Edwin Li

Vice President & General Counsel
DSM China

Mr. Edwin Li is Vice President & General Counsel for DSM China in charge of the company’s legal, IP and compliance matters in Greater China.

Prior to joining DSM in 2017, Edwin served as General Counsel & Compliance Officer for a Fortunate 100 MNC’s China operations for 9 years. Edwin also practiced law for over 15 years with domestic and foreign law firms in China and USA with focus on cross-border transactions, M&As, foreign direct investments in China, technology licensing, general corporate and FCPA compliance. Edwin holds Master of Law from East-China University of Politics and Laws and Juris Doctor from University of Maine School of Law. Edwin is qualified to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia, USA and P.R. China, and an arbitrator at Shanghai International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission. Edwin has been serving as Vice Chair or Chair of Compliance & Business Ethics Working Group of EUCCC in China since 2015.

Royal DSM is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and sustainable living. DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about $10 billion in 2020 with approximately 24,000 employees. The company is listed on Euronext Amsterdam.