Mr. Turley regularly advises multinational companies on achieving their commercial goals in China and other emerging markets. He specializes in global government relations and business development strategies for large and medium-sized companies seeking to enter or expand operations in these markets. His experience has covered a range of industries including: pharmaceutical, biotechnology, healthcare, agriculture, travel/tourism, consumer products and transportation.
Having lived in Asia in the mid-1990s and traveled to China frequently, Mr. Turley has a unique familiarity with the nuances of Chinese culture, a proficiency in Mandarin, and an in-depth understanding of the U.S.-China bilateral relationship and China's growing international role.
In 2003, Mr. Turley joined The Cohen Group as an associate and was promoted multiple times to his current position as vice president in 2011. In addition to his client service activities, he leads the firm’s China practice group. He also assisted with the establishment of two representative offices in China – Beijing (2006) and Tianjin (2007) – and assists with management of ongoing operations in both locations.
Mr. Turley began his consulting career at the international government relations firm Andreae, Vick and Associates in 2000, which was preceded by service at the Chinese School of Language Studies at the U.S. State Department’s diplomatic training center in 1999.
In 2000, Mr. Turley graduated summa cum laude and valedictorian of Brigham Young University’s David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies, where he majored in international law and diplomacy and Asian studies. He is a member of the National Committee on United States-China Relations.