H. Chin Chou is the Chief Executive Officer of Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia and a Managing Director of Morgan Stanley, based in Hong Kong. Mr. Chou also serves on the Firm's Asia Pacific Executive Committee, which is comprised of the Firm's senior business leaders within the Asia Pacific region.
Mr. Chou joined Morgan Stanley in 1987 in New York and has spent 31 years at Morgan Stanley, with the past 27 years in Asia. Mr. Chou has lead MSPE Asia's five private equity funds to date: the $330mm MSGEM Fund (1999), the $525mm Asia Fund II (2005), the $1.5bn Asia Fund III (2007), the $1.7bn Asia Fund IV (2013), and Asia Fund V, currently fund raising. Mr. Chou also oversees the Firm's China RMB Fund private equity business as well as the Firm’s Thailand Fund private equity business. Mr. Chou was also part of Morgan Stanley’s Private Equity Group in New York in the late 1980s.
He was previously a Director of CTCI, eAccess, ECVision, HTL, Hyundai Rotem, ITest, Landmark, Ssangyong Corporation and YesAsia, and is currently the Chairman of the Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association. Mr. Chou holds a B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. with Distinction from Harvard Business School.