Mr. Korner is former head of Credit Suisse First Boston’s operations in Japan & North Asia and of Merrill Lynch’s Asian investment banking division. He has served on the Boards of The Bangkok Fund, China Securities Investment Trust Co., Chinfon Life Insurance Co., Indonesia Capital Fund, Merrill Lynch International Capital Management, Thai Venture Capital Corporation and Vietnam Enterprise Investments. He has also served as a member of the Conference Board’s Research Council on Global Investment and the Board of Blacksmith Institute. He was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge and Eton College.