Yana has more than 16 years of related investment, advisory and operations experience in China, Canada and Hong Kong. Prior to WestSummit, Yana’s career includes tenures at ITT, Canada Reconnect, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and CITIC Capital. She has a diverse range of experience from private equity investment, portfolio management, fund management, corporate finance, business advisory/assurance, risk management, to business development. Her industry expertise spans banking, insurance, consumer product, diverse manufacturing/retailing and TMT. Yana’s extensive transaction experience includes early stage companies to pre-IPO investments and divestitures. She has executed cross-board M&A transactions throughout her career, including several US-China and Euro-China M&A projects. She is familiar with both western and eastern culture and business practices.
Yana participates in WSC’s investment activities, with a focus in deal diligence and deal execution. She is also responsible for WSC's fund management function.
- Master in Business Administration from the University of Oxford
- Undergraduate degree in Business and Science from Canada and China respectively
- CFA Charter holder and a Certified Public Accountant in Canada and Hong Kong