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Our Company

Acropolis Entrepreneur Center is a branch of Acropolis Group.

This branch is dedicated to help companies and entrepreneurs willing to settle in shanghai and start their businesses.

Acropolis Entrepreneur Center is the right partner to help you establish yourself in Shanghai.

Acropolis Entrepreneur Center focuses to deliverthe following services:

  • Office rental: private offices or open space desks
  • Umbrella services / Salary sponsorship (« Portage salarial »)
  • Visa services & working permit
  • Company registration in China mainland & Hong Kong
  • Accounting and tax optimization services in China mainland & Hong Kong.

Our Group

Besides Acropolis Entrepreneur Center services, you will benefit from all Acropolis Group support, its team experience and expertise.

Acropolis Group operations are organized within business units:

  • International Executive Search, Recruitment, Outplacement
  • M & A China-Europe (potential partners’ identification)
  • Government Affairs in China (BtoG lobbying and issue solving)
  • Government Affairs in Africa (Infrastructure, mining, agriculture)
  • Art Investment & Art corporate strategy.




Nicolas is the founder and President of Acropolis Group in New York in 1999.

French born with Greek roots, Nicolas has over 35 years professional experience in international business. As Senior Executive for the British and American Tobacco Group (BAT) he was responsible for the Middle East and Africa. He then focused his business talent in the media and communications sector, where he gained expertise, since 1989, doing business with China and Asian countries.

Nicolas graduated in International Business Management Studies at the University of Paris IX Dauphine, which he completed by an International MBA at the International School of Management (Paris and New York).

Nicolas has been living in Shanghai on a full-time basis since 2003. Nicolas is a compulsive Art collector, an amateur photographer and is fond of new technology.



Suzy is managing Acropolis Group’ Education activity in China and is the President of Acropolis Entrepreneur Center. Suzy is the China Representative of IAE Grenoble (Grenoble University).

Suzy has a solid experience in Human Resources and Education. During 11 years in France, she managed a company doing international trading between Europe and China. Then in China, she was actively involved in the establishment of the Management School of Lyon (EM Lyon). For 7 years, she was responsible for the Promotion, the Recruitment and the Alumni club in China (EM Lyon China Club). Suzy obtained a French MA of Science of Education, as well as an MBA “France in Shanghai”.

Suzy likes traveling in North America, Europe and Asia, enjoys all foods of the world and is found of fashion.

Jerry TIAN


Jerry is the Operation Director forAcropolis Entrepreneur Center.

Jerry has over 15 years of working experience in hospitality industry, 10 years in operation management experience in luxurious hotels and 5 years as a headhunter for senior positions at Acropolis Associates Executive Search, the recruitment branch of Acropolis Group.
Jerry has a passion for international business and a real talent for relations and communication.
Jerry has worked all his life with foreigners in Asia, speaks fluent English and is the ideal person to help foreign companies establish themselves in Shanghai.
On his free time, Jerry enjoys cooking and playing basketball.
His favorite quote: “Nothing can stop an Entrepreneur but himself, Acropolis Entrepreneur Center is the dynamic tool to help you succeed; in China nothing is impossible. »

Cheryl WU

Customer Relation Officer

Cheryl is the customer relation officer of Acropolis Entrepreneur Center.
Since Cheryl graduated in 2011, she has been working in Acropolis for several years. She managed all the administrative work and dealt with foreigner’s working permit and residence permit. She enjoys her job.
Maybe she is not so voluble but Cheryl is very professional and responsible.
Cheryl likes cats. In her leisure, she enjoys making the home clean and tidy, and doing some reading or watching films. Sometime she plays badminton to relax.