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Dr. Qi joined CIC as Executive Vice President in August 2016. As a member of CIC Executive Committee as well as Investment Committee, Dr. Qi takes on the responsibilities of CIC's Research Institute which covers macro and industry research as well as strategic planning and Investment Operations Department.
Prior to this, Dr. Qi spent 16 years at China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC), leading the Commission's work on Fund Supervision, Financial Innovation Supervision, and the Research Center. He was most recently Director General of the International Cooperation Department at CSRC, pushing through many key market opening initiatives, including the closely watched "Shanghai-Hong Kong" and "Shenzhen-Hong Kong" Stock Connects, which are regarded as milestones in integrating China's capital markets and the Chinese investor community to the world arena.
Before returning to China, Dr. Qi worked with Wall Street firms including Goldman Sachs. Dr. Qi received his Doctorate degree in Econometrics from the Tsinghua University. He obtained his MBA from the Booth School of Business, University of Chicago, as well as a Master's degree in Biophysics from the University of Rochester. He earned his Bachelor's degree in Physics from the Tsinghua University in 1991, where he remained to lecture on Physics during 1991-1992.
Dr. Qi is a prolific writer and a frequent public speaker on international forums. His economic essays are well followed in the business community. His book translation of "The Great Game - The Emergence of Wall Street as a World Power" (by JS Gordon) has been widely read by business leaders, senior technocrats and top policy makers alike in China, and has been reprinted over 80 times since it went to press in 2005. His other major publications include "The China Capital Markets Development Report", which outlines China's capital markets development strategies to the year 2020, and is the result of collaboration that Dr. Qi led between a Chinese team and the World Bank in 2008.
Victor Koo founded Heyi in 2005, which incubated Youku in 2006. Mr. Koo led Youku as Chairman and CEO to become a leading multi-screen entertainment and media company in China. Youku was listed on the NYSE in 2010, and subsequently acquired Tudou in 2012 to form Youku Tudou Inc., marking the first merger transaction of the leading players in the Chinese internet industry. In 2016, Youku Tudou Inc. completed its privatization and merged with Alibaba Entertainment. In October 2016, Mr. Koo retired from his position as Chairman and CEO of Youku Tudou and served as Chairman of Alibaba Entertainment Strategy and Investment Committee for a year. As of the end of 2017, Mr. Koo continues to serve as Chairman of Heyi. Heyi Holdings currently focuses on next-generation internet opportunities with a focus on mobile education and health.
From 1999 to 2005, Mr. Koo served as President, COO and CFO at Sohu, China’s leading internet portal, helping to grow the site from an early-stage company to a NASDAQ-listed internet media property. Prior to joining Sohu, Mr. Koo worked at the venture capital firm Richina Capital Partners as Vice President, where he led investments in media and entertainment venture capital projects. Previously, Mr. Koo worked at Bain & Company in San Francisco from 1989 to 1992.
Mr. Koo received his MBA from Stanford University and was a Regent’s Scholar at the University of California at Berkeley, where he received a bachelor’s degree.
Ravi Thakran has been working in various leading positions at the Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessey Group (LVMH) since 2001. He has been the Group President of LVMH South & Southeast Asia and Oceania from 2007.
LVMH is the world's largest luxury goods company with over USD 50 Billion in revenue and USD 7 Billion in profit. The group owns over 70 world famous brands including Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior, Fendi, Tag Heuer, Hublot, DFS, Sephora, Moët & Chandon, Dom Perignon and others.
Ravi Thakran is also the founder of L Capital Asia. From its foundation in 2010 the fund has invested USD 3 Billion in 27 companies across Asia Pacific; including leading companies in India like PVR and Fab India.
In 2016, Ravi Thakran led his team for a merger with America's largest consumer focussed Private Equity fund formed through the partnership of Catterton, LVMH and Groupe Arnault.
Ravi Thakran is now the Chairman and Managing Partner of the merged entity called L Catterton, now the world's largest consumer focused Private Equity fund with over USD 15 Billion of assets under management; operating six distinct fund strategies out of seventeen offices located across five continents.
Prior to his time in LVMH, he had held senior management positions at the Swatch Group, Nike and the Tata Group. He holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
Mr. Sonny Wu is the founding partner and chairman of GSR Capital, focusing on technology investment. He has led extensive investments in the LED and EV sectors.
In the past 10 years, he has succeeded in arranging multi billions of financing in industrial capital and helping GSR portfolios consolidate and expand production, and assisted in the large-scale production of multiple projects in Nanchang, Changzhou, Tianjin and other high-tech industrial parks. Before founding GSR, Mr. Wu worked for Nortel Networks and was in charge of strategic investment for Nortel in China. He led investment of ASMC(HKStock:3355), and invested to create ten joint venture companies in China. He was Managing Director of the Shanghai Nortel Semiconductor Company in 1997; Managing Director of Guangdong Nortel Communication Equipment Co., Ltd. from 1998 to 2000 and lead the first commercialization of the CDMA wireless system in China. He is an honorable citizen of Tianjin, Shunde (Guangdong), Nanchang (Jiangxi) and Wujin (Jiangsu). He has networks in the high-tech sector in the US, Israel and Europe.
He grew up in China and studied at UBC, UC Berkeley & MIT MBA (Sloan Fellow).
Yi Bao founded Cedarlake Capital, a global investment platform focused on cross-border industry synergies, partnering with top global industry and financial leaders in 2016. Cedarlake Capital invests in advanced enterprises and projects with clear synergy from connecting major economies and markets. Cedarlake Capital currently manages numerous investment and M&A funds. Cedarlake Capital is headquartered in Hong and Kong and has offices in Shanghai and Frankfurt.
Mr. Bao has close to 20 years of investment banking and capital market experience in the U.S., Hong Kong and Mainland China. Mr. Bao was a Managing Director and a key investment banker of Morgan Stanley where he was responsible for establishing and later became the Chief Executive Officer of Morgan Stanley Huaxin Securities - Morgan Stanley’s China securities business.
Mr. Bao is a top deal maker and has been regarded as the go-to advisor for Chinese enterprises’ financing and M&A activities both in China and overseas. Mr. Bao has led and executed many milestone transactions in various industries. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Mr. Bao had worked for world renowned firms such as Lazard and Deloitte Consulting.
