Co- founder & Chief Executive Officer
About Max Liu
Max Liu is a veteran of the financial services industry with over 20 years of experience in capital investments and market strategies across Asia and the United States. He is currently Co-founder and CEO of EMQ, a Fintech innovator with an extensive remittance network in Asia.
Launched in 2014, EMQ offers remittance services between two countries at a fraction of the price of conventional banks. With a strong presence across Asia, the company partners with financial institutions and other strategic partners in each country to enable and settle cross-border remittance via banks and various modes for top-up and last mile delivery. The company received its Money Service Operator license from the Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department in September 2014 and its Fund Transfer Operator license from Bank Indonesia in March 2017.
Earlier, Max served as a founding member and portfolio manager of the Special Situations Asia team at Citadel Investment Group, a global multi-strategy hedge fund with US$26 billion in assets under management. At Citadel, Max led the Greater China team that sourced, structured, invested, and managed assets across the capital structure.
Prior to Citadel, Max held several leadership roles at Goldman Sachs & Co. in New York and Hong Kong in the Fixed Income, Currencies, and Commodities division and served as the Head of Proprietary Research for the Asia Convertible and Credit Trading Group.