Partners

Fred Hu

Prior to founding Primavera Capital Group, Fred was Chairman of Greater China and a Partner at Goldman Sachs, where he was instrumental in building the firm's franchise in the region. He led some of the largest and most significant transactions in the firm's history, and served on the Goldman Sachs Partnership Committee, the Global IBS Leadership Group, the Pine Street-Goldman Sachs University Board, and the firmwide Culture, Diversity and Leadership Committee.
 
Fred is a respected economist whose main areas of research interest include macroeconomics, international finance and capital markets. He served at the International Monetary Fund, and he has advised the Chinese government on financial reform, SOE restructuring, and macroeconomic policies. Fred also sits on the Hong Kong Government's Strategic Development Committee and the Advisory Committee for the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission. 
 
In addition to holding several corporate directorships, Fred is Chairman of the Nature Conservancy's China Board, a Trustee of the Yale-China Association, a director of the China Medical Board, a member of the Advisory Committees for the Harvard China Fund, the Stanford Center for International Development, and the Jerome A. Chazen Institute of International Business at Columbia University. Fred is also a co-director of the National Center for Economic Research at Tsinghua University.
 
Fred holds a Master in Engineering Science from Tsinghua University, and a Master and Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University.
 
 

Haitao Zhai

Haitao was a former Managing Director at Goldman Sachs, responsible for the firm's business relations with various governmental clients and major financial institutions in China. Haitao was also previously the Director of Goldman Sachs-ICBC Strategic Cooperation Office, Chief Representative of Goldman Sachs Beijing Office. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Haitao was Deputy Representative of People's Bank of China (PBOC) Representative Office in New York and was Portfolio Manager of FX Reserve Management team at the PBOC headquarters in Beijing. Haitao currently serves as an Independent Director of China Everbright International Limited, a Hong Kong-listed company.
 
Haitao holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Peking University, a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University, and an MBA from New York University.
 
 

Kenneth Wong

Kenneth was previously a Managing Director of Investment Banking Division, Goldman Sachs (Asia). Prior to Goldman Sachs, Kenneth was a Director for UBS Investment Banking Division. Kenneth graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Cambridge University.
 
 

William Wang

William was a former Managing Director of Goldman Sachs, Principle Investment Area. Prior to Goldman Sachs, William was previously a Vice President of CICC Investment Banking Division and an Associate of CICC's Private Equity Division. William has a Master Degree and Bachelor Degree from the Management School of Shanghai Jiaotong University.