Linnovate Partners has announced the appointment of 5 leading experts in alternative fund services to shape the company’s global business expansion and enhance value in the alternative investment industry.
Founded in 2016, Linnovate Partners has evolved into a major disrupter and leading service provider in the alternative investment industry, providing an integrated suite of technology-enabled solutions, services, and consultancy tailored to the specific requirements of asset and fund managers. In less than 6 years after its establishment, the company has expanded its operations by opening offices across 6 locations, with Silicon Valley, San Francisco office being the most recent.
“With organizations moving at exponential speeds to navigate the post-pandemic business reality, it was a remarkable time for Linnovate Partners to open our USA office last year in addition to our growing presence in APAC and UK. Our goal is to continuously build a robust team of experienced professionals to serve the clients within our jurisdictions.” said Henry Lin, CEO of Linnovate Partners “I am excited to welcome the newest members of our AFS (alternative fund services) team in USA, Singapore, Hong Kong and China, their collective experience reflects a diversity of perspectives, skills, and backgrounds, which we believe is key to help manage and facilitate growth of our business.”
Get to know the newest members of Alternative Funds Services team in below bios:
Wendy is based in the USA office as the Associate Director responsible for building the AFS team and client servicing on the West Coast. Wendy has more than 15 years of experience in the financial industry working as a fund administrator with multiple reputable operators in the asset servicing industry.
Wendy began her career in asset management with Ernst & Young’s Global Asset Management Group where she managed audits to funds of funds, hedge funds, private equity, and venture capital firms.
Prior to joining Linnovate Partners, Wendy was the Controller at IMPACT Community Capital who oversaw the finance, accounting, and internal controls functions. Wendy received a Bachelor of Science in accounting from the San Francisco State University and is a Certified Public Accountant, inactive status.
Kevin is based in Shenzhen office as Senior Manager responsible for client servicing in Greater China. Prior to joining Linnovate Partners, Kevin worked for Big 4 audit firms such as Ernst & Young and PwC.
Kevin is a chartered accountant with strong commercial and technical knowledge across the financial services industry and possesses both auditing and corporate accounting experiences. Kevin holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting at University of Northumbria, United Kingdom
Marlene is based in the USA office as Senior Manager for alternative fund services. She is responsible in overseeing the progression and development of the company’s major clients in USA. Marlene has over 16 years’ work experience in private equity and venture capital industry.
Prior to joining Linnovate Partners, Marlene served a variety of asset management clients with Addison Group and had worked as Accounting Manager for Sigma Partners and Jackson Square Ventures. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting at Cal State University, East Bay.
Sarah is based in Hong Kong office as Senior Manager for alternative fund services. She has over 10 years’ accounting experience, including 7 years of experience in the private equity fund industry and real estate investment space.
Sarah is a chartered accountant, and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Finance at The Indiana University, Kelley School of Business, Bloomington.
Teck Onn Fong
Teck Onn is based in Singapore office as Senior Manager for Alternative Fund Services. He has been in fund administration and accounting industry for over 10 years building a team with top notch professional service.
Teck Onn is an experienced fund accounting professional in the private equity and venture capital Industry. Before joining Linnovate, Teck Onn worked at HSBC, RBC, etc. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Banking and Finance at The Curtin University of Technology.