Mr. Evan Chow – Managing Partner
Evan has an extensive background in asset management, corporate finance, private equity and real estate, having worked at major investment banks before setting up his own family office platform, CEG Capital, focusing on real estate, alternative investments and asset management. He was instrumental in building MCL to become a leading financial services platform since joining the Group in 2010. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University, with concentrations in Applied Mathematics-Economics and in Public and Private Sector Organizations and received departmental honors as well as being selected to Phi Beta Kappa. He is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization, Centum Charitas Foundation, Tianjin Municipality Youth Federation, Liaoning Province Youth Federation and serves as an external advisors for the Department of Finance and Decision Sciences of Hong Kong Baptist University.
Mr. James Ogilvy-Stuart – Managing Director
Mr. Ogilvy-Stuart has extensive experience in the financial services, corporate and digital media sectors, spanning a period of more than 25 years.His primary focus has been in strategic relationship management, business development, marketing and communications in the Asia Pacific Region.James began his career with Bloomberg LP in Europe in 1989 and was appointed Hong Kong General Manager and Regional Managing Director in 1998, where he was responsible for managing and developing Bloomberg’s business in Greater China, Korea, Thailand and the Philippines. Latter additional roles included those of Head of Marketing and Communications for Asia.From 2006, James served as Senior Managing Director / Head of Asia Pacific for The NASDAQ Stock Market Inc., where he developed and managed the company’s new listings business within Asia.James currently serves as Independent Non-Executive Director on the boards of FWD Life Insurance, FWD General Insurance and Icicle Group Limited (a privately held global cross-media marketing and procurement solutions business) He has also represented Alexander Proudfoot, a management consulting company which specializes in driving rapid operational change and improvement in financial performance, where he led the company’s Asia practice in the financial services sector.
Mr. Johnson Yu – Director
Mr. Yu joined MCL in the year of 2010. He has years of financial industry experience across different line of business, including asset management and advising on corporate finance. At MCL, he focuses on corporate finance practice and involved in different type of transactions, including cross-border M&A, IPO advisory and listing status reactivation. Prior to joining the financial industry, Mr. Yu received his professional training in public accounting at top tier international accounting firms. His experience included audit of Hong Kong and U.S listed entities; advising clients on corporate finance and cross border transactions; and risk management. Mr. Yu graduated from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, with a Bachelor of Commerce and major in accounting, and is a member of the Hong Kong Institution of Certified Public Accountants.
Ms. Tina Chan – Associate Director
Ms. Chan has over 5 years of experience in Investor Relations, Sales and Marketing in the Media and Financial sector. Tina began her career with Focus Media Network (HKSE 8112). When she was highly involved in the group’s cross-border M&A activities, she was responsible to source for potential investors and potential acquisition targets in the APAC region. In her position in-charge of Corporate Development, Investor Relations and Special Projects, Tina assembled her own team and developed new business arms to increase the company’s revenue. Currently at MCL, Tina is responsible for Investor Relations and Sales & Marketing related aspects, focusing on Private Equity and Real Estate. Prior to joining MCL, Tina was a Marketing Consultant at Page Group. Tina holds a BA in Communication from the University of California, San Diego.
Ms. Debbie Wu – Associate Director
Ms. Wu has over 5 years of experience in private equity focusing on investment in natural resources in developing countries. At MCL, she involves in investment analysis, project due diligence and execution for various investments. Ms. Wu received her professional training in Ernst & Young. Her experience included audit of Hong Kong and Singapore listed entities. Ms Wu obtained her bachelor of business administration in professional accounting from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. She is a member of the Hong Kong Institution of Certified Public Accountants. She has passed all three levels of the CFA Program and may be awarded the charter upon completion of the required work experience.