Charles Wong is a Director, and the Head of Asia for the Aura Group.
Charles has a global background across both direct investments and management consulting and has worked in over fifteen countries across three continents, beginning his career in Sydney, and later moving to Shanghai and Hong Kong, following his return from Harvard Business School.
Prior to joining Aura, Charles founded a technology focused venture capital fund (Capital Associates Limited) – focused on supporting its portfolio companies access scalable first-to-market applications, for proprietary, established technologies. Within this mandate, Charles led syndicated investments into three portfolio companies and supported their expansion across several South East Asian markets.
Prior to founding Capital Associates, Charles was a management consultant with Booz & Company (formerly Booz Allen Hamilton), where he focused predominantly on advising large scale mergers and acquisitions, as well as generating corporate turnaround and growth strategies across a range of industries.
Charles holds a Bachelors of Commerce degree from the University of New South Wales, where he graduated with First Class Honours, and was the recipient of the University Medal. Charles also holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, and graduated as a George F. Baker Scholar (top 5% of class).