaining the CEDP’s official website. 

Chinese Language:

Chinese Language and Art Director: Mrs. LI Lin

Chinese Language and Art Deputy Director: Mrs. ZHANG Xiaoyan (adminstration/marketing)

Chinese Language and Art Academic Director: Mrs. Wei Jilan (Ph.D candidate in eduation)

Teachers:

Mrs. Pang Jenny

Mrs. Sun Peiying

She is responsible for the CEDP Chinese Centre’s Spring Festival, Mid Autumn Festival and Dragon Boat Fesitval activities as well as for publicity, promotion and maintaining the CEDP’s official website. 

Mrs. Huang Ting

Mrs. LI Li

Intellectual Exchange:

Program Director: Ms. WONG Kiki

Program manager: Mrs. SU Li

Program manager: Mrs. Jenny Pang

Administrators:

Deputy Director of External Relations: Jin Jin

Jin Jin is a master’s student studying marketing at the University of Brighton,  ajoring in brand ing and communication. She is currently working to research the impact of cultural differences on the market. She served as President of China United at the University of Brighton and has been a part of the centre since 2016.

Director of External Relations: Tom Harper

Tom Harper is currently a doctoral student at the University of Surrey studying China’s international relations. A lifelong interest in China and in Chinese culture has led him to the CEDP centre. He has been a part of the centre since 2015 and has performed at every Spring Festival since that year.

Jessie Yu

She is a qualified Project Manager and Chartered Surveyor, specializes in cross border transactions
between China and the U.K./ Europe. She has lived and worked in both the U.K. and China and currently advises Moore Stephens on expanding their market presence in China. She is assisting CEDP with their marketing and fund raising.

Former project manager: Amanda Huang

Amanda is in charge of Chinese language teaching, communication coordination, the promotion of adults and business Chinese courses, Chinese cultural and educational activities and the recruitment and training of volunteers for the centre.

Lingyi KONG

Lingyi Kong, 76th generation descendant of Confucius. Currently working in a headhunting boutique house in London specialising in investment banking and asset management executive search. Family inherited passion into Chinese cultures, early age Education and Chinese calligraphy. Volunteer as the lead conductor of Chinese Choir group in CEDP Centre since 2014.

Deputy Office manager: SU Li

Manager of Children’s Poetry and Songs at the CEDP: Kitty Pan

Project manager and Manager of Marketing: Zhang Xiao Yan

She is in charge of Chinese language teaching, communication coordination, the promotion of adults and business Chinese courses, Chinese cultural and educational activities and the recruitment and training of volunteers for the centre.

Coordinator & presenter: Dr. Qing Liu

Dr. Daphne Liu is currently working as a quantitative analyst at Deutsche Bank, after graduating with a PhD from Imperial College London. She has been a volunteer at the CEDP Chinese Centre for over 8 years, where she was a teacher in Chinese language and an ambassador for Chinese culture. She worked as the admin coordinator at CEDP Chinese Centre for a year. She also hosted the Brighton and Hove Chinese New Year celebration for 9 years in a row.