Lei Zhang is a Director at GCA China Co., Ltd. He has been providing M&A advisory service for cross-border deals between China and Japan or other countries, and also engaging in PE/VC investment in Japanese and Chinese companies since 2003. He started his career in 2003 at Recof Shanghai Representative Office, participating in M&A advisory service for cross-border deals between Japan and China. In 2007 he joined Nomura Securities Shanghai office and continued to work in M&A advisory business, not only deals between Japan and China, but also those between China and other foreign countries such as Korea and Germany. He joined Asian Groove Capital (VC) in 2009 and started to invest in TMT Ventures. In 2010, Lei began working at Core Pacific Yamaichi Shanghai providing financial advisory service for both Japan-China M&A deals and PE/VC projects. He joined Mitsubishi Creat Fund (PE) in 2012 and invested in companies with the potential to create synergy between Japan and China. He joined GCA in June 2014. Lei is a Chinese CPA and graduate from Shanghai Tongji University where he majored in Japanese.