About Jho Low
Chief Executive Officer, Jynwel Capital Limited
Co-Director, Jynwel Charitable Foundation
Jho Low is a global investor and philanthropist who encourages market access and advances human progress through capital and social investments across a diverse range of projects. He is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer for Jynwel Capital Limited, an international investment and advisory firm based in Hong Kong. Jho Low oversees both the operations and investment strategy for the firm and cultivates lifelong partnerships with significant investors in Asia and the Middle East, such as leading sovereign wealth funds, major international investment companies and large family enterprises.
Jho Low has led and invested in numerous mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and financings, cross-border transactions, leveraged buyouts, and other investment projects of various sizes and complexity across a variety of sectors, including media and entertainment, consumer and retail, energy and resources, real estate and hospitality, precious metals, commodities, and infrastructure.
Jho Low is a director of Jynwel Charitable Foundation Limited ("the Foundation"), a charitable institution committed to funding breakthrough programs that scale and accelerate advancements in public health, environmental & wildlife conservation, and education in every corner of the world. The Foundation provides substantial, long-term grants towards global efforts at cancer and research, environmental & wildlife preservation, and education, building on the multi-generational legacy of the Low family's philanthropy.
Jho Low has served on the board and as an advisor of a number of listed, private and sovereign wealth funded companies. Jho Low is currently a member of the board of the Viceroy Hotel Group and The Electrum Group, and he is also an alternate director of Lilestone Limited (“Myla”). Additionally, Mr. Low is Non-executive Chairman, Asia, for EMI Music Publishing, also serving as a member of its advisory board.
Through the Foundation, he is a member of The Anderson Assembly and the Board of Visitors of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and he serves on the Board of Directors of Panthera, the world’s leading wild cat conservation organization. Jho Low maintains an active role with National Geographic as a member of its International Council of Advisors and the Advisory Board of National Geographic’s Pristine Seas project. Additionally, he is a founding Member of the Board of Directors of the new IRIN, the humanitarian news service; and is a member of The Trust, a distinguished society recognizing philanthropic leaders who support Children's National Health System in Washington, D.C. Recently, Mr. Low has joined the Honorary Board of Directors of Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation.
In 2014, Jho Low received the International Entrepreneur of the Year Award from the Houston Asian Chamber of Commerce for his approach to sustainable investing and disruptive philanthropy. He was presented with the Angel Gabrielle Award from Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation in recognition of his dedication and contribution to eradicating cancer at the 2014 Angel Ball.
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Bachelor of Science in Economics (Concentration in Finance)
Harrow School, London, UK