Siegfried Zhu serves as vice president of SEAF Sichuan SME Investment Fund and is responsible for management, reporting, operations, social impact, and implementing exits from portfolio companies. Prior to SEAF, Siegfried worked in the financial industry for five years. He worked for a local state-owned guarantee company as a customer manager where he was responsible for guarantees and bank loans to SMEs. This work focused primarily on SMEs in the communication and pharmaceuticals industry. In 2011, Siegfried founded an accounting training company when he studied in Australia in order to gain some entrepreneurial experience. Mr. Zhu holds M.A. in Accounting and Finance from Adelaide University and B.A. in Finance from Zhejiang Gongshang University in China.