Outbound Investment Summit
May 9th

Corporate Structuring Immigration by Investment Wealth Protection and Succession

About

Outbound Investment Summit

The America Outbound Summit 2024 taking place on May 9th in San Francisco, is extending an invitation to select individuals in the San Francisco area.
This is your chance to engage with top experts in domestic & global tax planning, golden visas, second passports, wealth protection, and wealth succession. Participation in the America Outbound Summit puts you in an advantageous position to acquire insights that can significantly enhance and safeguard your wealth and livelihood. 

TESTIMONIALS

TESTIMONIALS

Why the USA?

Countless American families, entrepreneurs and investors have become disillusioned with the American Dream. Political polarization, high taxation, gun violence, and numerous human rights issues have pushed droves of Americans to the brink. With their livelihoods, safety, and rights at stake, staggering numbers of Americans are looking overseas for the freedoms in life and in business that they require.

Who will you meet?

The America Outbound Summit has been designed exclusively to connect individuals and advisors of American families with overseas providers of investment migration, real estate, tax planning, and wealth planning services.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Outbound Summit Day at Khalifa Ballroom

Outbound Group will host its Outbound Summit in Cairo, giving Egyptian, international business professionals, and individual investors unparalleled opportunities to meet hundreds of global solution providers from North America, Europe, the Caribbean, and more. Drawing on their 15 years of experience building world-class conferences, the Outbound Summit at Global Citizen Week promises to deliver an audience of the most sought-after decision-makers shaping the industry.

Venue

Venue in SF: InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco

Address  999 California Street San Francisco California 94108
https://maps.app.goo.gl/XUmM7zeBScjPzxBF8

With its rich legacy and grand architecture, the InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco is a beloved landmark at the crest of celebrated Nob Hill. Voted “The Best 5 Hotels in San Francisco” by Travel + Leisure, our historic charm, modern services, amenities, and breathtaking views make this premier San Francisco hotel one of the city’s most sought-after destinations for meetings, weddings, and Bay Area exploring.

Conference Topics
Immigration by Investment
  • Citizenship & residence planning as a tax planning tool
  • Real estate market trends for HNWI
  • Second residency/citizenship for asset protection and preservation
  • Tax transparency and regulatory considerations in HNW migration
  • Citizenship vs. permanent residence by investment, programs and comparison
  • Inheritance strategies and estate planning for family wealth
  • Cross-border asset allocation and preservation
  • Family trust challenges for UHNWI
  • International tax planning and tax transparency updates
Wealth Protection & Succession
Tax Planning
  • Tax planning under a multijurisdictional context
  • FATCA/CRS updates and implications
  • Expatriation planning and execution

America Outbound Summit 2024
May 9th, 2024, San Francisco

Time Slot
Agenda
8:00
Registration Opens
9:00-9:05
Welcoming Remarks
9:05-9:25
Session 1: Importance of Working with Government-Licensed Representatives in a Rapidly Changing Regulatory Environment
Nuri Katz, Co-Founder and President, Apex Capital Partners Corp.
9:25-9:35
Session 2: Pathway to Portugal: Golden Visa through Investment in the Leading Private Equity Firmt
Guilherme Valadares Carreiro, Investment Professional, Oxy Capital
9:35-9:55
Session 3: Canadian Investment Immigration Programs, the Ones No One Talks About
Reza Motalebpour, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, INGWE
9:55-10:40
Session 4: Approaches to Greater Global Mobility for the Wealthy in the US
Panel Objective:
2024 is likely another year of accelerating divergence within the world where geopolitical risks drive the global outlook highly uncertain. Wealthy individuals across the US have been confronting current tax reporting obligations and compliance that are onerous and costly, which makes the region one of the world’s remarkable investment migration markets. The discussion by this panel delves into challenges and opportunities when the US investors decide to obtain global mobility for themselves and their families.
Panelists:
Reza Motalebpour, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, INGWE
Gonçalo Mendes Leal, Founding Partner, NSMLawyers

Francisco Martins, Partner, Activecap
Michael Maxwell, CEO & Founder, Portugal Panorama
10:40-11:10
Networking Coffee Break
11:10-11:20
Session 5: Empowering Global Citizenship & Residency
Arton Capital
11:20-11:40
Session 6: The Portuguese Golden Visa Legal Framework and the Open-ended Investment Fund Solution
Pedro Lino, CEO and CIO, Optimize Investment Partners SGOIC SA
11:40-11:50
Session 7: Real Estate Trends and Opportunities - the Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment Programme
Jeffery Hadeed, Chairman of the Board, Antigua Citizenship Investment Unit
11:50-12:00
Session 8: Explore Leading Investment Migration Opportunities in Europe
CSB Group
12:00-12:10
Session 9: Portfolio & Exits for Growth Capital and Alternative Investments
Dario Montagnese, Operating Partner, C2 Capital Partners
12:10-13:00
Session 10: Panel Discussion – Alternative Second-Home Plans Become a Necessity – Caribbean Spotlight
Panel Objective
Quite a few countries actively compete to draw in both skilled individuals and capital, hosting residency and citizenship by investment programs that offer a safer place to live in times of crisis, while providing greater access to global business and lifestyle opportunities. This panel overviews the benefits that investors in the US can derive from alternative second-home plans in an ever-changing world, and what range of options are workable when they are hunting for assurances of safety, security, and stability.
Panelists:
Jeffery Hadeed, Chairman of the Board, Antigua Citizenship Investment Unit
Nuri Katz, Co-Founder and President, Apex Capital Partners Corp.
Richard Hallam, CBI Director, Ora Caribbean
13:00-14:00
Networking Luncheon
14:00-14:10
Session 11: Crafting Your Golden Future
Gonçalo Mendes Leal, Founding Partner, NSMLawyers
14:10-14:20
Session 12: Real-Estate Portfolio Inside the Newly Update
Panos Palyvos, Commercial Director, Bbf:
14:20-14:30
Session 13: Hungary – An Old-New Player in the European Golden Visa Business
Dr. Csaba Magyar, Managing Partner, Crystal Worldwide Law Firm
14:30-14:50
Session 14: Navigating Estate Planning for American Families
Samoa IBFC
14:50-15:35
Session 15: Panel Discussion – Pre-Immigration Planning to Preserve and Diversify Wealth – The “Investment” Side of “Investment Migration”
Panel Objective

