Wayne Bi  CFA
CEO

Mr. Bi has more than 21 years of experience in both domestic and international asset management industry. He was the Executive Vice President of ICBC Credit Suisse Asset Management in Beijing between 2013 and 2015, overseeing the firm's middle and back-office functions. He also served as the Chief Risk Officer of Harvest Fund Management between 2007 and 2013 and was a member of the firm's Investment Committee and Risk Management Committee. He had also worked for leading asset management companies in the USA such as Vanguard Group, Evergreen Investments, and ING Investment.

Mr. Bi holds an MBA from Duke University and a Master's degree of Science from the University of Pittsburgh. He is a member of the CFA Global Institute and was a former advisor to Asset Management Association of China and China Financial Futures Exchange.

Daniel Li
CIO(Equities)

Mr. Li has 18 years of experience in global hedge fund industry. Prior to joining GaoTeng, he was the founder and CIO of Milvus Capital. Previously, Mr. Li served as Head of Equity Investment at DH Fund Management, Portfolio Manager at Millennium, Executive Director at Goldman Sachs, and Trader at SAC Capital.

He won the One-Year Overseas Golden Bull Private Hedge Fund Investment Manager (Equity Hedge) in the First Overseas Golden Bull Fund Awards organized by China Securities Journal in 2017. Mr. Li held bachelor degree from Tongji University. He obtained master degree in Economics from Fudan University and master degree in Computational Finance from Carnegie Mellon University.

River Cai
CTO

Mr.Cai has 22 years of experience in product, R&D and technology management, as well as 3 years of experience in angel investment. He has a Bachelor degree of Engineering from Tsinghua University and an MBA from Fudan University. He has also graduated from QingTeng University amongst the two-year program of Future Technology. He used to work for China Telecom Shenzhen, and served as General Manager of several departments in Tencent, Vice Chairman of Trend Capital, President of Qianhai Meng Fund, and an angel investor.

In his 13 years at Tencent, Mr.Cai participated in launching various departments including Tencent Wireless Products Department, R&D Department, Data Platforms Department, and Pilling Platforms Department. He was responsible for product development and technology management in each department.

Desmond How
Managing Director, Head of Fixed

Desmond How joined GaoTeng in November 2017 as Managing Director, Head of Fixed Income. He has over 25 years of investment experience. At GaoTeng, Mr. How won Star Manager (Hedge Fund, Hong Kong) of the Year in 2021 awarded by Insights and Mandate. He has also won The Most Astute Investors by The Asset for Asian G3 Bonds 13 times from 2006 through to 2020, 8 of which were ranked No.1. Prior to joining GaoTeng, he was Managing Director, Head of Global Capital Management (GCM) at Nomura International (Hong Kong) Limited, a proprietary investment desk that was ranked No.1 Top Investment House (Hedge Fund) in Asian G3 Bonds by The Asset in 2015 and 2016. Served as Senior Portfolio Manager for Prudential Investment Fixed Income-Emerging Markets Sector team at PGIM, Mr. How won the Best Asia Fixed Income Fund (3-Year Risk Adjusted) from Asian Investor in 2007. He holds a Master of Science (Financial Engineering) degree, a Bachelor of Business Administration (Second Upper Honor) from the National University of Singapore.

Jonathan Mo
COO

Mr. Mo has 17 years of asset management experience in Hong Kong. He was the COO and then CAO of Value Partners Group, and used to oversee the middle and back-office functions including Fund Operations and IT. Prior to that, He served as Head of Client Services (Alternative Products) at HSBC Institutional Trust Services (Asia) Limited. He also served as a Senior Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers (Hong Kong) before joining HSBC.

Mr. Mo holds a Bachelor’s Degree from City University of Hong Kong. He is a certified public accountant and a member of The Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Wonnie Chu
Managing Director, Fixed Income

Ms. Chu has over 17 years of research and investment experience in fixed income. She is ranked Top 3 as The Most Astute Investor in Asian G3 Bonds for 2020 by The Asset (Hong Kong). In 2020, her first public bond fund with GaoTeng is awarded Fund Launch of the Year (Hong Kong) by Asia Asset Management and One Year Golden Bull Overseas China Fixed Income Fund by China Securities Journal. Previously, she was Director at Harvest Global Investments, and managed funds that were rated Morningstar five-star. Ms. Chu won The Most Astute Investors in Asian G3 Bonds and Asian Local Currency Bonds by The Asset in 2014 and 2015 respectively. Prior to joining Harvest, she served as Associate Director of Credit Research at MetLife Investments Asia Ltd., Credit Analyst at Moody’s Investors Service, and Equity Research Analyst at Lehman Brothers (Hong Kong).

Joe Charoensiddh
MD,Credit Strategist

Joe Charoensiddhi has 23 years of experience in fixed income research and investment. He used to serve as Managing Director, Credit Research at Claren Road Asset Management (Hong Kong), responsible for credit investment research in Asia. Before joining Claren Road, Mr. Charoensiddhi was the Head of Credit Sector Specialist (APAC region) at Citi Global Markets Asia Limited. He was voted as one of the Best Sell-Side Analysts by FinanceAsia in 2009 and 2010, and his team was ranked by FinanceAsia as one of the Best Fixed-income Research Houses in Asia from 2006 to 2011. He also served as Credit Rating Analyst at Moody's Investor Service (Hong Kong) before joining Citi. After joining GaoTeng, he is voted as The Most Astute Investor (Highly commended) by The Asset in Asian G3 Bonds for 2019 and 2020.

James Wong
ED, Fixed Income

Mr. Wong has nearly 19 years of investment and research experience in fixed income, including 10 years of China US dollar bond investment experience. Prior to GaoTeng, he served as Deputy Fixed Income Chief Investment Officer at BOCHK Asset Management Limited. At BOCHK, the High Yield Bond Funds under his management were awarded Best RMB Bonds, Offshore <3 Years (2014, 2015) & 5 Years (2016, 2018)> by Asia Asset Management, Best-in-Class of High Yield Fixed Income (2015, 2018), Best-in-Class of RMB Fixed Income (2014, 2018) and Best-in-Class of China Fixed Income (2017) by Benchmark, Best Total Return-Greater China Fixed Income, 1st Runner-up <3 Years (2018, 2019) & 5 Years (2019)> by China Asset Management Association of Hong Kong/Bloomberg, and One Year Overseas Golden Bull Mutual Recognition Fund (2018) by China Securities Journal. Personally, Mr. Wong has been awarded The Most Astute Investors in Asian G3 Bonds by The Asset for four times from 2013 to 2019, and The Most Astute Investors in Asian Local Currency Bonds in 2015. Prior to BOCHK, Mr. Wong performed various investment-related research duties at Standard Chartered Bank, Moody’s Investors Service, BNP Paribas, Sumitomo Trust & Banking and Merrill Lynch & Co.

Vincent LU
Director, Fixed Income Portfolio

Mr. Lu (Vincent) has been working in fixed income research and investment area for over 14 years. He has been sole-managing fixed income mandates/public funds mainly investing China onshore markets since 2013. Prior to GaoTeng, he was a portfolio manager in SAMSUNG Asset Management HK and Shinhan BNP Paribas Asset Management HK, managing RQFII public funds focused on China onshore bond markets. Before that, he was a portfolio manager in AXA SPDB Asset Management Shanghai and managed China onshore public funds including money market funds, pure bond funds and convertible bond/balanced funds, with total AUM 3Bn RMB. Vincent started his career with Dillon Read Capital Management under UBS AG as a fixed income quant.