Philip Yau is a Managing Director of GI Partners and head of the firm’s capital formation-business development team. His responsibilities include managing strategic relationships, developing new business initiatives, and overseeing the capital formation efforts. He is responsible for architecting the Data Infrastructure Fund and the Essential Tech+Science Real Estate Fund. Prior to joining GI Partners, Mr. Yau spent over 24 years in investment banking, including 12 years as a senior leader of the UBS Private Funds Group.


  • M.B.A. from Northwestern University
  • B.A. with honors from Princeton University