Tax residency is increasingly becoming the wealthy’s top concern for pre-immigration planning consideration. Transitioning from one’s domicile can lead to potential repercussions beyond taxation, affecting applicable arrangements and the legal framework of inheritance and estate planning. This leads to the discussion on where to make American clients and their families tax residents and the importance of assessing the tax implications in each jurisdiction before deciding on relocation.
Panelists:
Cláudia Vasconcelos, Head of Business Development, NEWCO Corporate Services SA
Guilherme Valadares Carreiro, Investment Professional, Oxy Capital
Dario Montagnese, Operating Partner, C2 Capital Partners
Pedro Lino, CEO and CIO, Optimize Investment Partners SGOIC SA
15:35-16:05
Networking Coffee Break
16:05-16:15
Session 16: The Shifting Wealth Landscape: Insights from the Beyond Globalization
Cook Islands Finance
16:15-16:25
Session 17: How Value-Add Real Estate Strategy Can Boost the ROI of Your Clients
Yassin Mohamdi, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner, THE BUYERS CIRCLE
16:25-17:10
Session 18: Panel Discussion – A New Age for Succession Planning in the US
Panel Objective

In times of uncertainty and complexity, entrepreneurs across the globe, including those here in the US, are showing more urgent needs than ever for asset protection and succession planning. New considerations have been influencing how wealthy families and their advisors structure wealth and estates. This panel provides an exclusive look into the latest key trends and challenges of the estate structures, and gains insights into evolving wealth transition strategies in the region.
Panelists:
Samoa IBFC
Cook Islands Finance
17:10 -17:15
Closing Remarks
17:15-18:00
Networking Cocktail
What You Will Learn
  • The unique behavior patterns of Asia’s HNWI
  • Building trust and reputation in Asia’s markets
  • Trends in the growing demand of Asia’s estate planning and wealth preservation sector
  • Best practice strategies when dealing with cultural differences
  • Regulatory updates affecting the region
  • How to avoid common pitfalls when entering the region
What You Will Learn

Current Sponsors

Current Sponsors

Current Speakers

Investment Professional
Oxy Capital

Head of Business Development
NEWCO Corporate Services SA

Founding Partner
NSMLawyers

CEO and Managing Partner
THE BUYERS CIRCLE

Managing Partner
Crystal Worldwide Law Firm

CBI Director
Ora Caribbean

Founder and CEO
INGWE

Co-Founder and President
Apex Capital Partners Corp.

CEO and CIO
Optimize Investment Partners SGOIC SA

Partner
ActiveCap

Associate Vice President
Arton Capital

Chief Executive Officer
Citizenship by Investment Unit, Antigua & Barbuda

Chief Executive Officer
ClientReferrals

Section Head, Business Development
Samoa International Finance Authority

Executive Director of Global Relations, Partnerships, and Customer Satisfaction
APS Global Partners

Special Advisor
APS Global Partners

Chief Executive Officer
Samoa International Finance Authority

Managing Director
Overseas Company Services Limited

President & Founder
APS Global Partners

Chief Executive / Managing Director
Royal Oak Asset Management

CEO and Managing Partner
THE BUYERS CIRCLE

Founder
Panhe Family Office

Business Immigration Advisor
Premier UK Business LLP

Overseas Marketing Manager
Korantina Homes

Founder & Chief Executive Officer
GEMS Holdings Ltd.

Key Client Manager
Leo Trust Switzerland AG

Director and Founding Partner
Shanghai Inhetrust Law Firm

Founding Partner and Chief Editor
Middle Networks

Corporate Paralegal
Loeb Smith Attorneys

Partner
Loeb Smith Attorneys

Head of the Citizenship by Investment Unit, Dominica

Chief Executive Officer
Citizenship by Investment Unit, St. Kitts

Partner
PKF Demei Law Firm

Partner
Icaza, Gonzalez-Ruiz & Alemán of Panama

Vice President
Shanghai Wish Immigration Ltd.

Managing Director of Family Advisory Center
Lupu Investment Group

Senior Partner
Shanghai FO Law Firm

Assistant Vice President, Business Development (Mainland China)
Walton International Group

Deputy General Manager of Shanghai Branch
Honghu Best Global Family Office

Managing Partner
EunaCon Perfect Alliance (China) CPA Firm

Director of Strategic Business
U&I Group

Managing Partner
Harneys Shanghai

Partner
King & Wood Mallesons Shanghai

Founder
GROW Investment Group

Director
Shanghai Zhonghan Haiyang Certified Tax Agents Co., Ltd.

Business Development Manager of China
CS Global Partners

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Guilherme Valadares Carreiro
Investment Professional
Oxy Capital

Guilherme is a Principal on the investment team, Head of the Golden Visa Initiatives, and sits on the Investment Committee.

His transaction experience as a member of the Growth & Buyout investment team includes more than 10 deals in diversified sectors. For 2 years, Guilherme also played a crucial active role in the operational and financial restructuring process of an Industrial company with +€250 Min Revenue. Since 2022, Guilherme has been leading the fundraising and execution efforts of Oxy Capital’s Golden Visa Funds (+60M€), having raised capital mostly from a diversified base of US private investors.

Before joining Oxy Capital in 2018, he worked as a Consultant for c.2 years as an Operational Consultant on the leading operational consulting firm in Europe, Kaizen Institute.

Guilherme holds a master’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (Portugal) and Technische Universität München (Germany).

Cláudia Vasconcelos
Head of Business Development
NEWCO Corporate Services SA

Cláudia Vasconcelos is a Portuguese tax and immigration specialist, with more than three decades of experience assisting US and international clients investing in Portugal.

Cláudia started her career at the US Foreign Commercial Services in Lisbon and after 15 years working for the Madeira Island investment promotion agency, she joined NEWCO as Head of Business Development, dealing mostly with personal income tax, immigration, and corporate tax matters. NEWCO is a one-stop shop for international investors and expatriates in Portugal, with 30 years of experience and a full range of corporate, real estate, and relocation services.

Cláudia holds an undergraduate degree in International Relations, a Master’s in Business Administration, and Post-graduate Degrees in Taxation and Immigration Law. She speaks English, French, Spanish, and Italian.

Gonçalo Mendes Leal
Founding Partner

NSMLawyers

Gonçalo is the founding partner ofNSMLawyers, a law firm dedicated to providing integrated legal services regarding the relocation of individuals to Portugal.

