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Tian-Ching Long, ENG’95, W’95, WG’99, Sponsorship Co-Chair

Co-founder and Managing Director
Vance Group Ltd.

Long Tian Ching, ENG’95, W’95, WG’99, is an entrepreneur.  He is Co-founder and Managing Director of Vance Group Ltd., a diversified business group based in Singapore with interests in biofuels, oleochemicals, packaged chemicals and nutraceuticals.  Prior to founding Vance Group in 2005, Tian Ching spent almost a decade in investment banking as Vice President at Lazard.  He specialized in mergers and acquisitions, where he managed more than US$5 billion worth of completed M&A transactions across Asia.

Tian Ching has an MBA in Entrepreneurial Management from the Wharton School, where he graduated as a Palmer Scholar.  He was also an undergraduate in the University of Pennsylvania’s Management and Technology program where he earned degrees in Computer Science and Engineering and Finance.  Tian Ching is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Tian Ching co-founded the University of Pennsylvania Alumni Club of Singapore in 1997 and was its President for a number of years. He also helped to organize the last Wharton Global Forum held in Singapore in 2005.