Team & Contact

Welcome to the Team & Contact Page of the China Competence Centre

Whether you're interested in our academic research, practice-oriented projects, or thesis supervision opportunities, we are here to assist you. On this page, you'll find profiles of our associated faculty, their areas of expertise, and direct contact information. 

We look forward to engaging with you and exploring collaborative opportunities to better understand the complexities and opportunities associated with China's unique business environment.

Tomas Casas Klett

Tomas Casas Klett


Dr. Tomas Casas i Klett

Director China Competence Center (CCC) | Founding Director and CCTT Affiliate

Dr. Tomas Casas i Klett holds degrees from Wharton School, Fudan University, and the University of St. Gallen. After his PhD, he joined the University of St. Gallen as an Assistant Professor at the Research Institute for International Management (FIM-HSG) where he co-founded the CCTT and today acts as a director of the CCC.

Tomas’ gathered international experience in Japan and China for over 15 years which he uses to study, create, and support high-performance teams. Though not operatively involved anymore, Tomas still acts as an important advisor for CCTT.

Selected practical experience:

  • Entrepreneur in China for 15 years
  • Coached numerous top executives and founders at leading global institutions
  • Former member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Councils (2016-2018)
  • WEF Expert Network member

Motto: “Your team is you”

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