OUR TEAM

We’re proud to introduce our China-based team, which includes decades of experiences from global private equity (AEA Investors), consulting (LEK, Bain) and investment banking (Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley). In addition, the team has an extensive regional network across industry and government, and solid strategic relationships with leading financial advisors – which can help ensure early access to proprietary deals.

Susan Shui-Shien Lin

Managing Partner
Susan is highly experienced in the Chinese private equity world, having driven AEA’s private equity business in Hong Kong from 2006-14. While there, she co-led the company’s investment in Suhyang Group and played an important role in managing its portfolio after the deal was completed.

Before this, Susan was Chief Executive Officer of Morgan Stanley Taiwan. There, she was involved in capital markets and mergers and acquisitions in the Greater China region, across financial, technology, and general industry sectors. Previous position includes Managing Director at Goldman Sachs (Asia) LLC, where she managed the North Asia private wealth management business.

Education
Columbia University, M.S. in Electrical Engineering
The Cooper Union, New York, B.S.

Leo Fang

Managing Director
Leo worked with AEA Investors’ Shanghai office from 2007-14. During that time, he was responsible for assessing brands in consumer products, retail, services, and education, and was actively involved in the execution of the company’s investment in Yanjun Auto and Suhyang Group. Leo was also a core member of the portfolio management team of Suhyang Group.

Before joining AEA, he was Associate Consultant with L.E.K. Consulting, where he worked in the Shanghai, Los Angeles and Beijing offices.

Education
Georgia Institute of Technology, M.S. in Industrial Engineering
National University of Singapore, M.S. in in Supply Chain Management
Fudan University, Shanghai, B.S. in Management Information Systems