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Journey to CFO: Accelerating your Finance Career

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23 October 2017 16:00-18:00 CPA Australia, 20/F Tai Yau Building, 181 Johnston Road, Wanchai Hong Kong

On behalf of CPA Australia, AustCham and Ambition, we are delighted to invite you to our upcoming CFO Panel Series event  'Journey to CFO:  Accelerating your Finance Career'.

Come and join us for an interactive discussion with our distinguished panel of speakers: 

  1. Lawrence Tsang, Group CFO, Vistra
  2. Lincoln Chan, Finance Director, Hony Capital
  3. Michael Cheung, Group CFO, TBWA China

In this exclusive event, you will hear first-hand the senior speakers’ personal journeys and inspiring stories on how they reach their career goals, the challenges they have tackled along the way, as well as attributes one must develop to stay on top of their game. 

Event Details
Date: Tuesday, 24 October 2017
Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm (Light refreshments provided)
Venue: CPA Australia, 20/F Tai Yau Building, 181 Johnston Road, Wanchai Hong Kong

Please RSVP by Thursday 19 October as spaces are limited!

About our speakers

Lawrence Tsang - Group CFO, Vistra 

As CFO, Lawrence overseas all Group Finance related function including reporting, forecasting and analysis, treasury and tax and investor relations. He is actively involved in the prolific acquisition strategy of the Group, closing on average 6 deals per annum since joining the Group in 2013. He is also the founder of the Group’s global Corporate Responsibility strategy and chairs the CSR Committee. He sits on the board together with the CEO and the majority PE owner.

Lawrence has over 25 years of broad experience in financial management, business administration, strategy development and change management. He started his career at Unilever in the UK where he spent seven years taking up various finance management positions around the world. He returned to Asia in 1995 and, since then, held several regional CFO positions in different industries. Just prior to joining the Vistra Group, Lawrence spent ten years in Linklaters, one of the world’s preeminent global law firms, where he was CFO and then COO for their Asia Pacific region.

Lincoln Chan - Finance Director, Hony Capital

Lincoln has over 18 years of finance experience, particularly in investment banking, private equity and asset management industry in Hong Kong, China and the United States.

Lincoln joined Hony Capital Group in 2015 as Finance Director overseeing the Group's finance matters and strategy. Prior to joining Hony Capital, Lincoln started his career at Deloitte, covering assurance and advisory business services. Lincoln worked at Goldman Sachs as Executive Director in Finance Division from 2007 to 2015, where he held various positions, including Product Controller for Asian Special Situations Group and China Head of Financial Control. 

Lincoln holds a BSc in Money, Banking and Finance from the University of Birmingham and an MSc in Economics and Finance from Warwick Business School in England. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Michael Cheung - Group CFO, TBWA China

Michael joined TBWA in May 2015 where he oversees all finance and IT functions for TBWA China and
TBWA\HAKUHODO China. Michael works in close business partnership with company executives and joint venture partners on commercial strategies and analyses to maximize profits and improve operational efficiency.

Prior to joining TBWA, Michael was the CFO of ThreeSixty Group which provides product design, development, packaging, sourcing, distribution and shopper marketing to major retailers in the US.  Michael also held senior executive finance and operations positions at global firms such as Disney and Newscorp in Asia.

Michael is a Top-10 accounting undergraduate from University of Wisconsin - Madison and qualified his CPA in the US.  He is also a member of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a CFA charter holder.

Daisy Lam - Associate Director, Finance & Accounting, Ambition

Daisy is a qualified accountant and started her career in the Technology & Communication sectors. However, she came across an opportunity to work for a global brand in the recruitment industry in the Finance & Accounting field and thought, 'why not?'. Ten years on, this industry still continues to pique her curiosity.

She currently specialises in Senior Finance roles in Commerce & Industry for the Hong Kong market. She also works on China-based mandates where clients require Hong Kong talents to relocate there.

Please join us for an interactive session, meet fellow like-minded professionals and keep up to date with the latest trends in the market.


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