Douglas Flint

Envoy to China's Belt and Road Initiative

Douglas Flint is chairman of Standard Life Aberdeen. He is also chairman of IP Group plc, non-executive director of the Centre for Policy Studies and member of the Global Advisory Council of Motive Partners. Additionally, he is chairman of the Just Finance Foundation, the Corporate Board of Cancer Research UK and trustee of the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity. In December 2017 he was appointed by the chancellor as special envoy to China's Belt and Road Initiative. Previously, he served as chairman of HSBC Holdings plc from 2010 to 2017. For fifteen years prior to this he was HSBC's Group Finance director, joining from KPMG where he was a partner.

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