Mr. Bao is the grandson of Dr. T. C. Bau, a Zhejiang-born patriotic democrat and educator, Chairman of National Christian Council, Chairman of University of Shanghai. Mr. Bao is currently Vice Chairman of Zhejiang Association of Overseas Chinese Entrepreneurs, Vice Chairman of Zhejiang Province Zheshang Economic Development Committee, and a member of Shanghai Youth Federation. Mr. Bao holds MBA degree from the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania and is awarded by the Shanghai government as a top financial expert in the Pudong New Area 100-Talent Program.
Since April 2016, Dave is head of Asia for CDPQ, based in Singapore, with the mandate to develop and maintain strong relationships with private and governmental key stakeholders in China, India and South-East Asia. He will also assist the different investment teams (i.e. Private Equity, Infrastructure, funds and real estate) in the selection of Partners and transaction analysis in the local/regional markets.
From 2013 to March 2016, Dave led the risk function for a 25.0B$ Private Equity and 14.0Bs$ Infrastructure portfolio.
Previously, Dave was Head of the Office of Investments of McGill University from 2009 to 2013 which provides oversight and management of McGill University Pension Plan and Endowment Fund. He was responsible for the formulation and implementation of long-term investment strategies, selection and monitoring of fund managers, and ongoing management of risk and performance. He also ensured that the Pension Investment Committee was supported and advised at the highest level.
From 1998 to 2009, Dave was part of the Private Equity group of CDPQ. Based in the Paris office of CDPQ from 2001 to 2005, Dave was responsible for the origination, deal execution, value creation and exit strategy of the TMT investments in North America, Europe and Asia. Dave acted as a Board Director and member of audit committee of many Portfolio companies.
Dave graduated in Civil Engineering from Laval University and obtained an MBA from HEC in Montreal. He also holds the CFA and FRM designations.
Honghui Cao, current Deputy Director General of China Development Bank's Research & Development Department and CBD's Center for Financial Research & Development, senior expert, a professor and PhD Supervisor of Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, specializes in financial market, macroeconomics, payment and settlement, researches about international strategies and investment management for a long time. During his time in CDB, he hosted strategic researches on areas covering Southeast Asia, Central Asia, South Asia, Oceania and Latin America, and set cross-boundary business plans for China's peripheral areas within Asia. He participated in researches of various major projects including "Connectivity and Cooperation within Asia" and "One Belt and One Road Strategy", aiming at establishing a series of major projects in China's peripheral areas within Asia covering transportation, energy, telecommunication and industrial park.
He served as a member of China International Financial Consulting Commission, a member of China Standing Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation Council, an expert for eastern Asian Finance Cooperation, a financial consultant for APEC and World Bank, an advisory for United Nations Development Programme, a consultant for VISA and an industrial expert to China UnionPay, and assumed roles in several companies as independent chairman. He hosted a series of major subject researches at home and abroad. Besides, he took part in expert meetings held by Central Committee, and provided advice and consultations on a variety of major issues, as a host or participant, including Reform of RMB Exchange Rate Formation Mechanism, Strategy for RMB Internationalization, Capital Market Reform and Development Plan, Asset Securitization Pilot Plan, Banking Industry Reform Plan, Global Governance Report by United Nations, Progress Report of Financial Cooperation among East Asia, Performance Report of APEC Meeting of Financial Ministers, etc.
Julian Cheng is based in Hong Kong, joined Warburg Pincus in 2000 and co-leads the firm’s business in China. Mr. Cheng is also a member of the firm’s Executive Management Group. Prior to joining Warburg Pincus, Mr. Cheng worked in investment banking with Salomon Smith Barney and Bankers Trust. He has led past and current China investments including, Koudai, Uxin, NIO, Liepin, eDaijia, Haodai, 58.com (NYSE: WUBA) and co-founded RDA Microelectronics (acquired by Tsinghua Unigroup). He is an independent director of Bank of East Asia China. He also serves on the Board of Trustees and Asia Council of St. Paul’s School. Mr. Cheng holds a B.A. from Harvard University.
Winston Cheng is President of International at JD.com responsible for global business initiatives as well as international investments and M&A. Prior to joining JD.com Winston was SVP and Head of Global Corporate Finance & Development and Vice Chairman of Investment Committee responsible for the financing, investments and Mergers & Acquisitions for LeEco Global Group. Before joining LeEco in August 2015, Winston was the Head of Asia Technology, Media and Telecom at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Prior to joining Bank of America Merrill Lynch in September 2013, Winston was Managing Director and Head of Asia Ex-Japan IBD Technology Group and was also Head of Asia ex-Japan Consumer Retail Group at Goldman Sachs. Winston joined Goldman Sachs in 2007. Prior to that, Winston worked for over 10 years at Citi. Winston began his investment banking career with Salomon Brothers in 1996. He has worked in New York, Palo Alto and Hong Kong during his 20 years in investment banking.
Winston earned a BA in Economics and Chinese Language from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1995.
Huai Fong is Investment Officer in the PE Funds team of the International Finance Corporation (“IFC”) where she is responsible for leading investments into PE funds in East Asia Pacific.
Prior to joining IFC, Huai Fong spent five years with Deutsche Investitions-Und Entwicklungsgesellschaft MBH (“DEG”) where she had a primary coverage of Southeast Asia. She led fund investments and co-investments in the region as well as managed a portfolio of funds through her Advisory Committee positions. Before DEG, Huai Fong was with UOB Venture Management where she did direct equity investments into growth stage companies in Southeast Asia and China.
Huai Fong holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and in Economics (Honors and Dean’s list) from the Singapore Management University. She is a CFA charterholder.
Dr. Jeffrey Chi joined Vickers in 2005, and is a member of the Investment Committee. He is based in Shanghai and Singapore. Dr. Chi is currently the Chairman of the Singapore Venture Capital Association. His experience spans a variety of industries, including information technology, healthcare and media.
Prior to joining Vickers, Dr. Chi was a Corporate Finance Specialist and an Executive Director at Pegasus Capital from 2002 to 2004, where he had managed engagements for a wide range of clients in both the public and private sectors. He was a senior consultant with the Monitor Group from 2001-2002. Dr. Chi’s operational background includes working on the management team of an engineering and construction group where he oversaw operations in Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan and Indonesia from 1992 to 1998. As the Managing Director, guided the group into tripling its revenue in a mere 3 years, which helped the group clinch a spot in the Enterprise 50 awards in Singapore.
