E. Mervyn Davies


Lord Davies of Abersoch is Chairman of Corsair and serves as a member of the Investment Committee and the firm’s Executive Committee. He joined Corsair in 2010 and is based in London.

Lord Davies was U.K. Minister for Trade, Investment and Small Business and Infrastructure in 2009-2010. Prior to this appointment, he was Chairman of Standard Chartered PLC. He joined the Board of Standard Chartered PLC in 1997 and was Group Chief Executive from 2001 until 2006.

He was awarded a CBE for his services to the financial sector and the community in Hong Kong in 2002 where he served as a member of the HK Exchange fund for seven years.  Lord Davies is also a JP in Hong Kong, and he is an Honorary Distinguished Professor at Cardiff Business School.