With over 20 years of experience, Gonçalo is responsible for managing thousands of golden visa applications in Portugal, together with a specialized team of 20 lawyers.

NSMLawyers is recognized worldwide as one of the top immigration law firms in Portugal, assisting clients from 187 nationalities. The firm dedicates to golden visa, D7, digital nomad, tech visa, and all types of residency in Portugal.

Yassin Mohamdi
CEO and Managing Partner
THE BUYERS CIRCLE

Yassin Mohamdi is fluent in four languages, has had the honor of calling Paris, Marbella, and London his home over the years, and is now settled with family in Dubai – a true citizen of the world.

Mr. Mohamdi began his illustrious career with multinational conglomerates including ING Group and Caterpillar Financial until he discovered the power of Real Estate.

Having worked in Senior Management roles for over fifteen years, in some of the leading and most successful real estate brokerage firms globally, Mr. Mohamdi spent five of those years with property developer giant – DAMAC Properties – out of their London and Dubai offices, where he gracefully received recognition for his outstanding achievements and the prestigious award for Top Performer, Highest Single Value unit sold – leading to his admission to the 250 Million Club.

Mr. Mohamdi has personally guided private and institutional investors from different jurisdictions and countries worldwide, making successful and high-performing Real Estate investments, and currently garners one of the highest returning client ratios in the market.

A fully licensed international Real Estate professional, Mr. Mohamdi graduated from London Regents Business School in International Business and Marketing with Honors and is currently the CEO and Managing Partner of THE BUYERS CIRCLE – An international property investment and Real Estate brokerage firm that operates a multilingual, versatile and diverse team of like-minded professionals, straight from its global head offices in Dubai.

THE BUYERS CIRCLE provides direct access to exclusive developments worldwide and offers a turnkey service to those seeking premium ROI opportunities.

Dr. Csaba Magyar
Managing Partner
Crystal Worldwide Law Firm

Csaba is a graduate of the Law Faculty, afterwards, he obtained the Accredited Tax Consultant Certification. He passed the BAR examination before attaining accreditation as an Insolvency Practitioner and Asset Controller. Then he became a Chartered International Tax Expert. Later on, he took the Trust and Estate Practitioner Faculty. He is a postgraduate specialist in investment funds, corporate finance, and stock exchange. He is the co-founder of the Society of Hungarian Trust and Estate Practitioners and he is the vice-chair of the Association of Hungarian Tax Experts. In 2023, he became the Immigration Lawyer of the Year in Hungary.

Csaba holds seminars and courses about international taxation and immigration law in different training institutes and universities for tax advisors and lawyers. In the course of his activity at Crystal Worldwide Law Firm, most of his time has been dedicated to immigration by investment, tax advisory, and business consulting. He uniquely combines relocation strategies with international asset and tax planning: including handling complex transactions and managing cross-border investment issues successfully for High Net Worth Individuals.

 

Richard Hallam
CBI Director
Ora Caribbean

Richard Hallam is a dual citizen of Grenada and Great Britain. His 30 years work experience has taken him to every continent, but his current home-base for the last 17 years is on the Caribbean island of Grenada. Originally a hotelier, Richard branched out into development, real estate and more recently; business advisory.

He has played a multi faceted role in the development scene of Grenada, working initially in the acquisition and development of multi-use projects and later with government and developers in the creation of the Grenada CBI (Citizenship-By-Investment) program as a Special Advisor to the Inward Investment Office.

Richard has seen a Caribbean CBI program from concept to operation and worked alongside government, CIU offices, agents and developers. He is an Approved Marketing Agent of the Grenada CBI program and has direct, insider, on island knowledge and close working relationships with all major developers and local agents. He currently holds the position of CBI Director for Ora Caribbean – Developers of Silversands Grenada, Silversands Beach House and their latest project – Silversands Morne Rouge.

Reza Motalebpour
Founder and CEO
INGWE

Reza Motalebpour is a trailblazing global mobility expert who has established himself as a leading voice in the immigration marketplace. As the Founder and CEO of Ingwe Immigration Inc., based in Toronto, Canada, Reza and his team are passionate about providing tailored solutions for their clients. With a client base boasting over 50 countries and a staff who fluently speaks over 10 languages, they specialize in delivering comprehensive business and investment immigration services for Canada and various global destinations.

With a consistently impressive client success record, Reza and his team at Ingwe have earned the trust and confidence of international partner firms from around the globe. By leveraging their extensive network, Reza ensures his clients have access to all possible resources. His expertise lies in providing comprehensive and extensive knowledge of the immigration landscape, as well as demonstrating tenacity in successfully navigating through the system. He has set himself up as an innovator, creating and developing multiple unique services including the “Hybrid Startup Visa” and “Executive Fast-Track PR” programs.

Being a global citizen himself, he has a particular affinity for investors and professionals seeking a secure path to residency. Reza’s passion for his work and his commitment to creating global mobility solutions for his clients are the driving forces behind his achievements.

Nuri Katz
Co-Founder and President
Apex Capital Partners Corp.

Nuri Katz is a 30-year veteran and leader in the investor immigration industry. He is a frequent commentator and contributor to global media outlets including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Financial Times, Bloomberg, CNBC, CBS, and many others. He frequently opines on subjects pertaining to immigration policy, government affairs, citizenship matters, international investment, tax policy, and more.

Pedro Lino
CEO and CIO
Optimize Investment Partners SGOIC SA

Pedro Lino holds the position of CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors in two financial companies, Optimize Investment Partners, SGOIC SA, and Optimize SICAV, two asset management Companies domiciled in Portugal and Luxembourg, respectively, where he is the Co-Chief Investment Officer.

His interest in financial markets began at an early age. At 9 years old, he was already following stock quotes on television, and he began investing in financial markets at the age of 16. Ten years later, he acquired a stake in a Portuguese broker company, that sold in 2021.

Between January 2017 and August 2021, he served on the Board of Directors of DIF Markets – Agente de Valores, based in Uruguay, which was acquired from Saxo Bank A/S.

In October 2018, he joined Optimize Investment Partners as an Executive Director and currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors. In 2020, he was elected President of Optimize SICAV, based in Luxembourg.

Pedro Lino is a member of the Order of Chartered Accountants, the Order of Economists, a founding member of OPCR – Portuguese Observatory of Compliance and Regulatory, Association, and a member of the Portuguese Diaspora Council, founded under the High Patronage of the President of the Republic.