Dr. Chi is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Jing Jin Electric, Matchmove Entertainment, Lumina Looque, Roomorama, Affordable Luxury Network, Spicy Horse, Play Peli, California Intercontinental University, Mobinex, Inc., Alo7.com, Chinaway, Lotaris and Tenfen Technology. He was formerly a Board member of Cambridge REIT, Sunfun Info and UUCUN as well as an alternate director of the Asian Food Channel. Dr. Chi was also involved in the exits/partial exits of UUCUN (Trade Sale, China), Sunfun Info (IPO TT:5278, Taiwan), Cambridge Real Estate (IPO SGX: J91U.SI & Trade Sale, Singapore), Real Time Gaming Asia (Trade Sale, Singapore), TWG Tea (Trade Sale, Singapore) and Asian Food Channel (Trade Sale, Singapore).
Dr. Chi graduated from Cambridge University with 1st Class Honors in Engineering. He earned a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in organizational knowledge and information technology. As a CFA charter holder, he actively promotes entrepreneurship and speaks frequently at conferences hosted by associations such as the Asian Venture Capital Journal and The CFA Institute of China. He sits on the Committees of the Singapore Venture Capital Association and the Engineering & Technology Management Departmental Consultative Committee at the National University of Singapore.
Dr. Chi is fluent in English and Mandarin.
Mr. Feng graduated from New York University’s Stern Business School in the US with an MBA degree.
He once worked for Partners Group, one of the largest private equity fund globally, which manages over USD70 billion. He also served several financial institutions and property investment companies, such as Apollo Global Management, the second largest private equity fund globally specializing in non performing asset and special situation investment, which manages over USD200 billion, as well as Morgan Stanley and HSBC.
He has approximately 15 years of experience in global financial and property investment and capital markets, including NPL and distressed debt investing, distressed property acquisition and turnaround, restructuring and turnaround of distressed companies, bankruptcy and reorganization, capital markets, asset securitization and fund management. The combined size of the projects he was involved in exceeds RMB100 billion. He has worked in deals across the US, Europe and Asia.
Mr. Feng is currently the Executive Vice Chairman of China non-performing-loan Industry Alliance (CNPLIA); Vice Director & Member of International Federation of Financial Real Estate (IFFRE); Expert of NPL Research Center at China University of Political Science and Law. Mr. Feng has been ranked as “ China Top 10 Industry Figure of Distressed Investing” in 2017 by Caijing Magazine, one of the most influential financial media and magazine in China.
John Gu is a partner based in Beijing with KPMG China. John worked extensively with private equity clients in all phases of the fund lifecycle, including onshore and offshore fund formation, portfolio investments, acquisitions, due diligence, as well as portfolio exits.
Mr. Gu advises on tax and regulatory issues concerning a wide range of transactions in the PRC in the areas of M&A, private equity fund formation and structuring (for both RMB funds and offshore funds), real estate, infrastructure, structured finance, foreign investments and joint ventures in different sectors in the PRC.
He advises on tax aspects concerning PE executive compensations in the PRC, including carried interest and bonus arrangement.
He led a large number of tax structuring and due diligence projects involving direct and indirect foreign acquisitions of PRC target companies in different sectors, including retail & distribution, advertising, e-commerce, real estate, infrastructure, mining, manufacturing, and financial services.
He led various lobbying efforts on behalf of private equity associations in relation taxation policies and regulations for private equity funds in China.
He received Bachelor of Business, Master of Finance, Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant in Australia, Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Allen Guo is a serial entrepreneur and venture capitalist. He is founding partner of 2048 capital investing in Internet and Deep Tech: AI, Blockchain, IOT and Healthcare. .
Still a PhD student in UC Berkeley, Allen founded Baihe.com, which later became the largest online matching making service in China. He also founded Yobo.com, a personalized mobile music platform, which he sold to China Mobile.
During his leisure time, Allen enjoy snowboarding, scuba diving, piloting and mountain hiking.
Allen Guo received BS degree from Tsinghua University with highest honour, and was a PhD candidate at UC Berkeley’s EECS department when he started his entrepreneurial career. He was Mayfield Fellow and Hitachi Fellow at Haas School of Business.
As a Partner on the Primary Investment Team, Doris is responsible for all aspects of the primary investment process, including fund selection, due diligence, negotiations, monitoring, and General Partner relationship management within China.
Prior to joining Adams Street Partners, Doris was a Senior Associate for Adveq Investment Management Co. Ltd., a global private equity firm, with a focus on sourcing and executing growth/buyout funds and secondary investments in China and Japan. Prior to Adveq, Doris focused on direct investment activity for C.V. Starr Investment Advisory Asia Ltd.
Ashley He currently holds the position of Senior Investment Director at Ctrip.com, tracking the investment opportunities in SEA. Prior to that, Ms. He was with Sailing Capital, a $2bn Private Equity / Venture Capital based in Hong Kong and leading the investment practice in TMT space including Sensetime, Lyft, Didi Dache, etc. Ms. He started her career in investment banking and holds a BBA from University of Hong Kong.
Mrs. Hu Xuemei, Master Degree in Economics and Certified Senior Economist.
Mrs. Hu has had 20-year working experience in NPA management business and has held various positions while working in China Cinda Headquarter, including Equity Management, Asset Management, Asset Operation, and Financial Institution Management.
Mrs. Hu has led, participated or facilitated a number of mega-projects during her work at Cinda. Those projects include the policy-based and/or commercial acquisition, management and exit of debt equities with SOE, State-Owned/commercial Banks and non-banking financial institutions. Some of the projects involve:
- Shanxi Datong Coal
- Coking Coal Group
- Nixia Dagu Railroad
- Qinghai Salt Lake Co
Mrs. Hu has also contributed to the drafting and formulation of Chinese laws and regulations relating NPA, and led the establishment of several NPA-backed funds.
Mrs. Hu is both a witness and contributor to China’s NPA market development and is most conversant with its legal environment and regulatory policies. Her rich practical working experience in this industry brings us most valuable insight in the prevailing business models, practices and lessons to be learned in the future expansion of non-performing asset market in China.
