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Vanessa Xu co-founded FountainCap in 2014 and serves as CEO. With 17 years in global capital markets, she oversees the company's overall strategy and business executions. Her investment coverage sectors include Consumers, Retail and Healthcare. Prior to founding FountainCap, Vanessa was an Investment Officer at Capital International under Capital Group, where she was part of the team managing a $3bn emerging market private equity fund with a focus on Greater China. Before Capital Group, she was an industry specialist in consumer, retail, and healthcare sector within investment banking division for J.P. Morgan, Credit Suisse, and Citigroup, with the latter two firms she spearheaded the establishment of the Asia Consumer/Retail/Healthcare business. Vanessa started her career as a management consultant with Monitor Group's Beijing office in early 2000s.
Vanessa received a B.A. of International Economics from Peking University, China, a M.A. of Economics from the Ohio State University, USA, and an EMBA from China Europe International Business School, China. Vanessa is a Fellow of the fifth class of the China Fellowship Program of the Aspen Institute and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.