Wade Dawson has been appointed to the position of Senior Partner within Austen Morris Associates. Wade has been based in Beijing since 2001 and has significant experience in the financial industry covering all aspects of wealth management. He will also soon be based in Shanghai from November 2009 and will still travel frequently to Beijing. Wade is from the United States. He graduated with a B.A. in Political Science and Economics from Tulane University. Wade also studied at American University in Washington D.C. and at Cambridge University in England. Before moving to China in 1999, Wade worked in various branches of the U.S. Federal Government and in the International Division of a Fortune 100 company where he focused specifically on China investments. Prior to becoming a Senior Partner with Austen Morris Associates, Wade served as an Associate, the Beijing Branch Manager, a Senior Regional Associate and Partner. He has written numerous magazine articles covering financial topics. Wade is a member of the Beijing Rotary Club.