Spotlight Series - WiFA People

In 2020 we launch a Spotlight Series to highlight a woman each day in March in celebrating the International Women’s Month. Since then, WiFA is leveraging this platform to celebrate strong leaders and trusted decision makers in the financial services industry. Read inspiring stories from the female leaders we spoke to recently

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Bonnie So

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Bonnie So

Bonnie So is our newly appointed co-Chair for WiFA 2020. Tell us a bit about yourself I was born in Hong Kong, spent most of my childhood and my early career in the UK before moving back Hong Kong in 2006. I enjoys problem solving, cycling and playing the saxophone. I...

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Bonnie Ohri

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Bonnie Ohri

How would you introduce/define yourself? My career has been in public service, focused on designing, implementing, and managing programs for marginalized communities. As a former Deputy Director at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, I managed over 1,400...

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Celine Zhang

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Celine Zhang

How would you introduce yourself?A global citizen and a highly flexible and entrepreneurial financial professional with a portfolio of experience across family office and investment banking, as well as hands-on financial experience as a qualified...

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Ruoyi Ma

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Ruoyi Ma

How would you introduce yourself?  A born in China and bred in Sri Lanka Brit, who now lives in Hong Kong! What is your current role, and your participation within the diversity and inclusion initiatives?I am Director, Corporate Finance (M&A). Within my bank...

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Connie Au

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Connie Au

How would you introduce yourself?Experienced marketing & communication professional in the financial industry. I am energetic, outgoing, not afraid to meet new friends, and I want to make a change. What is your current role, and your participation within the...

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Mei Ling Tse

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Mei Ling Tse

Please introduce yourself  I’m a #CPA with 15 years of experience in international professional firms and public companies. As an altruism professional accountant, I aim to apply my expertise in a career that ideally contributes to a meaningful cause,...

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Sonja Key

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Sonja Key

What is your current role? I am a Group Senior Corporate Counsel at AIA Group.  I have lived and worked in Asia for over 20 years, and have been involved in a broad range of legal and business projects and initiatives, typically involving leading large,...

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Alexandra Harnett

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Alexandra Harnett

What is your current role, and your participation within the diversity and inclusion initiatives? Sitting within our Group office HR division in Hong Kong, I am currently managing events and employee engagement. We offer inclusive programs around career development,...

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Natalie Swallow

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Natalie Swallow

Tell us a bit about yourself I’m a Tech Lawyer now working in-house at Morgan Stanley. I moved from the UK to Hong Kong eleven years ago. In my current role, I head up the Technology & Data Legal function across Asia. When I’m not in the office, I like to travel...

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Gladys Liu

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Gladys Liu

What is your current role, and your participation in BlackRock’s I&D initiatives? I work as an investment strategist covering ETFs and Index Investments at BlackRock. I’m also a committee member of the BlackRock Women’s Initiative Network (WIN) in Hong Kong;...

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Dr. Winnie Tang

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Dr. Winnie Tang

Tell is a bit about yourself? I am an Adjunct Professor in both the Faculty of Architecture and the Faculty of Engineering (Department of Computer Science) of HKU. I am also the Founder and Honorary President of the Smart City Consortium. I am a locally-bred IT...

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Francesca Lau 

WiFA People Spotlight Series – Francesca Lau 

How would you introduce/define yourself?  My career started in Goldman Sachs as an intern in 2006. I am responsible for cross asset coverage of Greater China corporate clients in the Global Markets Division. I am also the Co-chair of the Goldman Sachs Hong Kong...