Advisory Board

Allen Xiao

Allen is the Deputy Chief Risk Officer for Amundi US.  Previously, Allen was the North American regional Head of Risk for Aviva Investors, the asset management arm of Aviva Plc in the UK.  Allen is a member of CFA Institute ESG Verification Subcommittee and CFA Society New York Performance and Risk Analytics Group.  He sits on the Steering Committee of GARP Chicago Chapter as well as the Advisory Council of Fellow of Canadian Securities Institute.  Allen started his career in 2007 and has extensive experience in risk management for buy-side asset management firm.  He is a CFA charter holder and a CPA in the State of Illinois.  Allen received Bachelor of Management degree from Northwestern Polytechnical University in China, completed his MBA at Willamette University with honor in 2007, and is currently pursuing his EMBA at University of Oxford as a recipient of Director’s Scholarship.

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Gordon Yeo

Gordon is a Partner and Head of Strategy (Asia) at Arisaig Partners. He has worked on the Asia Fund throughout his time at the fund prior to taking over as Head of Strategy in 2017. For his undergraduate degree, he studied Sociology and Strategic Management at Singapore Management University (SMU). He has since obtained his CFA charter and is a Chartered Accountant in Singapore. Gordon also completed a Master of Information Technology and played an integral part in incorporating data analytics into Arisaig's research process.

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Senior Advisors

Tiffany Liu

Tiffany is the CEO and Co-Founder of  Gen Z Group. Prior to founding the company, she was responsible for equity research, fund raising, and investor relations at About Capital Management (HK) Limited, the company offers a multiple award-winning Pan-Asia L/S hedge fund product that adopts a unique "quantamental" approach. Previously, she was with IvyRock Asset Management (HK) Limited. Tiffany holds a dual bachelor’s degree in international Relations and English Language from Tsinghua University. She is also a current MBA student of University of Oxford.

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Shinya Deguchi

Shinya is the founder of Star Magnolia Capital, a multi-family office based in Hong Kong and Shanghai. He is also the Advisor and Co-Founder of Generation Z Investment Club. Previously, he was the Director of Research of Cook Pine Capital. Shinya specializes in asset allocation, manager due diligence, fraud detection, global macro analysis, and family office management. He holds a B.S. in Economics from The George Washington University.

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Advisors

Jeffrey Tung

Jeffrey is a pioneer batch member of Generation Z Investment Club and was previously the portfolio manager of Team Icho. Jeffrey holds a Master’s in Finance from Tsinghua University.

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Max Tai

Max is the Founder and Managing Partner of Rainforest Investment Partners, an investment fund that focuses into concentrated, long-term compounding investing opportunities. Previously, he was an Equity Research Analyst at ChinaRock Capital Management. He is one of the start-up members of Generation Z Investment Club and was the portfolio manager of Team Veritas. Max holds a Bachelor's in Finance from Zhejiang University (ZJU).

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