“The best investment in the universe is universe, as there are few greater things than sun, wind and tide that fill a man’s dream.”
Since May 2013, Dr. Zhang has been the Founder and CEO of SIFT Capital, an asset manager licensed by the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong (HKSFC) (No. BBE413) and Asset Management Association of China (AMAC) (No. P1018039). Prior to that, from January 2010 to April 2013, he was an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs, where he was a member of the Supervisory Board of Goldman’s Beijing Office and led multiple overseas acquisitions by Chinese state-owned enterprises and listed companies. Before entering the private sector, Dr. Zhang spent 14 years with the Chinese Ministry of Commerce, including as a diplomat stationed in Europe.
Dr. Zhang is licensed as a Responsible Officer for Asset Management by HKSFC, and to practice as a professional financier by regulators in China, the UK, and the UAE.
Dr. Zhang earned a Ph.D in International Law from University of International Business and Economics (LL.D.), two master degrees in Law respectively from Peking University and Oxford University, and a bachelor degree from Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade. He was both China Oxford Scholar and China Chevening Scholar.