He graduated in Economics from Nova School of Business and Economics in 1998. 
Pedro Lino writes a biweekly opinion article for Jornal Económico and frequently participates in various media outlets, including television, radio, and digital platforms, discussing economic and financial topics.

Francisco Martins
Partner
ActiveCap

Francisco has over 15 years of experience in private equity, capital markets, and asset management in Europe, the US, and Africa.

He developed his career at F&C Investments, investing in small and medium capitalizations in Portugal.

Previously, he was Director at ThirdWay a merchant banking firm, and worked at the Global Funding department at American Express in New York.

Degree in Economics from Nova SBE and MBA from the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia.

Tatiana Muntean
Associate Vice President
Arton Capital

Tatiana Muntean, CMP, Cert (IM) is renowned for her expertise in the investment migration industry and has an extensive background in servicing the needs of high-net-worth investors around the world.

Currently serving as an Associate Vice President at Arton Capital, she plays a pivotal role in empowering Global Citizenship in the Americas and beyond.

Tatiana has a strong background in project and stakeholder management within transnational organizations, including the Investment Migration Council (IMC), the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), and the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

Moreover, Tatiana is a Certified Business Coach and Motivational Speaker. Leveraging her coaching prowess, she mentors and develops sales and cross-functional teams, elevating their performance and fostering a culture of collegiality, efficiency, and productivity.

Charmaine Quinland-Donovan
Chief Executive Officer
Citizenship by Investment Unit, Antigua & Barbuda

Charmaine Quinland-Donovan holds the distinctions of being the first national of Antigua and Barbuda and the first woman to head the country’s Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU). Her appointment as CEO took effect on 27th March, 2017.

Prior to this appointment, Mrs. Quinland-Donovan served in the CIU in three prominent capacities; Chief Compliance Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Acting Chief Executive Officer. She is also a Chartered Director and a fully qualified anti-money laundering specialist.

Patrick Peters
Chief Executive Officer
Client Referrals

Patrick Peters is a Chartered Accountant, an honors graduate from the Telfer School of Management, a KPMG LLP alumni, has lived and worked in various countries.

Since 2007, Patrick has achieved tremendous success in all three aspects of this industry (as a client advisor, as a service provider to immigration professionals, and as a government advisor) and has actionable experience in all major immigration markets. This experience gives him a thorough and comprehensive understanding of the Residency and Citizenship by Investment (RCBI) industry, his partners’ needs, governments’ needs, financial/banking challenges, and geopolitical forces that play a role in our business.

This rare industry experience, coupled with his responsiveness, attention to detail, and work ethic have made Patrick a highly sought-after service provider to the partners – immigration practitioners, governments, real estate developers, and others.

Today, he is the CEO of ClientReferrals, a company owned and managed by a team that has the following achievements:

– been involved with the RCBI industry since 1987;

– has raised more than $9 billion in capital; and

– has assisted more than 12,000 families.

Patrick leads by example and loves nothing more than helping the partners meet and exceed their expectations.

Watsonia Fereti
Section Head, Business Development
Samoa International Finance Authority

Watsonia Fereti is the Section Head for Business Development Division at the Samoa International Finance Authority (SIFA), assisting with coordinating the overall operations of the Division, and ensuring Marketing and Development strategies for the SIFA Marketing Company, “Samoa International Business Finance Centre Ltd”, are in line with International trends and standards.

Watsonia has participated in the China Offshore Summit as well as other renown International Wealth Management Seminars and Conferences to increase the awareness and interest of Samoa’s suite of legislation. This has built a wide network of existing partners and investors as well as provided the opportunity to develop partnership with potential investors.

Watsonia holds a Master’s Degree in Economics and Public Policy from the University of Queensland, following employment with the Samoa Ministry of Finance, and a Bachelor of Commerce in Management and Public Administration and Economics.

Watsonia worked extensively on macroeconomic issues and assisted in formulating National policies such as the Strategy for the Development of Samoa 2012 – 2016, and was involved in the development of the National Energy Sector Plan 2012 – 2016.

The Honorable Gerry Weiner P.C.
Executive Director of Global Relations, Partnerships, and Customer Satisfaction
APS Global Partners

Former Minister of Immigration, Citizens, and Secretary of State of Canada, the Honorable Gerry Weiner brings a long and distinguished political and business career to APS Global Partners. His many accomplishments have been the creation of the Department of Multiculturalism, bringing forward The Canadian Multiculturalism Act, and playing a central role in the creation of the Immigrant Investor Program.

James Metcalfe
Special Advisor
APS Global Partners

Former Canadian Foreign Service Officer, Canadian Consul, Visa Officer, Immigration Consultant, James has 25 years of experience with the Government of Canada working as a Foreign Service Officer in Ottawa and overseas, first as a Visa Officer and then as a Consul and Officer in Charge in Canadian Embassies and Consulates in Europe, Australia and the United States as well as tours of duty in Ottawa.

James’ knowledge of immigration law is unparalleled, making him an invaluable asset for our company.

Tuifaasisina Sieni Voorwinden
Chief Executive Officer
Samoa International Finance Authority

Mrs. Sieni Voorwinden is the Chief Executive Officer of the Samoa International Finance Authority. The Authority was established in 2005 as the Government’s response to rapid changes in the global financial environment. The Authority is mandated therefore to provide up-to-date management solutions to investors seeking to establish and maintain structures for benefits.

Mrs. Sieni Voorwinden has over 10 years of experience in international financial services. She is no stranger to SIFA where she was employed for over ten years and was also contracted as SIFA’s ACEO for Registration and Legal for six years. Mrs. Sieni Voorwinden has been instrumental in the development of the International Finance Sector, spearheading the establishment of the Samoa International Business Finance Centre Ltd, involved in National Working Groups to address various issues relating to the International Finance Sector. Sieni is one of Samoa’s key negotiators in addressing the EU List of Non-cooperative Tax Jurisdictions.

Mrs. Sieni Voorwinden is a lawyer by profession and holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws degree from Auckland University.

Prior to her appointment to the SIFA CEO position, she was employed as the Operations Manager – of The Cause Collective New Zealand, a Pacific social change agency based in Auckland.