Richard Hu possesses 24 years of investment and corporate managerial experience. Previously, he has served in the investment and asset management departments of China Everbright Holding Co. Ltd. and China National Travel Service (HK) Group Corporation. He has numerous experience in transportation, telecommunication, energy and infrastructure construction. Mr. Hu now serves also as chairman of the administrative council of Tirana International Airport in Albania, a successful Belt and Road investment by the Everbright Overseas Infrastructure Investment Fund. Mr. Hu holds a BBA degree from Zhongshan
University and an MBA degree from Baylor University, US. He is a member of CFA and ACCA.
Mr. Tony Jiang is a co-founder and partner at Ocean Link. He leads all of Ocean Link's investments, and he currently serves on the board of eLong, Mafengwo, Yitiao, New Century Kaiyuan Hotels, Ruby Hotels & Resorts, and Mind Education. Prior to founding Ocean Link, Mr. Jiang was with The Carlyle Group from 2006 to 2016 focused on private equity investments in Asia. Earlier in his career, Mr. Jiang worked in the investment banking division of Deutsche Bank. He received a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University with full scholarship.
Mr. Will Jiang is the Founding Partner of N5Capital. Will Jiang founded N5Capital in 2013. Prior to N5Capital, he was the Chief Strategy Officer at NQ Mobile, the first Chinese mobile Internet company listed on NYSE. Will Jiang also served various business development, strategy and operation roles at BEA, RIM and Dell. He has invested to a number of renowned high tech companies including FL Mobile, Nation Sky and Talking Data, etc.
Will has a First-Class Honor Bachelor degree from the University of Waterloo majoring in Electrical Engineering. He is now a candidate for EMBA program at PBC School of Finance, Tsinghua University.
Xiaodong Jiang is the Managing Partner of Long Hill Capital. He focuses on healthcare and consumer services investments, and currently manages GST Clinics, LinkDoc Technology, Hygeia Medical Services, More Health, Simply Psychology, 51Offer and OFashion on behalf of Long Hill Capital.
Xiaodong began his investing career at New Enterprise Associates (NEA), a leading global venture capital firm he joined in 2005 as its first full time Chinese employee and opened its China office. As Partner and Managing Director, Xiaodong led the on-the-ground China investing practice for NEA over the last 11 years, which has achieved nearly $500 million in realized investment returns with notable exits such as Spreadtrum, LineKong, LianLian Pay, WeDoctor, CITIC Pharmaceutical, and New Journey Hospital Group.
Xiaodong received a Master's degree from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and a bachelor's degree from Nanjing University in China. He was a doctoral candidate in computer science at University of California, Berkeley as a United Nations Fellow and a Mayfield Fellow.
Peter is a Partner responsible for origination and execution, and is based in the firm’s Hong Kong office.
Prior to joining Coller Capital’s London office in 2009, Peter was in the Healthcare Investment Banking Team at Merrill Lynch in London. Previously, he worked in the Real Estate, Corporate Securitisation and Infrastructure Finance team at Barclays Capital in London.
Peter graduated from Imperial College London and the University of Cambridge.
Chris Lerner is a global Partner and Head of Asia for Eaton Partners where he leads the origination and execution of fundraises, secondaries and strategic advisory. Mr. Lerner has over 18 years’ experience in private markets investments and investment banking with over $15 billion in completed transactions. He is based in China where he has lived and worked for fifteen of the last twenty years. He began his career with Citigroup and its predecessor firms, Salomon Brothers and Smith Barney.
Mr. Lerner received an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BA from Tufts University. He also earned a Certificate in Mandarin Chinese from the College of Foreign Languages in Beijing. Under his leadership, Eaton Partners has been awarded Private Equity International’s fund placement firm of the year in Asia for the past three years, and secondary advisor of the year in Asia for 2016.
Jireh Li joined Commonfund in 2011 and is the Chief Representative of the Asia Office, based in Beijing. She leads Venture Capital and Private Equity investments across Asia Pacific, and is responsible for managing relationships, formulating investment strategy and manager selection. Previously, Jireh was an Investment Banker with J.P. Morgan Securities in New York, and worked with Financial Sponsors/Private Equity funds in evaluating LBOs. She is a Princeton alum at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. She is fluent in English, Mandarin, Cantonese and French.
Tim is a member of the corporate investing team in the Merchant Banking Division at Goldman Sachs, responsible for making and managing private equity investments in Asia Ex-Japan. He focuses on investments in financial institutions, consumer and retail and health care. Tim sits on the board of Icon Care.
Tim joined Goldman Sachs as an associate in 2006. He was named managing director in 2012 and partner in 2016.
Prior to joining the firm, Tim worked at Deutsche Bank’s corporate finance team focused on health care and financial institutions.
Tim earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics with a concentration in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Xiaochen Li has ten years of working experience in the Private Equity industry. He is currently a Senior Investment Director at Beijing Taikang Investment. He has been involved in a variety of deal transactions in healthcare, consumer and manufacturing industries, as well as made various Limited Partnership investments into both domestic and international private market funds. Having been in the space of Private Equity industry over the last decade, Mr. Li has accumulated first-hand understanding in the evolution of private market fund investments in both domestic and overseas markets.
John Lindfors is the Managing Partner of DST Investment Management, the investment adviser of DST Global which was founded by Yuri Milner to back exceptional category-leading internet companies led by visionary founders. Over the last several years, DST has invested more than US$7 billion in companies such as Facebook, Alibaba, JD.com, Didi, AirBnB, Twitter, Spotify, Meituan, etc. John joined DST in 2010 and has been based in Hong Kong since 2011. Prior to joining DST, John was the Partner in charge of the European Technology and Media Investment Banking department for Goldman Sachs. He joined Goldman Sachs in 1993 and worked in London and New York during his 17 years at the firm. John earned a M.Sc. (Econ.) from the Swedish School of Economics in Helsinki in 1993.
In 2015, Peter Mao co-founded Panda Capital with 3 other uprising star investors Adam Li, Tony Liang and Ryan Li. Prior to founding Panda Capital, Peter served as VP of Qiming Venture Partners and has played an important role in the investment and management of Xiaomi, Yunzhisheng, Xiaoyi, Intelligent Automation and FraudMetrix etc.
