PUBLISHED : Monday, 23 February, 2009, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 23 February, 2009, 12:00am

Amanda Oldridge

Principal consultant, talent management

Human Capital Group, Hong Kong

The focus of Ms Oldridge's work is helping organisations transform their people practices to meet their business imperatives. Activities include HR audits, talent and workforce planning, as well as change management.

Ajeet Singh


Unitas Capital

Mr Singh will focus on investment opportunities and supporting Unitas' portfolio of industrial firms. He was most recently president of the Asia-Pacific for Emerson Network Power. He has a BA in Economics from the University of Delhi and an MBA from the University of Illinois.

Davis Lusk

Tax principal


Mr Lusk will be responsible for AzureTax's United States tax planning and compliance. Mr Lusk is a US certified public accountant and before joining AzureTax, worked in the tax departments of an international accounting firm and a large American multinational company.

John Weber

Chief executive partner

Minter Ellison

Mr Weber steps into his new role from the position of managing partner of Minter Ellison's Canberra office and leader of the firm's government industry group. He says the firm's strong, diversified practice, industry focus and geographic spread are its strong selling points.

Rebecca Silli


Gide Loyrette Nouel

Ms Silli's practice focuses on project finance, foreign direct investment, and M&As on the mainland. She has advised prominent European groups from several industries, sponsors on concession projects in the environmental sector, public transportation and sports facilities.

Stephen Luczo

President and chief executive

Seagate Technology

Mr Luczo has held various senior management positions at Seagate over the past 15 years. He has been chairman of the board since 2002. He served as chief executive of Seagate's predecessor, Seagate Technology, from 1998 until 2004.

Wendy Lin

Regional sales manager, Asia-Pacific

Crystal Cruises

Ms Lin's appointment marks the first time Crystal Cruises has based staff in the region. She will work with Crystal's international sales representatives and independent agencies. For the past eight years, Ms Lin has been international sales representative for Taiwan.

Virat Patel


Value Partners

Mr Patel has more than 20 years of experience in the telecommunications and media sectors in Europe, Asia-Pacific and North America. He will develop Value Partners' business in Asia-Pacific. He joined in 2007 after stints with PA Consulting, PwC Consulting and British Telecom.

George Kwok Lung Hongchoy

Chief financial officer

The Link Reit

Mr Hongchoy has more than 20 years of experience in investment banking and financial services. Before joining the company, he was the managing director and head of DBS Asia Capital. Mr Hongchoy has an MBA from the Wharton School University of Pennsylvania.

Maria Wong

Head of leasing

The Link Reit

Mrs Wong has over 25 years of experience in the retail property sector in Hong Kong. Prior to joining the company, Mrs Wong was property director of Retail HK of AS Watson & Co, responsible for overseeing the property and store developments for the group's flagship retail units.

Leslie Yee

Head of research and funds management

The Link Reit

In his role, Mr Yee brings strong analytical and financial skills and an understanding of the broader equity capital markets and the Asian reit markets. In addition, Mr Yee will undertake an active involvement in investor relations programmes.

Anil Ahuja

Head of Asia


Mr Ahuja will lead 3i's investment teams to deliver strategic objectives across Asia, working with 3i's business heads on the mainland, Singapore and India. Based in the Singapore office, Mr Ahuja will continue to report to Chris Rowlands, the chairman of 3i Asia.

Irene Tan

General manager

Emphasis Video Entertainment

Ms Tan has 14 years of experience in marketing, brand management, product development and project management in the airline industry. She previously worked with Singapore Airlines, Dragonair and most recently Cathay Pacific.

Stuart Wang

Chief commercial officer

AsiaWorld-Expo Management

Mr Wang is responsible for overseeing the company's business development, corporate affairs, marketing and communications, as well as broadening its business development portfolio and exploring new opportunities.