Andrew Savini

Andrew Savini


I recently returned from working in Beijing since the summer of 2007. I am currently based on the North Shore of Oahu (HI), but will be moving to the East Coast on April 6th, 2009. Some highlights of my background include: - Significant Work Experience Abroad (Beijing, Hong Kong) and Domestically (Honolulu, Boston) - Chinese Mandarin Language Ability - Educational background at Hong Kong University, Peking University and Tsinghua University (Beijing) - Worked for the Largest Merchant Bank in Beijing/China since early 2008 (M&A, Private Placement) - National Award Winning Vocalist - Alumnus of the Institute of Global Leadership at Tufts University - Lectured Strategic Marketing and Management at National Institute of Technology in Beijing


- Continuing Education

- International Business

- Marine Ecosystems

- Sustainable Development

- Cultures and Languages (Travel)

- Architecture and Urban Planning

- Kayaking, Canoeing, Tennis, Body Surfing, Surfing, Golf, Basketball, Squash

- Blogging, Social Networking

Work History

Work History
Jun 2006 - Present

Project Coordinator

Kaneohe Ranch Management, Limited and the Harold K.L. Castle Foundation

I managed three main projects:

A)Web work and content management/updates for of all Materials for customer communication webpage, SEO plan, US Property Descriptions, Site Inspections and facilitated all communications between KRC and outsourced Public Relations firm and Webhosting provider.

B) Create social networking accounts and strategies for Facebook, Twitter and Yelp, and integrate them all through RSS Feeds

C)Managed free Municipal Wireless project for the town of Kailua (pop. 50,000)

Feb 2008 - Dec 2008

Lecturer of Business

National Insitute of Technology, Beijing

Bachelor of Business program for NIT, a university in Beijing's CBD district. I taught strategic marketing and strategic management.

Feb 2008 - Nov 2008


The Hina Group

Beijing Headquartered US-China Cross Border Investment Bank

MainTasks: Created Business Pitchbooks, Executive Summaries, Presentations and Financial Models for major Private Placement and M&A deals

Major Projects included:Private Placement Deal ($30m) for China’s Largest Private Communication Service Provider, Buyside M&A for IT Services Company in Beijing, Private Placement Deal ($40-50m) for China’s #1 B2C Online Retailer, Private Placement Deal ($15m) for China’s #1 Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Provider, Private Placement Deal ($90m) for Leading Datacenter Realty Company, US-based Nasdaq listed Software Company Buyside M&A Project (Reverse Merger), Acquisition Deal for a Major Nasdaq Company

Other Major Research Projects:Furnished a 50-page China Cleantech Research Presentation, Mobile TV Market Research, Digital TV/STB Market Research, Video Game Amusement Center (US/China) Market Research, US/China Chemical Industry Market Research, Asia Mobile VAS Market Research

Other Value-Added Projects:Relationship Sourcing - US Ambassador to China, Foreign Counselor for the US Department of Treasury, Various PE Firms in Boston, Beijing and Shanghai, Industry Specialists, Represented the Company at the China International Private Equity Conference in Tianjin, China

Sep 2006 - Dec 2006


Arnold Worldwide (Boston)

Market Research and Market Analysis Intern for the "truth" National Anti-Tobacco Campaign

Jul 2005 - Aug 2005


HSBC (Hong Kong)
Strategies, Propositions and Channels Team, Hong Kong
Jun 2002 - Aug 2002


Pacific Forum CSIS is a leading think tank on the US transpacific dialogue.


2003 - 2007


Tufts University

Mentor for International Relations Department

Courses:Marketing, Economics of Organization, International Political Economy, Economics of Entrepreneurship, International Law, International Trade, Statistics, Micro- and Macroeconomic Theory, International Relations of East Asia, US Foreign Economic Policy

Jun 2005 - Aug 2005

China Cross Cultural Leadership Program

Designed and led activities in Hong Kong and in New York with Emerging leaders from Beijing University, Chinese University of Hong Kong, and University of Hong Kong.

Coordinated and Organized an International Symposium, bringing top scholars and officials to talk on “China’s Future Challenges”.




Three years of Spanish Study in High School Participated in Social Events at the Spanish House, Tufts University  

Web Skills

- Web 2.0:  Facebook, Yelp, Twitter, Yahoo Groups, Google Reader, Blogspot, MySpace, Xanga, and Wikipedia  - HTML Experience:  Macromedia Contribute, Adobe Dreamweaver - Website Conceptualization:,, 


- Online and Traditional Forms (Direct Marketing, Telemarketing) - Experience at Arnold Worldwide (Market Research), HSBC (Online Marketing and Traditional), Kaneohe Ranch Management Limited and the Harold K.L. Castle Foundation (Website, Facebook, Yelp, Design)

Financial Analysis

- Worked at Investment Bank in Beijing (Comparables Modeling, Financial Model, Valuations) - Worked at HSBC in Hong Kong - Economics Major from Tufts University

Chinese (Mandarin)

- Lived and Worked in Beijing for Two Years - Attended Tsinghua University in 2007-2008 - Attended Hong Kong University in 2005 - Worked at HSBC in Hong Kong in 2005 - Studied Chinese for four years at Tufts (while double majoring in International Relations and Economics)