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Alexander Barton

Alexander Barton
Project Director, China
Since joining Intralink, Alex has developed go-to-market and localisation strategies on behalf of Intralink's clients across a wide range of industries, including renewable energy, power electronics, energy efficiency, power transmission & distribution, lighting and software. He has successfully sold Western technology to an extensive contact network of power generators, grids, rail developers, smart grid device manufacturers and renewable energy equipment producers.

Alex’s experience also extends to strategic sourcing. He has benchmarked supply chain partners and secured significant cost reductions for Intralink clients across several sectors including electronics, industrial components, mechanical parts, renewables and chemicals. Alex also frequently conducts funding initiatives for clients seeking Chinese investors. He came to China in 2006 and previously worked in sourcing and in project management for a Sino-Dutch joint venture. He received his BA in Chinese Studies from the University of Sheffield and has an MSC in International Business from the University of Nottingham.

Alex is based in Intralink’s Shanghai office and speaks fluent Mandarin and Dutch.

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