35 WOMEN UNDER 35 2016: Charmaine Sook Yee Chow, 26

Chow grew up in Kuala Lumpur and, in 2008, was one of four Malaysians to be awarded a scholarship by GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, to fully fund her education at the LSE. She went on to work for Morgan Stanley and private equity house KKR before becoming the youngest (and only female) of four founders of start-up investment fund Altice Capital.