Senior Analyst (GSR8)– Business Development
at Ford Motor Company Asia Pacific
August 2018 - at Present
Responsible for developing corporate strategy and executing deals (Investment, JV and Partnership) within Asia Pacific region with focus on C.A.S.E (Connectivity, Autonomous Vehicle, Shared Mobility, Electrification) • Lead in developing China EV business restructuring project include related company structure, MFG, new retail distribution, product development, financial projection, and business plan (execution ongoing) • Support setting up Joint Venture (JV) with approx. 37 million USD investment between Ford and Zotye to offer a turn-key BEV smart fleet solution in ride-hailing space ( “Zotye-Ford Smart Mobility Technology Co., Ltd) • Lead support in developing China Mobility and Autonomous Vehicle strategy (L4 autonomous commercialization, local tech solution, premium ride-hailing service etc.)
Associate - Investment Dept.
at China Development Bank (CDB) Root-Well Industrial Investment Fund Management Co., Ltd.(国开熔华)
May 2016 - August 2018
• US Specialty Drug Company: 2 billion USD LBO with a listco in China; Business DD, LBO model, negotiation of the consortium terms and LPA, share swap exit strategy (IC approved) • Commercial Rocket Launch Service (LandSpace): Series B financing of the first private carrier rocket launch service provider in China; led and completed the deal (Completed) • X86 CPU (Hygon): Investment in the holding company that formed joint ventures with AMD producing Zen variant CPU for the Chinese server market. Commercial DD(Completed) • EV Start-up (Nextev Inc.): 20 mil USD Series C investment (Completed) • Li-ion Battery Material (BTR): PIPE in the largest battery anode graphite producer; sourced and led the project incl. negotiation, Commercial DD, modelling, and IC preparation • EV Battery (Farasis Energy): Series B Financing in the leading NMC battery producer • EV Powertrain (Protean): the leading In-wheel Motor manufacturer; sourced and led the deal to IC
Investment Manager- Industrial Investment Dept.
at JT Asset Management Company Limited
May 2015 - May 2016
The asset management arm of the private equity JD capital (昆吾九鼎). The Dept. focuses on the private investment in public equity (PIPE). The Dept. had an AUM of 5 billion RMB Covered the energy and new materials sector. Responsible for the entire investment process, including deal sourcing, due diligence, financial modelling and analysis, negotiation and deal execution Led and completed 4 deals of 60 million RMB: one of the largest regional gas pipeline operator and distributor; a gas valve manufacturer; a PVC heat stabiliser manufacturer; leading photo initiator material producer
University of Cambridge
2013 - 2014 (1 year) Cambridgeshire
University of Edinburgh
2009 - 2013 (4 years) Edinburgh