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Yee Man (Alwin) Poon


The Carlyle Group (Hong Kong, China)


Mr. Yee Man (Alwin) Poon is a Director at The Carlyle Group. Mr. Poon serves as a Director at The Carlyle Group LP and Carlyle Asia Partners III, L.P. He is a part of the corporate private equity fund segment and is focused on buyout opportunities in Asia. Mr. Poon is based at the firm’s office in Hong Kong. Prior to joining Carlyle, he spent close to ten years at Olympus Capital, where he served as a Managing Director and a Member of the Investment Committee. Mr. Poon served as Vice President of Olympus Capital Holdings Asia. Previously, he served as a Management Consultant at Bain & Co. in Hong Kong and Ernst & Young Management Consulting Group in New York


Mr. Poon holds a Computer Science degree from Cornell University and a M.S. degree in Operations Research from the University of California, Berkeley.

Board Affiliations

Mr. Poon has been Non-Executive Director at Natural Beauty Bio-Technology Ltd. since May 17, 2012.