PUBLISHED : Monday, 16 April, 2007, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 16 April, 2007, 12:00am

Heidy Chan

Implementation manager, managed services - Asia

Talent2 Hong Kong

Ms Chan will be assisting clients with workforce planning, candidate attraction strategy, screening, deployment and on-boarding of talent acquisition management projects. She has a master's in electronic business from City University.

Jamie Stranger

Partner, litigation practice

Stephenson Harwood & Lo

Mr Stranger rejoined the firm in 2004 when he was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong. He covers commercial litigation including shareholder, joint venture and shipping and trade disputes, enforcement proceedings and audit negligence.

Frank Lam

Senior manager, audit and assurance

Horwath Hong Kong

Mr Lam has almost 10 years of work experience in an accounting firm with extensive exposure to auditing, taxation and financial management for stock listings, and mergers and acquisitions. He has extensive knowledge of Hong Kong and China accounting and tax laws and business environment and listing rules.

Peter Beaudoin

Head of strategic projects and transformation

BT Asia-Pacific

Mr Beaudoin will be responsible for the integration of acquisitions and the execution of the BT Asia strategy. He has previously managed the Greater China practice of a regional consulting company. A Canadian, Mr Beaudoin has worked in France, Taiwan and Mexico.

John Laurens

Regional head of payments and cash management, Asia-Pacific

HSBC Holdings

Mr Laurens joined HSBC in 2001 to assume the role of head of product management, Asia-Pacific, overseeing the development and management of HSBC's integrated cash management solutions throughout the region.

Ivan Hill

Associate director, corporate services Asia-Pacific

Colliers International

Mr Hill will be part of the 3M Asia-Pacific account management team, working from the Hong Kong corporate services hub office. Mr Hill has significant experience in preparing strategic consultancy advice on asset disposal, acquisition and portfolio lease analysis.

Victor Yip

Senior vice-president and chief actuary

MassMutual Asia

Mr Yip has more than 18 years of actuarial experience. He joined the company in 1996. With this promotion, Mr Yip will direct the agency administration department in addition to his responsibilities for business/financial planning, product development and actuarial functions.

Stephen Law Wing-kit

Executive director

LifeTec Group

Mr Law has over 20 years of managerial experience in investment, corporate finance and securities. He had been managing director of the UBS East Asia capital markets and of Fidelity Investments (Singapore) and executive director of the equity transaction group at Merrill Lynch Capital Markets.

Park Aaron Changmin

Executive director

LifeTec Group

Mr Park has strong experience in corporate finance and the investment market as well as an extensive background in research and analysis in the hotel, casino, restaurant, luxury goods and consumer products sectors. Mr Park began his career at Jefferies & Company and is a graduate of Cornell University.

Dauwood Malik

Senior associate

Clifford Chance

Mr Malik joins the firm from Deutsche Bank's Global Banking Group in Singapore. In addition to general financing and debt capital market experience, he specialises in real estate and acquisition financing, in particular gaming and lodging.

Khin Voong


Clifford Chance

Mr Khin joins from the London office with experience in commercial mortgage-backed securities and whole-business securitisations. He is British-qualified and a registered foreign lawyer. He will work with Paul Landless, a securitisation specialist who transferred from the London office in July 2006.

David Simons

Head of leveraged and acquisition finance, Asia-Pacific


Mr Simons joins HSBC after eight years at Credit Suisse, most recently as head of leveraged finance, non-Japan Asia. He will lead HSBC's efforts in Asia to extend and expand the bank's capabilities in event-driven investment grade and non-investment grade financing.

Simone Zhang

Strategic planning director

Euro RSCG Shanghai

Ms Zhang brings to the new position an in-depth understanding of the Chinese consumer market and a demonstrable confidence to push boundaries and challenge the status quo to help clients achieve their business objectives.

Tim Rainsford

Managing director

Asia-Pacific Man Investments

Mr Rainsford has had extensive involvement with global hedge fund groups in the Asia-Pacific region. He has worked for Jardine Fleming Group and, after Jardine Fleming merged with JPMorgan and Chase Manhattan, became head of North Asian listed derivatives for JPMorgan.