Mingpo has over 25 years of cross-border investment experience with deep expertise in developing China-entry strategies for multinational companies along with globalization strategies for Chinese companies. He sits on the boards of several Cathay portfolio companies as well as Natixis Group International Advisory and Cathay AfricInvest Innovation – a joint investment company managing the first Pan-African Venture Fund to connect the whole continent and the world’s leading innovation ecosystems.
Under Mingpo’s leadership, Cathay Capital has grown to over EUR 3.8 billion in assets under management across 19 funds and has completed over 220 buyouts, growth and venture capital investments with nearly 130 employees across Paris, New York, Shanghai, Munich, San Francisco, Beijing, Shenzhen and Singapore. This includes established companies such as Suofeiya, Zbom, Meinian Onehealth, Moncler, Poten, Aihuishou, Jingrui, as well as breakout startups such as Pinduoduo, Momenta, Drivy (acquired by Getaround), Ledger, Shopal, Trifacta, Glovo, Owkin, Chime and KaiOS.
Mingpo is member of the World Economic Forum and holds degrees from China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in Shanghai along with EMLYON Business School in France.