Brunswick further strengthens its public affairs capabilities in China
December 23, 2022 - Brunswick Group, the world’s leading critical issues advisory firm, today announced that Patrick Wu will join the firm as a Partner in Beijing on January 1, 2023.
Patrick brings more than three decades of public affairs experience in China, having served in senior roles in the public and private sectors. Most recently, he led the Asia Pacific business at Aerospace Long March International Trade Co., where his responsibilities included public affairs and international relations across the region. Prior to that, Patrick held senior positions at different Chinese government agencies, and served in diplomatic roles in the UK, Australia and Singapore.
At Brunswick, Patrick will help Chinese and international clients navigate complex regulatory and policy issues and prepare for, and respond to, crises.
Neal Wolin, Chief Executive Officer, said: “I am delighted to welcome Patrick to Brunswick and our growing global Regulatory and Public Affairs team. He brings extensive public affairs and crisis experience, which will be hugely valuable to Chinese clients and international clients with operations in China.”
On joining the firm, Patrick Wu said: “I am delighted to join Brunswick at a time of strong growth for the firm and its Regulatory and Public Affairs practice group. I have long admired the caliber of Brunswick professionals and clients, and I look forward to advising organizations on their most critical issues as part of the firm.”
About Patrick Wu
Patrick joins Brunswick from Aerospace Long March International Trade Co., where he led the company’s business in the Asia-Pacific region. Prior to that, Patrick held senior positions at different Chinese government agencies and served in various diplomatic roles, including as Second Secretary at the Chinese Embassy in Singapore and Third Secretary at the Chinese Embassy in Australia.
Patrick received a Master of Public Policy from University College London and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of International Relations in Beijing.
About Brunswick Group
Brunswick is a strategic advisory firm focused on critical issues and critical stakeholders. Our purpose is to help our clients play their role in the world successfully. We advise on critical issues and critical stakeholders at the center of business, politics and society, and help our clients – the leaders of large, complex organizations – understand and navigate these interconnected worlds. Brunswick is one firm globally, operating as a single profit center. This allows us to respond seamlessly and effectively to clients’ needs wherever they are in the world.