Board of Directors
ZHANG Yi Kevin
Independent Non-executive Director
ZHANG Yi Kevin, aged 46, has been the Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since July 2017. Mr Zhang is a co-founder and Managing Partner of Ascendent Capital Partners. Prior to that, Mr Zhang was a Managing Partner of Trustbridge Partners from 2009 to 2011, and was with Goldman Sachs Asia LLC (“Goldman Sachs”) from 1994 to 2009. During his time at Goldman Sachs, Mr Zhang acted in various roles as Managing Director and Head of Asian Fixed Income Sales in the Securities Division, Partner and Head of China Financing Group in the Investment Banking Division, and Partner and Co-Head of the Asian Special Situations Group in the Securities Division. Mr Zhang also served on Goldman Sachs’ Asian Management Committee, Firm Business Practices Committee and China Operating Committee. Mr Zhang currently co-chairs the Yale School of Management Greater China Board of Advisors. He is also a member of the Yale Center Beijing Advisory Committee, a governor of The Independent Schools Foundation in Hong Kong, and a board director of The Silver Lining Foundation in China. Mr Zhang earned his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Yale School of Management in 1994.