Advisor Network

Overview: The BCCT Advisor Network is a valuable resource platform for small to medium sized enterprises interested in business and trade opportunities in Taiwan. The Network is comprised of BCCT members from various industry sectors. These Advisors are willing to provide some complimentary general advice, guidance, and preliminary market intelligence on their area of expertise. Please refer to the list below for each Advisor’s company background as well as the business support offered.

If you would like to be put in contact with any Advisor, please contact Business Development Executive, Robert Edwards ( at the BCCT.

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    • Consultancy Services
    • Education & Training
    • Engineering/Infrastructure
    • Market Expansion
    • Financial Services
    • Hospitality
    • Legal Services
    • Logistics
    • Professional Services
    • Public Relations
    • Realty/Real Estate
    • Recruitment Consultancy
    • Retail & Wholesale Business/General Trading & Distribution
    • Security Services
    • Tobacco

Aberdeen Asset Management PLC Financial Services

Aberdeen Bilingual logo_NEWAberdeen Asset Management PLC is a global investment management group, managing assets for both institutional and retail clients from offices around the world.

As a FTSE 100 company operating in 23 countries across Europe, Asia and the Americas, we have more than 30 years of experience to draw on, and have seen two decades of expansion through growth and acquisition.

Our mission is to deliver strong fund performance across diverse asset classes in which gives us a sustainable competitive edge.

At Aberdeen, asset management is the sole focus. We’re known for our investment expertise and customer focus. We are a pure asset management company, only managing assets for third parties, this means we can focus solely on our customers’ needs without any conflicts of interest.

Advisor Business Support Offered

  • General advice
  • Asset management general info

Arup Engineering/Infrastructure

Arup_logoArup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world’s most prominent projects in the built environment and across industry. Founded in 1946, we offer a broad range of professional services that combine to make a real difference to our clients and the communities in which we work. We are truly global. From over 90 offices in 38 countries our 11,000 planners, designers, engineers and consultants deliver innovative projects across the world with creativity and passion. Arup offers a broad range of professional services and specialist technical services across building, consulting and infrastructure sectors in Greater China and across the globe.

Advisor Business Support Offered

  • General advice on structure design, planning, engineering, and consulting
  • Preliminary market advice on real estate development, infrastructure construction, office buildings/work space design, and investments

British American Tobacco Service Ltd. Tobacco

BATBritish American Tobacco Taiwan was established in 1989. We are a part of the British American Tobacco Group, the world’s second largest stock market quoted tobacco business.

We are the third largest international tobacco company in Taiwan in terms of sales volume. We employ nearly 150 people with a head office in Taipei and three area offices in Tucheng, Taichung and Kaohsiung.

Our business includes the importation, distribution, marketing and sale of tobacco products. On a daily basis some 50,000 retail outlets are supplied with our brands of cigarettes. With a strong potential for growth, Taiwan has become a country of strategic investment for the Group in Asia.

Advisor Business Support Offered

  • BAT has been in Taiwan for about 25 years, and can offer general advice on how businesses work here
  • General advice on the retail and tobacco market in Taiwan

DHL Global Forwarding Logistics

dhlDeutsche Post DHL is the world’s leading mail and logistics services Group. The Deutsche Post and DHL corporate brands represent a one-of-a-kind portfolio of logistics (DHL) and communications (Deutsche Post) services. The Group provides its customers with both easy to use standardized products as well as innovative and tailored solutions ranging from dialog marketing to industrial supply chains. About 475,000 employees in more than 220 countries and territories form a global network focused on service, quality and sustainability. With programs in the areas of environmental protection, disaster management and education, the Group is committed to social responsibility. In 2012, Deutsche Post DHL generated revenues of more than 55 billion euros.

Advisor Business Support Offered

  • Initial meeting for logistics services and freight forwarding
  • General advice on industry specific topics relating to logistics

G4S Security Services Security Services

G4SG4S is the world’s leading international security solution group, with more than 620,000 employees, operates in more than 125 countries worldwide, and is head quartered in the UK. G4S specializes in secure outsourcing in countries and sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat. G4S Taiwan was established in 1993 in Taipei, and has offices island-wide. Its strategy is to become a leader in the provision of security solution. Let us help you to see the opportunities that exist in the challenge of securing your world.