Peter has rich experience in technology startup investment and currently focuses on new opportunities in entertainment, social network, consumption upgrade, and new technology areas. His portfolio includes Mobike, Atzuche, Face++, Qiniu, Roborock, Insta360, etc.
Olivia Ouyang joined Ontario Teachers' Hong Kong office in 2014 as Director, Funds.
Olivia started her career with McKinsey & Company China and Morgan Stanley Asia, and has over 13 years of private equity investment experience. Prior to joining Ontario Teachers', Olivia was a Managing Director with China Investment Corporation (CIC), where she was responsible for private equity fund investment, co-investment and direct investment, in Europe and in Global Emerging Markets respectively. Before CIC, Olivia was a Senior Investment Officer with the International Finance Corporation (IFC)'s Private Equity and Investment Funds Group, and covered Greater China, Southeast Asia and India consecutively.
Olivia holds a BA with Honors in Economics from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
•Wilson leads KPMG China’s Special Situations team, helping Chinese state-owned enterprises on restructuring and reform. This team also provides commercial solutions to local banks how to deal with traditional non-performing loans (impaired loans) as well as those overdue and problematic performing loans with distressed signs.
•Wilson was Head of China, Special Opportunity Fund & Senior Investment Professional – TRG Management Hong Kong Limited (known as The Rohatyn Group) and was responsible for the China investment opportunities which included sourcing, executing, managing and exiting investments in Greater China, as well as the fund raising (PE), pre-IPO and growth equity.
•Prior to TRG, Wilson was also a Director of Citigroup’s Global Special Situation Group responsible for Greater China distressed assets, NPLs portfolios, pre-IPO and growth equity.
Professional and Industry Experience
•In the past 3 years, Wilson and hi team had assisted both Chinese and foreign banks to dispose 359portfolios with an OPB over CNY220bn
•Since 2014 Wilson acted as the NPL financial and transaction advisor for a number of banks including 2 big 4 state-owned banks, 4 joint-equity commercial banks, 1 policy bank, one city bank and 1 foreign bank
•Acting as the financial advisor of Agricultural Bank’s NPL securitisation project
•Acting as the financial advisor for the onshore bank steering group of Kaisa Group Holdings Ltd. (HKEx stock code:1638.hk), with a total debt of USD10.32bn, to review the restructuring plan and financial forecast as well as the monitoring of the implementation process.
•Acting as the Financial Advisor for a central state-owned enterprise (SOE) to resolve its non performing trade receivables triggered by steel trading crisis
•During his time at TRG, Wilson acted as a pre-IPO strategic investor to invest in the convertible bonds of Evergrande Real Estate, China South City Holdings and Zhejiang Sunflower Light (SHE:300111)
•Wilson ran and managed a China NPLs joint venture, Platinum One Limited working with China Cinda Asset Management Corporation, China Huarong Asset Management Corporation and Silver Grant Investment Industries Limited (HKEx Stock Code:0171) on two NPLs portfolios in excess of RMB 90 bn
•Wilson was appointed as Board of Director of the Northern China German Auto Co. Ltd. (the first WOFE which owned the BMW’s distributorship for Northern China), where he acted as advisor to comment business plans.
•From February 2009 – February 2013, Wilson was appointed as the INED and the Chairman of Audit Committee of Winteam Pharmaceutical Group Limited (HKEx Stock Code:0570)
•Before June 2004, Wilson completed the restructuring of Hia Tai Group and Guangdong Holdings Limited and the credit review project for HSBC and China Construction Bank while he was in KPMG’s corporate restructuring Division
•Banking & financial services, securities, energy & natural resources, real estate, retail and luxury goods.
Greg Peng is a co-founder and CEO of Cindat, and is responsible for all management, operation
and investment decisions of the company. He is also the founder and president of AT Investment Management Ltd. Mr. Peng holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Tsinghua University, and two Master’s degrees in Architecture and Real Estate from MIT. He has over 17 years of investment experience and 9 years of architectural design and development experience.
Mr. Peng worked at Merrill Lynch’s New York, Hong Kong and Beijing offices between 2000 and 2011. He was one of the founding members of Merrill Lynch’s Principal Investment Group in Asia Pacific. Mr. Peng was a Managing Director and Head of Greater China before his departure from Merrill Lynch. He was also one of the four members of Merrill Lynch Asia Real Estate Opportunity Fund’s investment committee. From 2000 to 2003, Mr. Peng worked on nonperforming loan investment transactions in Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Hong Kong, etc.
Starting in 2004, he had focused exclusively in greater China, and was responsible for the establishment of Merrill Lynch Principal Investment Group’s Greater China investment team and over USD 1bn of investments in the Chinese real estate market. Mr. Peng has led numerous investment transactions during his 10-year tenure at Merrill Lynch. The notable ones include pre-IPO investments in Evergrande Real Estate Group, pre-IPO investment in Sino-Ocean Land, equity investment in Beijing Yin Tai Center, equity investment in Royal Peninsula residential development in Guangzhou, equity investment in Park Hyatt development in Guangzhou, equity and debt investment in 56 Repulse Bay redevelopment project in Hong Kong, etc.
Previously worked with Hony Capital for 10 years, responsible for overall PE business management and investment execution.
Also worked with China Yintai Investments as head of equity direct investments, built and led Yintai’s SOE buyout team. Served as Chairman&CEO of Ningbo Huanlian, a distressed SOE acquired by Yintai, which Mr. Qiu then turned around. Built one of the largest private-owned retail groups in China, the Yintai Department Stores chain, and worked as CEO of the company.
Worked with Hua Neng Group and Goldpark China, responsible for M&A, business development, project planning and development.
MBA from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, BS in Engineering from Xi'an Jiaotong University.
Sally Shan joined HarbourVest in 2012. She focuses on building and enhancing relationships with institutional investors and general partners in China.
Sally joined the Firm from JPMorgan Securities Asia Pacific, where she served as managing director and Head of Technology Investment Banking since 2006. Prior to that, Sally spent ten years at Lehman Brothers’ Global Technology Investment Banking group in the Silicon Valley and New York. Earlier in her career, Sally worked at private equity firm ASIMCO, focused on direct investments in China.
She received a BA in Economics from Renmin University in Beijing in 1992 and an MBA from Yale School of Management in 1997.
