Client Services Manager
Silke is Client Services Manager in Fiducia's Corporate Services team in China. Based in Beijing, she advises clients on company incorporations, corporate structuring and restructuring, labour issues, and further legal issues concerning their China investment. Before re-locating to Beijing and joining Fiducia, she worked as an in-house legal counsel for a publicly-owned company in Germany, where she primarily dealt with contract law and regulatory compliance and procurement issues. Silke is a qualified German lawyer, fluent in English and conversational in Mandarin.
Client Services Manager
Based in Hong Kong, Pierre is responsible for developing and managing relationships with Fiducia's international clients, supporting them with practical, custom-made solutions to realise their full potential in Greater China. Pierre built up his experience in the international trade industry, advising Western companies in their sales operations in Europe and the Asia Pacific region.
A French national, he is fluent in English, French, Spanish, and is conversational in German. Pierre studied in the University of Poitiers in France and the Universidad del Rey in Madrid, Spain. He holds a degree in International Business Management with a major in International Trade.
Vanessa is Deputy Manager of Fiducia Hong Kongâ€™s Accounting and Finance team. She helps start-ups achieve a smooth on-boarding process in Hong Kong in terms of accounting and finance. She joined Fiducia with eight years of experience as an auditor in London and Shanghai. Vanessa is a qualified Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and holds a degree in Accounting and Management Information Systems from the University of Hertfordshire in the UK. She is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin and English.
With over 15 years of Talent Management experience within MNCs, Shirley Fu is the leader of Human Resources at Fiducia Management Consultants in China. Shirley has a proven track record in people strategy, compensation and benefits, employee engagement, conflict resolution as well as problem solving in culturally mixed working environments. Her in-depth knowledge of China's labor law and regulations ensure that all these functions are performed in a smooth, compliant and stable way.
Floraâ€™s responsibilities cover leading an experienced team to drive full spectrum solution delivery, including client management, sourcing strategy, candidate assessment and management, and on-boarding support. She has worked in various industries including Industrial, FMCG, and Luxury/Fashion Retail across the Asia Pacific region, specialising in professional retained executive search services. Her expertise also covers talent mapping and consulting. With her extensive experience leading and managing teams, she has consistently met high performance standards. Flora holds an MBA from RMIT University of Australia.
Addy is based in Shanghai as Deputy Manager of Fiduciaâ€™s China Finance and Accounting team. He comes from a background of working more than six years in a chained retails company. Before joining Fiducia, Addy worked for a food chain retailer in Canada as a senior accountant responsible for financial reporting and analysis.
Addy is an experienced CPA registered with Canadaâ€™s Association of Certified Public Accountants and is knowledgeable in global accounting systems such as SAP and Navision. He holds a bachelorâ€™s degree in economics and statistics. Addy is a native Chinese speaker and speaks English fluently.
Head of HR
As a performance and people oriented leader with over 20 years of experience in executive management and commercial roles across various industries, Stephen Wong is the Head of Human Resources at Fiducia Management Consultants. He also acts as the HR Business Partner the for 120+ professional consultants and colleagues in Fiducia's Greater China and Hong Kong offices. Stephen focuses on organisational and staff development, as well as recruitment via a well-branded, forward thinking, and talent-focused HR infrastructure.
Stephen's philosophy is guiding people to learn, lead, and succeed. With a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Hong Kong in English and Economics, Stephen is a qualified practitioner in world class talent tools such as HBDI, MBTI, and DISC. He also has experience in design and development. Stephen is driven to engage and inspire talent strategies and solutions, as aligned with Fiducia's business and staff development goals.
Florianâ€™s experience lies in supporting international companies wanting to enter the Chinese market. With a special focus on European SMEs in the medical and plastics industries, Florian is able to develop custom-made solutions for clients, thereby paving their way to success. Having received his Bachelor from the Vienna University of Economics and Business and Masters from the Grenoble Graduate School of Business, Florian is deeply involved in understanding the intricacies of the current business environment in China, as well as international trade agreements and affairs between Asia and Europe.
He has experience in international business and working for a consultancy in China and speaks English, German, Chinese, Spanish, and French.
