Kuo Chuan Kung '91

Member, Board of Visitors

Mr. Kuo Chuan Kung, the founder and Managing Partner of the Asian private equity firm Nexus Point, is one of the most accomplished private equity investors in Asia with 20 years of experience across the region. Prior to Nexus Point, he co-founded MBK Partners, was Partner and Head of Greater China for MBK Partners and helped build MBK Partners into one of the most successful private equity firms in Asia. Prior to MBK Partners, Mr. Kung was a Managing Director of The Carlyle Group and a member of the investment committee for Carlyle Asia Partners. He started his career as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company in Hong Kong and New York.

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Mr. Kung serves on the board of Civic Exchange (a Hong Kong-based independent public policy think-tank), the finance committee of the board of Hong Kong’s Urban Renewal Authority (a quasi-governmental statutory body responsible for urban redevelopment), the Harvard Business School Asia-Pacific Advisory Board, and the Board of Trustees of the United World College-USA.

Mr. Kung was born and raised in Taiwan, the Dominican Republic and Hong Kong. He received a B.A. magna cum laude from Dartmouth College (where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa) and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. He lives in Hong Kong with his wife and two children.

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