Team
Team

Team

The CMIA team consists of highly-qualified professionals based in Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Chongqing. The team have significant investment expertise, industry and sector experience, and established networks.

Partners
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Lee Chong Min
Founder & Managing Partner

Chong Min is our Founder and Managing Partner. He also serves as the Chairman of the Investment Committee and is a Lead Partner for investments and portfolio management.

Chong Min has over 25 years of investment experience in the Asia-Pacific region. Prior to founding CMIA Capital Partners, he held various senior positions at institutional asset management companies, including Head of Equity Investments & Trading (Asia-Pacific) at Cargill Inc.; Fund Manager for Southeast Asia at Commercial Union Asset Management; and Head of Money Markets & Convertible Bond Operations at JP Morgan.

Chong Min has a Bachelor of Science degree from the National University of Singapore.

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Yap Kian Woon
Partner & Chief Investment Officer

Kian Woon is our Chief Investment Officer, a member of the Investment Committee and a Lead Partner for investments and portfolio management. Kian Woon is also the Lead Partner for Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives.

Kian Woon has over 25 years of investment experience. Prior to CMIA, Kian Woon was Global Head of Alternative Investments at Bank of Singapore, Global Head of Private Equity at ING Private Bank and Director of Investments at 3i Asia Pacific, part of the 3i Group.

Kian Woon has a MBA from IMD, Switzerland, and a Bachelor of Applied Sciences (Computer Engineering) from the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

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Anson Wang
Adviser

Anson is our Investment Adviser. Anson has more than 35 years of experience in private equity & venture capital investments, asset management and commercial banking in the Asia-Pacific region. He was previously Regional Managing Director of HSBC Asset Management, the institutional fund management business of HSBC. Prior to that, Mr. Wang was the Founding CEO of State Street Global Advisors (Asia), the asset management arm of State Street Bank & Trust Company.

Anson received a MBA in International Finance and a Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers University, USA.

Core Team
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Jason Xu
Executive Director

Jason is our Executive Director and has more than 15 years investment experience in China. Jason is a lead investment professional responsible for deal origination and execution, due diligence, portfolio management and divestment. Prior to CMIA, he was Investment Manager at Heartland Capital Investment Consulting (Shanghai), heading China equity research and investments. Jason also served as Senior Acquisition Analyst at CarVal Investors, the value investment arm of Cargill Inc. Prior to CarVal Investors, Jason was Senior Auditor at Ernst & Young, Shanghai.

Jason has a MBA from Washington University in St. Louis, USA and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China.

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Michelle Sung
Executive Director

Michelle is our Executive Director and has more than 15 years investment experience in China and Southeast Asia. Michelle is a lead investment professional responsible for deal origination, business development and strategic initiatives. Michelle is also an investment specialist in the consumer sector. Prior to CMIA, Michelle was the Investment Manager at Blackswan Investment Mgt Ltd., a private equity firm focusing on Asia principal investments.

Michelle has a MBA from the National University of Singapore and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Yuan Ze University, Taiwan.

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Albert Tan
General Manager

Albert is our General Manager who is overall responsible for CMIA's finance, operations, compliance and risk management functions. He was previously the General Manager for Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City Investment & Development Co., Ltd. (SSTEC), a China and Singapore government-to-government development project. He was also the General Manager of Tianjin Zizhulin Investment Holdings Group Co., Ltd.

Albert has a Master of Commerce (Economics and Finance) and a Master of Accounting from Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia, and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore. Albert is a Member of CPA Australia.