Asia Pacific Real Estate Tax Leader
KK joined PwC Hong Kong in 1985, transferred to Melbourne, Australia in 1988 and returned to Hong Kong in 1992. Over the years, KK has accumulated extensive experience in providing Hong Kong, China and international tax advice to MNCs, locally listed conglomerates and private enterprises operating in a wide range of industries, including asset management, logistics, manufacturing, media and entertainment, real estate, retail, technologies, and telecommunications. In particular, he has participated in advising on various value chain transformation projects, corporate restructurings, M&A, structured finance products, funds formation, IPOs, and tax audits. In recent years, KK has also advised various clients in Mainland China and other Asian countries on the implementation of their global investment strategies, covering a variety of investment opportunities in the US, Europe and Asia Pacific.
Among his different roles within PwC, KK is PwC’s Asia Pacific Real Estate Tax Leader and a member of PwC’s Global Asset Management Leadership Team. In Hong Kong and Mainland China, he leads a tax advisory group which specialises in real estate, infrastructure and construction. His real estate clients include global, regional and country specific real estate/infrastructure funds, private equity funds, pension funds, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, REITs, publicly listed property groups, and other investors. KK is a member of Urban Land Institute’s North Asia Executive Committee. He also represents PwC in Asia Pacific Real Estate Association and the Asian Association for Investors in Non-listed Real Estate Vehicles (ANREV). He is a frequent speaker on real estate and asset management related subjects.
KK graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with an MBA degree. He is an associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is also a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in the UK.