Advisory Board

Name Location
Paul Baines London
Ernst Behrens Beijing
Neil Benedict New York
John Botts London
Sir Stephen Brown,KCVO London
Sir Anthony Galsworthy,KCMG London
GE Su Beijing
Hu Yan Beijing
Rudi Lamprecht Munich
Thomas Putter Munich
Adam Williams Beijing
Malcolm Williams London
XU Bin Beijing

Malcolm Williams


Malcolm Williams spent 38 years in investment banking at Kleinwort Benson Limited (subsequently Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein) based in Europe and Asia.

From 2000 to 2004 he was Chief Operating Officer of Global Private Equity, prior to which he served as Chief Operating Officer for Global Finance (1998-2000). As COO for Global Private Equity, he oversaw the integration of the private equity businesses of Allianz AG and the Dresdner Bank group into Allianz Private Equity Holdings.

Between 1985 and 1998 Malcolm was Chief Executive of Kleinwort Benson (Hong Kong) Limited, responsible for the bank’s business in Hong Kong, China and South East Asia, and subsequently, following its acquisition by Dresdner, as COO Asia.

The earlier part of Malcolm’s career was spent in London and in Germany. From 1983 to 1985, he was a member of the Board of Management of Kleinwort Benson (Deutschland) GmbH, based in Bremen, prior to which he was a member of the International Banking Division in London, focusing on business in Germany, Austria and Eastern Europe.

Malcolm retired from the Dresdner Kleinwort Group in 2004. He remains on a number of boards and investment committees. He is a former member of the General Committee of the British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and maintains a keen interest in the Far East. He speaks fluent German.