Order Processing Officer
Lisa Lu joined Fiducia in 2004, working first in Trade Solutions and later in Operation Solutions. She has solid experience in international business, with over 16 years of working experience in the trading area. Her industry focus lies with chemical products, fashion, furniture, toys, sundries items and tools.
Lisa speaks Chinese and English fluently.
Order Processing Officer
Jimmy has been with Fiducia since 2005. Before joining the company, he completed his Bachelor in Law at Anqing, Anhui University. Following this, he worked for a French-owned company in Dongguan, Guangdong, for more than three years. With in-depth knowledge and experience in logistics and merchandising, Jimmy has been working for Fiducia for almost 10 years.
Jimmy speaks Chinese and English fluently.
Addison has been with Fiducia since 2007. He is the Accountant and responsible for handling the full set of accounts for Fiducia Group companies, performing function of project management, monitoring individual services financial performance and analysis.
Addison speaks Portuguese, Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin) and English fluently.
Song leads Fiducia's Trade & Technology service with team members in Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Shanghai. Songâ€™s expertise covers sourcing, OEM/ODM management, import and export, and supply chain management.
Before joining Fiducia, Song worked for a US company as the chief representative of their Shanghai office which dealt with purchasing of motor cycles, tools and car care products from the East Asia region. Prior to this, Song worked for Intel as a factory program manager to manage Intelâ€™s ODMs. Song also had experience working for a large domestic trading company, where he was in charge of selling lighting products and hardware products worldwide.
Song obtained his MBA degree from Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, Arizona, and also holds a bachelorâ€™s degree in Engineering. He is a native Mandarin speaker and speaks English fluently.
Shirley manages the Corporate Services team in Hong Kong to assist clients with establishing their businesses and setting up their companies in Hong Kong. Shirley directly oversees many key client relationships to ensure the formation of their businesses runs smoothly. Before joining Fiducia, she was an Assistant Manager at one of the largest multinational corporate and trust service providers.
Shirley completed her Bachelor degree in Business Administration at Macquarie University and her Master degree in Corporate Governance. She is originally from Hong Kong, a native Chinese speaker (Mandarin, Cantonese), and speaks English fluently.
Rebecca is a Deputy Manager of the Finance and Accounting team and is dedicated to providing quality finance and accounting information to her clients conducting business in Hong Kong. With the full support of her team, her clients are able to focus on their core businesses. Before joining Fiducia, Rebecca was an Accounting Manager at a Hong Kong based consultancy firm for over a decade. She has extensive knowledge in Hong Kong Accounting, Auditing and Taxation.
Rebecca completed her Bachelor degree in Accountancy and Finance at Simon Fraser University of Canada and is currently a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. She is fluent in Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin) and English.
As the head of Fiducia's China Consulting Team, Marshall has 15 yearsâ€™ experience in providing multinational clients with cutting-edge market intelligence and strategic advice to support their growth in the Chinese market. His expertise ranges from conducting in-depth market studies (market mapping, competitor benchmarking, cost-competitive analysis, demand analysis) to strategy formulation for market entry and growth, as well as M&A support. Marshall has extensive experience in supporting clients from various industries, including plastics, machinery and medical devices.
Before joining Fiducia, Marshall worked for nearly ten years at companies in China including Google and the ERP company Efuture to conduct business research and advise clients in IT and business strategy. Marshall holds an MBA from HKUST, speaks fluent Mandarin, Cantonese, and English, and is highly competent in dealing with clients in a cross-cultural working environment.
Hudson He heads both South and North China Finance and Accounting teams and travels frequently between these locations. He comes from a background of working for 6+ years in a â€śBig 4â€ť accounting firm. Before joining Fiducia, Hudson worked in a technological Sino-US joint venture as a finance/audit manager responsible for China mainland accounts. He is an experienced CPA registered with the China Association of Certified Public Accountants. He holds an MBA from the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. Hudson is a native Chinese speaker and speaks English fluently.
Tax Advisory Manager
Gloria manages the Tax Advisory Service team and is responsible for providing tax services to corporate and individual clients for cross-border situations between Hong Kong and China. With her accumulated and extensive experience working in different industries handling MNCs' accounting, taxation and auditing, she advises her clients with constructive and value-added services in tax, audit, and internal control areas.
