The Great Wall of China was once the setting for a lengthy speech by an “old white guy” about the perceived failings of China’s construction industry. Photo: Xinhua
Nicolas Groffman
Opinion

Opinion

Nicolas Groffman

Why China no longer needs the wisdom of ‘Old White Guys’

  • Once a prerequisite for any self-respecting business meeting, Nicolas Groffman says these ‘kindly curmudgeons’ have fallen out of favour in modern China

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The Great Wall of China was once the setting for a lengthy speech by an “old white guy” about the perceived failings of China’s construction industry. Photo: Xinhua
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