Investment Manager, Hong Kong China Equities
Nicola Lai is the Co-Manager of a range of Hong Kong and China equity strategies, including Barings’ flagship Hong Kong China Fund and Barings China Select Fund. Nicola has research responsibility for Chinese equities and selective Taiwanese equities. She joined Barings in January 2011 from ICBC (Asia) Investment Management, where she was the country specialist for Taiwan, Singapore and Malaysia. Nicola started her career as an Investment Analyst with Fortis Investment Management in Hong Kong. She holds a BSc from the London School of Economics and is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.