Meet the Team

The leadership team at Baker Tilly Hong Kong can call upon a wealth of experience across a broad spectrum of industries. We continuously emphasise innovation and excellence in client service. Cynthia Lo leads the executive team responsible for strategy, development and running of the firm.

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    Cynthia Lo

    Managing Director

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    Edmond Chan

    Director and Head of Audit and Assurance

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    Doman Wong

    Director and Head of Risk Advisory

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    Joseph Lam

    Director and Head of Regional Tax

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    Jerry Gao

    Director, Audit and Assurance

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    Matthew Tong

    Director, Audit and Assurance

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    Danny Choi

    Director, Audit and Assurance

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    Steven Kwan

    Director, Tax

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    Janet Tsang

    Director and Head of Clients Accounting

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    Ryan Swann

    Director, Audit and Assurance

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    Daniel Chan

    Director, Audit and Assurance

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    Daniel Wan

    Director, Audit and Assurance

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    Kay Lo

    Director, Risk Advisory

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    Maggie Lee

    Director, Risk Advisory

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    May Ng

    Director and Head of HRBPO

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    Jackie Huang

    Director, Valuation Services

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Cynthia Lo

Managing Director

Cynthia joined Baker Tilly Hong Kong in 1991 as audit trainee and was promoted to partner level in 2005.

She is now the Managing Director of the firm and manages a portfolio of local and international audit clients. She is also heavily involved in international joint assignments with the network member firms.

In her time with the firm, Cynthia has built up extensive experience in auditing, tax and financial advisory services. She has undertaken many due diligence reviews of organisations in China. Cynthia has particular experience in providing assistance to China-based entities seeking funding or public listings outside China. In addition Cynthia has extensive experience in the audit of local listed and major private companies, including clients from trading, manufacturing, shipping, servicing companies and NGOs.

 

Industry Expertise

Logistics

Shipping

Metal trading

 

 

Key Services Provided

Auditing

IPOs

Financial advisory consulting

 

 

Professional / Civic Activities

Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants​

Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants

 

Education

The Hong Kong Shue Yan University, Hong Kong

cynthialo@bakertilly.hk
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Edmond Chan

Director and Head of Audit and Assurance

Edmond is the Head of Audit and Assurance and oversees the technical and regulatory matters for the firm.

Edmond has considerable experience in auditing companies of all sizes, from SMEs to listed companies, both local and overseas. He also has extensive experience in due diligence reviews and IPO reporting. He has a diverse portfolio ranging from clients in regulated industries such as financial advisory and securities investment, to manufacturing, trading, beauty services and property investment.

He has assisted in numerous listings on the Hong Kong, NASDAQ, UK-AIM, Singapore and other overseas capital markets.

 

Industry Expertise

Manufacturing

Securities investment

Trading

Financial advisory

Agriculture

Beauty services

 

Key Services Provided

Audit

IPO reporting

Due diligence reviews

 

 

Professional / Civic Activities

Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants​

Member of CPA Australia

 

Education

Master of Applied Finance, Macquarie University (Sydney), Australia

BA (Hons) Accountancy, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

edmondchan@bakertilly.hk
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Doman Wong

Director and Head of Risk Advisory

Doman has around 30 years of experience combining external audit, management accounting, operations management, and internal audit and investigation.

First trained in one of the Big Four, he previously held various management positions in a number of listed companies, including Asian subsidiaries of US and UK- based multi-national companies in Hong Kong and Australia.

Doman is actively involved in the management and development of BT Corporate Governance Limited, overseeing the performance of internal control review assignments (including SOX compliance review and testing projects, PN21 reviews - main board listing & PN2 reviews – GEM listing), IT system review, corporate governance review, enterprise risk assessment as well as fraud investigation assignments.

 

 

 

 

Key Services Provided

Corporate governance

Internal audit and control

Regulatory compliance

AML/ CFT review

Sarbanes-Oxley compliance

ESG reporting

Enterprise risk management and assessment

Forensic accounting and fraud investigation

 

Professional / Civic Activities

FCCA of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

FCMA of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

CGMA of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

FCPA, Aust. of CPA Australia

FCPA, HK of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants

ACIS of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators

CB of the Hong Kong Institute of Bankers

CIA of the Institute of Internal Auditors

CISA of the Information Systems and Control Association

CISM of the Information Systems and Control Association

CGEIT of the Information Systems and Control Association

 

Education

Master of Commerce in Accounting & Finance, Macquarie University, Australia

Master of Business Administration, Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom

Bachelor of Science (Economics - specialism in Banking, Trade, and Industry), University of London, United Kingdom

domanwong@btcgl.hk
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Joseph Lam

Director and Head of Regional Tax

Joseph specialises in tax field audits, tax dispute cases in Hong Kong and cross-border tax issues. His clients include listed companies in Hong Kong and overseas.

