Dermot McMeekin was appointed to the Board in May 2012. He is a former Solicitor and Management Consultant who brings over 20 years of on the ground country experience across Asia Pacific, and has a deep understanding of the strategic issues affecting corporate growth across the region. Dermot was a partner in what is now Trowers & Hamlins and, having received an MBA from Harvard Business School, subsequently became Managing Partner of Accenture's Asian Strategy Practice. He was formerly Chairman of PMC Treasury Group Ltd, a financial advisory firm with offices in London, New York and Hong Kong. Mr McMeekin is a Non-Executive Director of European Leisure Estates, Greenway Limited and Sanater SpA, he is also Chairman of Westonbirt Schools Limited.