Hawksford appoints private client services director to propel Asia growth
SINGAPORE, 24 June 2019 – Hawksford has appointed Alice Quek as a private client services director. Alice has more than 15 years of experience in the banking and fiduciary services sectors across Asia.
With a primary focus on developing and building relationships with clients and intermediaries in Singapore, China, Taiwan and Hong Kong, Alice will be responsible for driving Asian growth within Hawksford’s private client business.
Based in Singapore, Alice has extensive experience in advising high net worth (HNW) families on business and succession planning.
‘I am looking forward to joining Hawksford and further expanding the award-winning private client business across Asia by forging new and meaningful relationships. Hawksford’s significant global footprint, boasting five offices in China, is one of the principal reasons why I wanted to join the Company, said Alice.
Hawksford Group Chief Executive Michel van Leeuwen added: ‘Hawksford has ambitious growth targets, especially in Asia, and Alice will help our business deliver on these. As a native Mandarin speaker, and with extensive experience working with UHNW families and intermediaries for many years, her expertise adds to the quality and breadth of our Asian Private Wealth team, as it delivers Hawksford’s business strategy.’
Alice was previously a director at Amicorp in Singapore where she helped establish fiduciary structures for UHNW families and corporates in Asia and assisted Asian family businesses with their succession planning needs. Prior to this, she held various senior roles in Citibank, Standard Chartered and ABN AMRO, across client relationship management, sales management, product and strategy development, as well as risk management.