Aged 50, has been an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since July 2017.
Mr Zhang is the founder and Chief Investment Officer of Hereditas Capital Management (Asia) Limited. Prior to that, Mr Zhang was a co-founder and Managing Partner of Ascendent Capital Partners from 2011 to 2018, a Managing Partner of Trustbridge Partners from 2009 to 2011, and was with Goldman Sachs Asia LLC (“Goldman Sachs”) from 1994 to 2009. During his time at Goldman Sachs, Mr Zhang acted in various roles as Managing Director and Head of Asian Fixed Income Sales in the Securities Division, Partner and Head of China Financing Group in the Investment Banking Division, and Partner and Co-Head of the Asian Special Situations Group in the Securities Division. Mr Zhang also served on Goldman Sachs’ Asian Management Committee, Firm Business Practices Committee and China Operating Committee.
Mr Zhang currently co-chairs the Yale School of Management Greater China Board of Advisors. He is also a member of the Yale Center Beijing Advisory Committee, a governor of The Independent Schools Foundation in Hong Kong.
Mr Zhang earned his Master of Business Administration from Yale School of Management in 1994.