Malcolm Elvey, an authority on corporate finance, has founded and headed numerous operating companies and a venture fund. He served on the boards of public companies in the US, Italy, UK and South Africa, as well as many privately held companies. He led several industry consolidations. He serves on the Board of Directors of several entities, including The Children’s Place Retail Stores, Inc., (NASDAQ.PLCE), He has been a member of YPO/WPO since 1973 and has been an adjudicator of business plans at the Columbia Business School since 1999. Mr. Elvey is a chartered accountant and holds an MBA degree from the University of Cape Town, South Africa.