Mike Bellamy- American- Based in Asia since 1993
China Sourcing Academy ( www.ChinaSourcingAcademy.com
PassageMaker Group ( www.PMadvisoryGroup.com
Originally from Upstate New York, Mike moved to Asia in 1993 and is a China business advisor to both Fortune 500 companies and small businesses. Recognized as an expert on China sourcing, he has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, CNBC & Bloomberg.
He is the author of “The Essential Reference Guide to China Sourcing
” (available on Amazon). The courses he teaches at the China Sourcing Academy
substantially expand upon concepts introduced in his guide book.
Mike founded a boutique sourcing agency
in China with 1 employee and 1 client back in 2002. Today he leads the PassageMaker Group
which has 150 employees and on behalf clients manages a 200 million USD supply chain (per annum, at time of writing) of goods flowing from China to the world.
He received a double degree in Diplomacy and Economics in Washington DC and went on to gain an International MBA from the University of South Carolina, which included a year of full-time graduate level courses in China.
Mike spent two years as a Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholar studying Japanese factory management and quality control in Tokyo and Osaka. Later he studied the Chinese language in Manchuria and Beijing. Mike reads, writes and speaks Chinese. He currently spends Spring/Fall in Shenzhen, Winters in Thailand and Summers at the family cottage in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. Born 1972.