Mike Cooper is currently a consultant for Teneo in Beijing, where he works closely with colleagues in Beijing and Hong Kong to provide ongoing analysis of government, industry, and media affairs for the firm’s regional and global client teams.
Mike first traveled to China in 2009 as a volunteer to teach in under-resourced schools in China’s rural areas. He returned to China in 2010 to begin Chinese language studies at Beijing Normal University, and again in 2012 to enroll in the Tsinghua-Berkeley Inter-University Program for Advanced Chinese-Language Studies. Following completion of the program in 2015, Mike worked on a project organizing promotional events for the National Football League in Shanghai and Beijing.
Mike graduated from Dartmouth College in 2012 with B.A. in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies and a minor in Education.