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Instructors:


Agnes Haryuni
  Web Design and Development
  Photoshop
Alex Gao
  Dance: Hip Hop and Jazz
Amber Parker
  Digital Photography
  Photoshop
  Photography
  Photography 2
Anna Nikonenko
Ariane Brunet-Juteau
  Fashion Design
Ashley Reta
  AutoCAD
Boris Austin
  Art Photography
  Digital Photography
  Photography
  Photoshop
Brian Hutson
  Finance (Personal)
  Finance (Corporate)
Cathy Han
  Yoga
CJ Huang
Dionisio Cimarelli
Ed Chan
  Interior Design
Emlyn Phillips
  E-Commerce
Flavia Clarence-Smith
  English for Expatriates (Group)
Francesca Manganelli
Jim Gaylord
  Finance (Corporate)
John Middleton
Jon Echanove
  Coaching
  Psychology
Josh
Kevin Lann-Teubner
  AutoCAD
Kristiina Kraft
Liu ZhiZhou
  Fashion Design
Marla Volovna
Matthew Niederhauser
  Photography
  Digital Photography
  Art Photography
  Photoshop
Michelle Zhang
  E-Commerce
N/A
Nathalie Urquizo Medina
  E-Commerce
Niyi Sodipe
Peter Walters
  Screen Writing
Seve Dequeker
Victor Muh
  Filmmaking
Brian Hutson
Personal Financial Planning and Investment for Expats Living in China
Elements of Finance




Brian Hutson is a Canadian Certified Financial Planner who has resided in China for 4.5 years. He has accumulated over 16 years experience in the business obtaining many industry designations along the way, including the prestigious CFP, TEP, CSC, CIFP, IMT and his insurance license. Furthermore, he has been an award winning speaker, teacher and trainer for over 20 years. During his schooling years he received a Bachelor’s degree from Queen’s University in Canada. He hosted the financial column “Your Money” for 11 years on CFMU radio in Hamilton, Canada.
Currently Brian is an Associate Partner and the Head of Marketing for Montpelier Group Private Clients China. As the Head of Marketing he hosts and presents a series of seminars throughout the year on a variety of financial topics. The goal of the programme is to educate clients so they can be empowered to make the most appropriate decision on their personal financial affairs. He is also the financial columnist for the Beijing edition of CityWeekend’s “Home and Office” magazine as well as being a member of several Speakers Bureaus here in China.
He is an active advocate of Holistic Financial Planning - a process whereby people look at their entire financial picture as an integrated whole rather than as isolated purchases of unrelated financial products. This ensures a minimization of tax and provides an ideal platform for intergenerational wealth transfer.
In his personal time he remains an avid long-distance runner, even after retiring as a competitive Ultra-marathoner back in Canada. He is also very, very slowly learning to read and write Hanzi (painfully slowly).



Course Descriptions:
Click here to view the course description for Personal Financial Planning and Investment for Expats Living in China
Click here to view the course description for Elements of Finance