Anthony ChanChief Executive Officer
Anthony is Chief Executive Officer of Isola Capital Group. Anthony had an extensive career in investment banking with Credit Suisse, Citigroup and Lehman Brothers Asia before transitioning to private equity and principal investments. He has broad investment experience across the Asia Pacific region in consumer, education, food safety, industrial, and technology sectors.
Anthony attained a Bachelors of Commerce (Finance and Economics) from The University of Sydney and Bachelors of Laws (Honours) from The University of Sydney Law School. He is a graduate from the Financial Engineering Program of Stanford University and attended the Stanford Executive Institute. Anthony is a Responsible Officer for Type 1, Type 4 and Type 9 activities licensed by the HKSFC.
Anthony is a member of the Limited Partners Committee, Family Office Committee and Wine Committee of HKVCA, a member of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce Taxation Committee and YEC Executive Committee. He is a member of the Hong Kong Securities and Investments Institute. He holds directorships in various private and public companies.
Anthony is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese, and a keen tennis player, golfer, wine enthusiast and Formula One fan.
Alex WuManaging Director
Alex is a Managing Director with Isola Capital and responsible for direct investment origination, structuring, execution and portfolio management.
Alex has extensive private equity and investment banking expereince in the Asia Pacific region. Previously, he spent close to seven years at Olympus Capital, a pan-Asian private equity fund, where he was a Director involved in the investment activities in China and covered the financial services sector on a regional basis. He has completed investments in China and Korea.
Prior to that, Alex was with Citigroup in Financial Institutions Group and ING Corporate Finance where he developed broad M&A advisory, leveraged buyout, and capital markets expertise in financial services, consumer, retail and technology sectors across the region.
Alex received his MBA from NYU Stern School of Business and BBA in Finance from National Taiwan University.
Alex is fluent in English, Mandarin and Taiwanese, and is a keen golfer, runner, snowboarder and rugby fan.
Tom TurnerManaging Director - Portfolio Manager
Tom Turner is a Portfolio Manager for Isola Capital Asset Management, focusing on customized global wealth management for our HNW/UHNW clients.
Tom’s primary objectives are to manage his clients’ overall risks and preserve capital while generating reasonable risk adjusted returns. His strategy is a global multi-asset and multi-strategy approach, where he employs a macro top-down investment process combined with bottom-up fundamental and technical analysis. The approach predominately has a long bias with a focus on absolute return.
Tom has over 30 years’ experience in the capital markets covering various roles and geographies. Most recently, he was the Asian Head of Proprietary Trading at RBS and then CIMB (which acquired the RBS Asian equity business). Prior to that, he worked for Bank of America Merrill Lynch for a decade, where he managed their Korean equity trading in Seoul before moving to Hong Kong to manage a regional equity portfolio. Tom began his career at Cargill, where he spent 20 years covering various roles in Canada, US, Australia, and Asia. He started in their corporate finance department and then went on to hold various roles, including Business Development / Structured Products, Commodity Derivatives Trader, Senior Trader in U.S. Fixed-Income and Equities. Tom’s final role with Cargill (Black River Hedge Fund) was Head of Korea / Taiwan Trading, where he was involved in portfolio management of equities, fixed-income, currencies, trade and structured finance and distressed debt. He was a member of the Asia Regional Investment Committee and the Global Risk Committee for Cargill’s Black River Hedge Fund.
Tom is a graduate of Business Administration at Red River College and subsequently received a professional accounting designation from C.G.A. of Canada. Tom enjoys spending time with family as well as golf, skiing, trail running, hiking, swimming, ice hockey, and of course, food / music.
Linda LuManaging Director - Senior Relationship Manager
Linda is a Managing Director for Isola Capital Asset Management, focusing on core portfolio management for our HNW/UHNW clients.
Linda has over 30 years’ experience in the asset management and wealth management industry across the Greater China region. She began her career with Citicorp as a research assistant, followed by research and CRM roles with Barclays in Taiwan. Linda then spent 12 years with Barings Asset Management, culminating in the role of General Manager for their Taiwan operations. Subsequently, over a 14 year period in private banking, Linda held various senior roles with Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, Credit Agricole and Julius Baer. Most recently Linda leveraged her extensive experience at several multi-family office platforms in Hong Kong, before joining Isola Capital to develop and manage our Core Portfolio capabilities.
Linda graduated with a B.A. from Soochow University (Taipei) majoring in German and attained an EMBA from National Taiwan University. She enjoys hiking and aerobics dancing.
Mary ChiuDirector - Family Office
Mary Chiu is a Director for Isola Capital focusing on family office solutions.
Mary has over 10 years of experience in Investor Relations, Corporate Finance and Asset Management. Most recently, Mary was a Director for UBS’ Global Family Office operations, providing investment solutions across the wealth management and institutional platform to large family offices. Prior to that, she worked at Morgan Stanley’s investment banking division covering Hong Kong companies for initial public offerings, debt and equity capital raisings and M&A.
Mary graduated from Trinity College at the University of Toronto with a BA(Hon) with a double major in Economics and Philosophy. She received an MBA with Distinction from the Johnson School at Cornell University, specializing in Asset Management and Capital Markets. Mary is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin. She enjoys practicing Wing Chun Kungfu and Ashtanga yoga.
Kyle TsaiAssistant Vice President
Kyle focuses on direct investments at Isola Capital. Prior to joining Isola Capital, he was an Analyst at Morgan Stanley Private Equity, where he concentrated on direct investments in Taiwan, China and Southeast Asia.
Kyle received his B.B.A. in International Business from National Chengchi University in Taipei.
Kyle is fluent in English, Mandarin and Taiwanese, and is a keen Formula One fan and blackjack player.
Sean focuses on direct investments at Isola Capital. Prior to joining Isola Capital, he was an Analyst at Excelsior Capital Asia, a North Asia focused private equity fund, where he gained experience across multiple industries, including consumer and insurance.
Sean received a Bachelor of Arts in Financial Economics from Columbia University.
Sean is fluent in English and Korean, and is a keen golfer.