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CAF's Senior Team Members

Investment

Dr. Li Wen

Dr. Li Wen

(Chief Executive Officer )

With eighteen years of experience in the Export-Import Bank of China, Dr. Li managed various types of credit operations. He has thorough knowledge in enterprise operation and management. Leveraging his rich practical experience in project financing, he resolves complexities and difficulties in pre- and post lending stages. The projects led by him reached to Southeast Asia and Pacific region, and covered sectors ranging from energy, power, mining, railways, highways and telecommunications.

Dr. Li was appointed as the Department Head for eight years where he accumulated a wealth of management experience and skills. He has established close relationships with various enterprises and government agencies.

Dr. Li holds Bachelor Degree in Economics, Master Degree in Finance, and Ph. D Degree in World Economics & Politics from Renmin University of China, PBC Graduate School and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences respectively. 

Patrick Ip

Patrick Ip

(Managing Director)

Mr. Ip joined CAF in early 2011. Prior to that, he held a senior position with the private equity arm of the French bank, Natixis covering Asia (ex Japan). He also gained substantial experience in the alternative investments at a boutique buy side asset management firm in Hong Kong. He qualified with PwC London and Hong Kong where he held senior audit and advisory positions. He also served as an legal in house in the Legal division of the Wharf Group (a blue chip listed on Hong Kong Stock Exchange) covering the TMT businesses. 

Mr. Ip is a CFA charterholder, a CPA and a FCCA; holds a LLB (Hons) from London University Law Schools and a BA (Hons) from University of Leeds (UK), and a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors.

Than Su Ee

Than Su Ee

(Managing Director)

Mr. Than has more than 20 years of private equity and investment banking experience in South East Asia and Greater China. Prior to joining CACA, he was the Head of Global Investment Banking for Greater China in OCBC Bank, and the founding member and global head of OCBC Bank’s private equity business. He led a team of more than 20 investment professionals in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and China with management and leadership responsibility for the private equity business in South East Asia and China. He also sits on the bank’s investment and management committees in various countries, appointed as an advisor and represents the bank in the private equity funds and the portfolio companies. In 2014, he successfully led the bank in raising its maiden investment fund from LPs such as sovereign wealth fund, insurance company, regional bank, private banks, Fund-of-Funds and family offices. From 2015, he was appointed to lead the bank’s investment banking activities for the Greater China market with overall management responsibility for the private equity, merger & acquisitions, corporate finance activities, loan syndication, fixed income (bond) in the region. He started his career in Citigroup and was part of the direct investment team covering South East Asia from 1998 to 2003.

Mr. Than holds Master of Philosophy in Management Studies from Cambridge University, Master of Engineering in Industrial & Systems Engineering and Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical & Production Engineering from National University of Singapore. He completed the Executive Development Program at Stanford University in 2011.

Jason Yin

Jason Yin

(Principal)

Mr. Yin joined CAF in May 2013 and is responsible for new investments of the fund in the ASEAN region. Prior to CAF, Mr. Yin was with Deutsche Bank's Complex Equity team leading growth capital transactions in Greater China; he started his career in private equity with 3i Group PLC's growth capital team with focusing on TMT and renewables energy.

Mr. Yin holds a Master in Business Administration degree from University of Chicago, and Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Tsinghua University.

Hector Wang

Hector Wang

(Investment Director)
Mr. Wang joined CAF in 2009, and has involved in a number of investments across multiple industries in the ASEAN region (telecom, media & technology, transport & logistics, power & energy, healthcare, etc). Prior to CAF, Mr. Wang was with Macquarie Group where he focused on principal investments in China. He had also worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers’ M&A advisory team.
 
Mr. Wang holds a Master degree in Finance from Imperial College London and a Bachelor degree in Economics from University of Nottingham.

Legal / Risk Management

Derek Hung

Derek Hung

(General Counsel)

Mr. Hung joined CAF as General Counsel in 2018. He is qualified as a Solicitor in Hong Kong, New South Wales, Australia (non-practising) and England and Wales (non-practising). Prior to joining CAF, he was the Assistant Head of Legal at CCB International and a Senior Associate at Clifford Chance, specialising in private equity and M&A transactions.

Mr. Hung graduated from the University of New South Wales with the degrees of Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws.

Finance / Administration

Song Siyuan

Song Siyuan

(Chief Operating Officer)

Prior to joining CAF's advisory company, Mrs. Song had served as Division Head of Credit Department, Division Head and Assistant General Manager of Special Financing Account Department, in the Export-Import Bank of China. She was responsible for the establishment of the China-ASEAN Investment Cooperation Fund, the Sino Japanese Energy-Saving Investment Fund and the China-Central and Eastern Europe Investment Cooperation Fund. She was also responsible for the portfolio supervision of the Guokeruihua Investment Fund and Yinke FOF.

Mrs. Song holds CPA (China), Certified Senior Accounts, and Bachelor degree in Economics from Jiangsu University. 


Sun Xifu

Sun Xifu

(Director, Head of Finance)

Prior to joining CAF's advisory company, Mr. Sun spent 12 years with the Export-Import Bank of China, had served as Division Head of Accounting Department, Division Head and Head of Corporate Business Department. He has in-depth experience in finance, mainly engaged in financial accounting, fund settlement and credit management.

Mr. Sun holds CPA (China), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Senior Accountant, and Doctorate Degree in Economics from Central University of Finance and Economics.