On the Move

PUBLISHED : Monday, 02 May, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 02 May, 2011, 12:00am


Simone Lee
Partner, assurance services

Lee has served listed companies in Hong Kong and the mainland covering industries such as real estate development and construction and mining. She has also been involved in initial public offerings, acquisitions and financial due diligence.

Winnie Tsui
Partner, tax services

Tsui has advised companies investing into China, including formulating market entry tax strategies, investment structures, tax regulatory matters, tax planning and compliance. She also provides tax review and planning advice to mainland companies aiming at overseas offerings.

Elisa Yu
Partner, assurance services

Yu provides udit and business advisory services. She is also involved in various transaction support assignments including initial public offerings, financial due diligence in acquisitions of companies and review of certain internal controls of a hotel.

Adrian Faure
Global head of emerging markets equities

Based in Hong Kong, Faure will share managerial responsibilities for Citi's equities operations across emerging markets globally. He joined Citi as the Asia-Pacific head of research in 2005 and became head of Asian equities-ex Japan and Australia in July 2009.

Conor Warde
Registered foreign partner
Blank Rome

Warde has moved to Blank Rome's Hong Kong office from Washington DC. He is an experienced maritime and corporate lawyer dealing with financial/transactional and regulatory matters.

Cindy Li
Director of CRM and partnership
Langham Hospitality

Li will oversee loyalty programmes and partnerships with credit cards firms and airlines. She brings 10 years in marketing, partnership and business development and has worked at Standard Chartered Bank, Hong Kong Disneyland and Citibank.

Sherman Lam
Chief financial officer
Langham Hospitality

Lam has almost 30 years of corporate finance, strategic planning and management experience in private and listed companies. He was previously strategic planning and development director with Fok Ying Tung Group and general manager - corporate development of HKR International.

Edward Chatterton
Head of intellectual property
DLA Piper

Chatterton specialises in litigation and transactional IP advice to companies, covering trade marks, patents, copyright, designs and breach of confidence. He also advises on the ownership, maintenance, protection and exploitation of intellectual property.

Jolyon Ellwood-Russell
Partner, finance and projects
DLA Piper

Ellwood-Russell has a background in debt financing transactions and also specialises in leveraged and structured finance. He has acted for financial institutions, debt providers as well as for sponsors and large corporations on a variety of debt products.

Jenny Connolly
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

London partner Connolly moves to the Shanghai office and will help develop relationships across the mainland offices. She joined the firm in 1989 and over the past 10 years been a competition partner who advises on all aspects of EC/British competition laws.

Jack Wang
Partner, Shanghai
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Wang has worked in Asia on mainland-related transactions since 1997. His practice focuses on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, outbound M&A transactions and general corporate work in the region.

Gerard Clancy
Sales director, wholesale distribution, Asia-Pacific

Clancy comes from BlackRock where he was director of sales handling strategy execution and wholesaling of investment management products to private and retail banks. He also worked with Merrill Lynch in New York, London, Singapore and Hong Kong.

Richmond Herrera
Sales director, wholesale distribution, Southeast Asia

Herrera joins Threadneedle from Standard Chartered Bank, where he was responsible for developing the Philippines' offshore private banking business. Before that he was with at Merrill Lynch International in Singapore.

Wai Kwong Seck
Executive vice-president and general manager, global markets and services, Asia-Pacific
State Street

Seck joins State Street from the Singapore Exchange where he was chief financial officer. He has previously worked in Hong Kong and Singapore at the Government of Singapore Investment Corp.