Evan Auyang is the Managing Director and Head of Asia-Pacific for Gerson Lehrman Group (“GLG”), running the firm’s Asia-Pacific operations in 10 offices spanning Greater China, North Asia, Southeast Asia, India and Australia. Prior to his role at GLG in March 2016, Mr. Auyang was the Deputy Managing Director of The Kowloon Motor Bus Company (1933) Limited (“KMB”) and an Executive Director of the board of directors for Transport International Holdings – KMB’s parent company listed in Hong Kong with property and media businesses, and transportation joint-ventures in Mainland China.
Mr. Auyang is extensively involved in civic work, chambers and NGOs: he is a Board Director at Civic Exchange, a non-partisan public policy think tank. Mr. Auyang serves on the Board of the American Chamber of Commerce and chairs its Environmental Steering Group. He is recently appointed by the Chief Executive of Hong Kong as a member of the Advisory Committee on Corruption of the Independent Commission Against Corruption (“ICAC”), and appointed as an Advisor of Our Hong Kong Foundation. Mr. Auyang is on the Executive Committee of the Young Presidents’ Organization (Hong Kong Chapter) where he is a member, and on the Executive Committees of Green Monday and the Young Executives Club of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce.
Prior to joining GLG in 2016 and KMB/Transport International in 2009, Mr. Auyang was an Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company. Before management consultancy, Mr. Auyang was at Citigroup’s derivatives structuring and marketing unit. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Brown University and his MBA degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.