Renate Sattler - Diploma in Business Administration, Chinese language and culture - EMBA HKUST Kellogg

Renate Sattler, née Renate Tietjen, studied business administration, Chinese language (Mandarin Chinese) and Chinese culture at the Hochschule Bremen (HSB) | Bremen City University of Applied Sciences. She later studied at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) in the Kellogg “Executive Master of Business Administration” (EMBA) program with ties to Northwestern University (Chicago, USA). She lived and worked for 16 years as General Manager (GM) / Chief Representative of a German trading company in China and five years as Chief Operation Officer (COO) in Singapore.

Besides her professional challenges she has been:

  • Member of the Board of the German / Chinese Chamber of Commerce Greater China (AHK Greater China),
  • Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of the German / Chinese Chamber of Foreign Trade for South and Southwest China (AHK Delegation of German Industry and Commerce South and Southwest China),
  • Founder and chairperson of the „German Business Round Table“ in Guangzhou, South China, and
  • President of the business association „Women in Business“ in South China.

In her capacity as a member of the AHK board, Mrs. Sattler accompanied the delegation and welcomed former German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder in Guangzhou, South China, and the current German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier in Chongqing, West China.

Today she works as a consultant for German companies cooperating with China and as a lecturer for „Process and Quality Management“ at the International Graduate Center (IGC) of the Hochschule Bremen (HSB) | Bremen City University of Applied Sciences.

Renate Sattler is currently working on the introduction of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a fuel for heavy goods vehicles and the establishment of a nationwide network of LNG filling stations in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Italy. She is also involved in the market development of Bio Natural Gas (BNG) – liquefied biofuel from renewable sources – and hydrogen (H2).