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Internationals in Leuven - Liang Sun

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He recently returned to Belgium after being back in China for 7 years

Born and raised in Shanghai, China, Liang first came to Belgium as a student in Antwerp in 2010. Since graduation in 2013, Liang has been running a business development service company Generate, which helps European companies enter the Chinese market or source from China.

In 2018, when Liang decided to set up an office in Europe, he chose Leuven because of the vibrant city and it’s cluster of Belgian technology companies and ecosystem.

Liang at a glance

  • Length of time in the Leuven Region: 4 years
  • Reason for coming to Leuven: His own company
  • Favorite spot in Leuven: Abdij van Park
  • Favorite phrase in Dutch: Lekker
  • Liang's favorite place in Leuven, and where we see him walking in the video, is the Park Abbey site.
  • If you'd like to connect with Liang personally, feel free to reach out to him via his LinkedIn profile.

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