– UK, London – Baillie Gifford China Growth Trust plc (LON: BGCG) today announced the appointment of Tim Clissold to its Board as a non-executive Director with effect from 1 October 2021.
“My fellow Directors and I are delighted to welcome Tim to the Board. Tim brings to the Board a wealth of experience relating to China having lived and done business there for many years.” said Board Chair, Susan Platts-Martin.
About Tim Clissold
Tim Clissold qualified as a Chartered Accountant and has worked in Australia, Hong Kong, and extensively in China, where he was co-founder of one of the first private equity groups in the country. He later ran Goldman Sachs China’s distressed investment business in Beijing. He co-founded another business to originate UN carbon offsets from GHG emission reduction projects in China. Tim is Chief Resolution Officer at Peony Advisors Limited, a company which helps foreign investors recover value after being disenfranchised by Chinese companies, and is a non-executive director of Henderson Far East Income Limited. He was a member of the Strategic Advisory Board of Braemar Energy Ventures, a New York venture capital fund focused on energy efficiency technologies. He is the author of Mr. China and Chinese Rules and speaks, reads, and writes Mandarin Chinese.
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