Alumni Career Advisor Scheme
Our Alumni Career Advisors are MBA alumni at the middle management level from different expertise areas. Existing MBA students and recent graduates can connect with them for professional insights across industries, functions and geographic areas.
* 2021-2022 Alumni Career Advisor Scheme will be completed on June 30, 2022
Meet Our Alumni Career Advisors
INDUSTRY: FINANCIAL SERVICES
Gordon is an operationally-focused, Asia-based strategy consultant with deep cross-border experience in private equity portfolio management, focusing on value creation, growth-focused transformation, and operational improvement.
Portfolio Operations Director
Kelvin is the Hong Kong Head of Securities Lending Trading at J.P. Morgan. Previously, he worked at Citigroup across the Equity Financing business after graduating from the Full-time MBA program in 2013. Kelvin started his career in Toronto in the nuclear energy sector after receiving his Bachelor in Engineering degree from Queen’s University in Canada.
Agency Securities Lending, Hong Kong Head of Trading
Alex Hung leads the data analytics function in an investment management company regionally and is a guest lecturer delivering Big Data and FinTech courses in local universities. He delivers large-scale transformation initiatives through using applied AI/ Machine Learning techniques in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and China.
Senior Director, Data Analytics
Manulife Investment Management
Ruoyu was grown up in Shanghai, an important economic centre in China. He has been in the finance and private equity sector in China for years. After obtaining his MBA at CUHK, he was appointed as the Deputy Head of the investment department in China Minsheng Jiaye Investment Corp Limited. Currently, he is the Director of Harvest Capital 加华资本, he also served in various financial or investment institutions.
Gary is the Managing Director for the Corporate Finance Group in Moody’s Investors Services. He manages analytical teams in HK, covering corporate ratings in North Asia (ex-Japan). He has extensive experience with Moody’s in analytical and management positions with responsibilities across different industries and geographies. He has been with Moody’s since 1998. Before joining Moody’s, Gary worked for Barclays Bank and Bank of America in the Financial Institutions and Corporate Banking Divisions.
Gary holds an MBA and a Bachelor of Social Science, both from The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Moody's Investors Services
Kevin is a finance professional with over 17 years of experience in all aspects of banking, investment, insurance and asset management. He is also an MBA graduate with solid finance and management knowledge. In addition, he is a member of MDRT and COT for many years. He has proven track record and business results in handling complex business project, expanding market base and winning customers. As a top specialist and task-oriented leader, he created significant and sustainable business outcome.
Sun Life Financial
Dr. SU Yang is the Head of Relationship Management in Huatai Financial Holdings (Hong Kong) Ltd. Before joining Huatai, Yang had over ten years of financial industry experience at CICC and JPMorgan. Yang graduated from CUHK MBA and a Doctor Degree of Management from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Head of Relationship Management
Huatai Financial Holding (Hong Kong) Ltd
Stephen has 20 years of experience in investment banking and private banking. He started with technology focusing on derivatives business and subsequently transformed to wealth management industry. He possesses a double degree in BBA in Information Systems and Finance and pursued an MBA at CUHK. He is also a CFA and FRM charter holder.
Head of Product Due Diligence & Platform Management (Asia)
Ankie has been in the banking industry for a number of years. She is passionate in building up relationship with her clients and provides them with wealth management solutions and investment advisory for customising investment portfolios.
AVP, Investment Consultant
With 15+ years’ experience leading strategic business development partnerships for top tier global banks, insurance and financial institutions. Currently leading a team with over 150+ staff in HK and Mainland to drive transformation to embrace GBA business opportunity.
Head of Business Platform
Convoy Global Holding Limited
INDUSTRY: TECHNOLOGY & PLATFORMS
Over twenty years of online, e-commerce, digital transformation and technology management experience. Charles founded CLEARgo a decade ago, it has now grown into an established digital commerce agency, with offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore and Malaysia, helping major brands and retailers on digital commerce transformation and growing regional presence.
Founder and Managing Director
Karen Ko graduated from CUHK MBA Programme in 2012. She is currently the Director, Marketing, Asia Pacific & Japan Region of SailPoint, responsible for laying out the marketing strategies, communication and demand creation for Asia Pacific. Karen has been engaged in marketing at IT/ Technology industry with more than fifteen years. Before working in SailPoint, Karen worked at Automation Anywhere, Equinix, Symantec and several foreign telecommunications companies in the Asia-Pacific region.
