Ying Hou is senior consultant in BLG's Ottawa office with a special interest in assisting Chinese businesses for both state owned and private companies looking to invest and conduct business in Canada.
Ying provides services to major Canadian companies doing business in China, as well as assists Chinese companies to develop their business in Canada. During her work in Canada, Ying has also been involved in China-Canada negotiations on a memorandum of intellectual property law. Ying is fluent in English and Chinese.
Ying is responsible for the maintenance and expansion of the firm's business on a national and international level. Industry expertise includes working with private and publically-traded companies and Energy, Mining, Oil & Gas, Forestry and Renewable Energy (cleantech) sectors.
Ying is responsible for the maintenance and expansion of the firm's Asia client relationships. Areas of expertise include working with the Chinese government, local knowledge-based industries sector in both the mature and the start-up community. Ying also works with the Diplomatic community to assist in-bound Foreign Direct Investment and trade opportunities.