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MunJung Koh

Resourceful, quick-learning and proactive candidate with strong communication and project management skills

Education

Aug 16June 18

Juris Doctor Candidate 

The University of Hong Kong (Upper Second Class Honours)
  • Key subjects: Law and Practice of Investment Treaty Arbitration, Public International Law, International organisations
  • Dissertation: "A case against mandatory disclosure requirement of third-party funding arrangements in investment arbitration"
Sep 09May 12

Bachelor of Business Administration in Global Business and Marketing

Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (First class honours)
  • Recipient of HKSAR Government Scholarship 2009-12 (all academic years)
  • Exchange Semester at University of Warwick, 2011 Spring

Work History

Sept 17Current

Marketing & Business Development | Part-time team member

Simmons & Simmons
  • Researched, collated and produced client intelligence material for key account management and new client development 
  • Aided with preliminary stages of pitch document generation and gathering relevant information from internal sources
  • Took the lead in designing and implementing the Asia CV Improvement Initiative that collects and maintains fee-earner CVs in a streamlined manner on a regular basis, successfully rolling out to two major practice groups across all Asia offices
  • Assisted with event planning, material development and on-site management for various in-house and offsite events
  • Managed Asia directories submissions by overseeing research schedules, creating tailored skeleton documents for respective practice group heads  to complete and drafting publication summaries and analyses for internal circulation
Jun 17Aug 17

Marketing & Business Development | Summer internship

Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
  • Engaged in extensive market research for initiatives in line with China's 'One Belt One Road' project, copy-writing (event titles and blurbs) for in-house seminars and drafting a magazine article for a major dispute resolution publication
  • Assisted with planning, vendor management, VIPs and speakers logistics and on-site management for the 2017 Colloquium of International Law with around 1,000 participants along with other events HKIAC organised or co-hosted
Jan 14Aug 15

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

AlphaSights Ltd
  • Researched, sourced, vetted pitched and thereafter connected various high-level industry experts globally with clients in professional services for charged-by-the-hour knowledge sharing sessions conducted in varying formats
  • Managed the entire project cycle for multiple projects of varying time spans on a daily basis
  • Focal point of contact for the firm's Korea delivery, responsible for managing key client accounts, experts and recruitment
  • Trained junior members of the team mainly on professional communication with clients and negotiations with experts
Jun 12Dec 13

APAC Syndicated Loans | Data Acquisition and Database Management Analyst

Bloomberg LP
  • Helped build and maintain a top quality intelligence database by acquiring data from connections  made with deal participants from top investment banks and law firms at industry events, client meetings and internal corporate events 
  • 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

Skills

Business communication
  • Both verbal and written communication
  • Rich experience in client relationship management, copy writing, translations (KOR / ENG),  presentations
Project management
  • Event management, League table and/or directories submissions & publications management, Preliminary stages of pitching, Managing full cycle of multiple client projects  as key liaison in AlphaSights
Languages Excellent:         English              Korean                          Elementary:     Mandarin          Cantonese
Interests   
Bouldering, hiking, yoga, former member of the Law Society of Hong Kong dragon boat team , films, books, writing