Peter Wu is a Senior Associate at The Asia Group, where he works within the firm’s Research Team, generating timely analysis to help clients navigate pressing political and commercial developments across the Indo-Pacific region. Peter provides clients with breaking updates on the region’s evolving challenges and writes the Daily Asia, the firm’s signature newswire. Peter also supports TAG’s existing clients and helps the firm identify new business opportunities and other ventures, leveraging his prior experience in international business.
Prior to joining The Asia Group, Peter worked in Hong Kong for The Swire Group (太古), a 104-year-old British conglomerate. He was selected as one of eight for the Group’s international management program and was placed to work at Swire Properties, a leading mixed-use real estate development firm in Greater China listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
While at Swire Properties, Peter worked across a variety of business and public-facing functions within the firm’s Hong Kong portfolio. In Pacific Place, a mixed-use commercial center located in central Hong Kong, Peter worked with several multinational, mainland Chinese, and Hong Kong-based tenants and brokerage firms to support the property’s office portfolio and helped manage a 900,000 square-foot office building. Peter most recently worked within the company’s Development and Valuations (D&V) team, where he conducted financial analysis to support managerial decision-making for potential property acquisitions. In D&V, Peter also employed various valuation methodologies for the company’s core asset holdings across Hong Kong, mainland China, Singapore, and the United States.
Peter studied advanced Chinese at the Beijing Language and Culture University. He later tutored intermediate-level Mandarin Chinese to fellow students and taught weekly sections of an undergraduate intermediate-level macroeconomics course through the Department of Economics. While at Harvard, Peter interned in Suzhou for Value Retail China, a retail developer focused on high-end consumer products and fashion in Europe and China.
Peter graduated cum laude from Harvard College with a bachelor’s degree in history and a secondary degree in Economics. He is proficient in Mandarin Chinese.