Senior Leadership Team

Senior Leadership Team

Weihan Lee
Managing Director
Hong Kong

T: +852 3180 1080

Weihan Lee is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company, where he focuses on advising corporate and financial sponsor clients across the Asia-Pacific region.  Mr. Lee has extensive experience executing a wide variety of corporate finance transactions in Asia, including mergers and acquisitions, private financing and equity capital markets deals, across all industries. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Mr. Lee worked at Goldman Sachs on the Technology Media Telecom investment banking team, covering Asia ex-Japan. He also previously held roles at ABN AMRO and Credit Suisse First Boston.

Mr. Lee holds a M.A. in Law from Cambridge University, an M.Sc. in Management and Strategy from the London School of Economics, and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.

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Wouter Leemhuis
Managing Director
London

T: +44 207 634 3577

Wouter Leemhuis is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company, where he specializes in advising clients in the energy sector and Benelux market. Mr. Leemhuis has 15 years of investment banking experience. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Mr. Leemhuis held positions at Nomura and Lehman Brothers, covering the Natural Resources sector, Benelux and Middle-Eastern markets, in London, Amsterdam and Dubai.

Mr. Leemhuis holds a M.Sc. in Business Administration (Finance & Investments) from the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

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Graham Lello
Chief Financial Officer - Moelis Australia
Sydney

T: +61 2 8288 5565

Graham Lello is the Chief Financial Officer of Moelis Australia. He has expertise in financial management, business operations and investment execution having held board and senior executive positions including Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer.

Most recently as the Chief Financial Officer and as Executive Director of Redcape Hotel Group, Graham was responsible for the development of the corporate platform and led the sale of the business.

Graham holds a Bachelor of Accounting, a Post Graduate Diploma in Accounting and a Diploma in Financial Planning.

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Andrew Lerner
Managing Director
New York

T: +1 212 883 6379

Andrew Lerner is a Managing Director and Deputy General Counsel -Americas at Moelis & Company. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Mr. Lerner was a Director and Counsel for the Investment Banking Department at Credit Suisse Previously, he was in private practice as a corporate attorney at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP.

Mr. Lerner holds an A.B. from Muhlenberg College, an M.A. from the New School for Social Research and a J.D. from New York University School of Law.

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Vincent Lima
Managing Director
New York

T: +1 212 883 3544

Vinny Lima is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company where he specializes in capital markets advisory and has been instrumental in building out the Firm’s data center business, which he currently oversees. He has over 26 years of investment banking experience, primarily advising on high yield transactions for leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations and refinancings. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, he was a Managing Director at Christopher Street Capital, where he co-founded the company’s U.S. credit business and oversaw the capital markets group. Prior to Christopher Street Capital, he worked at Citigroup and Salomon Brothers for 17 years and was a Managing Director and Head of High Yield Syndicate.

Mr. Lima holds a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Rutgers College. He is a Board member of NJ Seeds.

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Patrick Loftus-Hills
Senior Advisor
New York

T: +1 212 883 3881

Patrick Loftus-Hills is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company where he specializes in the metals and mining sector. Mr. Loftus-Hills has over 30 years of experience and has advised almost every major global mining company on a range of transactions, including cross-border M&A, capital raisings, and restructurings. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, he spent 11 years at UBS, most recently as the Joint Head of the Asian Industrials Group and Head of Natural Resources in Hong Kong. There he was also responsible for Mining in the Americas while based in New York, and worked on the mining team in Australia. Mr. Loftus-Hills has completed numerous significant financial advisory transactions for companies listed on all of the major stock exchanges and in all major markets around the world.

Mr. Loftus-Hills holds B.S. and a B.L. from Monash University Australia. He is a currently Chairman of the Monash University US Leadership Council, Co-Chairman of the US Friends of the Australian Chamber Orchestra and a Director of AISUSA.

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Jane Ma
Managing Director
New York

T: +1 212 883-3573

Jane Ma is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company where she specializes in advising clients in the Asset Management and Wealth Management sector. Ms. Ma has over 15 years of investment banking experience. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Ms. Ma worked at both Greenhill and Deutsche Bank focusing on M&A.

Ms. Ma holds a B.S. in Applied Economics & Management from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.

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Navid Mahmoodzadegan
Co-President
Los Angeles

T: +1 310 443 2311

Navid Mahmoodzadegan is Co-President and a Founding Partner of Moelis & Company. Mr. Mahmoodzadegan’s expertise are rooted in a deep understanding of the broadcasting, cable, publishing, entertainment, satellite and digital media sectors. Prior to Moelis & Company, Mr. Mahmoodzadegan spent six years at UBS, most recently as the Global Head of Media Investment Banking, and was a member of the UBS Investment Banking Department Americas Executive Committee. Before joining UBS, Mr. Mahmoodzadegan was an investment banker at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. He began his career as an attorney with Irell & Manella.

Mr. Mahmoodzadegan holds an A.B. from the University of Michigan (Phi Beta Kappa) and a J.D. from Harvard Law School (magna cum laude). He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Carlthorp School.

