Brad Huang is the Founder and Chairman of Lotus Capital Management (“Lotus”), an investment firm specializing in cross-border private equity investments in Asia and the U.S. Lotus invests in a variety of industries in Greater China, and the U.S., including pharmaceutical, media, financial services, software, engineering, building materials, IT, retail, manufacturing and real estate. Prior to founding Lotus, Mr. Huang worked at the Investment Banking Division at Goldman Sachs in New York. He serves on the Yale School of Management Board of Advisors and its Greater China Advisory Board. Mr. Huang is a co-founder and executive council of Yale Center Beijing and serves on its Executive Committee.
Eddie Tam is the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Central Asset Investments. Mr. Tam founded Central Asset Investments in April 2005, and oversees the management of the firm, as well as the CAI Global Fund and the CAI Special Opportunities Fund. Primarily, Mr. Tam is responsible for top down asset allocation between strategies, asset classes, geography and themes. The fund was ranked the #1 best-performing multi-strategy hedge fund globally according to Bloomberg. Mr. Tam has over 20 years of experience within the industry. In October 2010, Mr. Tam was named one of the 25 most influential people in Asian hedge funds by Asian Investors. Before joining the buy-side, Mr. Tam worked with equity derivatives, first at Merrill Lynch, and then at Credit Lyonnais where he was most recently the Head of Sales and Marketing of Asian derivatives.
Joyce Chang is the Global Head of Research and a member of the management committee for J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank. Under her leadership, the Global Research team has been named the top global research firm for 2017 by Institutional Investor. She has been named as one of Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Finance by American Banker since 2013 and recognized by the Wall Street Journal in Top 50 Women to Watch. Prior to joining J.P. Morgan in 1999, Joyce was a Managing Director at Merrill Lynch and Salomon Brothers. She is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Inter-American Dialogue.
Mark Jordy is an independent board director and private investor. He currently serves on the board of a European private bank, and also on the board of a Swiss boutique financial advisory firm. He was previously Chief Executive of the London-based affiliate of Wellington Management Company. First established in 1928, Wellington invests more than $1 trillion on behalf of its clients globally. In addition to leading the company’s business in the EMEA region, Mr. Jordy was a member of the group-level Operating Committee, Capital Commitments Committee, and Risk Management Committee, and served on the boards of a number of affiliates. Wellington is privately owned, and Mr. Jordy was an equity Partner.Mr. Jordy played a leading role in establishing Wellington’s business outside the US. His experience includes four years based in Beijing, where he led the establishment of Wellington Management’s business in China, four years in Singapore, where he opened the firm’s first office in Asia, and establishing and leading teams based in Frankfurt, Sydney, Tokyo, and Zurich.
Professor Stephen Roach, Ph.D.
Stephen Roach is a Senior Fellow at Yale University’s Jackson Institute of Global Affairs and a Senior Lecturer at Yale’s School of Management. He was formerly Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia and the firm’s Chief Economist. Mr. Roach’s current teaching and research program focuses on the impacts of Asia on the broader global economy. His writing and research also addresses globalization, trade policy, the post-crisis policy architecture, and the capital markets implications of global imbalances. Stephen Roach has long been one of Wall Street’s most influential economists. Roach’s opinions on the global economy have been known to shape the policy debate from Beijing to Washington.
North America Chinese Cultural Fundation
Paul Tsai China Center – Yale Law School
Yale Beijing Center
Yale Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking
Yale School of Music
Yale School of Architecture
Chinese Undergraduate Students at Yale
CEF of Yale Undergraduate Students