Principals & Advisors

Kefu Fu

Kefu Fu

Dr. Fu is a Senior Advisor based in China He has more than 10 years of consulting and business development experience in China's technology, healthcare and financial sectors. Before joining USRG in 2010 he was a partner at Asia Pacific Technology Group and President of The Dexterity Company (TDC), each a consulting practice specializing in strategy, marketing and business development in Asian/Chinese markets with clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to private equity/venture capital firms. Dr. Fu also served as Head of China at WellPoint, one of the largest global insurance companies and a Fortune-50 company, and oversaw its market entry into China. Dr. Fu holds an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management as a distinguished Venture Fellow, a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Clemson University, which he earned with honors while covering research topics related to carbon material energy applications, fuel cells and energy storage, and a B.S. degree in Applied Chemistry from Tongji University in Shanghai. He has authored more than 20 peer-reviewed publications on carbon in journals such as Accounts of Chemical Research (ACR) and Journal of American Chemical Society (JACS), and is a regular guest speaker at both the American Chemical Society and the American Physical Society annual meetings.

Lachlan Mclean

Lachlan Mclean

Mr. McLean is a Principal based in Los Angeles whose responsibilities include new business development, investment analysis and execution, portfolio oversight, and fund raising. Before joining USRG, Mr. McLean worked in project management and marketing at Bloom Energy, a venture-backed distributed power generation company. Mr. McLean's prior investment experience includes forming, raising, and investing a private equity fund within Thomas Weisel Partners' Asset Management group focused on distressed investments in energy technology, software, and communications companies. Mr. McLean began his career in the investment banking industry at both Barclays Capital and Thomas Weisel Partners providing financing and advisory services.

Mr. McLean in active in the management and boards of Oski Energy, Novo Development Company, and SolarReserve and leads USRG’s business development efforts in numerous sectors including solar, waste-to-energy, geothermal, and energy agriculture. Additionally, Mr. McLean manages USRG’s international business development efforts.

Mr. McLean holds an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BS with University Honors from Carnegie Mellon University.