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Neel Malviya
Managing Director, General Counsel - EMEA and APAC and Chief Operating Officer Europe
London

T: +44 207 634 3527

Neel Malviya is a Managing Director, General Counsel for EMEA and APAC as well as Chief Operating Officer Europe at Moelis & Company. Mr. Malviya has over 25 years of experience as a lawyer in both private practice and the financial services industry. Prior to Moelis & Company, he was head of the EMEA Investment Banking legal team at UBS Investment Bank for seven years and spent a period of time at Linklaters in London and Stockholm.

Mr. Malviya holds an L.L.B. from the University of Leeds and a Diploma in Legal Practice from the College of Law. Mr. Malviya is a Qualified Solicitor in England and Wales.

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Paul Mann
Managing Director
Chicago

T: +1 312 589 3017

Paul Mann is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company, where he specializes in financial institutions advisory. Mr. Mann has over 13 years of investment banking experience, providing strategic M&A and capital raising advisory services to a variety of financial institutions, including specialty finance companies, insurance companies, and mortgage originators and servicers. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, he was an investment banker at UBS Investment Bank in the Financial Sponsors and Leveraged Finance Group.

Mr. Mann holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan and an M.B.A. from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.

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Andrew Martin
Managing Director – Moelis Australia
Sydney

T: +61 2 8288 5529

Andrew Martin is a Managing Director of Moelis Australia and the Head of Moelis Australia Asset Management. He has over 30 years’ experience in global investment as a principal investor and adviser across a range of sectors including real estate, infrastructure, private equity and energy.

Prior to joining Moelis Australia, Andrew was a Managing Director at UBS Global Asset Management in Infrastructure and Private Equity.

Prior to that Andrew was a principal of an asset management firm which founded several real estate funds in the US, Australia and Asia.

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Lena Mass-Cresnik
Chief Data Officer
New York

T: +1 212 883 3582

Lena Mass-Cresnik is the Chief Data Officer at Moelis & Company, where she oversees the Firm’s Data Analytics efforts. Dr. Mass-Cresnik has more than 18 years of experience creating innovative, cross-functional technology solutions — covering AI/ML, data science, investment products, FinTech, R&D, cloud, and mobility, among others — across the financial services industry. Previously, she was the Head of Technology Strategy and Technology Research & Development in the Office of the CTO at Charles Schwab. Prior to that, Dr. Mass-Cresnik was at BlackRock, where she held the roles of Global Head of Innovation in Technology and Head of Innovation in Strategic Product Management focused on institutional and retail investment products. There she established a new technology engagement strategy & model focused on emergent technologies, early stage start-up technologies, products and services, and evaluated their feasibility and commercial viability globally.

Dr. Mass-Cresnik holds a Ph.D. in Innovation & Technology Management from the University of Oxford, where she focused on complex systems and networks. She also holds a B.A. in Economics from Wellesley College and an M.S. in Policy & Management from Harvard University. She is a member of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s FinTech Advisory Group and World Economic Forum’s Technology, Innovation, and Systemic Risk in Financial Services Steering Committee. She is also an Advisory Board Member at Atlas Crest Investment Co. and Executive Mentor at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

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Anuj Mathur
Managing Director
San Francisco

T: +1 415 870 2844

Anuj Mathur is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company where he provides financial and strategic advice to internet and digital media companies. Within the sector, he focuses on companies in verticals including ecommerce & marketplaces, digital media & content, marketing & advertising technologies, SMB Internet & SaaS, and consumer fintech. Mr. Mathur has nearly 15 years of investment banking experience working with high-growth public and private companies in the internet and digital media sector. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, he was a Managing Director covering global internet and digital media at Barclays. Before that, Mr. Mathur spent 10 years at Deutsche Bank advising on M&A transactions and leading execution of equity and debt offerings for companies across the internet and digital media sector.

Mr. Mathur holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of California, Riverside and an M.B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley.

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Apurva Mazumder
Managing Director
Mumbai

T: +91 22 6174 1300

Apurva Mazumder is a Managing Director at Moelis & Company. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, Mr. Mazumder was an Executive Director heading the Industrials and Infrastructure Investment Banking Group at JP Morgan India. During his tenure at JP Morgan, Mr. Mazumder advised on a wide variety of domestic and international transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings. Prior to JP Morgan, Mr. Mazumder was with ICICI Securities where he provided a broad range of investment banking services to clients. Mr. Mazumder joined ICICI Securities from Cemex where he worked in the business development team for Asia Pacific.  He began his investment banking career in the Corporate Finance Group at Arthur Andersen.

Mr. Mazumder holds a B.Sc. from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.

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Michele Miyakawa
Managing Director
Los Angeles

T: +1 310 443 2344

Michele Miyakawa is a Managing Director and one of the founding partners of Moelis & Company. She specializes in advising high growth consumer companies regarding capital raises and strategic alternatives including mergers and acquisitions. She has more than 20 years of experience in the finance industry as both a banker and an executive, leading multiple banking and management roles at Moelis & Company including COO of Global Advisory. Prior to joining Moelis & Company, she worked at UBS Investment Bank where she advised clients on mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations and other equity and debt transactions. Prior to UBS, Ms. Miyakawa was an investment banker at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.

Ms. Miyakawa holds a B.S. in Economics from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from Harvard University. She also served as a Board Member of the Hollywood Hills West Council and as a Director at the Children’s Bureau of Southern California Foundation. Ms. Miyakawa currently serves on the Board of Directors of Pacific Mercantile Bancorp.