Our Team

Yao Xiong, Director

Yao rejoined Asia Carbon Search in 2023 and is based in Hong Kong.

Yao has spent over 15 years working in the hedge fund industry. She started her career as an investment analyst and then became a recruiter for hedge fund clients around the globe.

Prior to joining Asia Carbon Search, she worked at a similar role for another two boutique search firms in Hong Kong. 

Career Snapshot

  • 2021 – 2023: Director, Hedge Fund in Executive Access
  • 2016 – 2021: Director, Hedge Fund in Profile Search & Selection
  • 2014 – 2016: Consultant, Hedge Fund in Asia Carbon Search
  • 2012 – 2014: Consultant, Technology in Michael Page
  • 2006 – 2012: Investment Analyst in EAM Investment Advisors, a global hedge fund which was spin-off from Pinpoint Asset Management


  • Hedge Fund


Curiosity, diligence and resilience are the three key essences.
Yao Xiong

Yao Xiong

DirectorYao rejoined Asia Carbon Search in 2023 and is based in Hong Kong.


  • Master of Science in Supply Engineering & Logistics Management from University of Warwick, United Kingdom
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Electric & Information Engineering from Wuhan University of Science & Technology, China
  • Executive Certificate in Value Investing from Columbia Business School, United States
  • Yao is fluent in English and Mandarin


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