Dr. Lei Zhang is CFO of Yancoal Australia (ASX: YAL, HKEx: 3668) since March 2014. Before Yancoal, Lei served as the Senior Vice President of SK Great China responsible for PE and Principle Investment, as the General Manager at Shell Commercial, Finance, M&A Far East, as the Managing Director & CFO of Chinalco Mining Corp. International (HKEx: 3883) and CFO of Chinalco Overseas, as the Vice President and Real Estate CFO of Siemens North Asia, M&A Director Siemens Asia Pacific. Dr. Zhang had also worked at ING Bank. Lei has working experience at China, Australia and Germany.
Lei led many M&A, IPO, Greenfield Development projects, such as Yancoal C&A acquisition from Rio Tinto, JV set up between Yancoal and Glencore, HK IPO of Yancoal, HKIPO of Chinalco Mining, CoGP fund between SK and Fosun, Peru Toromocho copper mine greenfield development, Siemens Shanghai Building construction, Real Estate Integration for Siemens North East Asia.
He wrote a book of “Effect and Determinant factors of FDI at China Manufacturing Industry” in 2010, and many papers about the Corporate Finance, M&A and Regional Economics .
He received his PHD of Economics from China Academy of Social Science Institute and MBA from Peking University.
Dr. Lei Zhang joins a keynote panel discussion in the Investment strategies session about Continued Chinese Investment into Australia – Issues and opportunities at Energy Mines and Money 2019 . Download the programme.