September 1987 to July 1991
Bachelor of Science (Power of Mechanical Engineering) at Shanghai Jiaotong University
May 1998 to November 1999
MBA at China Europe International Business School
September 1991 to April 1998
Sales Representative of China Electronics Import and Export Corporation Jiangsu Branch
November 1999 to November 2008
Business Development Director of Morningside IT Management Services (Shanghai) Co. Ltd
December 2008 to the Present
Managing Director of Morningside Venture Capital Limited
Ken Shi joined Morningside in 1999 after receiving his M.B.A. degree from China Europe International Business School. Mr. Shi has nearly 20 years’ venture capital investment experience. Being an expert in education, media, and entertainment, Mr. Shi is a founding publisher of Forbes China and founding staff of Harvard Business Review Chinese edition. He led successful investments in China Distance Education (NYSE: DL), The9 Limited (NASDAQ: NCTY) and CTRIP (NASDAQ: CTRP).
Jordan Silber is a partner in the global private investment funds group and a member of the Cooley LLP business department. He joined the firm in 2002. He is resident in the San Francisco office and works regularly from the firm's Shanghai office.
Mr Silber's practice is concentrated in the formation and representation of private investment funds, including venture capital, private equity and funds-of-funds, both in the United States and internationally. He serves as primary fund counsel to over 50 fund managers and has acted in a leading legal capacity in the raising of over USD14bn in private fund interests since 2005, including over USD8bn in Asian private fund interests. He represents a diversified base of fund managers in terms of substantive investment areas, although a large percentage of those managers, both in the US and in Asia, are focused in information technology, clean tech and/or life sciences investing. Mr Silber also represents several institutional secondary buyers in their acquisition activities with respect to private fund interests, as well as certain multinational corporations, high-net-worth individuals and other investors in their primary investment activities in private funds.
Song Bin (Robin) is a Partner and a member of the Investment Committee at Lunar. Robin works with major domestic financial institutions and government investment platforms, assisting Lunar’s companies with domestic fundraising, IPO and M&A activities, developing the Lunar pipeline, and identifying favorable policy developments. Robin has over 30 years of experience in the investment and banking industries. Prior to joining Lunar, Robin served as President and CEO of TS First Fortune Asset Management and COO of BOCGI Zheshang Investment Fund Management. Additionally, he served as the Executive Deputy CEO at China Fortune Securities, and a member of the Board of Directors at Morgan Stanley Huaxin Fund Management Company. Robin is the Vice Chairman of the China Association of Private Equity.
Mr. Frank Su is a Senior Principal at CPPIB, responsible for private equity investments in Asia. Mr. Su has about 20 years of experience in private equity, strategic consulting and operations in the region. Prior to CPPIB, Mr. Su took various positions at Bain Capital, Bain & Company, Ericsson and COFCO.
Mr. Su received an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a BA from University of International Business and Economics.
Weichou Su is a Partner and head of Asia with the StepStone Group. He is based in the firm’s Beijing office and is responsible for the firm’s investment activities in the Asia region, including primary, secondary and co-investments. StepStone is a global private markets firm overseeing over US$130 billion of private capital allocations, including approximately US$35 billion of assets under management.
Prior to joining StepStone, Mr. Weichou Su was a Managing Director of the Hina Group, an investment banking and private equity firm with a focus on Greater China. Before joining the Hina Group, Mr. Su held a number of senior executive positions with leading global telecom and technology companies. Mr. Su was also Managing Director of the United States Information Technology Office (USITO) in China where he served as an industry leader to promote trade and investment in the technology sector.
Mr. Su holds a joint MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and an MA from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
Daizong is a Partner at NewQuest and lead’s the firm's Beijing office. He also oversees investments in the food and beverage, retail, education and e-commerce sectors. Daizong has 20 years of investment and private equity experience in China and brings with him a diverse set of skills from deal origination and structuring to hands-on operating experience with portfolio companies.
Prior to NewQuest, he was Managing Director at CVC Capital Partners. Before CVC, he served as Senior Vice President and CIO of Sinobo Group, a Chinese investment holding company, and CFO of Little Sheep Group Ltd., a Hong Kong-listed restaurant group, which was subsequently sold to Yum! Brands. Daizong also previously worked for 3i plc and Goldman Sachs in Hong Kong.
He holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor’s in Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He is fluent in English and Mandarin.
Fanglu Wang is CITIC Capital’s Senior Managing Director and Managing Partner of CITIC Capital Silk Road Fund. He is also the Chief Investment Officer of CITIC Kazyna Investment Fund I. He has over 25 years of experience in capital markets, corporate finance, financial engineering and risk management. He has led several major capital raising transactions for the China Ministry of Finance and other major corporations. Mr. Wang was the former Head of Product Marketing and Sales for China at HSBC, a Director in Investment Banking and Debt Capital Markets at Merrill Lynch Asia, a Vice President at Citibank Hong Kong and an Executive Director at Sakura Global Capital.
Mr. Wang received an M.A. in Statistics from the University of Chicago, a B.Sc. in Mathematics and a B.A. in Journalism from Fudan University in Shanghai.
Jeffrey Wang is a Partner and Managing Director of BDA Partners. Since joining BDA in 2002, he has advised on numerous PRC acquisitions, JVs and direct investments on behalf of multinationals; portfolio company exits and corporate divestments for private equity groups and multinationals; as well as global outbound acquisitions for Chinese businesses. Before joining BDA, Mr. Wang worked in Shanghai and Hong Kong for the Asian Investment Banking Division of Salomon Smith Barney, a subsidiary of Citigroup and Schroders PLC, where he advised global clients on inbound investments into China and Chinese companies on IPOs and private placements. Prior to that, he worked as a Correspondent Banking Officer in the International Division of the Bank of Communications, one of the largest commercial banks in China. Mr. Wang is fluent in Mandarin and English and was educated at Peking University (BA, Economics).
Mr. Wang focuses on investment opportunities in financial services, technology and consumer areas. He led Primavera Capital’s leveraged buyout of US private schools system Stratford School, as well as growth investments in a series of promising Chinese companies. He is currently a board director of Stratford School and many other Primavera portfolio companies.
Prior to joining Primavera Capital, Mr. Wang worked at Goldman Sachs Group in Beijing.
