Carlo Diego D’Andrea is an Italian attorney at law present in mainland China since 2005. In 2013 he founded D’Andrea & Partners Legal Counsel, which has since extended to other two companies, PHC Advisory Tax & Accounting and Eastant Communication & Events, together forming DP Group.
As Managing Director of the Group he is responsible for the business development and legal activities of the several branches located in China (the headquarters in Shanghai; Nanjing; Chongqing; Zhuhai), India (Pune), Vietnam (Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City), Italy (Milan; Rome; Pescara) as well as the Russian desk.
As of May 2017 Carlo Diego D’Andrea is the Chairman of the Board of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China (EUCCC) – Shanghai Chapter, therefore, National Vice President of EUCCC; he is also Chair of the Legal & Competition Working Group – EUCCC Shanghai Chapter and from 2012 to 2014, has been Chairman of the Board of EUCCC Nanjing Branch, as well as Vice Chairman of the Board of EUCCC -Shanghai Chapter from 2014 to 2017.
Mr. D’Andrea has been visiting professor of Italian Civil and Commercial Law at the Koguan Law School of Shanghai - JiaoTong University and Board Director of WILL Foundation, a non profit organization which aims to take care of the unfortunate children and teenagers who cannot enjoy the warmth of a family.
Mr. D’Andrea graduated in Law at the Universita’ degli Studi di Teramo (Italy) and studied for one year as an Erasmus exchange student at the Universitat de Barcelona. He holds a Master’s Degree as Corporate Advisor at the Libera Universita’ Internazionale degli Studi Sociali Guido Carli in Rome (LUISS), before landing in China and studying the Chinese language at Nanjing Normal University. His mother tongue is Italian, but he can also fluently speak English, Mandarin, Spanish and Russian.
Mr. D’Andrea has published his own Practical Guides in the topics of IPR Intellectual Property in China; FTZ Free Trade Zones in China; FDI Foreign Direct Investments in China; CLL Chinese Labor Law; FDI in Belarus.
He has been happily married since 2017.