Leveraging her experience and expertise, Gloria's main focus is to help her clients to cope with global changing environments in transparency of information and tax strategies.
Gloria holds Master degrees in Business Administration and Corporate Governance in Hong Kong and has fellow memberships with Hong Kong, UK, and USA professional bodies.
Flora has over 20 years of experience in the field of Finance & Accounting. She has previously been a Supervisor of the Accounting Department responsible for managing the full set of accounts for three subsidiary companies of Japan Airlines. In 1994, she joined Fiducia in Hong Kong and currently holds the title of Deputy Manager, leading a team within the Finance & Accounting Service. She has sound knowledge and works with her team managing the bank operations and providing payroll service for a number of key clients. She further handles the full set of accounts whilst liaising and cooperating in full confidence with our clients.
Flora speaks Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin) and English fluently. She has completed a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management in the University of Wales, UK.
Over the past 25 years, Pinky has managed Fiducia's Trade Services Department and built it up to over 25 team members in Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Shanghai.
From 1993 until 2012, she held the position of General Manager and her fields of expertise cover all trade related business processes. In 2012, Pinky reached the age of retirement, but she continues to offer her expertise at Fiducia on a daily basis.
With over 35 years of knowledge and experience in international trading and export commodities business, she is able to advise the Trade Services teams on all aspects of supply chain issues including marketing, sourcing, merchandising, quality control, order processing, expert documentation and trade finance.
Pinky often travels and meets clients and business partners in different countries to enhance relationship. She speaks fluent Chinese (Cantonese & Mandarin) and English.
Bryan leads Fiduciaâ€™s Trade & Technology teams in Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Shenzhen. He comes from a diverse background of supply chain operations, consulting and managing ERP and supply chain management system implementations.
Since joining Fiducia in 2006, Bryan has been advising clients on cost-effective supply chain solutions by leveraging the latest management practices and technologies. His rich portfolio of client projects includes setting up a Hong Kong sourcing platform, structuring a China distribution system, and offering solutions on complex import/export and logistics issues.
Bryan completed both his MBA and BSc in Travel Industry Management at the University of Hawaii. He is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP).
Bryan speaks fluent English, Chinese (Cantonese & Mandarin) and is conversational in Japanese.
Shirley has been with Fiducia since 1993 and has accumulated a wealth of trading experience and business knowledge having previously worked at HSBC Hong Kong and Kinway Garments Ltd. She completed her Bachelor in Business Administration at the Open University of Hong Kong. Shirley speaks Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin) and English fluently.
Michelle is responsible for corporate matters in our Hong Kong Corporate Services Department. She incorporates companies in line with the Hong Kong Companies' Ordinance, handles all post-incorporation work, including the opening of bank accounts and, where necessary, work visa applications.
Her work involves liaising with different authorities, such as banks, government authorities and legal firms, as well as maintaining close contact with clients in order to process their required business documents.
Michelle holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the AMA Computer University in Manila, and obtained a Certificate in Company Secretarial Practice from the Hong Kong Management Association. Before joining Fiducia in 2002, she had experience working for an insurance company and a shipping company.
Fanny has well over 20 years of experience in shipping and logistics supervision. Prior to joining Fiducia in 1995, she was a Shipping Supervisor at Hathir Amani Inc. for 8 years. Fanny currently manages a team of Shipping Coordinators to handle clients' logistical documentation as well monitor and troubleshoot shipment delivery. She speaks fluent Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin) and English.
Dale currently supervises a team of trade specialists in our Shenzhen office for a number of functions including sourcing, price negotiation, merchandising, order processing, inspection, shipping, documentation and fair visits to Europe (Spoga+Gafa Cologne, ORGATECH, IFA Berlin and Marcef Milano).
Before joining Fiducia in 2006, Dale previously worked in Supercap Co. and MCM Enterprise for over 7 years, gaining a rich experience of domestic procurement, foreign trade and logistics. He graduated from Guilin University of Electronic Technology, and majored in Tourism and Foreign Trade. He obtained a Masters of Business Administration from Sun Yat-Sen University.
Dale Dai speaks Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin) and English fluently. With his practical China knowledge and cross-cultural understanding, Dale has a proven track record of successful management of client operations.
