Lin Feng is an investment associate at Summit Partners, a leading $15bn growth equity fund that invested in more than 350 fast-growing companies. Prior to Summit, Lin worked for UBS Investment Bank and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Lin holds an MSc in management from ESCP Europe and a BS in business administration and French from Shanghai University.
Denan manages the origination and execution of all deals, working with industry experts and professional to create a long term sustainable value for Huda Associates and its portfolio companies. As one of the founding members she has led and participated in a number of key deals in the UK and Middle East including, Languagelab, The Fold, Groupspaces, Fatima Abed etc. Prior to joining Huda Associates, Denan has worked at the World Bank, Euromonitor, Aviva, Maylin and MITIE London. She holds a BSc Hons Actuarial Science from Cass Business School. She is a native Mandarin speaker and is fluent in English.
Fiona Shi is an manager at Deloitte London, one of the big four accounting firms. She currently works in the Risk Advisory function of the firm, providing advisory services to her client regarding to internal audit, business control and risk management. Fiona obtained an MSc in Internal Audit and Management from CASS Business School of Economics and a BSc in Management in Beijing.
University of Bristol
Marianne is a final year PhD student in Mathematics at University of Bristol. She is specialised in Statistics and Numerical Computation. She has joined the Royal Statistical Society (RSS) since 2012 and was one of the Best Poster winners at the RSS 2015 Annual Conference. Also, she has accumulated rich experience in teaching while studying her PhD. She holds a MSc in Statistics from London School of Economics and Political Science and a BSc in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics from Guizhou University.
Quilter Cheviot Investment Management
Shiwen Gao is an Investment Fund Analyst at Quilter Cheviot, a discretionary investment management firm with £17.5bn AuM (as of March 2015), part of Old Mutual Wealth. She joined in August 2012 and works in the Multi-Asset team researching active and passive investment strategies. She obtained an MSc in Accounting & Finance from London School of Economics and a BSc in Mathematics with Management & Finance from King’s College London. She is a Level II Candidate in the CFA Program and holds the IMC.
Associate at Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
Trevor is a lawyer in the London office of Norton Rose Fulbright. He advises institutional and State clients on disputes ranging from cross-border energy arbitration to private equity management agreement litigation. Trevor has previous experience in corporate, banking and project finance, as well as white-collar criminal prosecution. He holds a law degree from University College London. In his free time Trevor gives free legal advice to low income earners in South-West London Legal Centres.
Innovation at Atos
Information Technology and Services
Raphael is working in Innovation at Atos and building partnerships with promising technology start-ups to engage with our clients. Previously he founded a startup and worked in Private Equity at A Capital in China. Raphael holds a MSc in International Management from the London School of Economics and Political Science, a Master degree and BSc in Economics and Financial Engineering from Paris Dauphine University. He also studied as an exchange student in the MBA of Peking University and at the National University of Singapore. Raphael speaks English, Chinese, French and Spanish.
Smith & Williamson Investment Management
Amanda has been working at the Investment Department of Smith & Williamson, an asset management company with a focus on high net worth private clients since August 2010. As the in-house Asian specialist, Amanda is currently co-managing two Asian Pacific long only funds. Amanda holds a MPhil in Land Economy Research from University of Cambridge, a MSc in Finance and Investment from Queen Mary, University of London and a BSc in Economics from Shandong University.
Sunset+Vine Productions, Tinopolis Group
Vivienne is a media and communications professional, with broad experience in journalism, presenting, programme distribution and public relations. Vivienne holds an MSc in Global Media and Communications from The London School of Economics and Political Science and a BA (Dean's list) in Broadcasting Journalism from Nanjing University.
Asset Management, Insurance, Design
Yan Deng is an independent photographer, designer and web developer. Her major clients include The Eaton Collection and Tanghua Architects. Prior to her freelance career, she worked as senior investment analyst at MetLife Investments and actuarial analyst at BUPA. Yan holds a Master in MORSE (Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics and Economics) from University of Warwick. The ACfPU website was designed and handcrafted by Yan in 2015. You can find her portfolio here: The White Space.
Nicole currently works in advisory services at Deloitte focusing on banking and structured finance industry, including securitisation transactions, risk tests, valuation opinions and portfolio analytics. Previously she worked for RBS in rates desk, where her main responsibility involved leading pricing and booking for interest rate derivatives and exotic products. Nicole holds an MSc in Statistics in London School of Economics and a BSc in Mathematics in Imperial College London.
CSSA, Imperial College
Xiangyue Feng is currently an undergraduate student in Imperial College London, studying Maths. She is vice president of CSSA (Chinese Students and Scholars Association) in Imperial College London. She is responsible for universities partnership and student members in ACfPU.
Asset Management, Private Equity
Flore is an associate in the investment team at Coller Capital, a European private equity firm specialised in secondary transactions. Prior to this, she spent two years in the Leveraged Finance team at UBS in London and was involved in the financing of many LBOs as well as refinancing operations. She holds a MSc from HEC in Paris and speaks fluently Mandarin, French and English.
Joyce is a portfolio manager at HSBC Private Bank. She has work experience in Paris, New York, Hong Kong and London. Joyce holds a Master degree in Finance from ESCP Europe. She is CFA chartered holder. She has part-time experience in PR and corporate sponsorship. Her hobby is qualification in wine tasting.
Andy Chen is an investment manager at Laxey Partners, a globally active value investment management company. Prior to Laxey, Andy worked for RWE Group as an trading assistant. Andy obtained a MPhil in Real Estate Finance from Cambridge University and a BSc in Accounting and Finance from Lancaster University.
Yiying assists in the assessment of investment opportunities and supports value creation within Huda Associates’ portfolio. Also, she takes full operational responsibility for all aspects of the financial and management accounts of the business by coordinating with outsourced accountant and tax advisor. Yiying has an MSc in Actuarial Management and BSc Hons Actuarial Science from Cass Business School, City University, London. She has previous experience at the Bank of China and Maylin Group. She is a native Mandarin speaker and is fluent in English.
Yilin joined Schroders Investment Management in Aug 2011, currently working for the Global Team as Equity Research Associate and covering China-related topics and stocks. She graduated as MSc in Finance and Private Equity from LSE in 2011 and was awarded BSc degree in Finance and Banking from Yuanpei Colleague, Peking University in 2010. She is working closely with China chief economists, strategists and equity analysts from major investment banks, and meeting CEOs, CFOs & IR heads of big-cap listed companies, thus getting rich resources to understand what is happening in China in depth.
Private Equity & Venture Capital
Jaime Alvarez (HaiMing) works in the investment team of Coller Capital, the leading Secondaries Private Equity fund. He is as well the founder and organiser of the London Chinese Language Meetup. Prior to Coller, Jaime was a Partner at InvestGroup Ventures. Before he worked for the EBRD, Pepsi China and McKinsey&Co. Jaime holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School and two Master degrees in Law and Economics from ICADE in Spain.
Emeritus Committee Members
UBS Investment Bank
Zhouze is a software developer in UBS investment bank. He holds a Meng degree in Electrical Engineering from Imperial College London. He is responsible for maintaining Acfpu website and other relevant technical queries.
Investment Banking, M&A
Marvin is an Associate at Torch Partners, a leading European technology boutique bank, providing strategic investment banking services to growth oriented sectors. Prior to Torch, He worked for Simon Murray Group, an Asia based investment company managing $1bn+ alternative assets in China, Japan and Singapore. Marvin graduates with distinction from Cass Business School and holds a BEng in Electronic Information Technology from Zhejiang University. He is also CFA level III qualified.