Simon Baxter will head the consultancy's growing property asset sector from Shanghai

International consultancy EC Harris has appointed Simon Baxter to lead its mainland China business.

Baxter will support the firm's continued growth across all property asset sectors. His experience in cross-border investment and development complements the existing Shanghai team, established in 2002.

Baxter has worked for EC Harris for 14 years and is an experienced international leader who has worked in mainland Europe, the Middle East and the UK.

The appointment demonstrates EC Harris' commitment to China as a key country in the firm's future development.