Peter Lighte

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Peter Lighte "is the Chairman of JPMorgan Chase Bank (China). Prior to his return to China in 2007, he was associated with the bank in London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. He previously lived in Beijing as founding representative of Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company, during which time, he served as President of the American Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Lighte joined the bank in 1979. Fluent in Mandarin, Peter is a keen cyclist, calligrapher, mosaicist, painter, writer and traveller. He has served on the board of the London City Ballet, has been a member of the Executive Committee of the Princeton Alumni Council, Director of the Matilda Child Development Centre (Hong Kong) and JPMorgan representative to the Hayward Gallery in London. He is on the Corporate Advisory Board for Hope and Homes for Children (UK) and is a Member of the Advisory Board of China Institute Executive Summit. He holds a Ph.D. from Princeton University in East Asian Studies and is the father of two daughters, adopted from Hangzhou and Luoyang." [1]

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  1. Directors, Half the Sky Foundation, accessed April 30, 2010.