Johnny Wong
Managing Director
Overseas Company Services Limited

Johnny Wong is the founder of Overseas Company Services Limited (“OCS”), apart from being the holder of two Master Degrees in both Engineering Science and Corporate Governance, Mr. Wong has obtained numerous professional qualifications accredited by various professional bodies throughout the years including but not limited to Associate Member of The Hong Kong Chartered Governance Institute (“HKICS”), Fellow Certified Public Accountant of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (“HKICPA”), Associate Member of Association of International Accountants (“AIA”) and Fellow Chartered Tax Advisor (Practising) of The Taxation Institute of Hong Kong (“TIHK”). He is also a member of the Taxation Committee of Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, and has been active in the field of Accounting, Audit, Taxation and Corporate Management Services for more than 15 years. 

Mr. Wong has successfully applied for the Registered Agent licences in British Virgin Islands (“BVI”), Seychelles and Hong Kong on behalf of OCS, which allows OCS to provide professional corporate management services as a registered Filing Agent in the respective jurisdictions. 

With his extensive experience and his professional background and accomplishments, Mr. Wong is familiar with the regulatory compliance requirements and development trends in both BVI, Seychelles, Hong Kong and other offshore jurisdictions in relation to the corporate services industry.

Michael Shribman
President & Founder
APS Global Partners

Entrepreneur, Investor (Pre-IPO, Merges & Acquisitions), Start-Up Mentor Michael is a successful entrepreneur that has invested in and launched multiple ventures within the healthcare and medical space. He is actively involved in mergers, acquisitions, and consultancy and has founded several companies that are aggregators of ideas for projects and intellectual property.

Michael is a trusted adviser with a passion for identifying key market opportunities and strategic partnerships to foster accelerated revenue growth for partners.

Tim H Behle
Chief Executive / Managing Director
Royal Oak Asset Management

Mr. Behle oversees all aspects of Royal Oak Asset Management and is responsible for the strategic direction and overall management of the firm.  Under his leadership, the firm has managed over US$2bn of invested capital across more than 40 investments helping thousands of investors achieve their global mobility objectives while safeguarding their capital. He recently led the formation and launch of the Portugal Strategic Growth Fund. 

Mr. Behle previously led the development of the EY’s asset management platform that monitored over US$1bn in real estate assets.  He was also responsible for the asset transaction and development advisory service lines for the organization’s largest US geography.  

With a passion for teaching and mentorship, Mr. Behle was an adjunct faculty at NYU, an assistant adjunct professor at Columbia University as well as a frequent guest lecturer at other universities.

As a thought leader, Mr. Behle led EY’s Global Hospitality Insight publication, has been quoted by leading news organizations, including Reuters and Forbes, in addition to being featured on industry panels.

Mr. Behle has an MBA from University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and a BS from Cornell University.

Andrew Yen
Founder
Panhe Family Office

Andrew Yen, Founder of Panhe Family Office, is also Executive Director of Panrich Family Office and Independent Director of Shandong International Trust Co., Ltd. Andrew used to work as Vice President at Union Bank of Switzerland(UBS)and Director of UBS Securities Co. Limited(UBSS).

Mr. Yen focuses on family wealth preservation and inheritance, and sticks to the strategy of “buyer” positioning. With taking “defend, attack and pass” as the main line, he first initiated “top ten service modules” of family office industry. Now he is leading a professional team, directing and managing several MFO. Drawing on his significant international background as well as local practical experiences, Mr. Yen has built structured systems of family wealth management for numerous ultra-high net worth family business clients in China, and has assisted these clients in the creation of SFO for their families.

Mr. Yen has worked respectively as Vice President at Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS) and Director at UBS Securities Co. Limited (UBSS) for many years. He has nearly two decades of experience in finance and private banking (Including China, United States, Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan, etc.), and served over 230 high net worth Chinese families. He also has deep know-how to solute the conflict business problems and obstacles which Chinese entrepreneurs are facing.

Anaam Shehadeh
Business Immigration Advisor

Premier UK Business LLP

Anaam Shehadeh is an experienced Business immigration consultant working for Premier Consultancy that specializes in providing International Tax Consultancy to high-net-worth individuals and immigration services to businessmen and entrepreneurs looking to internationalizing their businesses.

Anaam has extensive experience in the field of Immigration and Residency Programs. She has the privilege of assisting over a thousand applicants looking for residency programs or direct citizenships.

Rosie Bai
Overseas Marketing Manager
Korantina Homes

Rosie leads all marketing efforts for Korantina homes in East Asia and assists with business development.

Rosie has extensive experience in the cross-border investment and immigration consultancy industries, and has a particularly deep understanding of the Cyprus real estate market and the Cyprus Immigration Program. She leverages this knowledge and experience, to help her clients, often Asian high-net-worth individuals, achieve their investment goals in Europe.

Prior to joining Korantina Homes, Rosie held several marketing, account management, and business development roles in the UK. She holds a MA from King’s College, London, and is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and English.

Gregor Nassief
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
GEMS Holdings Ltd.

Dominica-born Gregor Nassief is a longtime entrepreneur and successful businessman. Exposed to hospitality early on, Gregor officially began his hotel career in 2011 when his vision to create a lush, family home evolved into the first luxury resort on the Caribbean’s Nature Island—Secret Bay. With a penchant for design, art, architecture and customer service, Gregor established GEMS Holdings Limited in 2016, which includes a portfolio of world-renowned owned and managed properties including Fort Young Hotel & Dive Resort and most recently, The Residences at Secret Bay, the company’s initial foray into luxury real estate.

Prior to entering the hospitality space, Gregor studied software engineering and finance at New York University. He went on to launch Cerca Technology in Latin America, building a new technology and pioneering an untapped market. Gregor continues to lead Cerca, which now has offices in five countries and customers in over 20.

Lauren Nan
Key Client Manager
Leo Trust Switzerland AG

Lauren is one of the first Chinese speaking international trustee administrators in Switzerland. She has been engaged in international trust management in European private banks and well-known financial institutions, including Rothschild bank and French private banks.

Lauren is proficient in six languages including Chinese, Korean, Japanese, English, French and German. She has nearly 15 years of experience in international trust management and has served high-end clients from all over the world, including Asia Pacific, Southeast Asia, East and West Europe, North America and the Middle East.

Lauren is currently in charge of the high-net-worth clients and Asia market of Leo Trust Switzerland AG. Previously, she was Founder and Director of Silkbridge & Co GmbH, Director of VoltexPower AG, Partner of Success 21, the Member of Society of Trust & Estate practitioner, and the Member of Swiss Chinese Chamber of Commerce.

