Yin ZheGopher Asset Management, Founding Partner, Chairman and CEO. Noah Wealth Management, Co-founder and Director
Mr. Yin graduated from Shanghai University of Finance and holds an EMBA from China Europe International Business School. He previously worked at Xiangcai Securities and Bank of Communications.
Mr. Yin is Gopher Asset’s current Chairman and CEO, and serves on both Gopher’s Investment Committee and Noah’s Risk Control Committee. In 2005, he was a main sponsor in the creation of Noah Holdings Limited.
Joined in Noah in 2010, lead the product expert team for main assets, and provide independent and objective suggestions for asset allocation of each product as a chief asset allocation expert. Meanwhile, Mr. Chen started Noah family wealth management service as one of the main initiators.
Gained Master of Laws from University of Science and Technology of China, and Bachelor of Economics from Anhui University .
Works: “Ark of Wealth”, “Gospel of Wealth: Methodology of Wealth Allocation”
Pan QingManaging Partner, CFO
Former TMT partner in Deloitte China, former senior partner of Deloitte & Touche LLP, former accounting study panelist in Deloitte US National Office, 17-year professional service, covers including public fund, alternative credit and PE companies, and the companies whose China concept stocks are listed in the US and HK.
Attained MBA/Master of Accounting from Northeastern University in Boston US. Licensed as a CPA in the US, HK and mainland China.
15-experience in legal and compliance management for asset management
Joined in gopher since Aug. 2014, abundant experience in asset management, PE laws and compliance
Former partner in Deheng Law Office
Won Bachelor of Economics from Xiamen University, and Master of Laws from East China University of Political Science and Law
He ShengCTO at Information Technology Center
Former deputy chief engineer in Ping An Technology and CTO in Ping An Real Estate before joining in Gopher
Used to serve as VP in Morgan Stanley (Shanghai), and product director for Global Etrading platform in Citibank (London)
User to work in HP as software architecture engineer. Rich hand-on experience in project and team management, strategy design and investment management.
Liu YihaoPE Investment Partner
Joined in Noah in 2016, used to serve as the CEO in Noah International (Hong Kong) for strategies and business development in HK. Now work as PE partner in Gopher for direct project investment; former chief representative and managing director of NYSE Beijing Representative Office before joining in Noah; worked for Merrill Lynch (Asia Pacific) as a board member and VP with focus on investment in China’s growth stock and leverage acquisition. Won MBA and Top Academy Awardfrom International University of Monaco (known as University of Southern Europe),
Attained Bachelor of Economics from Shanghai Jiaotong University
Zhong KaifengManaging Director of Public Market Public Fund Investment
Over-one-decade experience in investment management in finance, previously worked in Generali China Life Insurance as risk control manager and research director. Afterwards, worked in Generali China Asset Management as investment manager and deputy director of investment, has abundant hand-on experience in general asset allocation, investment portfolio management, and investment risk control.
Graduated from Peking University and Brandeis University in the US.
Li FujunManaging Director of Discretionary Trust Investment
Previously worked as VP in State Administration of Foreign Exchange for overseas FOF investment of foreign exchange reserve, formed a good partnership with BlackRock, Wellington, JP Morgan, and Goldman Sachs. AUM is worth more than $50 billion.
Received Master of Finance in 2007, and CFA. Now pursuing doctorate in Central University of Finance and Economics.
Ning DongliManaging Director of Public Market PE Investment
Over-15-year work experience in finance
Previously worked as macro strategy senior analyst in Orient Securities, and consumption senior research fellow and fund manager in Wanjia Asset.
Received Doctorate of Economics from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
Rao ZhiPE Investment Partner
Previously worked in Nanfang Media, and Caijing Magazine as a journalist in the areas of politics, investigation, and finance. Familiar with finance and legal environment in China. Famous for in-depth reports with good insights.
Joined Noah Wealth in Feb. 2011, used to serve as general manager of Group Risk Management Dept., general manager of Project Review Dept., and general manager in Product Management Center, leading the team to conduct risk evaluation for new products worth 100 billion each year, and carrying out multi-dimension and multi-area practice for post-investment management for stock asset product and asset disposal
Majored in Optical Information Science and Technology and received Bachelor of Science from Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Li YandongPartner of Real Estate Fund Investment
Over-26-year experience in real estate investment management, investment advisory, project management, and architecture design.