Prior to joining the firm in 1999, Joseph spent more than 10 years with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Joseph has successfully advised listed Hong Kong property groups to secure non-taxable capital gains on property redevelopments. He has also represented clients in their Board of Review hearings in Hong Kong involving sources of trading profits. Joseph has assisted a client to pursue a case against the Hong Kong Inland Revenue Department by way of an application for Judicial Review.

Joseph is an independent non-executive director of a Hong Kong Main Board listed group with business in food wholesale, overseas concessionaire retail, and property investment.

 

Key Services Provided

Tax field audits

Tax efficient corporate restructuring

Tax disputes and tax related judicial review

Pursuing offshore claims and capital claims for Hong Kong clients

Hong Kong/PRC cross-border tax issues and relevant holding structure

Family trust arrangement and asset protection structures

Hong Kong and PRC tax health check on merger and acquisition assignments, and IPO assignments

 

 

Professional / Civic Activities

Member of the Australian Society of CPAs

Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Member of the China Committee of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce from 2011 to 2013

Certified Tax Adviser of the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong

Tax Committee Member - CPA (Aust.) HK Branch from 2004 to 2009

 

Education

Bachelor of Law (Hons), University of London, United Kingdom

Bachelor of Commerce (with Merit), University of New South Wales, Australia

josephlam@bakertilly.hk
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Jerry Gao

Director, Audit and Assurance

Jerry’s approach with clients is to build strong relationships with their senior management team. By better understanding his client’s business, their people and their focus, he and his team are able to tailor their advice and services accordingly.

Jerry has considerable audit, assurance and advisory experience and has worked with clients in both private and public sectors. His clients range from private entities to sizable listed companies in Hong Kong, USA, UK with international operations. He also provides financial model review services to investment banks. Jerry has acted as reporting accountant on a number of IPOs, capital raisings and acquisition deals.

Jerry trained and qualified in Mainland China. Prior to joining Baker Tilly, Jerry spent a number of years with a Big Four firm in Beijing and a leading accounting firm in Hong Kong, including an overseas secondment to their Sydney office.

 

Industry Expertise

Manufacturing

Forestry

Information technology

Financial services

Mining

Import and distribution

 

Key Services Provided

Statutory audit of private and public companies

Corporate finance

IPOs

Due diligence

Debt offering

Financial model review

Internal control review

 

 

Professional / Civic Activities

ACMA of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants

CGMA of CIMA and AICPA

Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Member of CPA Australia

Member of the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants

 

Education

PhD in Economics, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, China

Master of Professional Accounting, Deakin University, Australia

Bachelor of Business Administration, Zhongnan University of Finance and Economics, China

jerrygao@bakertilly.hk
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Matthew Tong

Director, Audit and Assurance

Matthew is a Director of the Audit and Assurance division, and has experience in handling listed and IPO exercises in Hong Kong.

Matthew has extensive experience in handling large audit assignments in a wide variety of industries, including shipping, agriculture, online gaming/casino, trading, and manufacturing. Prior to joining Baker Tilly Hong Kong, he spent nine years with a Big Four accounting firm.

Matthew has developed considerable experience in auditing A and H share dual-listed companies, and Hong Kong and AIM dual-listed companies.

 

Industry Expertise

Shipping

Gaming

Agriculture

 

 

Key Services Provided

Audit

IPOs

Financial advisory consulting

 

 

Professional / Civic Activities

Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants​

Practising Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants

 

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Accountancy, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

matthewtong@bakertilly.hk
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Danny Choi

Director, Audit and Assurance

Danny has extensive experience in A, B and H share, and IPO audits together with the audits of PRC state-owned enterprises and multinational clients investing in Mainland China.

Danny has nearly 20 years’ experience in audit assurance and financial due diligence reviews from Big Four and International Accounting Firms, particularly in the Asian and PRC markets. His work experience also includes the commercial sector where he spent two years as the Financial Controller for a Hong Kong Stock Exchange listed group and two years with a PRC domestic group engaged in the environmental infrastructure business.

He has also assisted many PRC enterprises listed in Hong Kong, Singapore, UK AIM and NASDAQ.