Director, Marketing, Asia Pacific & Japan Region
Victor is experienced in software development, consulting services, and technical product management. A business and technology expert with an MBA in Finance and a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Victor is also an AWS Certified Solution Architect and GCP Cloud Engineer with proven track record in building banking products from scratch and serving as a charismatic leader.
Client Engineering Manager
Rebecca is the Head of Asia at The Floor, a Tel-Aviv headquartered FinTech company that empowers digital transformation of tier-1 global banks. Rebecca had over 10 years of capital market experience at Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan. Rebecca was a visiting researcher at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Head of Data and Research & Head of APAC
Focusing on Entrepreneurship and business development, skillful in hardware project development and supply chain management, Leila has a wide connection in China electronics manufacturers and solution providers. Also professional in import and export business.
TANG Qian Leila
The Techno Creatives
INDUSTRY: FAST MOVING CONSUMER GOODS (FMCG)
With over ten years’ experience in luxury retail sector, Clara has enormous industry knowledge in diamond jewellery business in the Greater China region. She has introduced “Hearts On Fire”, a U.S. premium diamond brand under Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group, to Hong Kong and Macau market and is now the integration leader of the office of global diamond jewellery brand “Hearts On Fire”.
Hearts On Fire
Procurement professional with over 15 years of experience with multinational retailers. Skilled in all aspects of organizing procurement, assortment building, sales & profitability management, promotion, staffing and business analysis in retail. Proven expertise in fresh products, specialty – fish and seafood. Proven track record in solving difficult and complex issues by thorough analysis of causes and developing strategies for sustainable results.
Category Management Director, Moscow District
Michael set up the impact venture capital arm for his family office. The firm invests in tech start-ups with strong social and environmental solutions via direct and co-investments, as well as through funds. Michael drives deal sourcing and portfolio management for the firm.
Rich experience in B to C cross border logistics, very skilled in People Management, Strategic Planning, Business Development, Business Strategy and Sales Management. Achieved CUHK MBA Excellence Academic Performance Award during graduation.
Asia Pacific and Emerging Markets
Daniel started his career in Beijing as an Investment Banker and later joined one of the biggest Angel Fund in China as an Investment Manager during his study at CUHK MBA. Later in 2018, Daniel co-founded Cornwall Medical, an innovative medical service provider, and led a HKD60M Pre-A Series fundraising with a valuation of HKD200M, currently serving as the CFO at Cornwall Medical.
Co-founder and CFO
INDUSTRY: CONSULTING & STRATEGY
Personal Mission: “Lead a truly fulfilled life and be a catalyst for other people’s success”.
Vision: Food, Opportunity for all.
Background: Private Equity Investing (Helix Investments), Hedge Funds Advisor (Long/Short) and Investment Banking (RBSA Advisors).
Education: CUHK MBA & Kellogg School of Management MBA Exchange.
Lived: India, US & China.
Neha is a Strategy and Consulting Director and has been with Accenture for over 6 years in Hong Kong/Greater China. Overall, she brings 12+ years well-rounded experience of developing digital transformation strategies, managing large scale transformation programs, SI delivery projects and driving change across organization. Having worked across multiple sectors, she thrives in change, re-inventing and re-orienting her skills to keep pace with evolving market needs and technology landscape. Originally from India, Neha has had a truly global career with experience in mature markets such as UK and growth markets like India, China, Southeast Asia and UAE. Besides her day-to-day client projects, she leads Mental Health Council for Hong Kong Business. She is passionate about sustainability and purposeful living.
Strategy and Consulting Director
Jeffrey serves as the head of Fintech solutions in one of the virtual banks in Hong Kong. Doing finance concentration allowed him to understand different parts of the bank without actually working in those departments. In addition, common modules, such as strategic management, inspired him to change the organization one step at a time. Jeffrey is a regular columnist at Hong Kong Economic Digest FinTech 領袖頻道.
McKinsey & Company
Winky has been a Consultant leading a team specialised in Data Strategy, Big Data Platform and Analytics, and other services for a multinational consultancy. Winky is fond of coffee, sports, and new business innovations.
