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

Neil Benedict


Neil Benedict spent 22 years in investment banking with Dillon Read & Co and Salomon Brothers, predominantly based in New York and Asia. At Dillon Read his roles included Managing Director Asia Pacific and Managing Director Media / International, based in New York. At Salomon Brothers his roles included Head of Investment Banking for the Asia / Pacific Region and Head of International Capital Markets. He was responsible for many transactions during this period, including the first overseas bond issuance by the People’s Bank of China in 1986.

Later Neil became Managing Director and Head of Advisory Group in New York for ING Capital/Barings. Neil is based in New York and is a non-executive Director of the Qatar Investment Fund and a member of the Finance Committee of BAFTA New York.