Advisory Board

For Adelson Strategies, leveraging a global network based on trust and deep relationships doesn’t happen overnight. We are carefully assembling an exciting group of highly skilled Board Advisors from a wide array of professional backgrounds. What they have in common is a wealth of experience and deep connections throughout the world in their areas of expertise, and an ability to think creatively and strategically. We are fortunate to have their input in driving value for your business.

Tim M. Ding

Tim has over 18 years of experience advising multinational firms in the U.S., and a deep rooted background and knowledge of doing business in China.

Tim M. Ding
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Tim has over 18 years of experience advising multinational firms in the U.S., and a deep rooted background and knowledge of doing business in China. He currently serves as Director of Tax for a New York based private equity firm. Previously he spent five years as Vice President with Goldman, Sachs & Co. supporting the Merchant Bank Private Investment Area. He spent the preceding eight years in Big 4 firms including KPMG LLP and Deloitte & Touche LLP advising investment fund clients.

A Native of Hangzhou, China, Tim moved to the U.S. after graduating from Hangzhou University in 1995. He obtained his MBA with a full scholarship at the University of Montana. Tim calls the New York area home, but travels to China regularly.

Liz Robbins

In 1977, Liz Robbins opened what became the first woman-owned public affairs and Federal government consulting firm in Washington, D.C., Liz Robbins Associates.

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The firm has had a wide ranging record of successes in a variety of areas regarding public and private sector policy, such as education, healthcare, philanthropy, tax (domestic and international), intellectual property, energy, trade, financial services, technology, and transportation. Liz Robbins Associates’ New York City office focuses on strategic communications and related endeavors, such as philanthropy as branding and development.

Since 1988, Ms. Robbins has served as a founding Board member of Paul Newman’s SeriousFun Children’s Network of camps and programs that serve children with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. As a member of the Haas School of Business Advisory Board, Ms. Robbins initiated the program that became the Haas School’s Center for Responsible Business, the nation’s first such entity, in late 2000 (recently named #1 by the Financial Times for corporate social responsibility). She was also an advisor to the London School of Business, and served for 10 years on the board of Baby Buggy, which was founded by Jessica Seinfeld to provide New York City’s families in need with essential children’s gear and clothing. Liz is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and is a founding board member of the Catholic Alumni Partnership’s Board of Overseers.