Lawrence Chu

Lawrence Chu

Non-Executive Chairman

Mr. Lawrence Chu has over 15 years of investment experience and previously worked in UBS Investment Bank and UBS O’Connor.  Apart from being the founder of VENTURE SMART, Mr. Chu is also the founder of BlackPine, an investment firm which has deployed USD 1.5 billion in Greater China over last 10 years.

Mr. Chu served as a Director of Tung Wah Group of Hospitals (2014/2016), and serves as a Governor of Chinese International School, Venture Committee Member of Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association. He is a Member of Hong Kong United Youth Association and Member of Youth Executive Committee of the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce.

Mr. Chu graduated from the University of Chicago, USA and served as a Board Member of the Alumni Board of Governors at the University.  Mr. Chu is currently the Non-Executive Chairman of VENTURE SMART.