Look East

Ming Island is a full-service Chinese marketing and branding agency

What We Do

Ming Island is a Branding Agency that bridges East and West. With offices in the UK and Greater China, we help you succeed with results-driven strategies that are optimized for the local market.


Market Research

We offer a broad range of research services catering to every business need in the Chinese market. This includes qualitative and quantitative research methods: from answering niche consumer issues to Chinese market entry projects; from long-term market audits to forward-thinking processes of market trend identification in Greater China.


Chinese Branding

We remain true to our clients’ global brand DNA, while developing core messaging, brand voice and visual identities that are tailor-made for maximum resonance with the target market. Our Chinese Branding service can help you to localise your brand to reach your customers in Chinese Market.


Chinese Online PR

The Chinese trust an authoritative voice and peer-to-peer recommendations. We can help you with building your brand recognition and reputation as well as WOM (word of mouth) marketing in the Chinese Market. Ming Island Branding works directly with chief editors and online content directors at China’s leading media organisations to deliver targeted online PR strategies.

Our Team


China Market Consultant

Turbo brings more than 30 years of B2B experience in the China market. He's on hand to provide strategic support in fields such as culture, regulation, investment, and operations. Turbo plays an advisory role in a number of projects, and assists UK companies in effectively and appropriately investing and operating proposals.

Operations Manager

Art is responsible for the smooth internal operations of Ming Island. You won't see him much, but he's busy behind the scenes greasing the wheels that give our clients a slick experience.

Senior Designer

With several years of brand design experience under his belt, Meng has participated in the design execution of many Chinese projects and has first-hand experience of their application in the real world.

Creative Director

Ten years of branding and creative experience in Hong Kong, Macau, Taipei and New York has given Mia a unique insight into the role brand design plays in the Greater China market. Mia is responsible for the final look and feel of all our brand designs.

Project Manager

Having lived and worked in the Chinese Mainland as well as Taiwan, Simon has worked with us as a PM for several years now and brings a little French flair to the occasion. Predominantly digitally focussed, Simon assists UK and European clients with their China entry.

PR Manager

Our PR Manager Varya has worked in the Chinese market for many years and is familiar with the various media and online communities in this unique market. Her experience covers brand culture, online and offline marketing planning, KOL engagement and strategic services.

Digital Marketing Director

A digital marketing professional with 15 years of experience in the UK and Greater China markets, from both agent and client sides. Dylan has a deep understanding of local market culture and consumer differences, and provides strategic level input.

Market Analysts and Research Director

Niko has an international analyst license and more than 20 years of experience in the Greater China market, including China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. A big data specialist, Niko researches and analyzes Chinese B2B and B2C markets.

Project Management Director

With twenty years of managing branding and marketing projects in Greater China, Akira works closely with our UK clients to ensure that our cases are on point, on time and on budget.
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