 

Industry Expertise

Manufacturing

Trading and sourcing

Infrastructure and energy

Servicing and retailing

 

Key Services Provided

Audit of public and private companies in Hong Kong and China

IAS/IFRS financial statements audit

Financial due diligence review

Mergers and acquisitions advisory

IPO special assignments

Other non-statutory audit and transaction services

 

Professional / Civic Activities

Member of ACCA Hong Kong Professional Development Sub-committee

Member of ACCA Hong Kong SME Sub-committee

Life Member of the Association of Women Accountants (Hong Kong) Limited

Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

Chartered Member of ICAEW

Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants

 

Education

Master of Business Administration, University of Adelaide, Australia

BA (Hons.) in Accountancy, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

 

dannychoi@bakertilly.hk
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Steven Kwan

Director, Tax

Steven brings nearly 30 years of international tax experience to his position in the Baker Tilly Hong Kong Taxation Division.

Steven specialises in tax reviews and investigations, taxation analysis, and tax liabilities settlement. In addition, Steven has a strong background in PRC tax including individual and corporate tax compliance and planning, business setup, and transfer pricing and documentation.

Steven began his career as a tax assessor in Australia before serving as tax manager with two of the Big Four firms in Hong Kong. Prior to joining Baker Tilly Hong Kong, Steven was a tax director at the Hong Kong office of an international accounting firm.

 

Industry Expertise

Construction

Charities and non-profit organisations

Real estate

Hospitality

Manufacturing

 

 

Key Services Provided

Field audit and tax investigation

Tax due diligence

Transfer pricing planning and documentation services

Personal income tax planning, tax equalisation planning and implementation

Tax advice on merger and acquisition

Pre-IPO tax planning

 

Professional / Civic Activities

Fellow of the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong

Member of CPA Australia

Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Member of the SME Committee of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce

 

Education

Graduate Diploma (Systems), Australia

Bachelor of Business, Western Australian Institute of Technology, Australia

 

stevenkwan@bakertilly.hk
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Janet Tsang

Director and Head of Clients Accounting

Janet is a Director in the Clients Accounting, and Audit and Assurance divisions. 

Janet specialises in SME audit services and has extensive experience in auditing companies, for both local and transnational companies.  She also leads engagements in accounting and statutory financial statements preparation services.

Over the years Janet has gained in-depth industry knowledge from handling assignments over a wide variety of industries, including manufacturing, trading, SFC-regulated companies, investment and property holding, as well as non-profit making organisations.

 

Industry Expertise

Charitable organisations

SMEs

Financial services

Trading

 

Key Services Provided

Audit

Advice on management accounting

Financial report compilation

 

 

Professional / Civic Activities

Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants​

 

Education

Bachelor of Accounting, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

janettsang@bakertilly.hk
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Ryan Swann

Director, Audit and Assurance

Ryan is a director in the audit and assurance department who handles a wide range of clients from small-medium sized enterprises in Hong Kong to sizeable multinational groups.

Ryan specialises in handling large group audits and has a wealth of experience in handling international assignments.  His clients typically prepare consolidated financial statements under HKFRSs or IFRSs, with component auditors required to report to him as principal auditor under HKSA600. From this experience, he has developed a strong network within Baker Tilly International, in addition to, other external contacts, and this enables him to execute these challenging assignments under pressure, on time and to the highest quality.

Ryan currently sits on the Global Focus Steering Group and Chairman of the Asia Pacific Audit and Assurance Committee of Baker Tilly International. Ryan is a practising member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

 

Industry Expertise

Freight and logistics

Construction

Automotive

Information technology

Food and beverage

Funds and licensed corporations

 

Key Services Provided

Audit

Financial model review

Financial due diligence

 

 

Professional / Civic Activities

Practising Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Registered Public Interest Entity Auditor with the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

 

Education

Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours) in Accounting and Financial Management, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

ryanswann@bakertilly.hk
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Daniel Chan

Director, Audit and Assurance

Daniel Chan has extensive experience in audits, financial report compilation and mergers and acquisitions. Daniel has been engaged in providing audit and assurance services to a wide range of clients, including local, Mainland China and multinational companies and listed companies of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited and the Singapore Stock Exchange in the fields of trading, manufacturing, retail, construction, property investment and management.

He is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

 

Industry Expertise

Retail

Financial services

Manufacturing

Real estate


Key Services Provided

Auditing

Mergers and acquisitions

Financial report compilation

 

 

Professional / Civic Activities

Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants​

 

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration (Hon) in Accountancy, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

danielchan@bakertilly.hk
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Daniel Wan

Director, Audit and Assurance

Daniel Wan is a Director in Audit and Assurance and manages a portfolio of local and multi-national audit clients.

Daniel has extensive experience in auditing public and private companies in the Mainland China, Hong Kong, Singapore and United States. Prior to joining Baker Tilly, Daniel spent a number of years with a leading accounting firm in Hong Kong.

He has been engaged in audit assignments of a wide range of clients in different industries including private and listed/public companies of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, Alternative Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange and NASDAQ and OTC Bulletin Board in the United States.

