Tycho de Feijter

Subject Matter Expert

Tycho de Feijter is a China-expert specialized in Chinese defence and the Chinese automotive sector. He studied law in Amsterdam and Beijing, graduating with a thesis on China’s accession to the WTO.

After graduation, De Feijter moved to China and stayed for 15 years, extensively researching and traveling the country. He worked 11 years as a local expert for the Dutch Embassy in Beijing, first for the Economic & Commercial department, and then for the Defence Department.

Next, he founded CarNewsChina.com, which in time became the largest English-language news-website about the Chinese car industry. He worked as a contributor for various other publications, including Forbes-Asia and Autoweek. He is also employed as a freelance consultant, focussing on (re-) branding automotive brands in China. 

After returning to the Netherlands in 2018 Tycho de Feijter started working at a startup in Amsterdam, while simultaneously specializing further in China’s Belt & Road Initiative and new military hardware of the PLA.

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