Cheryl Cheung is an Associate Director with Manulife Investment Management’s venture capital team. Cheryl is responsible for the origination, execution, and management of the firm’s early and growth stage investments. She is focused on B2B software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies across enterprise, fintech, and insurtech.

Cheryl has over 13 years of investing, innovation, strategy, investment banking, and capital markets experience. Prior to Manulife, Cheryl was with CIBC’s Enterprise Innovation team, where she advised the bank’s business units on strategic partnerships with startups. As part of the Strategy & Corporate Development team, she also worked with senior leadership to develop corporate strategies for CIBC’s capital markets, wealth, and retail businesses. Cheryl previously provided M&A investment banking and debt advisory to firms across Asia and North America at Evercore in Hong Kong and Deloitte in Toronto, respectively. She began her career in sales and trading with J.P. Morgan in New York.

Cheryl is passionate about mentorship programs, serving as a mentor with Women in Network (WIN) and Women in Capital Markets (WCM). She was a recipient of WCM’s Emerging Leaders Award Program in 2019. Cheryl received her Honors Business Administration (HBA) from Ivey Business School at Western University.


Cheryl Cheung
Associate Director