Sean has been a Managing Director and the Portfolio Manager for First Beijing since cofounding the firm in 2009. He was born and raised in Beihai, China and currently lives and works in Shenzhen and Hong Kong. He holds a degree in finance and accounting from NYU Stern School of Business and a Masters in finance from Peking University Guanghua School of Management. While attending NYU Stern Sean was introduced to Adam Schwartz of First Manhattan. Sean worked for 2.5 years at First Manhattan before returning to Beijing in 2008. Together, First Beijing and First Manhattan launched the FM First Hong Kong Funds in 2009 to focus on value investing in China.