(1 June 2023, Hong Kong) Templewater is pleased announce the appointment of Alfred Wong as Partner in Impact Investing with effect from 1 June 2023. Alfred will be based in Hong Kong.
Alfred joined Templewater in June 2023 to lead the firm’s decarbonization and impact investment strategy. Alfred brings with him 23 years of hydrogen industry expertise and executive operating experience from a long tenure at Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP), where he most recently served as CEO of Ballard China and previously as Managing Director of Asia Pacific. Over his career, he has led global teams focused on bringing hydrogen power solutions to new markets, and has spearheaded major strategic partnerships, equity investments and business expansions to deliver on transformational growth.
Alfred holds Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Engineering degrees from the University of British Columbia, an MBA from Simon Fraser University, and has completed an executive leadership program on corporate governance from Stanford University. He is a licensed Professional Engineer (non-practicing) in Canada.
Cliff Zhang, Chairman and CEO, said, “We are delighted to welcome Alfred as a Partner at Templewater. His appointment comes as we continue to strengthen our commitment to decarbonization and impact investment. Alfred's extensive experience in the hydrogen industry, most recently as CEO of Ballard China, combined with his proven track record in leading global teams, cross-border investments, forging strategic partnerships, and driving transformational growth, will be invaluable assets to our firm. We look forward to the significant contributions he will make as we work together to create a more sustainable future.”
Alfred Wong Partner, said, “I am highly impressed by the strong platform that Templewater has built in recent years and look forward to working with the team here to advance the decarbonization investment strategy and initiatives. I have dedicated my career to advancing the adoption of hydrogen solutions, and believe in the group’s ability to drive positive change through the work we will do with some of the world’s most innovative companies while delivering superior financial returns to our investors.”
The Templewater Group (“Templewater”) is an alternative asset management firm headquartered in Hong Kong, founded by Cliff Zhang and the Investec Group in 2018 as a spin-off of Investec Group’s Principal Investments Division in Asia, continuing the heritage and investment track record of the Investec Group.
Templewater is a solution-based and trusted partner to institutions, entrepreneurs and family offices. Templewater invests across the alternative asset classes in private equity, impact investing and real estate.
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