Katherine Tsang


Before the founding of Max Giant Capital, Katherine worked in Standard Chartered Bank for over 20 years. Her last role with the Bank was Chairperson of Greater China where she chaired the Boards of Standard Chartered in Hong Kong, China and Taiwan before she retired in August 2014.  Prior to that, she was the CEO of the Bank’s China business from 2004 to 2009.  She is currently an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Board of Gap Inc. (listed in New York), a member of Sotheby’s International Advisory Board (listed in New York), a member of the Advisory Council for China of the City of London, and an honorary board member of Shanghai Jiao Tong University.  She was previously an Independent Non-Executive Director of Baoshan Iron & Steel Co. Limited (listed in Shanghai) and a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council in China.

Dr Sheila Wong

Founding Partner

Sheila has over 25 years of professional managerial experience in leading multinational companies of different industries.   She held senior management positions in Standard Chartered Bank, Cathay Pacific Airways and Cable & Wireless HKT (now known as PCCW).  Her experience spans a spectrum of disciplines including branding, marketing, advertising, training and development, product development, corporate affairs and Government Relations. She is also a distinguished entrepreneur and investor in food and beverage portfolios based in Shanghai, Shenzhen and Hong Kong. Sheila holds a Doctorate in Philosophy, Oriental Management Studies, from Fudan University and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Michigan.  

Thomas Tsang

Managing Director, Private Equity

Thomas has over 10 years of experience in private equity investment, IT and business development.  Prior to joining Max Giant, Thomas worked for 6 years in Hony Capital, and was responsible for deal sourcing, business development and portfolio management. His investment experience covers consumer, retail, renewable energy, hospitality, technology and media, with a substantial focus on cross-border acquisitions. Thomas started his career in software development in Oracle Corporation in California, before he went on to business school.  He managed a global development team and was a key member of the team that founded Oracle’s first development center in China.  He subsequently started an internet company in the Silicon Valley, USA.   Thomas holds a Master’s degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom and a Masters in Business Administration from Stanford University, Graduate School of Business.

Phua Nan Chie

Chief Operating Officer

With a career spanning over 25 years, Nan Chie has been involved in various industries, in various capacities and in different geographies within the Asian region. In the last 12 years, her career focus has been on Greater China, particularly China, where she lived and worked.  Prior to Max Giant, she was with Standard Chartered Bank, where she spent 9 years.  Her last role with the bank was as Head of Business Planning & Development, Greater China.  Working with the Chairperson of the region, she helped drive the bank’s sustainable growth and development in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan through strong corporate governance and adequately supported by operations, human resources, financial, risk, legal and compliance.  Nan Chie is a graduate of the National University of Singapore.