Mr. Lai has over 27 years of experience in financial services (VC&PE), technologies, and consumption & distribution sectors and has had senior management and operational responsibilities in various regions including the U.K., the U.S., Middle East (Dubai), Singapore, Hong Kong/China, and Korea.
Mr. Lai is a recognized Professional Manager (PMgr), Fellow Director (FHKIoD), and Member of Securities and Investment (MHKSI) by Hong Kong Management Association (HKMA), The Hong Kong Institute of Directors (HKIoD), and The Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute (HKSI), respectively.
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Mr. Lai holds his B.Sc. degree from Columbia University, M.Sc. degree from Johns Hopkins University, M.Sc. in Financial Management from University of London, EMBA from INSEAD and Beijing Tsinghua SEM, and M.A. in Management Research from Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM) at Macquarie University for having completed all required Doctoral courses towards the degree of Doctor of Business Administration (DBA).