Mr. Collin Lau is the founder of BEI Capital, an Asian-based global real estate and alternative investment company. Collin was previously a managing director, head of global real estate and head of European private equity at China Investment Corporation. With 29 years of corporate, financial and investment management experience, Collin was previously a managing director at Starr International, where he was responsible for its private equity and real estate investments in Asia Pacific, and a managing director at Baring Private Equity Asia. Collin holds a Master of Laws degree with distinction in Corporate and Financial Law from the University of Hong Kong. In 2010 he was named the Asia Industry Figure of the Year by PERE, and listed as one of the top 50 industry figures by Estate Gazette UK. In 2015 he was ranked 25th of the top 100 most influential global industry figures by PERE for the last decade (2005-2015).