 

Industry Expertise

Manufacturing, import and distribution

Financial services

Information technology

 

 

Professional / Civic Activities

Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants​

Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants

 

Education

High Diploma in Accountancy, Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education, Hong Kong

danielwan@bakertilly.hk
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Kay Lo

Director, Risk Advisory

Kay is actively involved in IPO internal control review assignments, corporate governance review assignments, and forensic accounting projects for a wide range of clients.

Kay is a seasoned professional in the field of external audit and internal audit. She brings over ten years of cross-sector experience to each client engagement. Prior to joining Baker Tilly Hong Kong, she was manager at a CPA firm and was involved in audit and tax engagements for clients in education, hospitality, special government funding projects, trading and logistics sectors.

After graduation from the City University of Hong Kong, Kay joined one of the Big Four for a few years where she was responsible for supervising audit assignments for both listed companies and large private enterprises in manufacturing, sourcing and power generation industries in Hong Kong and Mainland China.

 

 

 

 

Key Services Provided

Corporate governance

Internal audit and control

Regulatory compliance

AML/CFT review

Enterprise risk management

Fraud investigation

ESG reporting

Forensic accounting

 

Professional / Civic Activities

Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants

CIA, The Institute of Internal Auditors

 

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration (Honors) Degree in Accountancy, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

kaylo@btcgl.hk
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Maggie Lee

Director, Risk Advisory

Maggie is a seasoned professional with extensive experience in audit and risk management, and actively involved in IPO internal control reviews, corporate governance reviews, enterprise risk assessment and SOX compliance reviews.

Maggie has over 19 years of professional experience in audit and risk management serving listed companies, large private enterprises and multinational corporations in various industries.

After graduation from the University of Hong Kong, Maggie joined one of the Big Four as an external auditor where she was responsible for supervising audit assignments, and later worked as a manager of the risk advisory team of one of the Big Four where she was responsible for performing and supervising internal control reviews for listed companies, large private enterprises and multinational corporations. Prior to joining Baker Tilly Hong Kong, Maggie was a director of the risk advisory team at an international accounting and advisory firm.

Maggie has been actively involved in IPO internal control reviews, corporate governance reviews, enterprise risk assessment and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance reviews for a wide range of clients, including manufacturing, trading, retail, finance, healthcare, and education, etc.

 

 

 

 

Key Services Provided

Corporate governance

Enterprise risk management and assessment

Regulatory compliance

Internal audit and control

Sarbanes-Oxley compliance

Fraud investigation

 

Professional / Civic Activities

Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Certified Internal Auditor of the Institute of Internal Auditors

 

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting & Finance), University of Hong Kong

maggielee@btcgl.hk
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May Ng

Director and Head of HRBPO

May joined Baker Tilly Hong Kong in 2008 and oversees the firm's operation in administration, human resources and corporate affairs.

May has extensive experience in managing the internal HR for the firm and is well-versed in Hong Kong employment related matters. Her service area covers human resources planning, recruitment and strategic human resources management for both the firm and clients.

May is a Professional Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Human Resources Management.

 

Industry Expertise

Strategic Human Resources Management

Recruitment and Selection

Learning and Development

Talent Management

Compensation and Benefit

Change Management

 

Key Services Provided

Human resources consultation

Termination

Recruitment and Selection

Payroll

 

Professional / Civic Activities

Professional Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Human Resources Management MIHRM (HK)

 

Education

BA Honours in Philosophy, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

mayng@bakertilly.hk
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Jackie Huang

Director, Valuation Services

Jackie joined our firm as a Director of Valuation Service in 2020. She is an Accredited Senior Appraiser of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) with over 15 years of experience in the valuation profession, providing complete and objective valuation services to a diverse portfolio of clients listed on the stock exchanges world-wide, including Hong Kong, Singapore, London and New York.

Jackie is a member of Hong Kong Society of Financial Analyst (HKSFA) and a Registered Business Valuer (RBV) of Hong Kong Institute of Surveyor (HKIS).

 

Industry Expertise

Mining and processing

Real estate

Biological asset

Internet platform

Pharmaceutical

Hospitality and casino

 

Key Services Provided

Business Enterprise Valuation

Mineral Properties Valuation

Intangible Assets Valuation

Litigation Support and Expert Witness Services

Financial Instruments Valuation

 

 

Professional / Civic Activities

Senior Appraiser of the American Society of Appraisers (ASA)

Registered Business Valuer (RBV) of Hong Kong Institute of Surveyor (HKIS)

 

Education

Ph.D. in Real Estate Economics, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

MPhil (First Class Honors) in Applied Mathematics, Sun Yat-sen University, China

 

jackiehuang@bakertilly.hk

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