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Former Trade Minister Lord Green Appointed a Trustee of Asia House

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LONDON/PRNewswire/ —

Former Minister of State for Trade and Investment Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint has been appointed a Trustee of Asia House.

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Lord Green, who is member of the House of Lords, is the 20th person to join the Board of Trustees at Asia House, which provides governance and strategic direction to the organisation.

He was Minister of State for Trade and Investment from 2011 to 2013, responsible for all matters relating to trade and investment in both the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. During that time he spoke at Asia House at its ‘Asia Trade – Shaping the 21st Century’ conference.

Lord Green is currently Chairman of the Natural History Museum Board of Trustees, Chairman of the Advisory Council of TheCityUK, and an honorary Trustee of Peking University. His previous roles include Group Chief Executive and Group Chairman of HSBC Holdings plc, Chairman of the British Bankers’ Association, a Trustee of the British Museum and a non-executive director of BASF SE.

Chairman of the Board of Trustees Sir John Boyd KCMG said: “I am delighted. Lord Green has a formidable knowledge of Asia, has given great impetus to the development of links with the region and has been a consistent advocate of what Asia House aims to achieve. His advice will be invaluable. ”

About Asia House

Asia House is a centre of expertise on Asia. Our mission is to bring the UK and Asia closer through our pioneering events on business, policy and politics, and arts and learning. We are the leading pan-Asian organisation in the UK, having built our reputation on our extensive network, our objectivity and our independence.

Asia House: Connecting – Informing – Engaging

Asia House is a non-profit, non-political organisation. http://www.asiahouse.org

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For media enquiries, please contact Su-Lin Allen at su.lin-allen@asiahouse.co.uk or on +44(0)207-307-5451.

Source: Asia House

Written by asiafreshnews

July 8, 2014 at 11:23 am

Posted in Business & Finance

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