Mr. Clifford K. Chiu is a corporate director and private investment firm senior advisor, as well as a board or committee appointee to government bodies and non-governmental organizations in financial services, healthcare, education, social welfare and the arts located in the United States and Hong Kong.
A retired partner in 2014 at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. who founded and led capital raising and investor relations for the Asia Pacific region, Mr. Chiu is currently a member of the Market Development Committee of Financial Services Development Council, Hong Kong. He is a director of Cambium Learning Group (NASDAQ: ABCD), as well as Misys plc and Tibco Software Inc. (two portfolio companies of Vista Equity Partners) and a senior advisor to Neuberger Berman Group in the U.S. and Hong Kong.
With a career spanning 35 years, Mr. Chiu previously served as a managing director of JP Morgan Asset Management and of Salomon Smith Barney/Citigroup and its predecessors. He is a former director of Hsin Chong Construction Group (Hang Seng: 0404.HK) and the Hong Kong Hospital Authority’s United Christian Hospital and Tseung Kwan O Hospital for over a decade.
Now with residence in Austin, Texas and Hong Kong, he is a director of the St. James Settlement, a member of the finance or investment committees of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority and the Seton Healthcare Family and a partner/mentor of technology incubator, The Capital Factory, as well as on the global advisory board of the Weingarten Learning Resources Center of the University of Pennsylvania and University of Chicago Booth School of Business where in 2015 he was also appointed the first “distinguished executive-in-residence” at its new Hong Kong campus. Mr. Chiu is also a member of the Clinton Global Initiative.