Andy Mantel (“安迪饅頭“) is Founder & CEO of Pacific Sun Advisors (“太平陽投資顧問(香港) 有限公司“). He has lived in Asia since 1990 and has more than 20 years experience investing in the Greater China region. Mr. Mantel was the founding portfolio manager of China’s first ever fund manager Shanghai International Asset Management, a subsidiary of Shanghai International Investment & Trust Corporation (SITICO), set up in 1992 and based in Hong Kong and Shanghai. Prior to that in 1991 he helped establish the QFII business for Capital Securities in Taiwan and previously worked with Lehman Brothers in San Francisco.
Mr. Mantel has a B.A. in Economics from the University of California-Davis, a Diploma in Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University,
and a M.A. in International Relations from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University – master’s thesis topic: China’s Financial System and Capital Markets. Andy is a native of California and is fluent in Mandarin.