Zhang Lei

Zhang Lei

Hillhouse Capital



Zhang Lei is the Founder, Chairman and Portfolio Manager of Hillhouse Capital Group, Ltd. He earned an MBA and M.A. in International Relations from Yale University and a B.A. in Economics from Renmin University of China, where he is the Vice Chairman and Trustee of the Board. In addition, Mr. Zhang is a Trustee of the Yale-NUS College, a collaboration between Yale University and the National University of Singapore, and the Chairman of Yale Asia Development Council. Prior to founding Hillhouse in 2005, Mr. Zhang worked with the Yale Endowment and an emerging market fund covering South Africa and Southeast Asia. Mr. Zhang holds roles at the Brookings Institution and the China-United States Exchange Foundation, a non-profit organization established with the purpose of further improving communications and enhancing understanding between the peoples of China and the United States. He is also devoted to educational issues. He is actively involved and holds roles with the BN Vocational School, China’s largest non-profit organization dedicated to the education of underprivileged children, and the United World College (UWC) of Southeast Asia Foundation. In addition, he established the Gaoli Academy at Renmin University with the purpose of expanding the role of liberal arts education in Chinese universities.

Hillhouse Capital

Focused on the consumer TMT industrials sectors

Founder & Chairman


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Last Update: May 12, 2015 12:00 a.m.