Previously worked in Real Estate Investment Dept. in CITIC Capital as executive director for real estate investment business including acquisition of assets like shopping mall, office building and residential property, for investment in urban renewal projects, and for equity investment in development projects.
Worked as director in JLL China for intermediation of big real estate investment
Received MAB from Oxford, and majored in architecture in Southeast University.
Huang Qian Gopher Asset, Private Equity Partner
Ms. Huang received a Bachelor of Economic Law from the Southwest University of Political Science & Law, an MBA from the University of Dubuque (USA) and a postgraduate certification from the Georgia Venture Capital Research Institute.
Ms. Huang joins Gopher as a partner in private equity. She previously served as partner at Hushan Capital (USA), investment manager and group VP at Vertex VC, US investment director at Asiatech Management, Mirantis director at Openstack, board observer at Unity AR/VR, board observer at Couchbase and director at Netbase.
Ma Huihong Public Market Partner
1st-generation hedge FOF manager in Asia, set up the 1st Asian hedge FOF in the market. Founder of Penjing Asset Management Company
The biggest hedge FOF under his management is worth $2billion.
Received Bachelor of Engineering from Hong Kong University, and MBA (Finance & E-commerce) from University of San Francisco
Tan WenhongGopher Asset Management, Real Estate Partner
Ms. Tan graduated with a master degree in Finance from Shanghai University of Finance and a bachelor degree in Material Sciences from Zhejiang University.
Ms. Tan previously served as Vice President of ABN AMRO Asset Management China and has over 15 years of experience in the financial sector, investment product design and innovative real estate funds.
Ms. Tan is primarily involved in Gopher’s innovation in real estate finance and is responsible for the management of Gopher’s real estate funds.
Zeng ChunGopher Asset Management, Private Equity Partner
Mr. Chun Zeng graduated from China Europe International Business School with an MBA degree specialized in financial management and from Wuhan University with a Bachelor’s degree in Management Science.
Mr. Zeng joined Noah Holdings in 2008, served as Director of Product Development and General Manager of the Product Center for Northern China, responsible for the Group’s development and innovation of private equity and real estate products and also spearheading product management for Northern China. Accumulatively, he has contributed to the development of more than RMB20 billion products.
Mr. Zeng, as a founding member of Gopher Asset Management, was fully involved in the establishment, investment and early operations of Gopher. Mr. Zeng formally joined Gopher in October 2012 as Head of PE investments, leading the issue of China’s largest PE secondary fund-of-funds, Gopher’s first USD dominated fund-of-funds, and the firm’s first RMB flagship fund-of-funds. Mr. Zeng directly and indirectly participated in over 60 FOF, co-investment and LP share transfer projects. The funds which Mr. Zeng helps launch or manage cover more than 100 active fund managers.
Prior to joining Noah and Gopher, Mr. Zeng assumed senior roles at reputable consulting and venture capital firms.
Roy ChenManaging Director and Head of US Real Estate
Mr. Chen brings more than 16 years of commercial real estate experience in the US having held prior roles in valuations, structured finance, mortgage banking, and principal investing.
Prior to joining Gopher, Roy worked in a similar role as the Head of US Real Estate for China Orient Asset Management (“COAM”) from 2014-2017. He was instrumental in successfully implementing and executing COAM’s US real estate investment strategy. During this time, he completed 15 transactions totaling $450 million of equity with an aggregate portfolio value of $1.7 billion. Prior to that, in 2013, Mr. Chen worked for Fosun Group, China’s largest private conglomerate. On behalf of Fosun, he negotiated, structured, and acquired One Chase Manhattan Plaza, a $725 million office acquisition and the firm’s first US real estate acquisition. Throughout his career, Roy has analyzed, structured, and closed real estate transactions totaling over $5 billion.
Mr. Chen received his MBA from the University of Connecticut and a BS in Economics from China’s Qingdao University.