As Managing Director of Fiducia Management Consultants, Stefan advises international mid-sized companies on China entry and expansion strategies by helping them understand the market and competitive environment. He took over leadership of the company in 2012, continuing its tradition as a family business with 35 years of history in China. Now, he manages 4 teams in Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Shenzhen with over 120 specialists. He has extensive M&A experience, ranging from target search, negotiation support to commercial due diligence.
Stefan joined Fiducia in 2005 after having founded and sold a components and materials trading company in Shanghai. Prior to this, Stefan worked as a management consultant in the London office of Bain & Co upon graduation from the London School of Economics with a Bachelorâ€™s degree in Management. Before attending university, Stefan worked as a management trainee at Otto Versand, the worldâ€™s largest mail-order company in Hamburg, Hong Kong, and Shanghai. Stefan obtained his EMBA from Kellogg-HKUST. He is a German national, fluent in English and German, and conversational in Mandarin and French. Stefan is Vice-Chairman of the Management Consultancies Association of Hong Kong and board member of the German Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and of the Association for Corporate Growth China.
In 1982, Cynthia Kracht established Fiducia Management Consultants together with her husband JĂĽrgen, recognising the need for consulting and corporate services. As a highly experienced Director, Mrs. Kracht's role is to help guide the management team to achieve Fiducia's goals. Having set up many companies over the past 30 years, Mrs. Kracht used to run Fiducia's Hong Kong Corporate Services and now offers her experience and advice on a regular basis.
Prior to setting up Fiducia in Hong Kong, Mrs. Kracht worked in Malaysia and Taiwan. Mrs. Kracht holds a Law Diploma from the University of Hong Kong.
Fiducia Management Consultants was founded by Juergen Kracht in 1982. As both a German national and management consultant with over 40 years of experience in China trade and investment, Juergen develops and maintains Fiduciaâ€™s most senior client relationships. He has been an Investment Promotion Ambassador for the Hong Kong Government since September 2004 and an honourary advisor to the Management Consultancies Association of Hong Kong since 2015. Juergen is internationally regarded as a valuable speaker at China events, providing comprehensive know-how and in-depth practical experience on various China business topics.
Juergen holds a degree in International Business & Management from the University of Applied Sciences in Bremen, Germany. In 1970, he joined major international trading company Jebsen and Co. in Hong Kong, where for the following ten years he gained extensive experience in trade with China and travelled frequently to the mainland, which was a rarity in the 1970s. In 1980, he became Chief Financial Officer of Continental Engineering in Hong Kong (now TTI), a market leader in consumer and professional electrical goods trading out of China. Juergen is a member of the Hong Kong Club, the Foreign Correspondentsâ€™ Club, and the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club.
"One thing I have learned: No two investors have the exact same needs when it comes to setting up operations in China or Hong Kong. I am driven to help our clients design the best approach for their unique situation."
Thaddaeusâ€™ area of expertise is finding innovative solutions for clients seeking to establish their presence in Hong Kong or China. He evaluates situations and strategies to identify the right tools and services and is experienced in advising both SMEs and large companies from many different parts of the world. He also manages Fiduciaâ€™s Executive Search Team, which finds and places high-level professionals for various industry leaders.
Thaddaeus is a frequent speaker at China-focused events in Hong Kong and Germany on topics ranging from setting up viable sourcing strategies for SMEs in Hong Kong and China to identifying suitable acquisition targets in China. His articles are printed regularly in various publications, such as China Contact, Asia Bridge and Fiduciaâ€™s China Focus newsletter. Thaddaeus is Chairman of the board for AGN Asia Pacific, advisory board member of the China Sourcing Information Center, and a member of the Europe Committee of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce (HKGCC).
Thaddaeus joined Fiducia in January 2005, prior to which he worked in the automotive industry and for the fabrics and fibres division of W.L. Gore, a large US technology company. Thaddaeus holds a Masterâ€™s degree in Economics and Business Administration from the Catholic University of Eichstaett, Germany. During his studies he completed research on the automotive industry in South Africa and studied at Stellenbosch Business School, South Africa. Thaddaeus is a native German speaker and speaks English fluently.