We are pleased to announce the appointment of Cecilia Cheung, who joins IQ-EQ as Managing Director, Country Head of our Hong Kong business. She will also serve as a key member of our Asia executive leadership team.
With more than 20 years’ experience in the industry, Cecilia is well regarded as a highly accomplished, results-driven and detailed-oriented professional. She brings with her a deep understanding of the alternative assets industry with substantial experience of fund structuring, valuations, internal controls, regulatory, and risk and compliance for private equity, real estate, debt and hedge funds.
Before joining IQ-EQ, Cecilia held the position of Country Head of a Hong Kong-based global provider of alternative asset and corporate business services, where she was responsible for the operations and delivery of its alternative investment funds administration services. Prior to that she was the Head of Fund Administration with an international fund administration and corporate management company, responsible for the delivery of fund administration services across their Asia business.
She holds a BSc in Mathematics from Concordia University in Montreal, is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and an Associate Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Commenting on her appointment, Cecilia said:
“I am honoured to join IQ-EQ and be trusted to lead the Hong Kong team to deliver innovative alternatives, corporate and private client solutions, and expand our capabilities and service offerings to our global network of clients.
“It is an exciting time for the Group and I am delighted to be part of this journey and in particular to play an active role in growing our continued expansion phase not just in Hong Kong but across the whole Asia jurisdiction. The support IQ-EQ provides to its clients is synonymous with service excellence and I look forward to working together with my Asia colleagues to grow IQ-EQ’s brand and reputation for service excellence throughout the jurisdiction.”
Shanker Iyer, Executive Chairman of IQ-EQ in Asia, added:
“I am delighted to welcome Cecilia to our Asia leadership team. We have big plans to expand our Hong Kong office in the coming years across all of our segments – Funds and Institutional, Corporate and Private Wealth. Having someone with Cecilia’s experience and reputation in the Hong Kong market, at the helm of our operation, will be a great asset to us as we continue to grow our presence in the region.”