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Zhang Lei

Mr. Zhang is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Hillhouse Capital Management Group, Ltd. Hillhouse manages over fourteen billion U.S. dollars for leading endowments, foundations, sovereign funds, and family offices. Hillhouse takes a long-term fundamental research approach and invests in both public and private opportunities across a variety of sectors.

Mr. Zhang 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, he is a member of the University Council at Yale University and is the Chairman of Yale Asia Development Council. He served on the boards of several of Asia’s leading companies, including JD.com, China’s largest Internet retailer; Qunar, China’s largest online travel vertical; and MNC Global Mediacom, Indonesia’s largest media/ TV/ Pay TV conglomerate.

Mr. Zhang is a Trustee of the Brookings Institution. Mr. Zhang is also a Governing Board Member of the China-United States Exchange Foundation, a non-profit organization established with the purpose of further improving communications and enhancing understanding between China and the United States.