Craig Ehrlich is a private investor in numerous companies across Asia including the Philippines, India, Hong Kong, China and Taiwan. Craig is the lead independent director of Bharti Airtel, the world’s 4th largest telecom company. In the Philippines, Craig is Vice Chairman of publicly listed ISM and a former board member of several listed companies in that country. He was also Chairman of Taiwan’s largest cable television company, Kbro. Craig is currently Chairman of Novare Technologies Ltd., an Asian provider of technology services to banking, telecommunications and retail companies.
He is the former long time Chairman of GSMA, the world’s largest trade association for the telecommunications industry, a position he held for seven years. His former board seats include ECI(NASDAQ),Hutchison Telecom, Mobileum, and ITUTelecom. He also serves as Chairman of GTI, a Beijing based open platform that advocates cooperation among global mobile operators. Recently he joined the Board of Lumos Global, a provider of mobile electricity with a mission of providing electricity to emerging markets customers who do not have access to grids in their respective countries.
Craig’s non profit affiliations include the UCLA/Peking University Joint Research Institute, founding Chairman of the Center for Global Management at the UCLA Anderson School and the UCLA Foundation Board as of 2015.
He holds a B.A. degree from UCLA, MA degree from Occidental College and a postgraduate fellowship with Coro Southern California.
Having resided in Hong Kong for 29 years, he now splits his time between Los Angeles and Hong Kong.