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

Thomas Putter


Thomas Putter is Chairman and Chief Executive of the Ancora Finance Group, a financial advisory and management consulting firm. Between 1998 and 2010 he was Chairman/CEO of Allianz Capital Partners Group and Managing Director of Allianz Alternative Assets Holding GmbH and was co-responsible for Allianz Group’s alternative asset Investment programme. Prior to joining Allianz, Thomas’ career spanned commercial and investment banking, including CFO at a privately owned financial services group and working in the investment banking and principal investment areas at Goldman Sachs.

Thomas is a member of the Commission on Growth and Innovation of the German CDU’s Economic Council and is a member of the Advisory Board of the German Private Equity and Venture Capital Association. He is an active investor in the small to mid-cap space and holds a number of board and advisory positions.

Thomas has an M.A. (Oxon) in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the Queen’s College, Oxford.