Serena returned to China in 2010 to lead the China business of global senior living and healthcare conglomerate Emeritus Senior Living and Columbia Hospital, both part of Dan Baty’s global healthcare empire. She successfully set up the first high-end foreign senior living brand and first foreign for-profit senior living facility in China, and also systematically localized the US operating model and training program to the Chinese market.
At the same time, Serena was also responsible for making investing on behalf of Columbia Pacific Healthcare Fund in China. As part of her role, she bought and built a sizable portfolio of hospital and clinic, and successfully executed the phase I strategy in terms of market entrance and operating capabilities. In addition, she was a key member in securing the major capital investment from Singapore Sovereign Fund.
Serena earned his Bachelor degree in Finance from University of Illinois at Chicago.