Chairman, Executive Director & CEO
Bao Fan is the Founder, Chairman, CEO and Executive Director of China Renaissance, China’s leading financial institution serving the new economy.
Mr. Bao began his investment banking career at the dawn of the internet era in the late 1990s, having worked at Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse for years. Inspired by his clients’ entrepreneurial zeal, he joined AsiaInfo Holdings, Inc., a Chinese IT and software services provider, as chief strategy officer in 2000. He then founded China Renaissance in 2005 to connect China’s capital markets with the rest of the world, serving new economy entrepreneurs and investors on a global scale. In 2015, Mr. Bao was recognized as one of the world’s “50 Most Influential” by Bloomberg Markets.
Mr. Bao holds a master’s degree in business and economics from the BI Norwegian School of Management.
President, Chairman of CR Securities (Hong Kong) Limited
Cong Lin is President of China Renaissance Group and Chairman of the Board of Directors of China Renaissance Securities (Hong Kong) Limited, where he is responsible for the Group’s investment banking business.
Mr. Cong has over 30 years of experience in the banking and finance industry. Prior to joining the Group, he was Chairman of ICBC International Holdings Limited. Mr. Cong served in a variety of senior executive roles during his tenure with ICBC Group, including Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ICBC International Holdings Limited, Executive Director and President of ICBC Financial Leasing Co., Ltd., and Chief Representative of the Beijing Office and Vice President of ICEA Finance Holdings Limited. He also held senior management positions at the Head Office of ICBC, where he was responsible for various core businesses, such as credit and treasury.
Mr. Cong holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Renmin University of China, a Master’s degree in Economics from the Graduate School of the People’s Bank of China Research Institute of Finance, and a Master of Business Administration from Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business.
XIE Yi Jing, Kevin
Executive Director, Managing Director & Head of Healthcare
Xie Yi Jing co-founded China Renaissance. He is a Managing Director and head of the healthcare advisory team overseeing the financial advisory business for the healthcare sector. Since joining China Renaissance, Mr. Xie has held various management positions, including managing director of the financial sponsor team. Mr. Xie previously worked at Credit Suisse and served as vice president within its investment banking division.
Mr. Xie holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Sydney.
Executive Director, Managing Director of Advisory
Wang Lixing is Managing Director of Advisory at China Renaissance, responsible for the financial advisory business. Mr. Wang started his investment banking career with China Renaissance in 2007 and since then has held various positions, including vice president of the TME Group and managing director of the corporate finance group.
Mr. Wang holds a bachelor’s degree in automotive engineering and a master’s degree in information and communication engineering from Tsinghua University.
Head of Growth Capital Fund, Managing Director
Du Yongbo is Managing Director of Huaxing Growth Capital Fund at China Renaissance, taking charge of the new economy investment business. Since joining China Renaissance, Mr. Du has held several management positions, including principal of the TME group and managing director of the corporate finance group.
Prior to joining China Renaissance, Mr. Du served at Lenovo Group for approximately eight years, assuming a number of senior positions in different companies within the group, including investment director, general manager, as well as vice general manager of corporate planning.
Mr. Du holds dual bachelor’s degrees in engineering (thermal and nuclear energy, and mechanical engineering) from Tsinghua University and a master of business administration degree in finance from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Cui Qiang is CFO and shares responsibility for overseeing the overall financial management. Mr. Cui is a senior finance executive with deep expertise in corporate finance, tax, financial planning and analysis, financial reporting and risk management. He also has extensive capital markets experience. Since 2016, he has served as Chief Financial Officer of Huajing Securities, China Renaissance’s A-share market investment banking business.
Earlier in his career, he held a number of roles of increasing importance with Zhong De Securities, Deutsche Bank, PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting, Thakral Information Technology and Reanda Certified Public Accountants.
Mr. Cui received his Bachelor’s degree in International Business Management from the University of International Business and Economics and a Master’s degree in Management and Accounting from the University of Toronto. He is also a non-practicing member of the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
LAM Ka Cheong, Jason
President of CR International
Lam Ka Cheong is President of China Renaissance International, responsible for all business units and operational functions in Hong Kong and the United States.
Mr. Lam has 20 years of investment banking, corporate finance and capital markets experience in Greater China and Asia, with a focus on the technology sector. Prior to joining China Renaissance, Mr. Lam served as a managing director and co-head of Asia technology coverage at Credit Suisse. Before that, he held various investment banking positions at UBS, ABN AMRO Bank N.V. and Credit Suisse.
Mr. Lam holds a bachelor of science degree from Cornell University and a master’s degree in engineering economics systems and operation research from Stanford University.
Xiang Wei is COO of China Renaissance, responsible for the overall strategic planning, operational management and organizational construction, assisting the CEO to manage general operational and business development affairs.
Mr. Xiang has held various positions, including Head of Strategic Development, Secretary to the Board of Huajing Securities and Director of Huaxing Growth Capital.
Before joining China Renaissance, Mr. Xiang was the senior consultant at Shanghai International Energy Exchange. Prior to that, he served as Lawyer in the Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, International Lawyer at Shearman & Sterling LLP. and Lawyer of Haiwen & Partners.
Mr. Xiang holds a Bachelor’s degree in British & American literature from Wuhan University of Technology, a Bachelor’s degree in law from Wuhan University, a Master’s degree in law from Tsinghua University and a Master’s degree in law from Columbia University.
CHEN Yang, Diana
Chief Human Resources Officer
Chen Yang is Managing Director of China Renaissance Group，responsible for Human Resources Department and Legal Department. Since joining China Renaissance, Ms. Chen has been working as a core member, taking part in multiple key projects, strategic planning and operation management of the Group. Ms. Chen also built up the legal team of the Group from scratch, and led the team winning the honor of 2020 ALB China Top 15 New Economy In-House Teams Award.
Prior to joining China Renaissance, Ms. Chen worked at Han Kun Law Offices, with main practice areas in PE and VC investment, during which Ms. Chen accumulated rich project experience in the fields including Foreign Direct Investment, Mergers & Acquisitions, Venture Capital & Private Equity Investment and overseas Listings.
Ms. Chen holds a master’s degree in law from Vanderbilt University, and a bachelor's degree in law from China University of Political Science and Law.