Thomas Lee
LL.B, LL.M, FCPA (Practising), CTA (HK)
Chairman of Consulting Group

 Professional Status

  • Spent many years working in the Hong Kong Inland Revenue Department, specialize in tax disputes resolution, tax litigations, tax investigations and prosecutions of offences under the Inland Revenue Ordinance (IRO), last position as senior assessor, head of prosecution team (1976 to 1993)
  • Partner and Head of Tax, Trust and Corporate Services of a Hong Kong CPA firm belonging to a second tier international accounting network (1998 - 2002)
  • Specialist in international and cross border taxation, trust and wealth succession planning, tax litigations, and pre-IPO and transactional structuring and advisory work involving China, Hong Kong and overseas operations
  • President of The Taxation Institute of Hong Kong (www.tihk.org.hk) (1999 to 2002)
  • Formerly Representative of Taxation Institute of Hong Kong at Joint Liaison Committee of Taxation of Hong Kong
  • Executive Committee member of Hong Kong Branch of STEP
  • Past President of Asia-Oceania Tax Consultantsí Association (www.aotca.org) (2012-2014), an umbrella association of tax professionals practicing in 16 countries/regions in Asia and Oceania and Honorary Advisor of the Association since stepping down as its president in 2014.
  • Co-Founder and International Steering Committee member of International Tax Specialists Group (www.itsgnetwork.com)
  • Regular speaker on issues relating to tax and public finance in professional and international conferences
  • Deputy President of Hong Kong Professionals and Senior Executives Association (www.hkpasea.org)
  • Served as CEO, Executive Director, Non-Executive Director, Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of Audit Committee of several companies listed on Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
  • Reviewer of LexisNexis publication on Hong Kong taxation

 Memberships

  • FCPA (Practising), Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, 1989
  • Fellow, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK), 1984
  • Member, Chartered Institute of Secretaries and Administrators (UK), 1981
  • Member, The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries, 1994
  • Fellow, Taxation Institute of Hong Kong, 1993
  • Certified Tax Adviser, Hong Kong, 2010
  • Fellow, The Hong Kong Institute of Directors, 2007
  • Member, Macao Society of Certified Practicing Accountants, 1996
  • Barrister, Lincolnís Inn (UK), 1990
  • Member, STEP(UK), 1999

 Academic Background

  • Higher Diploma in Accountancy, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 1976
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of London, UK, 1988
  • Master of Laws, University of London, UK, 1990
Elaine Pui
FCPA, CTA (HK)
Executive Director, Tax and Advisory Services

 Professional Status

  • Experience in tax compliance and advisory work gained working in the tax authorities in Hong Kong and Canada, and major international accounting firms
  • Specialist in international tax, tax investigations and field audits involving cross border operations, tax litigation, wealth succession planning and trust structuring, Hong Kong stamp duty compliance and planning, and group restructuring for IPO purposes
  • Possesses solid experiences dealing with complicated Hong Kong tax issues and transfer pricing audits.
  • Over the years, represented hundreds of clients (corporations, individuals and listed groups) dealing with tax disputes with Hong Kong Inland Revenue Department.

 Memberships

  • FCPA, Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, 2016
  • Fellow, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK), 1988
  • CGA, Certified General Accountants, Canada, 1991
  • CPA, Chartered Professional Accountants, Canada, 2014
  • Fellow, Taxation Institute of Hong Kong, 1997
  • Certified Tax Adviser, Hong Kong, 2010

 Academic Background

  • Higher Diploma in Accountancy, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Py Ng
MBA, FCPA, CTA (HK)
Director, Tax, China and Advisory Services

 Professional Status

  • Served as tax manager and senior tax manager of international accounting firms in Hong Kong for over 10 years
  • Experience in Hong Kong, China and international tax, and corporate structuring and IPO advisory services
  • Specializes in providing advices on Chinese corporation and individual income taxes, VAT, customs duty and transfer pricing, and other regulatory or practical issues normally encountered by Hong Kong and international companies with operations in China, and by foreign investors planning and setting up operations in China
  • Possesses solid experience in setting up Macao companies and related compliance issues, and dealing with transfer pricing issues arising as a result of using Macao entities within a group
  • Provides advices and implementation follow-ups on tax efficient reorganization of corporate structures and realignment of operations and staff functions for local and international groups
  • Experienced in assisting Hong Kong, Chinese and international companies to prepare for listing on the Hong Kong stock exchange
  • Qualified to practice China Tax in Qianhai, Shenzhen, China

 Memberships

  • FCPA, Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, 2016
  • Fellow, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK), 2000
  • Member, Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (UK), 1993
  • Member, The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries, 1993
  • Fellow, Taxation Institute of Hong Kong, 2000
  • Certified Tax Adviser, Hong Kong, 2010

 Academic Background

  • Professional Diploma in Company Secretary & Administration, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 1990
  • MBA, University of Heriott Watt, UK
Wendy Ho
BBA, FCPA, CTA(HK)
Associate Director, Tax and Advisory Services

 Professional Status

  • Many years hands on experience in Hong Kong, Macao, China and international tax advisory, and corporate structuring work
  • Possesses solid working experience representing clients dealing with complicated tax issues, tax enquiries, tax audits and investigations and transfer pricing audits conducted by Inland Revenue Department of Hong Kong
  • Provides tax compliance and advisory services to clients in various industries

 Memberships

  • CPA, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, 1999
  • FCPA, Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, 2016
  • Member, Taxation Institute of Hong Kong, 2008
  • Certified Tax Adviser, Hong Kong, 2010

 Academic Background

  • BBA, Chaminade University of Honolulu
Belinda Yu
MSc(Finance), FCPA, CTA (HK)
Associate Director, Tax and Advisory Services

 Professional Status

  • Many years hands on experience in Hong Kong, Macao, China and international tax advisory, trust and corporate structuring work
  • Possesses solid working experience representing clients dealing with complicated tax issues, tax enquiries, tax audits and investigations and transfer pricing audits conducted by Inland Revenue Department of Hong Kong
  • Provides tax compliance and advisory services to clients in various industries

 Memberships

  • Fellow, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK, 2008
  • Fellow, Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, 2010
  • Member, Taxation Institute of Hong Kong, 2008
  • Certified Tax Adviser, Hong Kong, 2010

 Academic Background

  • MSc in Finance, Lancaster University, UK
  • BA (Hon) in Accountancy, City University, HK