Board of Directors
Mr. Peter Yip MBA, CPLP, FHKIB, FHKIoD, FHKIoE
President, Asia Pacific Professional Managers Association
CEO, CSG Consultancy
Past President, Association for Talent Development Hong Kong
ATD Master Performance Consultant
ATD Certified Professional in Learning & Performance
Fellow, Hong Kong Institute of Directors
Fellow, Hong Kong Institute of Economists
Fellow, Hong Kong Institute of Bankers
Peter Yip has more than twenty years of retail & commercial banking, human resource management and consulting experience in leading financial institutions, including JPMorgan, Chase Manhattan Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, ABN AMRO Bank and The Bank of East Asia. Apart from practical banking experience, Peter specializes in organizational integration, leadership alignment, change management, culture development, performance management and feedback management. Before starting his own training and consulting business, Peter was the Head of Learning & Development, North Asia in JPMorgan. Peter had been instrumental in helping JPMorgan develop new leaders, build new cultures and implement new learning strategies after the successful mergers of Chase Manhattan Bank and Chemical Bank, and integration of Chase Manhattan Bank, JPMorgan and Jardine Fleming. Peter is a seasoned and professional consultant in the market. He has lead many successful consulting projects and facilitated hundreds of training programs in over 15 countries in USA, UK, Europe and Asia Pacific region. Peter is also a popular global speaker. He always gives visionary and thought-provoking speeches and presentation in the West and the East such as the American Society for Training & Development Conference in London, the Summit on Globalization of Human Resource in Taiwan, the Institute of Human Resource Management in Hong Kong, etc.
Mr. Cai Jing Cong
Executive Vice President & Secretary-General, Professional Managers Association of Guangdong, PRC
Director, Professional Managers Development Center of China New Economy Research Institute
Vice Chairman, China Association for Professional Managers
Executive Vice President & Secretary-General, Asia Pacific Professional Managers Association
Adjunct Professor, Guangdong University of Technology School of Management
Technical Master, Guangdong Economic and Trade Vocational School
Executive Member, Guangdong Federation of Industry & Commerce
Vice President, Federation of NGOs of Guangdong Province
Certified Startups Consultant
Chairman, Council of Accreditation of Qualification of Certified Professional Managers
Mr. Cai is the general manager of well-known company and has accumulated years of experience of corporate management over the past thirty years. Since 2000, Mr. Cai has been cooperating with Guangzhou Municipal Labor and Social Security Bureau organising business startups courses for thousands of members to become successful entrepreneur. Besides, Mr. Cai published four books in how to set up business and wrote column on “keys to business startups “and “strategic ways in business startups” in China Marketing and Private Economy News. Over the years, Mr. Cai published over hundreds of articles on business startups and management related topics on newspaper, magazine and website. Since 2005, Mr. Cai has been appointed as Depute Dean of Guangdong University of Technology School of Management and has been organizing management courses in business set up. Mr. Cai was selected as the winner of the China Outstanding Contributions Professional Managers Award in 2011.
Mr. K.K. Ip
Chairman, GCA Professional Services Group Limited
Chairman, Greater China Appraisal Limited
Chairman, Great China Corporate Consultancy & Services Limited
Managing Director, Greater China Professional Services Limited
Director, Greater China Capital Limited
Committee Member, People’s Political Consultative Conference of Harbin, PRC
Vice President, Asia Pacific Professional Managers Association
Mr. Ip has been in the top management position for various international and national companies for almost two decade. He brought success to every company that he had served in term of various aspects including record breaking of revenue/profit, successful establishment in the new field of businesses, bringing up to the leading position in the respective field of businesses. He successfully engineered the listing of a subsidiary of GCA Professional Services Group Limited (“GCA”). He, being one of the founding directors of GCA, was appointed as an executive director and the managing director of GreaterChina in 2010. He is the compliance officer and authorized representative of GreaterChina. He is also a member of the remuneration committee and nomination committee of GreaterChina, and a director of certain subsidiaries of GreaterChina. Mr. Ip is responsible for overall management and development including frontline co-ordination with clients, organizations as well as formulation of development strategy of GreaterChina and its subsidiaries. Professionally, he is a Fellow of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and Member of Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors.
Mr. Ip was awarded Excellent Innovative Entrepreneur of China by the Innovation China in 2010 and Outstanding Entrepreneurship Award by the Enterprise Asia in 2011. He is currently a committee member of the People’s Political Consultative Conference of Harbin. Mr. Ip, definitely a pioneer under the policy of “One Belt One Road” laid down by Mr. Xi Jinping, the President of the People’s Republic of China with the setting up of the first ever and only Hong Kong financial services firm in Dubai for covering the region of Middle East, Mid-Asia and Africa. A “Sky Silk Road” is now being shaped!
With about 20 years of entrepreneurship, Mr. Ip believes in ‘People-Orientation’ and “people are the greatest asset” as an important pre-requisite in becoming a successful entrepreneur and as he always emphasizes that “A great business is about more than just money”. He has always been a strong ambassador for investment in people in his organization and has strived to contribute to this cause. He invests in his people with a firm belief that solid industry knowledge, intimate client knowledge and enhanced market intelligence are the cornerstones of success in this new era of head-on competition.
Mr. Burnette Wong
Director, GCA Professional Services Group Limited
Vice President, Asia Pacific Professional Managers Association
Mr. Wong holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Adelaide in Australia. He is a fellow member of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and CPA Australia; an associate member of The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. Mr. Wong is also a Responsible Officer for asset management and advising on securities for CASDAQ International Capital Market (HK) Company Limited under the Securities and Futures Ordinance of Hong Kong.
Mr. Wong was as an executive director, the deputy general manager, group financial controller and company secretary of Guangzhou Investment Company Limited (now known as Yuexiu Property Company Limited), a company listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Stock Exchange”), for over ten years.