Ms Joanna Yeo (2006)
Hui En Joanna Yeo (Trinity '06) is currently Vice President, Principal Investing at Sun Hung Kai & Co. In this role, she manages a $700M private equity and venture capital portfolio comprising global direct and fund investments, with a focus on financial services and fintech, technology, big data/AI, healthcare and consumer.
She was previously in buy-side investing at Morgan Stanley, a technology startup in Singapore, and has also worked on healthcare genetics research at Harvard Medical School / Massachusetts General Hospital and long-term strategic planning with Singapore's Prime Minister's Office and the Board of Directors for Keppel Corporation.
Joanna received her Bachelor's Summa cum Laude from Harvard, where she was elected one of four Phi Beta Kappa class marshals for the Class of 2006 and was also Phi Beta Kappa (Junior 24), a John Harvard Scholar, and recipient of the Detur and Setchkarev Prizes. She also has a Master's from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, where she was a recipient of an A. Michael Spence Fellowship and conducted research on international trade negotiations at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research and Stanford Center for International Development (Kyle Bagwell, Saumitra Jha). She has also studied the effects of time horizons and issue preferences on the formation of international trade agreements (Jeffry Frieden, Michael Hiscox).
At Cambridge, Joanna read for an M.Phil in International Relations at Trinity College on a Gates Cambridge Fellowship and set up the Cambridge Society Singapore (now part of the Oxbridge Society) in conjunction with Cambridge's 800th Anniversary Capital Campaign. She is very grateful for the generosity of both the Gates Trust and Trinity College, and now serves as regional coordinator for Hong Kong for the Gates Cambridge Alumni Association, and as a committee member for the Oxford and Cambridge Society of Hong Kong.