BlackRock has appointed Celia Yan to the newly-created post of head of China for the firm’s Asian private credit team. Yan will assume the role of co-portfolio manager for private credit investments across Asia-Pacific and help build out BlackRock’s regional private credit platform. Based in Hong Kong, she will be part of the Asian credit leadership team, reporting to Neeraj Seth, BlackRock’s Singapore-based head of Asian credit.
Yan was previously head of Greater China with ADM Capital. As a senior private credit investor, she led the overall China investment strategy and specialized in sourcing and executing Greater China private credit investments. Before joining ADM Capital in 2011, Yan worked for National Australia Bank in Melbourne, where she advised on complex investment solutions and risk analysis. She also served Equity Trustees Limited in an asset management capacity.