Vincent Capital Team

We are a company driven by the core principles of confidence, experience and approachability. We demonstrate the highest level of integrity in all transactions, dealing professionally and building trust.

Leo Li

Managing Director


Leo Li


With more than 12 years’ experience operating and managing IT and Telecommunication businesses, Leo moved to New Zealand in 2014 to start a property development business in the commercial and residential sectors. He could see the market need for non-bank lenders, so in 2017 he established Vincent Capital.

With an MBA degree and development experience, Leo has an excellent understanding of the property market structure and cycle and his interpersonal skills leads to strong, ongoing relationships.


David Forster

Senior Lending Manager


David Forster


David has an impressive 30-year track record in merchant, institutional, corporate and private banking and corporate finance in New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and the United Kingdom.

He is a Registered Valuer, a member of the Property Institute of New Zealand and Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.

David has an extensive professional network and enjoys meeting people and working to create practical solutions for a range of new opportunities.


Henry Chen

Senior Lending Manager


Henry Chen


Since migrating to New Zealand in 2001, Henry has worked in residential construction, property development and property finance. His building and development experience enable him to communicate effectively with clients and advisors, understanding their drivers and providing the best solutions for their specific project needs.

Henry is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese and he holds a Bachelor of Science (Engineering) honours degree in Engineering with Business Finance from University College London.


Michael Long

Senior Lending Manager


Michael Long


Michael has nearly 10 years’ experience in property development and construction management. With a Bachelor of Construction Economics from Unitec, Michael started his career as a quantity surveyor for the Hawkins Construction Group. He has also worked with property developers based locally and offshore gaining considerable first-hand knowledge and practical understanding of project delivery.

Michael is fluent in English and Mandarin.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Construction Economics degree from Unitec Institute of Technology.


Lino Tan

AML/Loans Coordinator


Lino Tan


With a Master of Management degree from the University of Auckland (specialising in accounting), Lino coordinates the loans at Vincent Capital. Having worked in a local development company, Lino understands the needs of our clients and ensures they get accurate and fast responses to enquiries. She assists in managing the AML process and supports the lending managers from client onboarding to full facility repayment.