Data and Analytics Offering Lead
Nachi is an internationally experienced and seasoned professional originally from India with over 12 years expertise in Telco, Services/Solution deliveries and Strategic Management positions for projects in Europe, Asia, and Latin America. He brings solid expertise in setting up and efficiently scaling up Operations and IT divisions for FinTech firms.
Head of Operations and IT
Digital Support Services (DSS)Ltd
Cecilia is from Chile. She studied pharmacist and has been in the pharmaceutical industry for years, specializing Brand Building and Marketing. Cecilia is truly a global citizen that she has studied and worked in several countries like USA, Central America, Europe and Asia, which enables her to communicate efficiently with different stakeholders in MNC like AstraZeneca.
Respiratory Brand Manager
Rohit has 13 years of diverse and global industry experience in the realm of financial services, insurance, management consulting, non-profit, and entrepreneurship, across the globe including India, New York and Hong Kong. Currently, Rohit runs his own venture Vikings Career Strategists to help students and professionals discover their perfect college and career.
Founder & CEO
Vikings Career Strategists
Mr. Miyata has worked in a number of securities, pharmaceutical and digital marketing companies in Japan. Currently, he is serving at an IT × healthcare venture company and engaging in expanding services across Japan. He is a seasoned web marketing consultant with experience in SEO, and constructing Owned Media, strong in gathering page viewers and selling products on websites, and high sales skill through finance and pharmaceutical industries, especially identifying and targeting potential customers.
Senior Marketing Manager
H2 Co, Ltd.
Making professional investment decisions and carrying out investment activities on behalf of vested individuals or institutions.
Aeroland UAV Limited
Paul has over twenty years of IT management and consulting experience focusing in financial services sector. He has been witnessing the growth of Fintech in Asia and a lot of field experience in applying technology into financial services sector.
Technology & Transformation
New World Development
Ranit is a seasoned consulting professional with 12 years of experience in supply chain domain across multiple industries like telecom, retail, apparel and fashion, industrial products, and chemicals. Ranit specialises in supply chain planning, lean optimisation, supply chain analytics and cost reduction. In the past, he has been associated with KPMG and Huawei in strategic roles. He has an extensive work experience in emerging markets such India, China, the Middle East and North Africa, and Southeast Asia.
TAL Apparel Limited
Mr. Sugiyama started his venture business Sun-up Corporation in Thailand after MBA graduation. Sun-up Corporation is the enterprise solving various problems about industrial wastes through the 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle), aiming to contribute to environmental preservation and sustainable development through Trading, Consulting and Investment.
Sun-up Corporation (Thailand) Limited
Steve Tsang currently leads the Finance & IT function in the F&B industry. He has been working with hundreds of international brands in customer-facing industry, including of Luxury, Fashion, Consumer Products, Skincare and Food & Beverage in Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Australia, and the Philippines. He provides finance leadership, business partnering support, IT strategy & implementation to Asia Pacific business with hundreds of outlets.
Asia Pacific, SSP Group Plc
With over 20 years’ experience in investment promotion and economic development professional, Benjamin has a diversified portfolio and extensive experience in aviation, ocean economy, maritime cluster and people mobility including not only the physical segment but also on financing, leasing, legal, arbitration and technology. In-depth reach and knowledge in major initiatives such as Belt and Road as well as Greater Bay Area.
Head of Transport, Infrastructure and Advanced Manufacturing
Invest Hong Kong, HKSAR Government
KM served in P&G, M&M/ Mars, Kellogg, Pepsi-cola, HK Airport Authority and HK Electric to manage its local and regional/global business during last 35 years. KM has lived in Geneva, Canada, Malaysia/ Singapore, mainland China and Hong Kong. He is very experienced in coaching fresh graduates to improve their resume writing and interview skills and refer students to his contacts in CPA firms and some banks/ financial institutions if desired.
WONG Kim Man
HK Electric Investments
Experienced PMO/PfM/ PgM/ PM, BA with a demonstrated history of working in various industries, mainly financial services industry. Skilled in Portfolio/ Programme/ Project Management, PMO, Requirements Analysis. Strong finance professional with academic backgrounds in IT, Finance, BA and Law.
Jay is an international business professional with biomedical engineering background. His ten-year experience in the healthcare sector equips him with strong business know-hows and solid market insights.
YOO Jooyoung Jay
CakepLabs & WEMEDI