Zhang Lei


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Zhang Lei sits on the Board of GLP. He is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Hillhouse Capital Management Group. Hillhouse Capital was founded in 2005 and focuses on long-term equity investing. The firm invests in the consumer; technology; business services; and health care sectors and manages over US$35 billion in assets on behalf of institutional clients such as university endowments, foundations, sovereign wealth funds, and family offices.

Lei is a Trustee of Yale University and Co-Chairman of the Yale Asia Development Council. Before attending Yale, where he earned an MBA and an M.A. in international relations in 2002, Lei received his B.A. in economics in 1994 from Renmin University of China, where he is Vice Chairman and Trustee of the Board.

Lei is a governing Board Member of the China-United States Exchange Foundation and serves on the Hong Kong Financial Services Development Council as well as the Steering Group on Financial Technologies. He served as a Co-Chair of the B20 China Employment Taskforce in 2016 and the co-Chair of the B20 Germany Employment and Education Taskforce in 2017.