Mr. Elton Cheung
Chief Legal Officer & Chief Strategy Officer
Mr. Cheung oversees the Legal, Risk and Compliance functions across the Group’s investment platform and securities business. He also provides strategic advice on the Group’s business development and spearheads its execution, with a focus on client relationship management and fund strategy.
He has over 20 years of experience in investing, banking and related fields, with areas of expertise spanning across corporate strategy, institutional fund-raising, risk management across all risk disciplines, corporate governance, internal operational control and infrastructure build-up, for global banks, boutique private funds, and start-up joint ventures in multiple Asia-Pacific jurisdictions including especially in Mainland China.
Prior to joining VMS, Mr. Cheung was a Managing Partner and CEO of a boutique infrastructure fund manager, whose business was acquired by Manulife Asset Management; spent over 10 years with Morgan Stanley as a Managing Director and China Chief Operating Officer, and as Greater China Head of Legal and other senior positions.
Mr. Cheung practiced law with Freshfields and Herbert Smith Freehills in Hong Kong, London and Sydney in his early career, specializing in cross-border private equity investments and structured finance transactions.
He holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honors) and a Bachelor of Economics with the University of Sydney.