Mr. Chai has more than two decades of investment experience. Prior to joining Ping An, Mr. Chai worked for Teacher Retirement System of Texas, one of the largest pension funds in the US, for 21 years. He was the senior managing director and head of Internal Public Markets there. He also led a team of portfolio managers and analysts managing the US$23 billion Global Best Ideas Flagship fund. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Virginia Tech, a Master of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University as a Dean’s Scholar and a Master of Arts in economics from the University of Texas at Austin. He is a CFA charterholder.