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Meet the Team

The C2W team is formed by a group of people from different backgrounds and education fields, but with the same goal in mind, make their best efforts to offer you solutions in Product Development and Quality Manufacturing in China.


Nick Cunningham


A dual national British/Bahamian, Nick is the founder of China 2 West and is based in Bangkok but spends most of his time traveling between our various entities.

He is a former Royal Marines Commando (UK) achieving the rank of Major. He experienced military operations in Bosnia, Georgia, Sierra Leone and Nicaragua and awarded a QCVS in the 1999 Queens New Years’ Honours List.

After leaving the military, he went to China and within months had founded China 2 West. As well as his native English, Nick is also conversational in Chinese and Spanish.


Mark Jacobs


Mark is a talented engineer graduating from university with 1st Class Honours in Mechanical Engineering. Before arriving in China in 2005 he spent seven years working for Airbus UK in a variety of their core engineering departments.

Mark gained significant experience in project management as well as the manufacturing, design and procurement side of the aviation business. Since joining C2W in 2006 Mark has helped a wide variety of customers from multi-national companies to small start-ups enjoy the benefits of China supply.

His experience has been key in bringing numerous product concepts through to mass production reality. He is permanently based in China and provides us with Western quality assurance in our technical projects as well as managing all C2W China operations. 

Mark Clayton C2W 2019

Mark Clayton


From the UK, Mark qualified as an accountant at the age of 20 and soon after moved to China in pursuit of personal and professional growth and to have his eyes opened to different cultures. Since his arrival in China at the beginning of 2005, Mark has gained a wide range of experiences, management expertise and a deep understanding of Chinese culture making him an invaluable asset with input on almost any project. His skills and foresight with business development has allowed the C2W Group to expand and grow to the family of companies it is today.

Mark is advanced in Mandarin Chinese, a member of accounting bodies AAT & CIMA and in 2019 he was elected to the Executive Committee of the British Chamber of Commerce Guangdong. Mark’s passion is charity and giving back to the community, his greatest achievement was received in February 2019 becoming an international Peace Award laureate, having his work over the years recognised in the Field of Philanthropy.

Message from the Directors

“When you partner with China 2 West, you will get the highest quality service, support and advice. We are straight talkers, we solve problems and we don’t sit on bad news. We know that our customers are in Asia for the price but that tempting price often comes at a ‘cost’, sometimes a disastrous one. We want our customers to reap the rewards without the risk and at a price that works for all. To that end, we operate on small margins and offer tremendous value for money. We make our profit from 500 customers not from 1.”

Oscar Gao

Head of Engineering Team

Kachal Zheng

Electronics Team Manager

Sourya Ghosh


Tiffany Ye

Sourcing Team Manager

Jesus Cano

Head of Marketing

Lily Xu

North China Operations Manager

Candice Xiao

QC Operations Manager

Dane Pendleton

US Representative

Hazel Pan

HR & Accounts Clerk

Michael Huang

Quality Control Engineer

Maria Ribeiro

Graphic Designer

David Li

Project Engineer

Ivy Lei


Sheldon Zhang

Electronics Project Engineer

Kitty Cheng

Project Manager

May Zhang


Laura Xu

Senior Project Manager

Crystal Yen


Nancy Chen

Project Manager

Susie Tian


David Tang

Senior Project Engineer

Carol Lei


Viki Chen

Electronics Project Manager


If you’d like to Experience how it is to work in C2W, check our current openings and internship program to become part of the C2W family.