General Atlantic Team
Our global team is dedicated to helping our portfolio companies become market leaders domestically, regionally, and globally.
Head of China Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai
Eric Zhang ×
Eric Zhang is a Managing Director and Head of General Atlantic’s business in China. He is also a member of the firm’s Portfolio Committee. Before joining the firm in 2016, Eric was a Global Partner and Managing Director at The Carlyle Group from 2006 to 2016 where he focused on investments in Asia. Previously, he was Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions at Credit Suisse in Hong Kong, and prior to that, he was a Vice President in the Investment Banking division at China International Capital Corporation Limited in Beijing.
Operating Partner Beijing
Lu Wang ×
Lu Wang is an Operating Partner at General Atlantic, providing strategic counsel to the firm’s investment team and portfolio companies with a focus on the internet, e-commerce, digital and technology sectors in China. Before joining General Atlantic in 2019, Lu was Vice President at Baidu, Inc. In this role, he oversaw the company’s strategic partnerships, marketing, public relations and government relations functions. Prior to Baidu, Lu was President and Chief Executive Officer at Walmart Global eCommerce in Asia, the company’s second-largest global e-commerce market. In this role, Mr. Wang led Walmart’s strategic investment in JD.com, acquisition of e-commerce platform Yihaodian and subsequent integration of the two companies. He also previously held executive leadership positions at CBS Interactive and Ziff Davis in Asia.
Vice President Beijing
Rachel Chen ×
Rachel Chen is a Vice President at General Atlantic and focuses on the firm’s investments in China. Before joining General Atlantic in 2018, Rachel was an Assistant Vice President at GIC where she focused on the financial services and consumer sectors. Prior to that, Rachel was an Analyst at Primavera Capital Group.
Vice President Beijing
Simon Liu ×
Simon Liu is a Vice President at General Atlantic and focuses on the firm’s investments in China. Before joining General Atlantic in 2018, Simon was an Assistant Vice President at GIC where he focused on the technology and consumer sectors. Prior to that, Simon was an Investment Banking Analyst at Citigroup.
Senior Associate Beijing
Zoe Shi ×
Zoe Shi is a Senior Associate at General Atlantic and focuses on investments in China. Before joining General Atlantic in 2016, Zoe was an Associate at Temasek in Beijing where she focused on investments in the Internet & Technology and Consumer sectors.
Yingnan Chai ×
Yingnan Chai is an Associate at General Atlantic and focuses on investments in China. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2018, Yingnan was an Investment Banking Analyst at J.P. Morgan.
Michael Huang ×
Michael Huang is an Associate at General Atlantic and focuses on investments in China. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2018, Michael was an Analyst at Citigroup working in the General Industrials Group.
Zihan Li ×
Zihan Li is an Analyst at General Atlantic. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2019, Zihan was a 2018 General Atlantic Summer Analyst