Program

CHINA’S NEXT GROWTH PHASE: PROMISES AND PITFALLS
Jeff Towson ’05 (EMBA)
Professor of Investment, Guanghua School of Management, Peking University

 

Jeffrey Towson is a managing partner of Towson Capital, a niche investment and advisory firm focused on healthcare and cross-border deals, and a best-selling author. As a professor at Peking University, he teaches global investing and private equity in developing countries.

Previously, Mr. Towson was head of direct investments for Middle East North Africa and Asia-Pacific for Prince Alwaleed of Saudi Arabia. Between 2000 and 2009, he was one of five core investment staff at Prince Alwaleed’s Riyadh headquarters.

Mr. Towson’s latest book, coauthored with Jonathan Woetzel of McKinsey & Company China, is The One Hour China Book: Two Peking University Professors Explain All of China Business in Six Short Stories. His first book, What Would Ben Graham Do Now: A New Value Investing Playbook for a Global Age (FT Press, 2011), details strategies for global value investing.