Mr. Wang holds a Bachelor degree from Tsinghua University with first class honors, and a Master degree from Harvard University.
Ke Wei joined China Renaissance in 2017 as a Partner and member of the Investment Committee of Huaxing Growth Capital, which invests in innovation-driven ‘new economy’ entrepreneurial ventures in China’s burgeoning technology, media and entertainment industries. He focuses on investments related to trends in consumption, ranging from e-commerce to entertainment and education, as well as internet technologies that can transform traditional industries and business processes.
Ke previously served as a Managing Director with the global private equity firm General Atlantic where he focused on investments in China’s TMT and consumer sectors. During his eight years at General Atlantic, Ke led and participated in a number of significant deals including investments in the online classifieds and listing platform 58.com, the real estate portal Fang.com, and Meituan, the local services e-commerce marketplace that subsequently merged with Dianping.
Prior to General Atlantic, Ke was an Investment Principal at the global private equity firm Actis. He also worked at Boston Consulting Group as a project manager.
Ke earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Science and Technology Beijing.
Mr. Weng is a global executive with ten years of investing experience.
Mr. Weng received his MBA degree from Harvard Business School and his Bachelor degree in Economics (with Highest Honors) from Yale University. In addition, Mr. Weng is a CFA and FRM charterholder.
Mr. Weng currently serves as the Director of Strategic M&A and Direct Investments at China Vanke, where he led the acquisition of GLP, the largest M&A transaction in Asia history. Prior to China Vanke, Mr. Weng worked at top global institutional investors including China Life Asset Management, UBS, D. E. Shaw, and Mackenzie Investments.
Outside of work, Mr. Weng taught at Harvard University and Harvard Business School, and serves as a board member on Harvard and Yale alumni associations.
Mr. Widmer joined CITIC Securities in 2014 as Director and Head of International M&A, focusing on sourcing and execution of cross-border transactions involving Chinese investors/targets.
Based in Beijing, he has more than 15 years experience in M&A, restructuring and corporate development with a track record of more than US$15bn of transactions executed in Europe, Asia, North+South America.
Mr. Widmer has been a buy-side financial adviser to clients including SOEs such as CRRC, TravelSky, China Duty Free, Guangdong Airport Authority, CNNC, Huadian, China Life, Oriental Pearl Group etc; to Chinese private clients including SanPower, Suning, Shanghai Raas, By-Health, Robam, ctrip etc and has advised foreign clients such as Diageo, Carlsberg, AB InBev, Publicis, BASF, Allianz, Lenzing, Adecco Group etc on their China-related corporate development.
Completed transactions include the USD 400m sale of Brazilian telecom operator Embratel, the USD 1.2bn restructuring of Canadian media group Hollinger, the USD 10bn restructuring of Eurotunnel, the sale of EUR 200m Inner Mongolian wind projects to China Guangdong Nuclear, the EUR 1.3bn public takeover of Biotest by Creat, the EUR 120m acquisition of German Duerr Ecoclean by Shenyang SBS etc.
Mr. Widmer has previously worked at Lazard in London and New York focusing on transactions including M&A and debt restructuring with a focus on TMT as well as infrastructure industries.
Mr. Widmer has been based in China since 2005, holds an MBA from INSEAD and speaks Chinese.
Jenny has been serving as the first Managing Partner of Baidu Capital since November 2016.
Jenny has been serving as the Managing Partner of Baidu Capital since November 2016. Prior to BC, Jenny held various positions in Ctrip such as CFO and CSO since 2011.
During her time at Ctrip she spearheaded over thirty acquisitions and investment deals and managed post-investment affairs for such investments totaling tens of billions of yuan, covering the four largest online travel companies in China behind Ctrip; Tujia, China's largest homestay network; India's largest online travel company MakeMyTrip, and many others, a portfolio extending to both platforms or technology companies in the online sector and offline resources and services. She helped to build a top-class ecosystem in the travel industry and deliver outperforming returns to Ctrip and investors.
Jenny was an senior Wall Street analyst of China TMT. From 2005 to 2011, she was employed by Morgan Stanley as a core member of Mary Meeker's China team and also employed by Citi as Head of TMT Research of Greater China. During the time Jenny and her team participated in the IPO of Alibaba and tens others.
Jenny holds a PhD degree in Finance from the University of Hong Kong, and two master's from the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology and Nankai University respectively. Jenny is also a CFA charter holder.
She has more than 15 years of working experiencein venture capital and high tech companies.
Herinvestment focus has been in Consumer Internet, mobile Internet and infotech.
She was in the 2018 Forbes List of Top China FemaleInvestorsand won Charismatic Leader award
from China Venture Capital Research Institute.
She is an investorin Ganji,Asiainfo,Apus,Cashbus,ZuiYou,Zuzuche, Castbox, FindPlastic, Wealthbridge,, and many other companies in TMT space.
Prior to joining Qiming, she was Vice President atCITIC Private Equity and Director at Shanda Capital and China representativefor Bessemer Venture Partners.
Priorto starting her career in fund management, Jing was a senior software engineerat Oracle.
Jingholds a B.S. in computer science from Beijing University, an M.S. in computerscience from University of Maryland at College Park, and an MBA from HarvardBusiness School
Lucian Wu is a Managing Director at HQ Capital PE based in Hong Kong. He directs HQ Capital PE’s private equity secondary market activities in Asia. He has led/participated in secondary transactions representing over $320 million in total deal volume. He was previously a Managing Director with Paul Capital, the global secondaries firm, co-heading its Asian business.
Mr. Wu has 23 years of private equity investment experience, including management and investment roles with Paul Capital, Henderson Private Capital, Jardine Fleming and Electra Partners Asia. During that time, he successfully deployed and harvested capital across multiple market cycles, geographies, direct and secondary investment strategies. Active in industry groups, Mr. Wu is Co-Chair of the Limited Partners Committee of the Hong Kong Venture Capital & Private Equity Association. A native of Hong Kong, Mr. Wu holds a BSc in Mathematics with First Class Honours from Imperial College, University of London, and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales as well as the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese.
