Jay Chen

Jay Chen

Formal First Name

Jay Chen is a Partner, Chief Financial Officer and a Member of the Investment Committee at Tai Tam Capital, an Asian alternative asset management firm. Chen has been an active and long-time investor in the private and public markets. Since the 1997 Asian financial crisis, he has been dedicated in assisting companies’ workouts and/or exit China projects, while avoiding damaging adversarial confrontations. He gained extensive experience through his work in market strategy formulation, strategic alliance structuring and negotiation, financial feasibility and business improvement. Previously, he co-founded his firm, XRG, a transactional business management consulting firm.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • Chen has been a well-seasoned Greater China specialist since 1984.

  • He was a member of the negotiating team and was Chief Financial Officer of Tianjin Otis Elevator JV.

  • He worked as a professional associate for the Boston-based MAC Group in Hong Kong.


  • Chen has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.