Cohesive team with over 70 years of combined relevant experiences

Our Team

Henry Zhang

Founding Partner

Henry is the Founding Partner of Morningside Capital and responsible for the firm’s investment, fundraising and management activities.

Prior to Morningside, Henry was a founding member of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s (CPPIB) private equity secondaries program. At CPPIB, Henry was responsible for deploying $4.2 billion in 16 secondary transactions, making CPPIB one of the largest and most active secondary market investors globally. Henry’s roles at CPPIB consisted of sourcing, investment analysis, structuring, legal negotiation, closing and syndication. In addition to his secondaries responsibilities, Henry also led primary fund commitments to six general partners. Furthermore, he oversaw CPPIB’s investments in 15 partnerships in the capacity of LP advisory board member. Prior to joining CPPIB, he worked at RBC Capital Markets.

Henry has extensive international experience having worked in Toronto, London and Hong Kong. He was a committee member of Institutional Limited Partners Association. Henry holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University of Toronto.

Tori Buffery

Partner

Tori is a Partner at Morningside Capital Management and is involved with all aspects of the firm’s investment process. Prior to joining Morningside in January 2016, Tori worked in the Funds, Secondaries and Co-Investments team at CPPIB in Toronto and London.

While at CPPIB, she gained extensive experience in private equity, investing $5.3 billion in the asset class including $1 billion in principal secondaries. Her experience spans North America, Europe and Asia in the mid, large and mega markets. In addition to investment execution, Tori was active in sourcing new opportunities and closely monitoring investments through her role as LP advisory board member. Tori also served as a member of the Institutional Limited Partners Association’s Education Committee. In 2018, she was named by Private Equity International to their annual “Young Guns of Secondaries” list.

Tori serves on the Board of Urban Squash Toronto, a not-for-profit supporting at-risk youths, and the Finance Committee of the North York Harvest Food Bank.

Lance McIntosh

Senior Finance Director

Lance is a Senior Finance Director at Morningside Capital Management.

Lance has more than 40 years of experience in senior management, corporate finance and accounting. He has overseen financial operations, the corporate development function and the ‘going public’ process for two major Canadian corporations. Lance has specific expertise in financial operations management, financial administration and control, M&A, and both project and acquisition financing. Prior to joining Morningside, he held senior financial positions with a number of significant private and public companies.

Lance currently serves as Principal at LEM Consulting and Chief Financial Officer of Previcare Group. He received his designation as a Chartered Accountant in 1977 and is currently a member in good standing of the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario and of Canada. Lance graduated cum laude, and holds an H.B.A. from Trinity College, University of Toronto


George Weekes

Senior Principal

George is a Senior Principal at Morningside Capital Management.

Prior to joining Morningside in September 2018, George worked at Citadel LLC in London, focusing on equity investing in the industrials sector across European and North American markets. Before joining Citadel, George worked at the CPP Investment Board in both the Funds, Secondaries & Co-Investment and the Principal Credit Investment groups. While at CPPIB, he gained extensive experience across the private equity, high yield credit, and structured finance asset classes.

George holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree from Queen’s University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.

Ken Kang

Associate

Ken is an Associate at Morningside Capital Management.

Prior to joining Morningside in July 2020, Ken worked at Equitable Bank in Toronto, focusing on corporate development and M&A opportunities within the financial sector.

Ken holds an Honours Business Administration degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business and is currently a level III candidate of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program.


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