Howard Wang, managing director, is a country specialist for Greater China equities and head of the Greater China team within the Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific (EMAP) Equities team. Based in Hong Kong, he leads the Greater China-dedicated investment teams in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Taipei. He joined the firm in 2005 after eight years at Goldman Sachs, where he was managing director and head of the Taiwan office and prior to that, a member of both Goldman's equities principal strategies and private equity teams in Hong Kong. He began his career with Lazard Frères in 1995 as a financial analyst in mergers & acquisitions in New York. Howard obtained a B.A. summa cum laude in economics from Yale University.