Jamie Stevenson

Regional Director, Asia

Mr. James Galloway Stevenson is Founder & Director of TAKADA Asset Management.  Mr. Stevenson has significant experience in various areas of financial services including investment banking, investment management and leasing, with extensive executive management knowledge and experience, across a number of international jurisdictions. This business and management experience covers primarily emerging economies.

Mr. Stevenson holds a Post Graduate Diploma with Merit, specialization of Business in Emerging Markets, awarded by the University of Liverpool.  He is a member of the Institute of Directors.

Mr. Stevenson has been responsible for managing the execution of various corporate acquisitions and the integration of the businesses post acquisition, to ensure implementation of common business processes whilst adhering to legislative and compliance requirements.  Mr. Stevenson has also acted as an advisor to certain emerging market governments, central banks and clearing systems, and during Mr. Stevenson’s career in China, was involved in city and provincial government trade delegations.                   

Mr. Stevenson has also made occasional appearances on Reuters, Bloomberg and China Central Television as a “market expert”, and is a speaker at international conferences.   He is Co-Chairman of British Chamber of Commerce/China Britain Business Council – Finance Forum (Beijing) and Member of Australian Chamber of Commerce – Finance Forum (Beijing). 



  • Advisor and Market Expert; Centre for International Business Development (CIBD) 
  • Co-Chairman; British Chamber of Commerce/China Britain Business Council – Finance Forum (Beijing)
  • Member; Australian Chamber of Commerce – Finance Forum (Beijing)
  • Takada Asset Management, United States, Director, Compliance and AML Committee.  Jun ’18 – Present
  • Indigo Dragon Group Ltd., Hong Kong, CIO and Director of Mergers and Acquisitions (Global Remit), Dec ’17 – Present
  • Tourbillon Group, Hong Kong Head of Merchant Banking, (Global Remit) Nov ’16 – Present
  • ICIL Malta Capital Limited, Malta Board Director, Legal and Judicial Representative Dec ’14 – Nov ‘16
  • Sky Sea Malta Capital Company Limited, Malta Board Director, Legal and Judicial Representative Dec ’14 – Nov ‘16
  • ICBC Financial Leasing Co Ltd, China Executive General Director – Financial Markets Team Jan ’12 – Nov. ‘16                                                                                                      
  • Awarded ICBC Financial Leasing “President’s Award” 2014 and 2015
  • Bao Dao Advisors Inc.    CEO and Managing Director August ’08 – Present                                                       
  • Bao Dao Advisors Inc. is a management consultancy firm providing interim management, turnaround professionals and advisory services. Engagements include:
    • ICF Inc, China,  Advisor, June 2018 – Present
    • Airborne Technology/AB Catalyst, Calgary, Canada,  Board Advisor March 2018 – Present
    • Emerging Asia Capital, Beijing, China Advisor and Director of Operations January ‘10 – December ‘12                                                                                       
    • OE-International, Beijing, China/OU-International, Vienna, Austria Advisor February ‘10 – Present                                                                                           
    • A Louie Associates HK Chief Executive April ‘10 – August ‘11                            
    • Intelligent Management Solutions Inc., Beijing China Chief Executive April ‘10 – August ‘11                                                                                             
    • Shandong Quanxin Stainless Steel Co Ltd, Zibo, China December ’09 – August ‘11 Interim Restructuring Management – Chairman and Legal Representative
    • Shandong Terra Nostra Jinpeng Metallurgical Co Ltd, Zibo, China November ’09 – August ‘11 Interim Restructuring Management – Chairman and Legal Representative
    • Terra Nostra Resources Corporation, Nevada, USA.   August ‘08 – June ‘11 Interim Restructuring Management – Chief Executive Officer
  • Holland Park Capital LLP, London, UK   Founding Partner and Chief Operating Officer. April ’06 – January ‘09                                                         
  • Jaste Consulting Limited, London, UK    Managing Director   August ’01 – April ‘06
  • JP Morgan Chase Co, London, UK   August ‘97 – July ‘01                                            
  • Business Controller, European Time Zone. (90% based in Cairo) March ’00 – July ‘01
  • Acting CEO Fleming Al Mansour (Cairo based) March ‘99 – March ‘00
  • Assistant to Chief Executive of Robert Fleming Securities. March ’99 – July ‘01
  • Acting CEO – Senior Advisor to the Managing Director of Fleming Al Mansour (Cairo based). August ‘98 – March ‘99
  • Sole Advisor responsible for the integration of MC Securities into Robert Fleming Securities. April ’98 – August ‘98
  • Board Member and Executive Director of MC Securities Ltd Head of trading and sales teams. August ‘97 – April ‘98
  • ING Baring Securities Ltd, London, UK   December ‘94 – August ’97        
  • Assistant Director of Emerging Europe Product, Head of business development, local market execution and sales trading teams
  • Goldman Sachs International Ltd, London, UK December ‘90 – December ‘94 Executive Director of Japanese Equity Trading Department

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