Hengtian Vice President Wins the 2019 NICSA NOVA Award in the Emerging Leaders Category

The 2019 NICSA General Membership Meeting (GMM) is taking place October 17-18 in Boston. The GMM brings together a vast array of leading experts from all areas of the asset management industry to discuss today’s most pressing business issues, industry news, best practices and strategies. Mr. Wei Shi (Wells), Vice President of Hengtian, has been selected as a 2019 NICSA NOVA award winner in the Emerging Leaders category. This Award recognizes investment professionals under the age of 40 demonstrating excellence in performance innovation with outstanding contribution to the development of the asset management industry.

Wells has successfully completed hundreds of projects for Hengtian’s European and North American clients, including but not limited to the “Commission Engine for European Hedge Funds”, “ISA in the UK”, “L&P Consumer Portal for the U.S.” and “POS Solution to U.S. Healthcare Entities”, thereby fostering long-lasting relationships with Hengtian’s strategic clients. While Wells comes from a highly technical academic and professional background, he also possesses sophisticated business domain knowledge especially in transfer agency systems for funds, as well as practical IT solutions for the U.S. healthcare system and life and pension business in Europe. He is very familiar with account management practices for multi-national funds and pension regulations in China and Ireland.


Pic: Wells (in the middle) and Hengtian Boston Team

“In addition to servicing Hengtian’s global clients, our team continues to provide custom project delivery along with the development of new solutions which utilize cutting edge technologies such as real-time data analytics, blockchain, big data and artificial intelligence. It is very satisfying to collaborate with our clients to help them transform their businesses and often doing this through leveraging innovate and emerging technologies”, expressed by Wells Shi when he received the award.

Hengtian has received numerous awards throughout the years. Most recently, The Top 20 IT Outsourcing Service Provider in China and China’s Most Influential Offshore Service Outsourcing Enterprise. With a view to the global market, Hengtian continues to maintain long-term engagements with its current clients as well as steady and continuous growth from new clients. Hengtian focuses on Finance, E-Commerce, Manufacturing and Logistics, providing advanced technology solutions and excellent service delivery.


NICSA is a not-for-profit trade association striving to connect all facets of the global asset management industry in order to develop, share, implement, and advance leading practices. For over fifty years, NICSA has promoted an open and collaborative environment, where members’ and partners’ deep expertise and unique perspectives have come together to help strategically implement and support the industry’s most vital issues.