BSc Econ, MFin
Yan joined Sentient in 2008 from Actis Capital in London, where he supported and worked on a wide range of investments with a special focus on natural resources. Prior to working at Actis, Yan was with Shell where he gained experience in the Finance and New Business Development department, which involved project planning and management positions in oil exploration and production projects in China. Before Shell, Yan was an auditor in KPMG, involved in due diligence work on several Chinese companies listed in Hong Kong.
Yan holds a Master in Finance from the London Business School and a BSc in Economics from the University of International Business and Economics in China. Yan has the certificate of CGA-Canada, ACCA and CFA level III candidate qualifications.