Our Team

Karen Lai – Investment Director


Karen joined LionRock Capital as an Investment Director in 2014.  She was previously an Investment Executive at Candover, a leading European private equity fund, where she focused on mid-market growth companies in the Greater China region.  Prior to that, she worked at Credit Suisse focusing on fixed income structuring, as well as at Merrill Lynch as an investment banker.  Karen received a BSc in Economics (summa cum laude and Beta Alpha Psi) from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.  She is qualified as a Chartered Financial Analyst.



Siew Ling LowVice President

  • Over 10 years of financial experience across Asia Pacific region, with focus on private equity M&A
  • Barclays Capital (2008-2010), Hong Kong
  • ABN AMRO Bank N.V. (2006-2008), Hong Kong
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers Corporate Finance (2003-2006), Singapore
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers (1999-2003), Singapore
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)


Christopher Liao – Investment Associate

  • Over 6 years’ combined experience in corporate and financial advisory
  • KPMG Corporate Finance, M&A Advisory (2010-2014), Hong Kong
  • Master Alliance, Strategy Consulting (2009-2010), Hong Kong
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers, Audit and Assurance (2006-2008), Hong Kong
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers, China Tax & Business Advisory (2005-2006), Hong Kong
  • MSc Philosophy, Policy and Social Value, LSE
  • LLB Law with European Law, University of Leeds
  • Leiden Law Courses, Leiden University
  • ACCA affiliate 

Barney Han– Investment Analyst

  • MSc in Finance, University of Hong Kong
  • PRC Chartered Public Accountant (CPA) Candidate
  • CFA level 3 candidate
  • FRM (Passed, Charter Pending)
  • Native PRC