Chang Cai
Director and Founding Partner
Shanghai Inhetrust Law Firm

Mr. Chang Cai, a law expert in private banking and wealth management, is Director and Founding Partner of Shanghai Inhetrust Law Firm. He is the earliest professional lawyer in China qualified with Certified Private Banker (CPB). He used to be a partner of Finance Team at Dentons Law Offices and a Research Fellow in Foreign Law at Miyake & Partners of Japan. Mr. Cai respectively got his Bachelor’s Degree in Economic Law from Northwest University of Political Science and Law in China, and his Master’s Degree in Civil Law from Law School of Osaka University in Japan.

Mr. Cai mainly aims at Chinese private entrepreneurs and other high-net-worth individuals. He provides complex private wealth management and asset-allocation-related solutions for cross-border laws and taxation issues, which involve CRS, FATCA, immigration for family members, dual tax identities, cross-border asset allocation, offshore business operation, overseas investment and M&A, overseas listing and financing, etc.

Mr. Cai has been invited to serve as the long-term lecturer for wealth management courses by a number of financial institutions, and has provided services for many financial intermediaries and their high-net-worth clients, including insurance companies, trust companies, large-scale domestic and foreign banks. He has given more than 150 speeches to nearly ten thousand audiences.

Kai Tian
President
Nautilus Family Office

Mr. Kai Tian, chartered financial analyst (CFA), registered financial risk manager (FRM), chartered alternative investment analyst (CAIA), a trust and property practitioner association STEP member, has nearly 20 years of wealth management experience. He used to work in the team of the First Vice President of Merrill Lynch Private Bank. Nautilus Family Office was established in 2008 by Mr. Tian to provide Asian high net worth individuals with asset management and tax planning under the compliance framework. Nautilus Family Office has been employed by several institutions to serve as an overseas investment advisory team.

Mr. Kai Tian is a registered investment advisor (series 7 and 66) of FINRA in the United States, and also holds licenses of insurance, real estate and loan business. He helps families and companies provide professional solutions and execution from top-tier legal and tax design to underlying asset allocation. At the same time, the Next Gen Finance Club launched by Nautilus Family Office in the US provides the second generation heir of the family with customized guidance such as financial coaching, competition preparation, and career development, laying a solid foundation for family inheritance.

Faye Huang
Corporate Paralegal
Loeb Smith Attorneys

Ms. Faye Huang is a corporate paralegal in our Corporate Group. She advises on the formation and launch of a wide range of Cayman Islands hedge funds, PE funds and real estate funds. Ms. Huang has also advised on corporate matters relating to M&A and joint venture transactions involving various Cayman company structures in Technology, Media and Telecom sectors. She has worked on a number of merger take-privates of Chinese owned and managed companies listed on the NYSE and on NASDAQ. Faye is fluent in Mandarin and Shanghainese and worked for a major U.S. law firm in Shanghai prior to joining our Corporate Group. Also, Faye is a Chinese qualified lawyer.

Peter Vas
Partner
Loeb Smith Attorneys

Peter is a Partner in Loeb Smith Attorneys, and leads/coordinates, the firm’s Banking & Finance and Corporate Groups in Hong Kong.

He provides British Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands law advice to banks, other financial institutions, sponsors, insurance companies, other corporate entities and private clients to deal with day-to-day legal issues and complex, strategic matters.

Peter has previously worked as an attorney in Sidley Austin’s London office and the Channel Islands and Hong Kong offices of Mourant Ozannes.

He holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB Honours) from the University College of London and a Postgraduate Diploma of Law with Distinction (PGDip Law Dist) from BPP Law School London.

He specializes in Banking & Finance, Corporate and Restructuring.

Emmanuel Nanthan
Head of the Citizenship by Investment Unit, Dominica

Emmanuel Nanthan was appointed as the Head of the Citizenship by Investment Unit in February 2015, leading the Unit carrying out the Citizenship by Investment Program which has been remarkably contributing to the domestic economy. Mr. Nanthan is also the Ambassador-at-Large of the Office of the current Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, dealing with critical diplomatic affairs.

Previously, Mr. Nanthan has served as the Dominica Ambassador as well as the Special Advisor to two former Prime Ministers, Pierre Charles and Roosevelt Douglas.

Mr. Nanthan graduated from Loughborough University in Business Development and Management, where he was educated to be a successful businessman. He showed his entrepreneurship talent when he was working as the Executive of an insurance corporation.

Mr. Nanthan is also an enthusiastic and active sports person. He is currently the President of Dominica and Windward Islands Cricket, Vice President West Indies Cricket Board and the Director of United States Cricket Association, promoting the cricket sports in the Caribbean area.

Les Khan
Chief Executive Officer
Citizenship by Investment Unit, St. Kitts

Les Khan is Chief Executive Officer of the St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship Investment Unit (CIU) and a member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) and the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP). He has over 20 years of experience with large financial organizations and risk management companies globally.

Prior to working with the Government of St Kitts and Nevis, Les Khan was the Senior Director of Program Management at IPSA International. He was a Senior Vice President and Director of Operations for Northern Operating Services; a Vice President and Head of Operations for Northern Trust Company; a Managing Director for Financial Software Systems; and the Head of Global Business/Technology Services for the National Australia Bank. He has also held other senior positions at major financial institutions within the United States.

Alan Yang
Partner
PKF Demei Law Firm

Alan Yang, the partner of PKF Demei Law Firm, is skilled in providing legal services related to overseas investment and identity management to Chinese individuals, families and enterprise clients. Proficient in American EB-1A / NIW exceptional talent visa, L-1 / EB1C multinational manager visa, E-2 treaty investor visa, EB-5 investor visa and other types of U.S. visas, he has successfully applied for U.S. green cards and visas for hundreds of families, and has been invited to attend hundreds of industry summit and events as the speaker.

Mr. Yang is a Chinese practicing lawyer, a practicing lawyer in the United States and New York State, a Member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). He got his LLM at Emory University School of Law and his Bachelor of Laws at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics.

Ana Graciela Medina
Partner
Icaza, Gonzalez-Ruiz & Alemán of Panama

Ana Graciela Medina is a partner at Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán, and the Director in charge of the Immigration and Naturalization department and the Real Estate and Real Estate Investments practice. She is also part of the Public Contracting team.

Ms. Medina has over 20 years of experience providing solid legal support to a large number of clients, advising them in corporate, real estate, tourism, and investment projects, as well as migratory matters. She also has extensive experience in New Technologies Law, Data and Software Legal Protection, I.T. contracts, and Banking systems.

