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Elizabeth Critchley

Deputy Chairperson of the Supervisory Board

Ms. Critchley is the Managing Partner of Ripplewood Advisors I LLP. Ms. Critchley has been leading Ripplewood's investment efforts, including most recently into Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Ms. Critchley serves as a Director on the Board of Citadele (Latvia) and RA Special Acquisition Corporation. Before joining Ripplewood, Ms. Critchley was a Founding Partner of Resolution Operations, which raised GBP 660 million through a listed vehicle at the end of 2008, and went on to make three acquisitions in financial services (Friends Provident plc for USD 2.7 billion, most of Axa's UK life businesses for USD 4 billion and Bupa for USD 0.3 billion). This consolidation strategy was financed through a combination of debt and equity raisings, as well as structured vendor financing. Until forming Resolution Operations, Ms. Critchley was a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs International where she ran the European FIG Financing business. Ms. Critchley has structured, advised, or invested in transactions with more than fifty global financials and corporates.

Ms. Critchley holds a First Class Honours Degree in Mathematics from University College London.