Our Team

Managing Partners

Richard Ong (Chairman and CEO)

Prior to starting RRJ, Richard was founder and CEO of HOPU Fund, a US$2.5 billion private equity fund started in May 2008 in Beijing.

Prior to 2008, Richard had a 15 years career with Goldman Sachs. Based in Beijing, he was Partner and Co-Head Asia Ex Japan Investment Banking. Richard was a member of Goldman Sachs Asian Management Committee. Prior to October 2006, Richard was the President of Goldman Sachs Singapore.

Richard was a graduate of Cornell University (B.Sc.) and University of Chicago (MBA).

Charles Ong (Co-Chairman and Co-CEO)

Prior to joining RRJ in 2012, Charles was with Temasek Holdings for 10 years, where he held various positions including Chief Investment Officer and Chief Strategy Officer. From 2009 to 2011, he was Chief Executive Officer of Seatown Holdings International, a global investment subsidiary of Temasek Holdings.

Charles was with Deutsche Bank from 1998 to 2002, where he oversaw their investment banking business in South-East Asia. He started his career with Lazard Freres & Co, New York in 1989 and he relocated to Singapore in 1995 to help start Lazard’s operations in Asia.

Charles was a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (B.Sc.) and he holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.


Senior Investment professionals

A proven team of senior investment professionals with an average investment experience of close to 20 years in various industries, geographies and investment strategies. The senior investment team is organized along industry lines, with strong experience in energy, healthcare and finance.