Prof. William Mobley

Prof. William Mobley

Adjunct Chair Professor of Management
Faculty of Business Administration

Co-Director
Asia-Pacific Academy of Economics and Management
University of Macau

William Mobley is the Adjunct Chair Professor of Management in the Faculty of Business Administration, and the Co-Director of Asia-Pacific Academy of Economics and Management (APAEM), University of Macau.

An academic with a wealth of experience in business management, Mobley served as the president of Texas A&M University from 1988 to 1993 and as the managing director of Global Research Consortium from 1995 to 2002. Having held several positions in Asian business schools such as the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and National Taiwan University (NTU) throughout his career, Mobley has a thorough understanding of the business environment in Asia.

Mr. Yong Kwek Ping

Mr. Yong Kwek Ping

Adjunct Scholar
Faculty of Business Administration
University of Macau

Chief Executive Officer
Inventis Investment Holdings (China) Ltd

Yong Kwek Ping is the CEO of Inventis Investment Holdings, the largest foreign private equity growth fund based in Shanghai, China with over USD 6.2 billion of capital under management spread across three different funds: the Greater China-focused fund, a global investment fund and a Korean country specific fund.

Kwek Ping started his first USD private equity China-focused growth fund in 2001 and has since made more than forty investments in different cities in China across various industries, including manufacturing, mining, energy, food and beverage, and the retail sector. With over 15 years of private equity experience, Kwek Ping has also planned and executed many successful exits through trade sales and pre-IPO transactions.

Kwek Ping is a TED speaker and the author of two acclaimed books on China, Private Equity in China: Challenges and Opportunities (Wiley 2012) and Due Diligence in China: Beyond the Checklists (Wiley 2013).

Kwek Ping’s track record is well recognized, and he is frequently invited to speak at many international conferences and summits. Kwek Ping teaches private equity courses at the Singapore Management University, Imperial College Business School, Skolkovo Moscow School of Management and he is a Senior Fellow of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA. He also sits on the Board of Advisors, the Asia Pacific Academy of Economics and Management (APAEM), University of Macau, China and is the Centre Director of the Greater China Centre for Private Equity (GCCPE), University of Macau, China.

Prof. Kenneth Chan

Prof. Kenneth Chan

Research Director
Asia-Pacific Academy of Economics and Management
University of Macau
Dr. Glenn McCartney

Dr. Glenn McCartney

Assistant Professor in Hospitality and Gaming Management
Faculty of Business Administration

Acting Programme Director
Asia-Pacific Academy of Economics and Management
University of Macau