Gene Chan is a Canada-born Chinese who spent most of his childhood in Hong Kong. He moved back to Canada to complete his education, obtaining a degree at the University of Waterloo with a major in computer science and a minor in economics. He began his career in financial services in Toronto in 2005, and is now an executive at Citco Fund Services, the world’s largest administrator of alternative investment vehicles such as hedge funds. He has recently relocated to Manila, Philippines, and is currently responsible for helping Citco establish and operate “Center of Excellence” offices in various developing locations, such as India and the Philippines. Gene volunteers for Khyentse Foundation as an advisor to the Investment Committee.