Antonina Grunska-Gokdeniz is an expert on China. Fluent in Mandarin, she has helped companies in CIS countries to do business with China for the past nine years.
Antonina recently finished her book Real China, in which she shares her life experience, gives practical advice about communication with Chinese people, and provides useful information about customs, culture, chinet* and language.
She has lived in Dubai since 2018, but has already founded the first Chinese Book Club. She is well connected in the Chinese community in UAE and is frequently interviewed by local and Chinese media about UAE-China relationships.
In 2019 Antonina started her own interview show on YouTube in Russian, English and Mandarin called Talk With Antonina.