General Atlantic, a global growth equity firm, promoted Lefei Sun to Managing Director, David Buckley to Operating Partner, and Roger Gao and Raph Osnoss to Principal.
Lefei Sun is based in Hong Kong, where he serves as Head of China Healthcare. He played a pivotal role in establishing the firm’s Healthcare and Life Sciences franchises in China and helped lead the firm’s recent investments in Asia Medical and OcuMension. Before joining the firm in 2018, Mr. Sun was the Founding Partner of HuaTai Healthcare Investment Fund, having previously held various investment roles at Hony Capital, Credit Suisse, OrbiMed, and Orchid Asia, in addition to serving as a consultant at McKinsey & Company, all in the Healthcare sector. He attended the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Graduate Ph.D. program in Neuroscience and holds a B.S. in Mathematics and Physics from Tsinghua University.
David Buckley is based in New York, where he leads General Atlantic’s Insights Group, which integrates market research, data science, and revenue acceleration efforts across the firm’s global investment program at every stage in the investment lifecycle. Before joining General Atlantic in 2011, Mr. Buckley worked at McKinsey & Company, where he served clients in the High Tech, Private Equity, and Industrial sectors. He also previously served as a Captain in the United States Army. He earned an M.P.P. from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and a B.A. in Government and History from the University of Notre Dame.
Roger Gao is based in Hong Kong, where he focuses on investments in the Technology and Financial Services sectors in China. He was involved in the firm’s investments in 58.com, Ant Financial, ByteDance, Futu, Mafengwo, Meituan, and NetEase Cloud Music. Before joining the firm in 2012, Mr. Gao was an Analyst in the Investment Banking Division at Goldman Sachs based in Hong Kong, where he focused on the Consumer, Retail, and Healthcare sectors. He holds an M.S. from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a B.A. from Peking University, both in Finance.
Raph Osnoss is based in New York, where he focuses on investments in the Financial Services sector. He currently serves on the boards of directors of General Atlantic portfolio companies Alkami, Avant, and Invoice Cloud. Mr. Osnoss was also involved in the firm’s investments in Adyen, Ant Financial, Chime, and Insurity. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2014, Mr. Osnoss served as an Associate at Berkshire Partners and as an Analyst in the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs. He earned an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
The promotions will be effective as of January 1, 2020.