Shirley Chen

Chairwoman, CICC Private Equity
Managing Director, China International Capital Corporation Limited(CICC)

Shirley Chen is the Chairwoman of CICC Private Equity, Managing Director at China International Capital Corporation Limited (“CICC”). She has extensive experience in investment and investment banking. At the end of 2006, Ms. Chen began developing CICC’s private equity business which now has USD 2.5 billion under management, including a USD growth capital fund, a RMB M&A fund, and one real estate funds. Recently Ms. Chen and her team have won the prestigious contract to be the sole manager of the RMB 40 billion Chinese central government sponsored emerging sector guidance fund (fund of funds). Ms. Chen joined CICC in 2003. She was Managing Director of the Investment Banking Department. Prior to joining CICC, she was a Director at Credit Suisse First Boston and had worked in its Investment Banking Division in New York and Hong Kong for eight years. Ms. Chen holds an MBA degree from Yale University’s School of Management and a Bachelor of Laws degree in International Law and a Master of Laws degree in International Investment Law from Wuhan University, China.