Mei Colani Li serves as Consultant in Asian Private Credit. She is based in Hong Kong.
Prior to joining TRG in February 2023, Mei Colani Li was a founding member and served as Head of Private Credit at VI Asset Management. Prior to that, Ms. Colani Li spent 16 years at Asia Debt Management Hong Kong (ADM Capital) where she was responsible for originating, structuring, and managing all aspects of the investment process through multiple economic cycles in both performing and non-performing investments.
As a partner at the firm, she led an investment team of 12 to transition the business from an emerging markets specialist to a Pan Asia investment firm and oversaw over $1 billion of deployment across 50 new investments. Post investment, Ms Colani Li sat on numerous portfolio company boards as part of the ongoing monitoring process, as well as advising on growth and/or restructuring initiatives. Ms. Colani Li also worked alongside a non-profit arm of the firm to integrate ESG-related procedures and reporting as part of the investment process. She began her career at KPMG in 2000.
Ms. Colani Li has BSc in Accounting from the University of Wales, Cardiff.