Zelia Zhu currently serves as the COO of GIC Merchant Bank Corp, a merchant banking firm headquartered in Toronto, Canada. Before joining GICMB, Zelia was a partner of New Access Capital, a Shanghai based Venture Capital firm where she led the firm’s investments in TMT (Technology, Media and Telecom) sectors with a successful track record. Zelia began her career with Isoft in Shanghai where she developed her early experience of investment from engaging in the company’s M&A deals. Zelia gained her master’s degree in finance from China’s Fudan University. She and her husband enjoy their life with their two kids in Oakville, Ontario, Canada.