Mr. Conrad Tsang
- Founder and Chairman, Strategic Year Holdings
Mr Tsang has been in the private equity and venture capital industry for over 20 years. Mr Tsang’s industry experience includes: environmental technologies, healthcare, education and professional services, TMT, financial services, retail and consumer products/services, advanced manufacturing, automotive, ecommerce/logistics, energy and alternative energy, real estate, natural resources/mining etc. The companies he has been involved with include Noah Education Holdings Limited, Minsheng Education Group (1569.HK), Galloping Horse Media Group Limited, Kangda International Environmental Protection Holding Limited (6136.HK), Pansoft Group Limited, Ambow Education, Hidili Industry International Development Limited (1393.HK), Launch Tech Co Ltd (2488.HK), Great Wall Auto (2333.HK, 601633.CN), Nord Anglia Education, China Mini-Storage, Teky Holdings, Carsome, Cakap, Sayurbox, Halodoc, Haus!, Buyandship, AMPD Energy. Prior to founding Strategic Year Holdings Limited, he spent 13 years at Baring Private Equity Asia (“Baring Asia”), where he was Managing Director. He was the Founding Partner of Baring Asia’s Beijing office. Prior to that, he was with Merrill Lynch Asia Pacific doing equity research, focusing on media and retail sectors. Since 2016, he became Founder and Chairman of Strategic Year Holdings Limited.
Mr Tsang is currently President and Director of the Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (HKVCA). Previously, he was Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association’s Chairman of the Board (2013-2015). He was voted one of “The 50 Best Venture Capitalists in China” by Forbes China Magazine (2008, 2009). Mr Tsang is a Member of Oxford Investment Opportunity Network (OION), Member of Imperial College Investor Network, and Member of Hong Kong Cyberport Investor Network (CIN). He was also invited to serve as Asia Senior Advisor of Apollo Education Group/Apollo Global, a global higher-education company.
Mr Tsang obtained a Master’s Degree in Management Studies at University of Oxford, United Kingdom; and a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (First Class Honors) at Imperial College of Science and Technology, London, United Kingdom. He also completed an executive program on Private Equity and Venture Capital at Harvard Business School, US.