Mr. Lei Zhang
Lei Zhang, is the founder, chair, and CEO of Hillhouse Capital Management Group. Founded by Zhang in 2005, Hillhouse Capital focuses on long-term fundamental equity investing. The firm invests in the consumer; technology, media, and telecommunications; financial services; and health care sectors.
Zhang is a trustee of Yale University. Before attending Yale, where he earned an M.B.A and an M.A. in international relations in 2002, Zhang received his B.A. in economics in 1994 from Renmin University of China, where he is vice chairman and trustee of the board.
Zhang has served on the boards of several of Asia’s leading companies, including JD.com, Qunar, and the Indonesian media conglomerate MNC Global Mediacom. He is a governing board member of the China-United States Exchange Foundation and serves on the Hong Kong Financial Services Development Council as well as the Steering Group on Financial Technologies. He established the Gaoli Academy at Renmin University with the purpose of expanding the role of liberal arts education in Chinese universities.