OUR TEAM

We are a highly experienced, multidisciplinary team whose skills are focused on client service and investment management.

Monica Lin
Managing Partner, Executive Chairperson (16+ years’ experience)


  • Monica is an experienced business strategist, chartered accountant and M&A specialist.
  • She has significant private equity experience and has held senior positions at KPMG, Deloitte and Zion Capital where she led deal origination and execution in EMEA.
  • Monica holds an MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from Cranfield School of Management and an MA in Economics from Peking University. At Hywin Wealth she is Executive Chairperson responsible for business strategy and finance.

Dr. Chris Donegan
Partner CRO (26 years’ experience)


  • A former strategy consultant at Accenture, Chris joined UBS in 1994 where he was responsible for business risk management in the equity derivatives division, managing over £50bn in transactions across the USA and European time zones.
  • In 2000 Chris co-founded and led the European American Banking Group as CEO growing headcount to >300 in the USA and Europe and reaching an Enterprise Value of $100m in four years.
  • Chris holds a Ph.D from Imperial College and is ranked as one of the worlds top 300 IP strategists. At Hywin Wealth Chris serves as Chief Risk Officer.

Bhavin Vadher
Head of Compliance (20+ years’ experience)


  • Bhavin is the Head of Compliance (SMF16 Compliance Oversight & SMF17 Anti-Money Laundering officer) at Hywin Wealth LLP UK.
  • With over 20 years’ regulatory and compliance experience working within the UK financial services industry, in senior management positions.
  • Bhavin has responsibility of overseeing our compliance and managing regulatory risk in line with FCA authorisation.
  • Bhavin holds regulatory qualifications, including a Diploma in Investment compliance and regulation.

Jenny Lok
Mortgage Adviser (20+ years’ experience)


  • Jenny is a CeMAP qualified Mortgage Adviser and assists on both Residential and Buy-to-Let mortgages.
  • Jenny is experienced in assisting both First Time Buyers and High New Worth Individuals.
  • Jenny gained a Masters degree from Leeds University in 1999 and began working in the financial services sector.  She is fluent in spoken and written English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

ChengWan Zheng CFA
Head of Investment (13+ years experiences)


  • ChengWan heads up the investment activities and is part of the Investment Committee here at Hywin Wealth.
  • Prior to joining Hywin Wealth, ChengWan was a Portfolio Manager at Sandaire, a London based multi-family office. Over his 8 years at Sandaire, he was responsible for managing a wide range of portfolios from charity funds to equity only absolute return mandates. Prior to Sandaire, ChengWan worked for Citigroup, Merrill Lynch and within private equity settings.
  • ChengWan is a CFA and obtained an MBA degree from Manchester Business School and a B.S. Degree in Finance from Arizona State University from the USA.