Team

Suma SO

Suma SO – Chairman and Chief Investment Officer

Suma is a seasoned investment professional with more than 20 years’ experience in equity investment, structured lending and risk management. Prior to founding Optimist Capital Limited, he worked in Cube Capital HK Limited as the Head of Investment of China and responsible for all hedge fund investments, private equity investment and structured lending businesses. Before Cube, he worked as an Executive Director of a HK company and responsible for its IPO project in Singapore. Also, he worked in senior roles at a number of companies including Price Waterhouse (now PriceWaterhouse Coopers) and East Asia GE (a subsidiary of GE Capital).

Suma received his BA in Accountancy from the City University of Hong Kong. He is an Associate Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a Fellow Member of the ACCA, and a Member of the CFA Institute.
Suma SO

Tony LAM – Chief Executive Officer

Tony has over 20 years of extensive experience in securities and bond investment, operation of financial corporations and risk management. Prior to establishing Optimist Capital, he was senior management with several securities dealing, futures contracts dealing, leveraged foreign exchange trading, investment advisory and asset management companies. Before that he worked at Ernst & Young.

Tony graduated from City University of Hong Kong with a bachelor degree in Accountancy. He is currently a fellow member of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and The Taxation Institute of Hong Kong and a member of Hong Kong Securities Institute. He also earned the designation of Certified Tax Adviser (Hong Kong) and Certified Financial Planner.
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– Winston S. Churchill (Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, 1940-1945, 1950-1955)