Ms. Medina holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law and Political Science from Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencia y Tecnología, ULACIT, Cum Laude Probatus, Panama (2001), and a Master in Information and Law from Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), Spain (2002). She also completed the Executive Programs – Focus on Corporate Law and Management at Instituto de Empresa de Madrid (I.E.), Spain (2002) and International Studies, focus on Latin America, at Saint Edward’s University, Austin, Texas USA (1995 – 1997).

She is currently a member of the Immigration Law Commission of Panama’s Bar Association.

Sarah Wang
Vice President
Shanghai Wish Immigration Ltd.

Sarah Wang is currently the vice president of Shanghai Wish Immigration Ltd. She graduated from Shanghai International Studies University. She has focuses on and studied the real estate market and immigration industry in Europe, the United States, Canada and other countries. She is skilled in analyzing the investment value from the immigration policies perspective and selecting the best project that balances up between the return and security.

Sarah is an expert in cross-border asset allocation with the qualification of the intermediate economist. She has nearly 10 years of experience in cross-border investment, overseas real estate and immigration by investment. She has involved into overseas projects with total asset value exceeding $100 million and has helped many families customize strategies and successfully realize immigration.

Sarah has the professional qualification of a psychological consultant, is good at listening and analyzing, and can help and guide you to clarify the core needs of you and your family from an expert point of view, so as to find the most exclusive solution for the future development of individuals and their children.

Zarrian Liu
Managing Director of Family Advisory Center
Lupu Investment Group

Mr. Zarrian Liu currently serves as the Managing Director of Family Advisory Center of Lupu Investment Group, and also the Managing Director of Lupu (Hong Kong) Trust Co., Ltd. He holds a master’s degree in law conferred by Stockholm University in Sweden. He successively served several domestic and multinational law firms, focusing on M&A and IPO. He ever served as a senior consultant at Portcullis Group, an Asian leading family firm in Singapore, and also Senior Vice President of Wing Lung Bank Trust Services (Hong Kong) Co., Ltd. under China Merchants Bank. Meanwhile, he holds several concurrent posts, such as the Director of Hong Kong Family Offices Association, a lecturer specially invited for China Millions Forum (CMF), and a think tank member specially invited for International Asset Planner Association (IAPA).  

He is mainly responsible for providing high-net-worth clients in Greater China with integrated services of family wealth management, including but not limited to: making the personalized strategies for global asset allocation, and the plans for inheritance of wealth and family traditions; establishing the family governance systems, domestic and overseas family trust institutions, family funds, private foundations, private equity funds and other upper-level legal structures, as well as family committees; and drafting the family charters. In the past 15 years, he has served more than 500 Chinese UHNW clients, and participated in the overseas red-chip structure establishment and overseas financing for more than 20 Chinese companies.

Shuying Chen
Senior Partner
Shanghai FO Law Firm

Holding a master’s degree in law conferred by East China University of Political Science and Law, Lawyer Shuying Chen now is a senior partner of Shanghai FO Law Firm, and an outstanding lawyer in the field of private wealth management and dispute resolution.

She is mainly specialized in the resolution of various disputes regarding contract signing, private wealth management, financial product designs, private equity, corporate equity structure designs, stock equity, taxation and legal services, civil and commercial cases, etc.

Lawyer Shuying Chen has established a long-term partnership with many Fortune Global 500 companies including the famous Asian real estate group CapitaLand, listed company China Resources (Holdings) Co., Ltd., and TESCO Group. She provides them with permanent integrated legal services including legal consulting and real estate dispute resolution, etc. Meanwhile, she delivers compliant legal services for many private equity fund managers, and also legal services of dispute resolution for the Spanish retail giant Dia Group.

Kevin Xu
Assistant Vice President, Business Development (Mainland China)
Walton International Group

Kevin Xu is the Assistant Vice President, Business Development (Mainland China) of the Walton Group of Companies, focusing on business development in Mainland China, promoting Walton’s pre-development land products and providing training to business partners. Kevin also participates in land research, acquisition and syndication in the West Coast of the United States. With his extensive experience in the real estate and investment industry, he has been successfully formulating overseas asset allocation planning and providing customized exclusive services to individual clients and institution investors.

Kevin has more than 10 years of domestic and international investment management experience, including more than 8 years’ experience in promoting Walton product. Prior to joining, Kevin worked for a number of renowned financial investment groups.

Zhiguan Xu
Deputy General Manager of Shanghai Branch
Honghu Best Global Family Office

Holding a master’s degree in law conferred by Oxford University, Mr. Zhiguan Xu serves as Deputy General Manager of Shanghai Branch of Honghu Best Global Family Office, and an off-campus supervisor at Law School of East China University of Science and Technology. He boasts many years of experience in the industries of trust and wealth management, having made in-depth researches on the trustee laws, particularly the British and American trustee laws. He ever presided over the deal structure design, document drafting and full-cycle management for more than 100 commercial trust cases. He is good at dealing with family matters and intergenerational inheritance issues, and designing trust plans, etc. He is committed to providing personalized services for HNW clients and entrepreneurs. In addition, he is known as one of the pioneers carrying out the theoretical research on forefront issues such as dispute resolution of overseas family trust.  

Peter Meng
Managing Partner
EunaCon Perfect Alliance (China) CPA Firm

Under the leadership of Mr. Peter Meng with initiative spirit and resolute determination in the fields of auditing, accounting and taxation, accountants of EunaCon Perfect Alliance CPA Firm, in response to the BRI, extend business to western regions of Xinjiang, as well as countries along the BRI in South Asia, Central Asia, Africa and Europe, while taking root in China (Beijing) Pilot Free Trade Zone, China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (SHFTZ), and Qianhai & Shekoui Area of Shenzhen, China (Guangdong) Pilot Free Trade Zone. Hoping to help Chinese companies go global and realize the goal of global business expansion, EunaCon Perfect Alliance CPA Firm has taken the lead in launching the services of outbound investment, international taxation, overseas accounting and others in SHFTZ.

Under the leadership of Mr. Peter Meng as the founder and executive partner of EunaCon Perfect Alliance CPA Firm, through years of unremitting and bold efforts, including active expansion worldwide, has continuously improved the practice level and service quality, and become a new outstanding accounting force that is good at tough fight. As the leading accounting institution in SHFTZ in terms of innovative development, EunaCon Perfect Alliance CPA Firm plays an important role in promoting the compliant development of Chinese companies investing in the countries along the BRI. 

