nick clements
 

Education


cambridge

1968 (Matriculation)
Cambridge University (St. John’s College)


Stanford1

1971
Bachelor of Arts (Distinction and Highest Honors)
Political Science and International Relations
Stanford University


Stanford
1975
Juris Doctor
Stanford Law School
Thesis: “Chinese Frozen Assets: Impediments to Trade”
Editor: Stanford Law Review
Managing Editor: Stanford Journal of International Studies


Studi

1975
Research Fellow
Institute of Comparative Law, Faculty of Jurisprudence
University of Florence, Italy



Professional

DPW1

1976 –1981
Attorney (Specializing in corporate law, with emphasis on international transactions)

  • Davis Polk is a global law firm, based on Wall Street. Davis Polk ranks among the world’s finest law firms across the entire range of its practice.
  • Client accounts include Morgan Stanley, J. P. Morgan, Goldman Sachs, and the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency

UBS

BLYTH EASTMAN DILLON; PAINEWEBBER

1982-1986
Investment Banker

  • Blyth Eastman Dillon and PaineWebber—leading Wall Street brokerage and investment banks—were consolidated and later acquired by UBS.

TAEE   

1986 –1992

Chairman/CEO. Merchant banking and fund management, New York, London, Hong Kong.


Sisco

SHANGHAI INTERNATIONAL

1992 –1996
Vice Chairman, SISCO(NA) Ltd., a joint venture with Shanghai International Securities, at that time the largest brokerage and investment bank in mainland China. Merchant banking and fund management.


1996- present

Various advisory, merchant banking, academic, professional, charitable, political and other activities, as more fully set forth elsewhere herein. 


Personal


 

1949 Born London, England

 


1950 Mombasa, Kenya
Mombasa

               


1954 Limuru, Kenya
NC
1954

                


1959 Kampala, Uganda  
1959

      


1962 Oundle School, England
1962

    


1967 Travel, study–Teheran, Iran
Nick
1967

                   


1968 Matriculation–Cambridge University 
1968

 


Undergraduate–Stanford University 
(BA, 1971)
1969

    


1972 Travel, teach–Mexico, Costa Rica 1972

   


Law studies–Stanford Law School (JD, 1975)
1973

 


1975 Research Fellow–University of Florence, Italy
1975

        


1976 Attorney Wall Street, New York
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1976

               


1982 Investment banker–Wall Street, New York


1990 Married Elizabeth Lightfoot
1990

 


1991-98 Four children (Graeme, Isabel, Alastair, Honor)


Private Equity Fund
University Teaching
Corporate Advisory
Government
Pro Bono

Nick Clements supports a wide array of organizations including: The Nature Conservancy, Yale Opera, Americans for Indian Opportunity, and the Montana Wilderness Association.


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NICK CLEMENTS
nc@nickclements.com