Alexander Chen

Key skills & strengths

  • Flexible & adaptable: excels in change management, project-based & chaotic environments
  • Great people skills and client communication

Work History

Work History

Assistant To CEO (Foreign) 

Sep 2014 - Dec 2014
Elee logistics, Shanghai, China

Introduced change to new initiatives (projects to improve efficiency, accuracy) driven by CEO

  • Handled day to day operations of warehouse management
  • Carrefour warehouse improvement project: came up with a new methodology for new stock picking system and implemented it

Consultant, Financial Services audit and change management

Sep 2011 - Sep 2012
Deloitte UK, London  

Lead project based assignments of audits and change management engagements for financial companies, all work are on-demand, project based

  • Project management: scheduled project timetable, reporting deadlines, coordinated with client and internal staff, managed issues arising due to clients and internal staff, reported to manager/ director, and resolved follow up issues/ adjustments with clients.
  • Worked with client senior management representative and presented proposals and recommendations. 

Clients: BNP Paribas, Projects in Audit and Change Management

  • Supervised areas of client’s operations in fixed income, structured lending, commodities
  • Made internal and external presentations for audit project framework and procedures
  • Performed projects for client’s internal restructuring, due diligence over management information integrity for potential sale of company.
  • Drove the project, organized project management, and partnered with the MI and finance teams to clarify objectives along the lifecycle of project.
  • Reported findings for financial review, which corrected valuations from estimated ones

Trainee

Dec 2007 - Aug 2011
Uhy, London, audit
Performed audit tests, reported issues and recommendations on findings to clients.

Assistant to CEO

Dec 2010 - Aug 2011
Cosco Container Lines
Company liason with Chinese head office

Education

Education

M.B.A

2012 - 2013
FIA Business School University of São Paulo & EM Lyon France
  • Pre- MBA Portuguese language program (10/2012– 03/2013)
  • Content: Marketing, Strategy, Operations, Supply Chain, Innovation
  • Final Project (Business Plan on entrepreneurship)
  • Exchange program: EM Lyon Business school in France

ACA

Dec 2007 - Aug 2011
ICAEW

B.A

2004 - 2007
Durham University UK

Nationality: France

Fluent: English & Chinese & Shanghainese, Working proficiency: French
Leadership style: Change-oriented, participative leadership