AJ is from New York City and graduated from Fordham University with a background in economics and international affairs. Now in Beijing, he is especially interested in the creative uses and implementation of big data. He also enjoys observing the macroeconomic trends of emerging economies, new developments in international geopolitics and various foreign policy initiatives. He is also passionate about football and its ability to bridge cultures and unite people from all over the world.

The majority of China’s meat products are imported, and given the currently turbulent geopolitical climate, plant-based meat alternatives will increase China’s self sufficiency, and shine a positive light on the industry in the eyes of regulators.