Yue (“Irene”) Zhao is an Investment Analyst in Asia Alternatives’ Beijing office. Ms. Zhao is primarily responsible for supporting deal execution, portfolio management and market research for private equity fund investments and direct co-investments in China.
Prior to joining Asia Alternatives, Ms. Zhao was an Investment Analyst for San Francisco Employees’ Retirement System (SFERS) in San Francisco, CA. Previously, she was an Intern, Fixed Income Quantitative Analyst, for the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) in Sacramento, CA.
Ms. Zhao graduated from The University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business with a Master’s Degree in Financial Engineering, and she received her Master of Business Analytics from The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Business School. Ms. Zhao received her Bachelor of Economics and Finance from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT University). Ms. Zhao is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and English.s