Private Equity. Impact. Sustainability.

About JI Capital Partners

Founded in 2018, JI Capital Partners seeks to integrate net positive environmental & social outcomes with superior financial performance. Leveraging our extensive private equity, ESG & impact investing experience and deep knowledge & network in selected high impact sectors, we support outstanding entrepreneurs in scaling their businesses across Southeast Asia and beyond.

We hold a Capital Market Services licence issued by the Monetary Authority of Singapore, and qualify as a gender smart fund manager by the European Investment Bank under the 2X Challenge initiative.

Our Experienced Team

We are a group of seasoned and progressive-minded investors who share the core belief that sustainable investing holds the key to the future success of Asia.

Melissa Kang

Founding Partner

Melissa is responsible for all aspects of the business at JI Capital Partners, with a strong focus on investments and ESG management.

Melissa has over 20 years of private equity investment experience in Asia and started investing with an ESG and impact lens since 2012.

Kian Woon Yap

Founding Partner

Kian Woon is responsible for all aspects of JI Capital Partners’ business with a strong focus on investment and portfolio management.
Kian Woon is a seasoned private equity professional with more than 20 years of experience investing in Asia. He started investing with an ESG lens since 2012.

Yasushi Ujioka

Founding Partner

Yasushi leads the Climate Change Investment effort at JI Capital Partners, leveraging his more than two decades of career dedicated to sustainable development across water and energy sector spanning Asia and Europe, in various capacities, from engineering and operation management to private equity investment.