I previously held supervisory roles in Hong Kong Island Shangri-La Hotel’s Business Centre and Christie’s (Auction), handling the clients’ experience, administration, office management, department budgeting, P&L review, and training.
I’m now the manager in charge of operational control & IT. This includes the firm’s financial control, administration support for advisers, HR, payroll, procurement, onboarding clients (preparing documents, meeting, KYC check, etc), liaising with 3rd party providers, preparation of monthly/quarterly reports, monthly compliance meetings and interacting with clients on behalf of advisors.
Outside of work
Outside of work, I have a cat called Fay-Fay. I enjoy travelling, movies, volleyball, badminton, basketball, food, gym, and getting together with my friends and family.
On an ideal weekend, you can find me:
Grocery shopping, going to the gym or movies, and spending quality time with family.
My favourite holiday destination is:
Taiwan or Koh Samui.
My favourite song to play in the car is:
I don’t drive in HK!
The first album I bought was:
If I could be any fictional character, I would be:
If I could turn any activity into an Olympic sport, I would win a medal in:
Watching a classic comedy over 50 times and still laugh at every punchline.
When the dessert menu arrives, I’m looking for:
Anything with chocolate in it.
The three qualities that draw me to new people are:
Personality. Friendliness. Similar interests.
My pet peeve is:
Rudeness. Lack of responsibilities. Stinginess.
The best gift I’ve ever received is:
My father’s watch after graduation.
The three people at my dream dinner party would be:
Elwyn. Potatoe. Adam Sandler. (Two best friends and my favourite comedian)
The three small things that make my day better are:
Good cup of coffee. Questions being answered. Dinnertime.
The proudest moment of my career so far is:
Earning my promotion in six months and acquiring all my licenses with David’s guidance.
The three things I love most about my job are:
It completely changed my view towards the financial services profession. The flexibility to explore different opportunities. Being out of the corporate cubicle and able to work with hard working & talented individuals.
The types of people I most enjoy working with are:
Hard-working. Flexible. Mindful. Kind, Enthusiastic. Responsible.