Zedra appoints two executive directors in Hong Kong

09/10/2017 News Team

Zedra has appointed Jacqueline Shek and Stella Tong as executive director trust services and executive director family office services respectively, both based in Hong Kong.

Ms Shek has 18 years of experience specialising in tax, trust and private wealth structuring. She also has much experience working with families, professional advisers, banks and trustee companies in setting up, administering, restructuring and defending private trust and charitable arrangements for Asian families. She was previously associate general counsel at HSBC for five years.

Meanwhile, Ms Tong has 30 years of experience in private client and corporate advisory and structuring. She has advised clients on project financing and as a wealth management consultant, she has assisted private clients, delivering structuring solutions across corporate, commercial, trusts and private wealth planning environments.

Managing director of Zedra Hong Kong, John Ashwood, commented: “This is a significant step in our objective of becoming the leading independent trust company in Asia, as well as globally.  Between them, Jacqueline and Stella bring Zedra a wealth of expertise and knowledge in trust and estate planning, wealth preservation, family governance, family office, philanthropic and corporate trust areas.

“Their combined experience, industry reputation and strong professional networks will give us key advantages as we set out to develop and grow this part of the business quickly over the next three years.”

Zedra provides independent trust and corporate services, with offices in 14 jurisdictions including Hong Kong and Singapore.

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