Chief Investment Officer
&
CEO

KEE Koon Boon
Chief Investment Officer & CEO

Investment

Joshua ZHANG Yaolin
Investment Manager


Joyce PANG Qin
Investment Analyst

Business Development

THO Jinliang
Business Development Analyst
  • KEE Koon Boon

    Chief Investment Officer and CEO

    Koon Boon is an internationally-featured investor rooted in the principles of value investing for over a decade as a fund manager and analyst in the Asian capital markets. Koon Boon is currently the Executive Director, Chief Executive and Chief Investment Officer at 8 Capital, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ASX-listed 8I Holdings Ltd (ASX: 8IH), helping to manage the listed Asian equities investments in the Hidden Champions Fund.
    His previous tenure was fund manager and head of research/analyst at a Singapore-based investment management organization dedicated to the craft of value investing in Asia. He had been with the firm since 2002 and was also part of the core investment committee in significantly outperforming the index in the 10-year-plus flagship Asian fund. He was previously the portfolio manager for Asia-Pacific equities at Korea’s largest mutual fund company.
    Koon Boon received his Masters in Finance (magna cum laude, and double degree in Accountancy and Business Management in Finance (both summa cum laude) from the Singapore Management University (SMU). He had taught accounting at his alma mater in SMU.
    Koon Boon published cutting-edge empirical research as well as wrote articles about value investing and corporate governance in the media. He had also presented in top banking and finance conferences in Sydney, Cape Town, HK, Beijing and in the recent Emerging Value Summit 2013 and Wide Moat Investing Summit 2013. He is also featured in TEDxWallStreet, Greatinvestors.TV and BeyondProxy.com.

  • Joshua ZHANG Yaolin

    Investment Manager 

    Joshua is an investment manager at 8 Capital. He is responsible for researching and conducting detailed analysis for Hidden Champions companies in India, ASEAN and ANZ. Prior to joining 8 Capital, Joshua held engineering stints at Envipure and KeppelFels, garnering extensive on-the-ground experience in project management, leading and fulfilling multi-million dollar global projects on water treatment systems and rig piping systems.
    His edge in engineering synergized with investing enables him to identify strong, well-run businesses beyond quantitative numbers, particularly when conducting due diligence trips and assessing management quality.

    Joshua graduated from the University of New South Wales, Sydney, with a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering (Honours).

  • Joyce PANG Qin

    Investment Analyst

    Joyce is an investment analyst at 8 Capital. Her responsibilities include researching and conducting detailed analysis for Hidden Champions in Greater China and Taiwan. Prior to joining 8 Capital, she worked with reputable MNCs that include Daikin and Siemens as an engineer, specializing in building technologies and system automation, energy management, and applying critical thinking for solving problems and proposing best solutions for clients based on data intelligence gathered.

    Joyce graduated from the University College Dublin with a Master Degree on Science of Management (2nd Upper Honours) and a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering from Shanghai Ocean University.

  • THO Jinliang

    Business Development Analyst

    Jinliang is the business development analyst at 8 Capital. He is responsible for promoting the Hidden Champions Fund both through digital and offline platforms. He is also responsible for providing copy writing duties for all Hidden Champions publications. Prior to joining 8 Capital, he was in Branding and Communications for 8I Holdings Limited, spearheading the social media platforms and external communications.

    Jinliang graduated from the University of Adelaide with a Bachelor in Commerce (International Business).