Agnes Chan is the Managing Partner of Ernst & Young for Hong Kong and Macau. She oversees all business operations including audit, tax, transaction advisory and advisory services in these locations.
Agnes has accumulated over 30 years of experience in providing tax and business advisory services to a broad range of local and multinational organizations. Her clientele spreads across various industries. Agnes's scope of expertise includes tax restructuring for IPOs, regional and cross border tax planning, corporate restructuring, and tax efficient supply chain management planning.
Agnes is a high profile member of Hong Kong's business community and is a regularly featured commentator in the media. She was listed in the "International Tax Review" as one of the top tax advisors in Hong Kong from 2004 to 2006. In addition, she has been successively named by the Guide to the World's Leading Tax Advisers as one of the leading tax advisers in Hong Kong since 2006.
Her professional accomplishments have yielded numerous awards in recent years, including the "Best in Tax Individual Award" recognized by Euromoney Legal Media Group Asian Women in Business Law Awards in 2012. In the same year, Agnes became the first leader outside Mainland China to be named China Economic Woman of the Year. In 2015, she was awarded by the China Outstanding Female Entrepreneurs Association as one of the Top 10 Outstanding Female Entrepreneurs in China. In 2016, Agnes was inducted as an Honoree of the Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) HKUST Chapter.
Agnes holds various positions in the government and industry bodies. She is an appointed member of the Exchange Fund Advisory Committee of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, and Hong Kong Inland Revenue Department Users' Committee. Currently, Agnes is a member of the General Committee and the Vice Chairman of the Financial and Treasury Services Committee of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce. She is also the Chairman of the Legal and Financial Affairs Committee of the Zonta Club of Hong Kong.
Her other community service includes membership in the Corporate Advisory Council of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute, the Accounting Advisory Board of the University of Hong Kong School of Business, and the Advisory Board of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Institute for Emerging Market Studies.
Agnes is a fellow member of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants; fellow member of the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong; fellow member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand; and fellow member of CPA Australia.