Our Board

The CBBC Board is made up of senior business people from companies with a strong China interest. They represent a wide variety of business sectors and work for large, as well as small and medium sized companies. The Board brings a wealth of China business expertise to the work of CBBC. Senior representatives of UK Trade & Investment and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office sit on the Board as observers. Board members assist by leading CBBC projects or sectoral work.

List of Board Members

Lord Sassoon, Kt, Executive Director - Matheson & Co Ltd

Mr Graham Cartledge CBE DL, Chairman, Benoy
Mr Peter Batey CMG OBE, Chairman, Vermilion Partners Ltd
Sir Tom Troubridge, Chairman China Business Group, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Mr Nicholas Holt, Head of Research Asia-Pacific, Knight Frank

Chief Executive
Mr Matthew Rous

Board Members
Mr Neil Sampson, Partner, Rosenblatt
Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles KCMG LVO, Senior Adviser to the Group Chairman & Group CEO, HSBC Holdings Plc
Mr Duncan Clark OBE, Chairman, BDA (China) Limited
Mr Gordon Orr, Chairman, Westchel
Mr Kenneth Macpherson, Chief Executive, InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) Greater China
Mr John McLean OBE FCA, Chairman, China Food Company Plc
Mr Andrew Lambert, Director, Electronic Media Services Ltd
Ms Bridget Walsh, Global Transaction Tax Leader, EY
Ms Catherine Li, Director for Strategy and Business Development for Asia Pacific, Atkins
Mr David Roth, CEO of The Store, EMEA and Asia (the WPP Global Retail Practice) and Chairman BAV Group
Mr Phillip Thomson, President of Global Affairs, GSK
Mr Ed Salt, Managing Director, Delamere Dairy

Co-Opted Members
Mr David King, Managing Partner, Iris Worldwide
Dr Andrew Moss, President, GKN China
Mr Jonathan Bewes, Vice Chairman, Corporate and Institutional Banking, Standard Chartered Bank
Ms Katie Lee, Chief Operating Officer, Ensis Strategic
Dr David Pilsbury, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Coventry University
Mr David Sayer, Vice Chairman Financial Services & UK Board Member, KPMG

Appointed Observers
Mr Richard Burn, Director General, Department for International Trade, China
Ms Alex Pinfield, Head of China Department, Foreign & Commonwealth Office
Mr Guy Dru Drury MBE, China Chief Representative, Confederation of British Industry
Mr Jeff Cao, Head of Asia Pacific, London & Partners
Mr David Riches, Executive Director - Commercial, Trade and Marketing, British Chambers of Commerce
Mr Richard Han, Chairman, British Chambers of Commerce Southwest China
Mr Sun Yu, Chairman, China Chamber of Commerce in the UK