Benjamin Shobert, MBA
Ben’s writing on Health Intel Asia focuses on senior care, home health, and the life science industries. He is the Managing Director of Rubicon Strategy Group, a boutique consulting firm that specializes in market access work in China’s healthcare, life science, and senior care industries (and that maintains and operates Health Intel Asia). He is also a Senior Associate for International Health at NBR. He advises and contributes to NBR research programs on international health in Asia.
In addition, Ben is a columnist for Forbes, where he writes about healthcare & aging in Southeast Asia. Previous to Forbes, for more than six years, Mr. Shobert wrote a column for the Asia Times on U.S.-China trade and economic policy. His works have been featured at CNBC, China Business Review, Forbes China, and Harvard Asia Quarterly. Mr. Shobert is also a contributor to the new book, The Global Obama.
Jing Huang, MD, MBA
Jing writes about rehabilitation, hospital, and insurance payment systems in China, and how the policies affecting those areas impact businesses and markets. She is a Senior Consultant at Rubicon Strategy Group and brings several years of healthcare consulting experience in China and the US. She has strong cross-functional working experiences at a variety of companies ranging from Merck to Intel to a number of Chinese 3A level hospitals, NPO institute, and Healthcare IT company.
She is a certified doctor as well as an MBA graduate from Peking University. In 2011 she led a multi-year study of child nutrition that was funded and organized by the United Nations. Her understanding of the policy formation and translation process in China comes through in her writing and analysis.
Damjan DeNoble, JD, MA
Damjan writes about senior care, hospitals, healthcare consumers, and digital health in China and the Asean. He founded Health Intel Asia in 2009, when it was called the Asia Healthcare Blog, and is a partner in Rubicon Strategy Group’s OFI Financing Business. In 2015, he led the completion of the Rubicon Senior Care report, a six month study of China’s senior care market, consisting of on-the-ground interviews with key stakeholders driving development at roughly 50 senior living sites and multiple home healthcare businesses, in China. He is a regular columnist at the Nikkei Asian Review.
Previously he worked at the law offices of Harris & Moure, pllc, a leading boutique international law firm that is widely admired for its work in emerging markets and for its oft-quoted China Law Blog. His work has been quoted or cited by Reuters, the Atlantic, CNBC, the Economic Times, the Sinocism Newsletter, the Sinica Podcast, Businessweek, and many other news, blog and scholarly publications.