Mr. Wu joined Boyu Capital in 2012 and is the Managing Director of Operations in Boyu Capital , in charging of post-investment portfolio management. Mr. Wu was executive members in the executive committee in various portfolio companies, such as Sunrise Dutyfree, SF express, Stelux, Multi Concepts Links and New Century Hospital Management Group, etc. Before joining Boyu, Mr. Wu worked as Associate Principle in McKinsey China for 7 years, focusing on helping domestic enterprises, state-owned or private-owned, to develop and implement corporate strategy, to build competitive edges in operation efficiency continuously.
Mr. Wu graduated from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania with MBA degree.
Jingjing Yan (Jessie) is a Director at Lunar. Lunar invests in companies where the Chinese consumer is driving explosive growth through a control-oriented, operationally involved, platform-building investment strategy. Lunar is widely recognized as a pioneer in China, with a successful track record that includes founding companies and taking controlling positions in more than 20 businesses. Lunar’s investments have included Linktone (Listed on NASDAQ), SmartPay (Acquired by Ping An), Yeehoo (Partially sold to Heilan), BPG (Acquired by Asian Citrus), WH Group (Listed on HKSE), Lao Henghe (Listed on HKSE) and others. Jessie has more than a decade of private equity and M&A experience and focuses her efforts across structuring transactions, due diligence and monitoring, and general administration of the Firm. Prior to Lunar, Jessie served as a Director at Citic Securities in their private equity group and was with White & Case, and was for a time seconded the Global M&A Competence Centre of Nestle in Vevey, Switzerland. Jessie, a native to Beijing, received her Bachelor degree from University of Adelaide in Australia.
Selina Zheng is the Founder and President of DCL Investments, an alternative assets management firm in China that is specialized in distressed assets investments. DCL investments is a full reflection of Ms. Zheng's fund management principles that emphasize on creating stable returns through effective execution. DCL currently manages two RMB funds and a USD fund with more than ￥6 billion assets under management.
Ms. Zheng's investment philosophy is to capitalize on special opportunities related to distressed assets during the market development. She recently led an investment in China's first ABS backed by credit card NPLs. Using her excellent communication and negotiation skills, Ms. Zheng develops long-term cooperative relationships with banks, AMCs, insurance companies, servicing companies, etc.
Ms. Zheng is proficient in conducting consistent and dynamic management through the entire investment process of the NPL portfolios to minimize downside risk. She has rich experience investing large NPL portfolios with complex transaction structure and legal process. Previously, she participated in several NPL portfolios investments in Guangzhou, Shanghai and other major cities.
Prior to founding DCL Investments, Ms. Zheng worked in CDH Investments, a leading domestic private equity firm. She received her B.A. degree and M.A. degree from Wuhan University, and M.B.A from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Vivian Zheng is a Partner at Advantage Partners, a mid-market buyout fund that was founded in Japan 25 years ago. Ms. Zheng is playing a leadership role in Advantage Partners' Asia Fund covering investments in Greater China.
She has over 20 years of experience in private equity investment, management consultancy, and corporate management. Prior to joining the Advantage Partners, she was a Managing Director at PineBridge Investments (former AIG Investments) from 2008 to 2012, where she led the China PE investment team for investments in automotive, luxury retail, entertainment, and education industries. In addition, she has been serving on the board of Minth Auto Group (a leading global automotive supplier) and Fufeng Group (a leading corn-based fermentation bio chemical company), both of which are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Before joining Pinebridge, Ms. Zheng was a senior partner at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants and a Principal with the Boston Consulting Group. With more than 12 years in the management consulting industry, she has extensive experience in strategy development, organizational restructuring, brand management, global sourcing, JV strategy, and post-merger integration.
Ms. Zheng also served as Group Vice President and President of Brilliance Auto Group (BMW JV partner) Sales Company leading the company’s restructuring as an outgrowth of her engagement as a consultant. She started her career in the computer industry in China and the US in the early 90's.
Wei Zhou is the Founding and Managing Partner of CHINA CREATION VENTURES (CCV). Before starting CCV, Wei was Managing Partner at KPCB China since 2007 and head its TMT investment group.
The companies that he backed include JD.com (NASDAQ IPO: JD), JD Finance, VenusTech (Shenzhen IPO: 002439), Manzuo.com (acquired by SuNing), ID5.com, CreditEase (NYSE: YRD), Rong360 (NYSE: JT), China Valley Mobile Finance, Ximalaya FM, Miaopai Mobile Video (Yixia.com), ULUCU (NEEQ: 837110), Miaozhen Systems, Asia Innovation Group, Tan Tan Mobile Social, Meican.com, Scinor Water (acquired by TRCE: 300332), KJY Water (NEEQ: 835159), Arrail Dental, etc.
Before joining KPCB China as a founding member, Wei was the founder and CEO of Shanghai Hanbo Tech Co., a leading e-payment solution provider, which was later successfully acquired. Prior to that, Wei held senior positions at Start Computer Group (SH: 600734) since 1994. As the early stage team member, he grew from a regional operation leader to the supervisor of the entire e-payment ecosystem and corporate M&A. He led the company throughout its startup stage, IPO, to the following years of fast growth.
Wei has been honored as Most Influential Venture Capitalist by Fortune China, Best Venture Capitalists by Forbes China，FT China Leader Venture Capitalist, and China Venture Best Venture Capitalist, 21st Century Economy Annual Investor, CV Awards Best Venture Capitalist.
Wei also serves as governor and treasurer of China Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (“CVCA”).
Wei holds an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China.
Myron Zhu, oversees the Aberdeen Asia Pacific Private Equity strategy and is also a member of its investment committee. Mr. Zhu was a Partner at FLAG prior to joining Aberdeen via the firm’s acquisition in 2015.
Mr. Zhu was previously Head of Alternative Investments - CIO Asia at JP Morgan Chase Bank, where he founded and built the firm’s Asia business as a major player in the region. Prior to that, he was a Vice President with DBS Private Equity in Hong Kong, where he led the firm’s investment activities in Greater China. He joined DBS from AIG Capital Partners in New York, where he originated, analyzed and executed on investments principally in the Pacific Rim. Before that, he held risk management and marketing positions at Sumitomo Bank Capital Markets in New York after launching his career with Credit Suisse First Boston. Mr. Zhu is a native speaker of Mandarin.
Mr. Zhu holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Business Administration from The Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania. He is also a CFA charterholder.