Advisor Business Support Offered

  • General information about doing business in Taiwan
  • Phone call or email about general advice on setting up business in Taiwan

Hsinchu International School

Established since 1981, our philosophy and core values emphasize a quality education in a warm, secure atmosphere of friendship and trust, and to foster and develop a genuine love of learning, an enquiring mind, and a well-rounded personality. Once a child’s innate curiosity is aroused the whole learning process has already started and it is our job to extend this process with joy and enthusiasm.
As educators, we keep alive and deepen the sense of wonder and the eagerness to know more. By example, and in course content, our aim is to encourage and develop such traditional values as integrity, honesty, self-reliance, adaptability, a sense of humour, and awareness of others’ needs. The true aim of education should not be simply the knowledge of facts, but the awareness and adoption of values and standards which will remain constant and serve them well in an ever-changing world.

Advisor Business Support Offered

  • General introduction to the community in Hsinchu, admissions’ procedures for school, setting up a family home in our city and the possibility of doing business in the Hsinchu Science Park

Lado Management Consultants Education & Training

ladoLado is a professional services firm that specializes in training solutions for organizations seeking to improve the quality of their external and internal English-language communications.

Established in 1993, Lado Management Consultants is widely regarded as Taiwan’s premier provider of English-language communication solutions in Taiwan. Lado provides both standardized and customized English language training courses, 1-1 executive coaching courses, customized workshops, language auditing and benchmarking, consulting on best training practices, language testing and placement, and editing, translating, and copywriting.

Advisor Business Support Offered

  • Preliminary advice on how to set up business in Taiwan
  • Consultation meeting with HR and Education & Training staff to provide English training, customized workshops, other training solutions, and editing and translation

Michael Page Recruitment Consultancy

MichaelPage_NST_NewMichael Page in Taiwan has 25 people operating across a range of specialist functions including: Finance, Financial Services, Marketing, Retail, Sales, HR, Technology and Procurement & Supply Chain.

Page Group (Michael Page, Page Executive, Page Personnel) has 35 years expertise in professional recruitment. Over this period we’ve grown organically to establish ourselves as one of the best-known and most respected consultancy companies, employing more than 5,350 people in over 164 offices and 34 countries worldwide.

Advisor Business Support Offered

  • General advice on recruitment in Taiwan
  • Preliminary info on human resources in Taiwan

PwC Taiwan Financial Services

Pwc-LogoPwC Taiwan helps organisations and individuals create the value they’re looking for. We’re a member of the PwC network of firms in 158 countries with more than 180,000 people. We’re committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. Tell us what matters to you and find out more by visiting us at

With over 40 years’ presence in Taiwan and eight offices across the island, PwC Taiwan has substantial experience advising domestic and international companies on doing business and investing in Taiwan. We have over 2,600 people with expertise across all industries ready to provide value-added professional services to suit your needs.

Advisor Business Support Offered

  • General advice and information about the practical aspects of doing business in Taiwan
  • Consultation meeting to discuss prospective assurance, tax and legal, and advisory service needs in Taiwan

Regus Realty/Real Estate

regusRegus is the world’s largest provider of flexible workplaces and the unique business platform to help company grow globally in Regus platform. Over a million customers a day benefit from our locations spread across 100 countries and 600 big cities. With our ever expanding range of innovative products and services we enable people to work their way whether it’s from home, on the road or from an office. Regus is a global organisation with business centres in 100 countries. We were founded in Brussels in 1989, are currently headquartered in Luxembourg and have a major management, research and development centre in Geneva, Switzerland. Our shares are listed on the London Stock Exchange.

Advisor Business Support Offered

  • Hot desk usage of lesser of 100 hours or 1 month use
  • Temporary office space in Regus

The Resource Cube Consultancy Services

theresourcecube_logoStrategically located in Taipei, Taiwan, the Resource Cube is ideally positioned to deliver a wide range of services to our clients. Using our extensive network of service partners throughout south east Asia, we are able to devise and implement branding programs by deploying local resources only when needed. By using Taiwan as a hub, and employing doorstep resources , we can operate regional programs with minimal logistics, travel and risk, delivering results with the lowest financial and carbon cost.

Our client base includes financial services, automotive, retail, hospitality, healthcare and luxury brands, and over the years we have handled more than 3,000 locations on behalf of our clients. From design, project management through to manufacturing and implementation, we deliver an integrated and one-stop solution, on time, every time.

