Clive TAN Che Koon


Joshua ZHANG Yaolin
Investment Manager

Joyce PANG Qin
Investment Analyst

Richard SIM Zhipeng
Investment Manager

Business Development

THO Jinliang
Business Development Analyst
  • Clive Tan Che Koon

    Chief Executive Officer

    Mr. Clive Tan is the co-founder and Executive Director of 8I Holdings Limited (ASX:8IH) and is based in Singapore.

    Mr. Tan holds a Post-Graduate Diploma in Education from the National Institute of Education and an Honours Degree in Mechanical and Production Engineering from the Nanyang Technological University. He also attended the University of Technology in Sydney on an academic exchange programme.

    From his humble beginnings as a secondary school teacher, Mr. Tan got acquainted with the idea of value investing through an investment workshop and upon further research into the area, began modelling his investment strategies of renowned value investors, including Warren Buffett and adapting it to the Asian context.

    Through prudent investments and careful planning, Mr. Tan accumulated enough investment returns within 5 years to start his first business with his wife, acquiring & turning around an existing loss-making childcare business, and turning it into a successful and profitable one before selling it for a good profit.

    With his background in Education, Mr. Tan is passionate about sharing his investment knowledge and the importance of financial literacy with the public. He has authored books including “Value Investing for Employees” which is one of the best-selling titles in the Value Investing series.

    Since inception of the 8I Group in 2008, Mr. Tan is responsible for the strategic planning, development and risk management of its businesses including education and investments in listed securities, property projects and private equity. He is also deeply involved in the development of corporate policies and management of the group’s Human Capital.

    He believes that a person earning even an ordinary wage level can invest wisely and become financially free.

  • Joshua ZHANG Yaolin

    Investment Manager 

    Joshua is an investment manager at Hidden Champions Capital Management. He is responsible for researching and conducting detailed analysis for Hidden Champions companies in India, ASEAN and ANZ. Prior to joining Hidden Champions Capital Management, 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 Hidden Champions Capital Management. Her responsibilities include researching and conducting detailed analysis for Hidden Champions in Greater China and Taiwan. Prior to joining Hidden Champions Capital Management, 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.

  • Richard Sim Zhipeng

    Investment Manager

    Richard Sim joined Hidden Champions Capital Management in 2013, and is based in Singapore.

    He graduated from Nanyang Technological University with a Bachelor in Accountancy and was previously with Ernst and Young Singapore as a Senior Auditor. He is both a Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) and a Chartered Accountant (CA).

    With his passion in investing, he joined HCCM as an analyst with the aim of honing his investment skills and building up the company’s portfolio with great companies similar to those of Berkshire Hathaway. At the age of 27, Richard already handled a portfolio of around 15 companies, generating double digit returns investing in various equities throughout Asia Pacific excluding Japan.

    Furthermore, being a lifelong learner in the art of value investing, Richard constantly seeks to grow in his capacity so as to add massive value to the society through financial education. To date, he has also spoken at various finances and investments related programmes and events, including the recent Value Investing Summit 2017.

  • THO Jinliang

    Business Development Analyst

    Jinliang is the business development analyst at Hidden Champions Capital Management. 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 Hidden Champions Capital Management, 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).