JD Lee

Carret Private, Managing Partner

JD Lee

Carret Private, Managing Partner

  • Bio

    JD Lee is Co-founder and Managing Partner of Carret Private Investments Limited, a Hong Kong SFC-licensed asset management and financial advisory firm. At Carret, JD focuses on private investment transactions involving early stage to growth opportunities; he takes responsibility for identifying, negotiating, and structuring such transactions. Concurrently, JD serves as Managing Director of Quadrant Management Inc., a New York-based private investment firm. JD is also Co-founder of QL Asset Management Company Limited.

    JD is an experienced lawyer, banker, and entrepreneur. He began his professional career as a lawyer and was an equity partner of a leading international law firm, where he focused on cross-border investments, corporate and finance transactions, dispute resolution, and regulatory matters. Subsequently, he held senior positions with several leading international financial institutions. Over the past 18 years, he has been an entrepreneur and principal investor, holding advisory, board, and senior management positions in both private and publicly-listed entities.

    JD received a Juris Doctor from Georgetown Law and a BA in economics from Haverford College. He is an active member of the Young Presidents’ Organization, where he held leadership positions in the Beijing and Hong Kong Chapters and North Asia Region.