Advisor Business Support Offered

  • Preliminary advice on brand implementation services for incoming SMEs coming to Taiwan
  • Consultation meeting for corporate signage, commercial space design and implementation, and project management

Santa Fe Relocation Services Taiwan Co. Ltd. Logistics

Santa-Fe-Relocation-Services-Logo-2011AWe are a top freight forwarder in our area. We always take the time to get to know our clients well so that they can rely on getting a personalised service from someone who knows and cares about their business. We believe in offering the most efficient, cost-effective service to our clients and in the sustainable development of the cargo industry. Thus, since our establishment in 2008, we have built an excellent reputation for our service.

Being based in Kaohsiung, Taiwan – one of the most important cargo ports in the world – is a key strength, at a time when the importance of sea freight worldwide is increasing due to its comparatively low carbon output and as it is the most economical international shipping option.

Advisor Business Support Offered

  • General advice on doing business in Taiwan
  • General information on logistics and freight forwarding

Shane English School Education and Training

ses_logo-largeShane English School is a part of the global Saxoncourt Group. With over 100 schools in Taiwan, China, Vietnam, UK, Algeria, and Poland, we have been a world leader in the provision of high quality English courses since 1977. Saxoncourt prides itself on its commitment to educational excellence. We also specialise in Business English, Teacher Training, Teacher Recruitment, Study Abroad and the publishing of ELT materials.

In Taiwan, there are 67 branches of Shane English School located across the country, from Taipei to Kaohsiung. We offer corporate English-based courses, test preparation courses, and a full range of courses to meet a student’s every need.

Advisor Business Support Offered

  • Information on setting up business in Taiwan
  • Information on education industry in Taiwan

Starfish Public Relations

STARFiSHlogoSTARFiSH Concept prides itself on providing clients with creativity, quality, and integrity. They provide marketing consultancy service focusing in areas of marketing strategy, public relations management, and event execution. They specialize in project based campaigns for international clients from the fields of fashion, luxury good, beauty, banking, alcohol, beverage and automotive sectors. STARFiSH Concept also won the Diageo Marketing Brilliance Award as one of the top 5 global finalists and the winner of Asia Pacific region. Starfish provides the following services: media relations, local and international press conferences, fashion shows, VIP events, PR retainer service, media co-op, and social media

Advisor Business Support Offered

  • Advice on Taiwanese market, media relations, media pitch, and press relations
  • Advice and tips on how to orchestrate branding and marketing in Taiwan in various sectors such as luxury goods, fashion apparel, wine and spirits, automotive, banking and jewelry

Taiwan Stock Exchange Financial Services

TWSE_logo_4Established on 23 October 23 1961, TWSE has been adhering to one vision, circulating securities and prospering the economy, aiming to inject momentum into the economy. With the development of the securities market, the channel between national savings and investments is fully unblocked to supply the funds needed for the development of diverse industries, and promote the economic growth. Considering the characteristics of the domestic securities industry and the needs of economic development in Taiwan, TWSE will carry out the four duties of serving the market, introducing innovative products, expanding market scale, and forging international alliances. Furthermore, TWSE will stay abreast of international trends and practices, and never lose sight of the five opportunities of new products, new mechanisms, new markets, new information and new competition, to manage future competition and challenges.

Advisor Business Support Offered

  • Host investment forums, luncheons, and seminars on key financial topics affecting securities market
  • Provide an open platform for companies seeking business resources in various industry sectors within our listed companies

Watsons Retail & Wholesale Business/General Trading & Distribution

watsonslogoA.S. Watson Group is the world’s largest health, beauty & lifestyle retailer with over 10,800 retail stores, serving more than 27 million customers a week in 33 markets. The Group has the largest brand portfolios and geographical footprints in the retailing world, offering everything from health & beauty, food and electronics to perfume. It is also Asia’s largest health & beauty retailer and Europe’s largest luxury perfumeries & cosmetics retailer. Proudly supported by a global family of over 100,000 staff, the Group is also a member of the world renowned multinational conglomerate Hutchison Whampoa Limited, which has six core businesses – ports and related services, property and hotels, retail, infrastructure, energy and telecommunications in 52 countries.

Advisor Business Support Offered

  • Some basic Taiwanese market intelligence
  • Advice on how to set up distribution channels with us in Taiwan

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