Alumni Career Advisor Scheme
Our Alumni Career Advisors are MBA alumni at the 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.
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.
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
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.
Alex is the Senior Vice President at ABCI Investment Management. He is a dedicated PE investment professional with 10+ years of experience. Focusing on technology sector, including AI, semiconductor, robotics, outbound ecommerce, electric vehicles, SaaS.
Senior Vice President
ABCI Investment Management
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.
Senior Branch Manager
Sun Life Financial
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
Dr. SU Yang is the Head of Strategic Client in China Galaxy International Financial Holdings Limited. Before joining China GalaxyHuatai, Yang had over ten years of financial industry experience at Huatai, CICC and JPMorgan. Yang graduated from CUHK MBA and a Doctor Degree of Management from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Head of Strategic Client
China Galaxy International Financial Holdings Limited
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)
Vernon Tam is the Vice President of IPO Vetting, Listing Division at the HKEX. He has over 15 years of healthcare and corporate finance experience. He started his career in the pharmaceutical industry in MSD and Eli Lilly, and then worked in investment banks including Deutsche Bank and Bank of China International focusing on biotechnology and healthcare sector for more than 10 years. Mr. Tam graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor of Science in molecular biology and Master of Philosophy in reproductive endocrinology. He also holds an MBA degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and completed the international MBA program with a major in healthcare finance in Duke University.
Vice President of IPO Vetting, Listing Division
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. Thomas is leading over 150 market elites specified in different functions, including Product Distribution, Business Operation, Partnership Service Management, Training & Professional Development, FinbBiz Development and Platform Marketing.
Head of Business Platform
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
Darren is an MBA graduate with 12+ years of international business experience in supply chain management, project management (Project Management Professional – PMP 2011-2020) and finance analysis (Australia CPA). He is responsible for material strategy of high mix low volume product, drive improvement and compliance in sales management with multibillion technology conglomerates in PRC, Asia Pacific & Japan (APJ).
Material Program Manager
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
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
David has 15+ years’ experience in Digital Advertising industry, serving top clients across different industries, such as Gaming, E-commerce, Tech, CPG, etc, 10X acquisition business for Google in the past years
Head of New Business Sales, Greater China
Google Hong Kong
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
Samuel graduated in HKU BBA in 1991. He has 30+ years of experience in retail industry, in which 15 years in Mainland China. He relocated back to HK in 2019 and taking the role as Managing Director of Watsons HK.
A.S. Watson Retail (HK) Limited
Paola has first developed her career interest in marketing and product development and follow with merchandising and ecommerce. She is an e-commerce seasoned professional, with proven intercultural leadership skills. Passionate about customer experience, omnichannel strategies, and assortment, within beauty and fashion industry.
E-Commerce Category Lead
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
Mr. Vincent Fan currently holds the positions of Co-founder & Chief Strategy Officer of Zeek, responsible for the business strategy, market and product positioning, and operations management. Prior to that, Vincent was a management consultant and corporate strategist. He has extensive strategy consulting and corporate transformation experience across Greater China and APAC. He has previously taken up various consultancy positions in EY’s in-house global advisory, IBM GBS’ Strategy & Transformation and GBI Consultancy, with focus on business and operational strategy, organizational design and efficiency improvement. Vincent was also a programme lead and part-time lecturer in The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Co-founder & CSO
Peter is the Co-Founder of Milton Exhibits Group, an integrated marketing company specialized in assisting brands to build experience for its target audience through events and exhibitions. Under his leadership, Milton witnessed a steady growth from a Hong Kong based technical, creative and technological service provider to now a company with over 220 employees located in 9 offices strategically located in major cities of Greater China and South Asia regions. Peter currently holds the position of Managing Director of the Greater China region, oversees the day-to- day management, as well as its corporate functions, business development and strategic planning for the company. He is a strong believer and supporter in education and talent development for the event and exhibition industry. In addition to his many roles, Peter is keen on cooking and running where he began two of his favourite hobbies since he became the Co-Founder of Milton. Peter obtained his EMBA from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2015 and MRICS from The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors in 2016.
Milton Exhibits Group
Cherry was former partner at Sequoia Capital China and founded Redhill in 2018 – a professional early-stage healthcare fund. With the lead of Cherry who has integrated expert experiences in global Medical Device & Pharma Operation and disciplined portfolio management, Redhill is committed to create higher ROI by investing and supporting innovative healthcare+ enterprises in China
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
Steven Pun is the Co-founder and CEO of Protech Group. Respectively in 2008 and 2010, he founded two companies in Hong Kong and established an integrated industrial and trade factory in Shenzhen. Protech Group is a specialist focusing on R&D and the application of high-definition audio-visual digital technology. Thanks to its professional R&D team with cutting-edge technology, and well-established cooperation with the leading chip companies, the group is one of the leading suppliers of HDMI and Type-C products. The group’s business comes across more than 70 regions in 13 countries worldwide and links with well-known customers.
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 Platform, Analytics, & AI Offering Lead, Greater China
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.
Disease Area Strategy Leader
Dexter has 30years’ experience in business planning and marketing strategy, brand, customer lifecycle and digitalization. He led award- winning CX and product innovation, communications and digital fronts with regional impact. Quest for innovation is not only a key driving force in his career development but also a game changer for projects that he has delivered for banking, marketing, digital, entertainment and hospitality industries.
Membership CRM & Intelligence
The Hong Kong Jockey Club
Frandy is the Head of Marketing and Business Development of DSG Energy. She is a business executive with experiences in driving bottom line and growth deliveries, team and organization leadership, people development and change management.
Head of Marketing and Business Development
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.
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
Peter currently works as Manager – Learning Technology in MTR Corporation. He is responsible for the learning and development, plus digital transformation initiatives in the Human Resources and Administration function. Besides business process re-engineering, Peter also works closely with IT departments and external vendors in project implementation to deliver customer centric solutions, which enhances operational performance of various business functions.
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
Deputy General Manager