Multi-Discipline Expertise

UGI is renowned for its cutting-edge approach to product development. Our professionals are drawn from various academic backgrounds and share a wealth of investment experience. The ability to effectively combine expertise in different disciplines, particularly finance and investment banking, law and mathematics, contributes significantly to our ability to provide powerful and comprehensive product and solution structuring services to clients.

Jonathan E. Mitchell
Chairman of Investment Committee

C.Y. Lau
Executive Director and CIO

Richard Lum
Director and Chief Compliance and Risk Officer

Toni Wong
Portfolio Manager and CFO

Mr. Jonathan E. Mitchell is the Chairman of investment committee of United Gain Investment Limited (UGI) and UG Capital Partners (Shenzhen) Fund (LP). Mr. Mitchell is a seasoned investor with over 30 years of experience in asset and investment management, he is the Chairman and CEO of the Mitchell Family Interests, an umbrella organization covering a myriad of entities owned by Mr. Mitchell and his family. among the assets, he controls is a significant portfolio of stocks and bonds and as many as thirty privately-held equity investments, ranging in industry sectors from manufacturing to technology, from building materials to food and beverage, from cosmetics to film production and from mergers & acquisitions to real estate.  Geographically, his family holdings are in a variety of locales in the United States, as well as in Australia, China, Israel and Japan.
Prior to that, Mr. Mitchell was a member of the Board of Directors of the former AMEX-listed financial services company, Beneficial Standard Corporation and subsidiaries, among which were Beneficial Standard Life Insurance Company, Beneficial Standard Mortgage Company and Beneficial Standard Properties, Inc., where he served as President.  Beneficial Standard Life, founded in 1940 by Mr. Mitchell’s grandfather, grew to become California’s fourth largest life insurance company. Subsequently, Mr. Mitchell was President of Benequity Holdings, a New York Stock Exchange listed real estate enterprise, until its sale in 1987.
Mr. Mitchell is the Chairman and CEO of the Edward D. & Anna Mitchell Family Foundation and currently sits on the boards and/or committees of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, JLTV (an American television network), Technion – Israel Institute of Technology and the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) Foundation. He has been given the highest awards offered by the Anti-Defamation League, the Orthodox Union’s Institute for Public Affairs and the Zionist Organization of America. Mr. Mitchell was a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization and currently a life member of the World Presidents’ Organization.
Mr. Lau is the founder United Gain Investment Limited (UGI) and UG Capital Partners (Shenzhen) Fund (LP). With over 20 years of experience in investment management, consulting and finance, he also possesses profound knowledge of various leading technologies.
Since inception of UGI, Mr. Lau has been serving as Executive and Chief Investment Officer, directly manage multiple funds and has employed by several listed investment company as investment manager. Mr. Lau is managing a hedge fund, several Asia Pacific and Greater China focus segregated portfolios and portfolios for a group of high net worth individuals.
Before entering into the consulting, investment management and financial services industry, Mr. Lau was worked as senior engineer and research assistant in enterprises and institutes in the United States, including the Intel Corporation, New York State Institute on Superconductivity and Laboratory for Power and Environmental Studies.
Mr. Lau is a Responsible Officer licensed by the SFC of Hong Kong to carry out Investment Advisory (Type 4) and Type 9 (Asset Management) regulated activities.
Mr. Lau holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, a Master’s degree in Science of Electrical Engineering from National Technological University, Fort Collins, Colorado, the U.S.A., a Bachelor’s degree in Science of Electrical and Computer Engineering from State University of New York at Buffalo, New York, the U.S.A. and a Certificate in Plasma processing from Massachusetts Institute of Technology of Massachusetts, the U.S.A.
He is a member of the Society of Registered Financial Planners in Hong Kong, a registered Financial Planner in People’s Republic of China, a Fellow Member of Institute of Financial Accountants (United Kingdom) and a Fellow Member of the Institute of Public Accountants (Australia). Since 2008, Mr. Lau has been appointed as a Disciplinary Committee Panel Member of the Social Workers Registration Board for the Hong Kong SAR.
Mr. Richard Lum has over 20 years of experience in the corporate finance and investment advisory fields, including projects of group restructuring and fund raising. Richard is currently serving as Director, Responsible Officer and Chief Compliance and Risk Officer of United Gain Investment Limited.
During the period of 1990 to 2008, he acted as Executive Director of Innovative International (Holdings) Ltd., Dransfield Holdings Limited and Digital World Holdings Limited, all of which are companies listed on the main board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited.
Mr. Lum possesses further corporate finance and venture capital experience through his investment advisory work for clients during the period of 1998 to 2000, which included fundraising activities. Prior to joining the corporate world, Richard was an experienced banker and held a senior position at Banque Nationale de Paris.
Mr. Lum is a Responsible Officer licensed by the SFC of Hong Kong to carry out Investment Advisory (Type 4) and Type 9 (Asset Management) regulated activities.
Mr. Lum holds a Bachelor’s degree in Science from the University of Hong Kong, a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a Master’s of Law from Renmin University of China. He is a member of the Society of Registered Financial Planners in Hong Kong, a registered Financial Planner in People’s Republic of China, a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors, an associate member of Institute of Financial Accountants, United Kingdom and an associate member of the Certified Risk Planner.
Ms. Toni Wong has over 20 years of experience in the areas of financial control and investment analysis. Ms. Wong joined United Gain Investment Limited in 2008 and is currently a portfolio manager and CFO in charge of portfolio and investment analysis. Ms. Wong worked in a number of internationally renowned institutions, such as Investor Relations Asia Pacific, GE Capital (Hong Kong) Limited, Hang Seng Bank and Deloitte, as Chief Financial Officer, Finance Manager, Credit Analyst and Auditor.
Ms. Wong is a licensed representative under the regulated activities Type 4 (Advising on Securities) and Type 9 (Asset Management).
Ms. Wong is a CPA and holds a Master’s degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology and a Bachelor’s degree with Honors in Accountancy from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She is a fellow member of Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (FCCA) and a Certified Public Accountant of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA). In addition, Toni was awarded the British Chevening Scholarship by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office in 1997.