Duncan Clark is Chairman and Founder of BDA China, a consultancy he founded in Beijing in 1994 after four years with Morgan Stanley. Clark advises investors in China with BDA and at Stanford University, where he was a Visiting Scholar in 2010 and 2011, he researches the implications for Silicon Valley of the rapid growth of China’s Internet. He is also an angel investor in companies including App Annie and Happy Latte.
Clark was Executive Producer of two China-themed documentary films produced by his film production company, CIB Productions. He divides his time between Beijing, Palo Alto, and London. He recently was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to British commercial interests in China. He is a graduate of the London School of Economics. Since November 2016, Clark has been on the Board of Trustees for Asia Society, which publishes ChinaFile.