Yuebing Lu is the Vice Chairman of China Funds at Siguler Guff and a member of the Investment Committees for the BRIC Opportunities Funds. As a senior member of the Firm's investment staff, he facilitates Siguler Guff's business development activities in China and advises on the Firm's overall emerging markets investment strategy. With over 20 years of experience in the public and private sectors in China, Mr. Lu has a deep understanding of the local market and brings long-term government and business relationships to Siguler Guff.
Prior to joining Siguler Guff in 2012, Mr. Lu was the Deputy President and Chief Investment Officer of China Jianyin Investment Co. Ltd., the domestic investment platform of the China Investment Corporation (CIC). In this position, he led private equity fund investments and direct investments in financial services and manufacturing companies. Previously, he was the Managing Director and China CEO of Climate Change Capital, a London-based investment manager and advisor focused on the cleantech sector and low carbon opportunities.
In addition to Mr. Lu's experience in the financial services sector, he has held senior management positions in several leading multinational companies, including Alstom (China) Investment Co., Ltd., where he served as Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Development, and Ford Motor China Ltd., where he was a Vice President of Government Affairs. Mr. Lu was also a Director at Caterpillar (China) Investment Co., Ltd., where he managed business development, including M&A and green field investments in joint ventures and wholly-owned foreign enterprises, corporate strategy, government relations and public affairs.
Mr. Lu began his career as an advisor to the Chinese government on industry development strategy and foreign investment policy during his service at the Development Research Center of the State Council. In this role, he acted as an expert advisor to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and was instrumental in the creation of UNCTAD's World Investment Report.
Mr. Lu holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Tsinghua University, an M.B.A. from the joint program of the McMaster University and the University of Science and Technology Beijing, and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Cambridge.