The Euromoney China Global Investment Forum

William Knight


JP Morgan Chinese Investment Trust

William Knight is chairman of the JP Morgan Chinese Investment Trust plc and Myanmar Investments International Limited being both investment companies whose shares are quoted on the London Stock Exchange.  A veteran of over 40 years involvement with the financial development and growth of many economies and growth companies around the world initially at Lazard Brothers and then in various senior positions within the Lloyds Bank group based in Europe and in Asia, William Knight has pioneered  inward investment vehicles for emerging economies. Over his career he has held a wide range of non-executive positions as an independent director or adviser for Asia-oriented investment companies. He was a co- founder of Emerisque Brands, an East/West management buy-in company, whose three Chinese joint ventures he has been chairing, he is on the advisory board of China Resolutions Ltd, a company established to assist Chinese companies listed overseas to meet international standards of good corporate governance and he is a frequent visitor to China. His first visit was made in 1978 as a member of a UK banking delegation which had been invited to advise the PRC on the financing of the modernisation of the steel industry.

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Tue 21 Nov 2017

InterContinental , Hangzhou