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Nicolas Maclean

Nicolas Maclean

UK, 1985

As well as a career in banking and insurance, ending as Group Adviser to Midland Bank Group, Senior Adviser to HSBC and Executive Director, Prudential Corporation Asia Limited, NM served as part-time Political Assistant to Deputy Conservative Party Leader Willie Whitelaw and Leader Margaret Thatcher from 1975 to 1990.

His CMG was for free-lance contributions to strengthening the UK’s relations with Asia, (mainly China, Japan, South Korea, Mongolia, and India, including initiating what is now the Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme-JET, in which over 10,000 British graduates have taken part, plus graduates from over 40 other countries).