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Governance

NBR’s operations are governed by the Board of Directors, a nationally prominent group of leaders with long-term interests in the Asia-Pacific region. The Counselor is NBR's most senior advisory position, counseling the Board of Directors and President and providing guidance to NBR programs. NBR’s research agenda is developed in consultation with the Board of Advisors, which consists of experts from research centers, universities, and corporations.

Board of Directors Counselors Board of Advisors

Charles W. Brady

Chairman Emeritus
Invesco, Ltd.

Charles W. Brady has served on NBR's Board of Directors since 1993. Mr. Brady is Chairman Emeritus of the board of Invesco, Ltd., one of the world's largest independent global investment managers. Operating through its primary brands, AIM, Invesco, and Atlantic Trust, the firm is dedicated to helping people worldwide build their financial security by providing a broad range of high quality investment products with exceptional customer service. Invesco manages $713 billion in assets for individual investors and sophisticated institutions, including governments, corporations, and not-for-profits.

Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Mr. Brady graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management. He attended the Advanced Management School at Harvard University.

In 1959, after serving two years in the United States Navy as a reserve officer based in the Mediterranean, Mr. Brady went into the brokerage business. In 1964 he joined a regional bank, establishing the first bank-owned registered investment advisory service in the United States. In 1978 Mr. Brady and eight partners acquired the business and founded Invesco.

In 1988 Mr. Brady merged Invesco with the UK-based Britannia Arrow Corporation and was appointed Deputy Chairman of U.S. operations, and he became Executive Chairman in 1993. Mr. Brady merged Invesco with AIM Management Group in 1997, creating one of the first truly global retail and institutional asset managers. Under Mr. Brady's executive chairmanship, Invesco has continued to gain leadership positions in key markets around the world, expanding its investment management capabilities for clients.

A resident of Atlanta, Mr. Brady is active in local charities and community organizations. He is a trustee of the Georgia Tech Foundation, a member of the Advisory Board for the Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech, a former member of the Board of Councilors for the Carter Center, and a former member of the Executive Board of Russell 20-20.


Charles W. Brady Board Room


Board of Directors


Chairman


Charles W. Brady
Chairman Emeritus
Invesco, Ltd


Chairman Emeritus


George F. Russell, Jr.
Chairman Emeritus
Russell Investments


Vice Chairman and Treasurer


John V. Rindlaub
President, Asia Pacific
Wells Fargo & Company


Board of Directors


Karan Bhatia
Vice President and Senior Counsel, International Law & Policy
General Electric

Admiral Dennis C. Blair
U.S. Navy (Ret.)

Lawrence W. Clarkson
Honorary Member of the Board
Senior Vice President, The Boeing Company (Ret.)

William (Bill) M. Colton
Vice President of Corporate Strategic Planning
ExxonMobil Corporation

Norman D. Dicks
Senior Policy Advisor
Van Ness Feldman, LLP

Richard J. Ellings
President
The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR)

Thomas E. Fisher
Honorary Member of the Board
Senior Vice President, Unocal Corporation (Ret.)

R. Michael Gadbaw
Distinguished Visiting Fellow
Institute of International Economic Law, Georgetown University Law Center

Joachim Kempin
Honorary Member of the Board
Senior Vice President, Microsoft Corporation (Ret.)

Clark S. Kinlin
Honorary Member of the Board
President and Chief Executive Officer, Corning Cable Systems
Corning Incorporated

Maria Livanos Cattaui
Former Secretary-General of the International Chamber of Commerce

Melody Meyer
President, Chevron Asia Pacific Exploration and Production Company
Chevron Corporation

Pamela S. Passman
President and CEO
Center for Responsible Enterprise and Trade (CREATe)

C. Michael Petters
President and Chief Executive Officer
Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII)

Kenneth B. Pyle
Professor; Founding President
University of Washington; The National Bureau of Asian Research

Tom Robertson
Vice President and Deputy General Counsel
Microsoft Corporation

David K.Y. Tang
Managing Partner, Asia
K&L Gates LLP

Tadataka Yamada
Chief Medical and Scientific Officer and Executive Vice President
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd.


NOTE:

Please visit the page Remembering Herbert J. Ellison (October 3, 1929–October 9, 2012) to learn about longtime former board member Herbert J. Ellison, Professor Emeritus, University of Washington, who played an instrumental role in the founding of NBR in 1989.

Please visit the page In Honor of General John M. Shalikashvili (June 27, 1936–July 23, 2011) to learn about longtime former board member John M. Shalikashvili, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff (Retired).