Mr. Christophe Lee

Founding partner,
JP Asia Partners Ltd.
Financial Services Development Council(FSDC)
New Business Committee
Christophe Lee is a leading figure in the Asian investment industry. He has more than 26 years of broad ranged financial services experience and a proven track record in building new businesses. He founded JP Asia Partners to offer consulting and advisory services in asset & wealth management and in FinTech (clients include Tencent). He is also a senior advisor & Director (past CFO) of a global private MedTech company

Mr. Lee was previously the most senior business management professional in Asia-Pacific for Morgan Stanley owned global hedge fund FrontPoint Partners. Prior to that he built up and managed various profitable new businesses for Hong Kong listed Sun Hung Kai Financial Group (“SHK”) over a 10 year period, including an alternative asset management business (peak AUM approx. US$ 1bn) and a wealth management business with 100+ financial planners. At SHK, Mr. Lee launched over a dozen hedge funds and a private equity fund. Prior, Mr. Lee worked at a number of global investment banks including Goldman Sachs and Bankers Trust.

Mr. Lee played an active role is the development of asset management industry in Hong Kong. His HKSAR government appointments include the Financial Services Development Council (FSDC) – New Business Committee since March 2013 and the advisory committee of the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) from 2007 - 2009. Mr. Lee chaired AIMA Hong Kong (the global trade association for hedge funds) for 8 years from 2004 to 2012.

Mr. Lee is active in community work and serves on the board of various NGOs and foundations.

Recognitions – Mr. Lee was voted by AsianInvestor Magazine as one of the “Top 25 most influential people in Asian hedge funds” and by Asia Fund Manager as one of the “Top 50 Industry Leader”.