Advisory Board

John Negroponte

John Negroponte

John Negroponte served in the United States Foreign Service for nearly forty years. After leaving the Foreign Service, he subsequently served in the Bush Administration as U.S. permanent representative to the United Nations and he was Ambassador to Iraq as well as a Deputy Secretary of State. He is currently a research fellow and lecturer in international affairs at Yale University's MacMillan Center.

Magnus Ericsson

Magnus Ericsson

Magnus Ericsson is co-founder and Senior Partner at Raw Materials Group (RMG), a firm providing monitoring and analysis of ownership, control, and mergers and acquisitions in the mining and metals industry. A veteran iron-ore watcher, he is responsible for the company's advisory services including developing government mineral policies as well as corporate marketing and expansion strategies. Prof. Ericsson specialises in the iron ore market and is responsible for the researching of the United Nations' global iron ore statistics. He is a professor of mineral economics at the leading European mining university, Luleå University of Technology in Sweden.

Carson Wen

Carson Wen

Carson Wen is a Partner in the Hong Kong office of Jones Day, one of the largest single partnership law firms in the world. His diverse portfolio of transactions includes the creation of the first PRC-controlled listed company in Hong Kong through a reverse takeover, the first listing of a company on the then Foreign Board of the Singapore Stock Exchange (which later obtained a dual listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange), and one of the earliest acquisitions by PRC financial institutions of a significant stake in a Hong Kong licensed bank. He is a three-term Deputy to the National People’s Congress of China and is also a Justice of the Peace of Hong Kong and has held various public service appointments in Mainland China and Hong Kong.