Bonnie So

Bonnie was born in Hong Kong, spent her childhood and early career in the UK (North Devon, Liverpool and London) before moving back to Hong Kong in 2006. Bonnie enjoys problem solving, cycling, hiking and playing the saxophone. She thrives on understanding and nurturing interactions between people. She is also a mother of three young children (one girl and two boys).

At Morgan Stanley, she is part of the Technology team responsible for implementing and building controls and solutions for the Firm’s Cybersecurity Program. Bonnie helps to develop team culture to nurture creative ideas and innovative solutions, ensure recognition, mentoring and focusing on ways to boost team morale and cohesion. Bonnie also lead the Morgan Stanley Women in Technology (WIT) Network for Hong Kong.

Bonnie assumes the role as co-chair for WiFA since 2020, prior to that Bonnie was the one of the co-chairs for Networking Committee in 2019. In 2020 WiFA focus on achieving the sustainability development goals with the theme being #CreatingTheWorkForceOfTheFuture. In March 2020, Bonnie launches the WiFA People Spotlight Series to celebrate WiFA People’s contributions and effort in this D&I agenda.

Bonnie is also the first female President for the High Technology Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA) for Asia Pacific between 2017-2018 and contributing to the HTCIA since 2009, Bonnie continues to partner with notable investigators and high-profile speakers to share unique insights within HTCIA membership through hosting regular knowledge sessions.

A fun fact: Bonnie is a certified Level 7 English Football Referee. She used to be the only female referees for U14 and U17 local league in East London between 2002-2005.