He brings financial expertise, a dedication to governance and audit excellence, a strong understanding of strategy and risk, as well as detailed insight of political and economic dynamics within China.

He previously served as the Chief Executive of Deloitte China from 2003 to 2008, as well as senior partner and a member of the Board and the management committee of Deloitte China until his retirement from the firm in 2010. Before that Mr. Bowie was the Chairman of Deloitte Canada (1998‑2000), and a member of the firm’s management committee and a member of the board and governance committees of Deloitte International.

He is a past member of the board of the Asian Corporate Governance Association and has served on a variety of boards in the private and non‑governmental organization sectors.

Mr. Bowie has a B.Comm (St. Mary’s University), as well as an MBA (University of Ottawa) and has received an honorary doctorate (University of Ottawa). In addition, Mr. Bowie completed the Advanced Management Program (Harvard University) and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario, as well as the Australian Institute of Corporate Directors.