Managing Director, Head of Asia, HQ Capital
David Pierce is Managing Director & Head of Asia for HQ Capital, a leading independent alternative investment manager with currently more than US$12 billion in assets under management in private equity and real estate. Based in HQ Capital’s Hong Kong offices, David serves on the firm’s global private equity investment committee. In addition to various private boards and advisory committees, David is a Board Member of the Hong Kong Venture Capital & Private Equity Association, which he chaired from 2011-2013. He is Chair of the HKVCA’s Asia Private Equity Forum as well as a member of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council’s Steering Committee of the Asian Financial Forum. David is also a member of the Asia Council of the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association, which he chaired from 2013-16. Actively working in private equity markets since 1995, David started his career as a lawyer and then worked in industry. He holds an LLM from the London School of Economics, a JD cum laude from the Harvard Law School and a bachelor’s degree summa cum laude from Dartmouth College. David speaks Mandarin Chinese.