Alex Lin
Director of Strategic Business
U&I Group

Former Canadian Foreign Service Officer, Canadian Consul, Visa Officer, Immigration Consultant, James has 25 years of experience with the Government of Canada working as a Foreign Service Officer in Ottawa and overseas, first as a Visa Officer and then as a Consul and Officer in Charge in Canadian Embassies and Consulates in Europe, Australia and the United States as well as tours of duty in Ottawa.

James’ knowledge of immigration law is unparalleled, making him an invaluable asset for our company.

Mr. Alex Lin has ever worked in the world’s largest offshore legal service firm and currently serves as the Director of Strategic Business Department at U&I Group and the Marketing Head of Shanghai institutions. He is also a Distinguished Lecturer on Cross-border Investment in Suzhou Industrial Park, a Distinguished Lecturer in Shanghai Zizhu National High-Tech Industrial Development Park, a Distinguished Lecturer on Offshore Legal and Compliance for financial institutions and a Distinguished Lecturer of Overseas Listing Planning.

Mr. Lin has rich practical experience and a collection of successful cases in the fields of cross-border trade, investment, M&A, shareholding structure, offshore trust, family foundation, family business succession planning and family estate planning. During his serving industry for over ten years, he has been committed to assisting Chinese entrepreneurs and enterprises in the overseas strategic layout of their globalization development.

He currently serves as an Overseas Strategy Advisor of several companies, as well as a Contract Consultant of multiple banks on international business plus offshore legal and compliance.

Vicky Lord
Managing Partner
Harneys 

Vicky Lord is the managing partner of our Shanghai offering in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and is a highly regarded litigator in cross-border commercial cases in the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands. As head of the China Litigation, Insolvency and Restructuring team, she obtains significant wins for clients acting as a litigator in ultra-high-value, high-profile BVI and Cayman commercial disputes withcross-border elements. 

Vicky has a wealth of experience in the Cayman Islands s238 privatizations and BVI take-privates, as well as schemes of arrangements, acting on the company side to secure wins for clients. She has a proven track record of significant wins in shareholder and board-room disputes for the new economy and tech companies, acting both on the company side and for shareholders and directors alike. She often acts as a specialist BVI and Cayman litigation co-counsel for PRC and US-listed companies for IPOs in contentious scenarios.

Vicky is an experienced advocate in insolvency, restructuring, distressed hedge fund litigation, and shareholder disputes. She has appeared in the highest offshore court at the appellate level, before the Privy Council in London, and acts as an advocate, supporting on-shore firms, in English language arbitrations in the PRC. Vicky’s client base includes some of the world’s top financial institutions, blue-chip listed companies, and ultra-high-net-worth individuals.

Bill Ye
Partner
King & Wood Mallesons Shanghai

Mr. Bill Ye has 20 years of professional experience as a lawyer in China’s tax field. He is experienced in compliance and tax consulting, tax dispute resolution, transfer pricing, and private wealth management. His comprehensive legal and financial background enables him to provide customers with integrated business, legal, and tax solutions.

Mr. Ye is particularly adept at providing innovative and integrated solutions for customers with major or emerging complex projects. He has served customers in a wide range of industries, including TMT, manufacturing, finance, real estate, pharmaceuticals, culture, and entertainment.

Prior to joining King & Wood Mallesons, Mr. Ye was a Partner at Deloitte Shanghai and was responsible for the key work of the Deloitte Tax Technology Center in East China.

Mr. Ye has consistently been ranked as one of the “Leading Lawyers” in China’s taxation field by a number of internationally renowned professional legal rating agencies between 2016 and 2018.

William Ma
Founder
GROW Investment Group

William Ma is the founder of GROW Investment Group and a CAIA Association Board Member. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst, and a member of the Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts.

William got over 18 years of industry experience and used to be the Chief Investment Officer of Noah Holdings and the Chief Investment Officer of Gopher Asset Management, the asset management arm of Noah. As CIO of Noah and Gopher, he was responsible for overseeing all investment management, asset allocation and investment products due diligence of combined USD80 billion of asset. He also actively manages the discretionary mandates and China domestic public market funds including a Greater China multi-managers fund, ranked the best emerging market fund of hedge funds globally (3 years annualized return) by BarclayHedge, and led the team won the prestige Golden Bull Award – Best Domestic Fund of Hedge Funds in China in 2018. Mr. Ma has been the Foreign Expert QDLP Review Committee Member for the Shanghai Municipal Government Financial Service Department since 2012.

Mr. Ma received his BEng (EESE) from the University of Hong Kong and his MBA in Finance and E-Commerce from the University of San Francisco, and was invited to Peking University in Beijing as an exchange student representative in the Beijing International MBA (BiMBA) program in 2002.

Bei Wang
Director
Shanghai Zhonghan Haiyang Certified Tax Agents Co., Ltd.

Ms. Bei Wang has engaged in the work of finance, taxation, and audit for 22 years, in professional tax consultation service for over 15 years, and has been serving as the Director of Shanghai Zhonghan Haiyang Certified Tax Agents Co., Ltd. for over 10 years. She took charge of the annual report audit, special audit, tax-related verification, tax consultation, tax revenue planning, transfer pricing, etc. of multiple enterprises directly under the central government, large-scale state-owned groups, commercial banks, financial enterprises, listed companies at home and abroad, high and new tech enterprises, Fortune 500 enterprises, regional headquarters of foreign-funded enterprises, etc., and is able to propose practical tax-related solutions. She has been carrying out many successful cases relating to international tax consultation and planning, including international taxation, cross-border taxation, and overseas M&A, in cooperation with a number of local institutions of Hong Kong, Japan, the US, and Australia, She also has years of experience in providing tax planning within China and overseas in terms of private wealth for clients.

Kristin Jiang
Business Development Manager of China
CS Global Partners

Kristin Jiang is the Business Development Manager for China at CS Global Partners.

Kristin has worked in the overseas business consulting industry for several years, specializing in business communication. She has extensive industry experience in both real estate and the Citizenship by Investment industry. As part of CS Global Partners business development in China.

Kristin is responsible for the cooperation and negotiation of immigration agents and wealth management institutes in the Chinese market. Additionally, Kristin helps promote several of the Caribbean’s Citizenship by Investment Programmes.