Bio: Mr. TK Chiang
TK is the second of three generations to attend TAS and honored to be the first to serve on its Board. He is an avid lifelong learner, receiving his B.S. in Physiology and B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Davis. He holds an M.B.A from Santa Clara University, and he also completed the President Program at Harvard Business School.
After starting his career in venture capital in Silicon Valley, TK moved to Hong Kong in 1993 to manage a Dallas-based family office’s investment activities in Asia. In 2000, 2011 and 2017, he founded three alternative investment firms, eventually selling part or all of each firm to ABN AMRO, BNP Paribas, and Aberdeen Standard Investments, respectively. TK is currently the Managing Partner of Quadone Partners, a regional private equity firm.
TK and his wife, Gina, moved to Taiwan in 2019 with two of his four children – Olivia (TAS) and Anton (Harmony Chambers). The two older children Camille and Andre are completing their undergraduate studies at York and the University of New Hampshire, respectively. While managing a busy household, Gina also owns and manages a Korean cosmetics brand.
TK has always been passionate about education. He is an Emeritus Trustee of the University of California, Davis and currently serves on the Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Council. He also formerly served on the Investment Committee for the school’s foundation. TK also previously served on the Development Board for Chinese International School in Hong Kong, where he was the founding co-Chair for the school’s Annual Fund.
Outside of education, TK is a founding member of the World Food Center’s Asian Council, Chairman Emeritus of Children’s Medical Foundation, former Hong Kong Chapter Chairman and current member of Young Presidents Organization, and co-editor of Hong Kong Venture Capital & Private Equity Association’s Journal. TK also serves on several private companies’ advisory boards including Proterra Asia (formerly Cargill’s private equity group) and gnômadic (a co-living space based in Singapore).