Alexander Galimberti graduated from Princeton University with a B.A. in East Asian Studies in 2009. After visiting Beijing for the first time while attending the Princeton in Beijing language program in 2007, he was eager to return to China after graduation. He spent the following five and a half years in Beijing, working in the tech space for iResearch, Zhonghai Shixun and the Tencent-Groupon joint venture, Gaopeng. Prior to working in Beijing he was the founding product manager for Artsy. He is currently pursuing an MBA at INSEAD. Alexander was raised in Liechtenstein and spent his high school years in the U.K.
Vanessa Folkerts '11
Vice President, 2014-2015
Vanessa moved to Beijing in 2013 to take up a management role at United Family Healthcare, the leading private hospital network in China and Mongolia. As an undergraduate, she travelled to Beijing each summer to learn Chinese at Princeton-in-Beijing. Originally '10, Vanessa delayed graduation by a year in order to climb in the Himalayas, becoming a proud member of '11 -- and a happy member of the alumni community in Beijing.
Alexander Pretko '12
Vice President, 2013-2014
Alexander graduated in 2012 and immediately moved to Beijing, where he worked for two years in natural resources investment banking. He served as Vice President of the Princeton Alumni Association of Beijing from 2013 until he left for business school at the Yale School of Management. He is currently finishing the second year of his MBA program at Yale and will be working in investment banking at Citigroup in NYC after his graduation.
Kendra Nealon '13
Events Chair, 2013-2015
Originally from Connecticut, Kendra graduated from Princeton in 2013 with a degree in Near Eastern Studies, and certificates in Music Performance and Chinese Language. She then spent two years in Beijing as an education consultant with Elite Scholars of China. Currently based in New York, Kendra works with an entrepreneur developing a phone app to tackle unemployment for disadvantaged populations. In addition to her work, Kendra is passionate about piano and violin. She was a member of the Princeton University Orchestra and Beijing International Chamber Orchestra.
Nini Suet '07
Treasurer, 2014-2015; ASC Chair, 2013-2014
Nini Suet graduated from Princeton University in 2007 with a B.A. in Economics and Certificates in Finance, East Asian Studies as well as Korean Language. A Beijing native, her career spans from investment banking at Morgan Stanley, to digital marketing at Ogilvy, to broadcast journalism at Phoenix InfoNews Channel and CNN International. She eventually found her calling in education after establishing an education advisory Shang Learning, providing independent assessments and advice for private families in China. She can be reached @ninsuet.