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Summary

Highly resourceful, quick-learning, and flexible business professional | Strong written and oral communication skills | Thrives in fast-paced environments | Extensive professional services experience in B2B client  and project management 

Education

Aug 16Jun 18

Juris Doctor (JD) Candidate

The University of Hong Kong
  • Upper Second Class Honours
  • Key Subjects: Tort Law, Contract Law, Commercial Law, Equity, Public International Law, Criminal Law 
Sep 09May 12

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Global Business and Marketing

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • First Class Honours
  • Recipient of HKSAR Government Scholarship 2009-2012 (all semesters)| Dean's List Fall and Spring semesters 2011-12
  • Key Subjects: Brand Management, Strategic Marketing, International Management, Business Communication
  • Exchange Semester in University of Warwick, 2011 Spring | International Management and Film Studies

Work History

Sept 17Dec 17

Marketing & Business Development | Part-time Staff

Simmons & Simmons
  • My primary responsibility is the 'Asia CV Improvement Project'. After a thorough study of the internal database, current procedure and chronic problems associated with it, I proposed a new workflow to collate and categorise CVs in a standardised, streamlined manner. I presented my ideas to the M&BD team, and then to the Corporate practice group partner from whom I received approval to work with all of the group's fee-earners to implement the initiative.
Jun 17Aug 17

Business Development | Internship

Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC)
  • HKIAC is Asia's leading dispute resolution organisation. I assisted with planning, VIP speaker logistics and on-site management for the Colloquium on International Law as well as various other events HKIAC organised or co-organised. 
  • Other initiatives include: Market research for initiatives in line with China's 'One Belt One Road' project, coming up with title and blurb for in-house seminar, drafting articles contributions to major legal publications globally
Jan 14Aug 15

APAC Consultancy and Corporate Practice | Associate, Team Lead (April 15 -)

AlphaSights Ltd
  • I researched for, sourced, vetted and thereafter connected various industry experts (mostly C-level or senior management of Fortune 500 companies) from across the globe with clients in management consultancies, corporates and private equities for specific knowledge-sharing interviews for the world's leading business intelligence broker
  • Serving as a focal point of contact for clients in South Korea, I cooperated with industry's top clients on multiple projects of varying topics, scales, durations and geographic coverage and helped maximise return for each project.
  • As one of the main trainers for new hires, I delivered training and mentoring sessions on topics of expert communications.
Jun 12Dec 13

APAC Syndicated Loans | Data Acquisition and Database Management Analyst

Bloomberg LP
  • I helped build and maintain a top quality financial intelligence database for the Asia Pacific Syndicated Loans market by acquiring data from connections made with deal participants from top investment banks and law firms at Asia Pacific Syndicated Loans Market Association (APLMA) events, client meetings and internal corporate events I regularly attended as representative for Bloomberg.
  • I managed submissions, publication and distribution of Bloomberg's quarterly Syndicated Loans League Table for banks and law firms in coordination with counterparts in EMEA, North America and Latin America.
June 11Sept 11

Events & Marketing | Internship

American Chamber of Commerce in Korea (AMCHAM)
  • I helped organise the institution's biggest annual event, its Labour Day Picnic of more than 1,000 participants. As the primary contact for all children entertainment matters, I acquired sponsors, negotiated marketing exposure, managed the prize stall as well as external vendors on site at the event.

Language, Skills and Interests

  • Language: Korean and English: Excellent|Mandarin and Cantonese: Basic
  • SkillsBusiness Communication |Business Writing |Copy-writing |Presentation |Negotiation |Project Management |Event Management |Westlaw, Bloomberg, Lexis-Nexis |Korean - English Translation & Interpretation
  • Interests:  Arts, Film, Writing, Reading, The Law Society of Hong Kong Dragon Boat Team, Organising social events