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James Zhang, Managing Partner, China

Mr. Zhang has 20 years of experience in investment banking, private equity and venture capital investment, M&A and capital budgeting in both the US and China.

Before joining Sea Cliff Capital, he was Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking Asia with ThomasLloyd Capital LLC, a New York based investment bank, affiliated with ThomasLloyd Group plc, a global financial services and fund management group headquartered in Zurich and with $2.7 billion assets under management.

Prior to ThomasLloyd, he was Senior Vice President at Illington Capital LLC and Managing Director of Illington's China Operations. Illington Capital LLC is a New York-based investment bank affiliated with Illington Fund Management LLC, a New York-headquartered fund management firm registered with the SEC and had $3 billion under management.

Previously, he was a Project Manager and Financial Analyst with China Construction Bank, responsible for financial analysis and project financing for large infrastructure capital investment projects in energy, chemical, building materials and equipment manufacturing industries. During his career at China Construction Bank, he completed 36 large and medium-sized transactions.

Mr. Zhang holds an MBA in finance from California State University, San Francisco. He received his BS in water resources and hydropower engineering with a minor in engineering economics from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China.