COMMUNITY

Our board comprises a diverse group of established businessmen and entrepreneurs who are ethnic Chinese with a Western upbringing.Their bicultural background enables them to help our members bridge the cultural barriers and navigate business practices in Australia.

“WE UNDERSTAND THERE ARE MANY YOUNG & TALENTED INDIVIDUALS IN THE CHINESE COMMUNITY WHO ARE WELL EDUCATED, WELL TRAVELLED & WISH TO DO SOMETHING HERE AND NOW.”

OUR BOARD

KEVIN TSUI

CFO
Expertise:
Property development, Construction industry, Finance (China and Australia), Project Management (China and Australia)
 
Tsui spent his childhood in China before moving to Australia with his family. His family business empire spans across property development, construction and finance in both countries, equipping him with the connections that make him the perfect person to lead our association. As a captain of industry Tsui is one of the rare breed with the ability to hold key relationships that open doors for AYEA members that would otherwise remain closed.

CAXTON PANG

CONSULTANT
Expertise:
Advanced Australian Taxation, Ethics & Governance, Strategic Management, Accounting, Global Strategy and Leadership
 
A Fellow of CPA (FCPA) and CA with over 20 years of experience in business advisory areas. Progressing to a FCPA status means you are recognised as an expert in your field. FCPAs are also recognised and respected around the world as being leaders in their industries, and the fellowship marks the strong, ongoing relationship with CPA Australia. Pang was nominated as one of the country’s Top 40 Young Business Leaders in 2013. He is currently the Managing Director of Linton Advisory Group.

DIANNA DU

CHAIRMAN
Expertise:
Litigation, Family Law, Conveyancing , Employment Law, Migration Entrepreneurship
 
Du spent several years as a solicitor working for publicly listed firms in Sydney. An entrepreneur at heart, she made the brave move to start her own firm and is the Founding Director-Principal at Du & Associates. Not only is she well versed in the world of commercial business, her firm is recognised for successfully managing complex matters, projects and disputes, and delivering quality work to their clients. A powerful mix of entrepreneurial spirit and business acumen rolled into one. Her expertise in law and understanding of the realities of commercial business in Sydney and Australia are valuable insights for our members.

MAK MAI

FUNDRAISING EXECUTIVE
Expertise:
Entrepreneurship, Property Development, Innovation, Concept and creation
 
Mai started his own property development business, Infinite Blue, having been involved in his father’s transnational property development empire from an early age. His innovative property development concepts infuse beautiful architectural design, exacting standards with youthful energy. With a company philosophy to develop boutique projects in key locations with a commitment to ecologically sensitive urban design, Mai is one of the most inspiring young entrepreneurs to watch in the next few years. He is a shining example of the membership we work closely with at AYEA.

ANDY CHEONG

MARKETING EXECUTIVE
Expertise:
Marketing and Advertising, Business Development, Strategic Management, Strategic Planning, Ideation and Development, Project Management
 
Cheong is a creative agency veteran with over 20 years of experience servicing multinational conglomerates, iconic Australian brands and local heroes. With a phenomenal track record of success Cheong listened to his entrepreneurial heart and decided to set out on his own. Even when many of his colleagues thought he was ‘crazy’ and better off staying in a high-paying role and comfy corner office with a great view. But that word ‘comfy’ was not in his vocabulary and so he left and co-founded Brandergy, an agency with a unique focus on delivering strategy- driven innovative solutions for businesses with Zhang. Cheong has never looked back and his high-energy and determination makes him an ideal board member to mentor other aspiring entrepreneurs.

JESSY ZHANG

SECRETARY
Expertise:
Strategic Management, Strategic Planning, Business Development, Event Management, Project Management Marketing
 
Zhang is a talented strategic planning specialist who has helped to strategically place her clients into the very competitive Sydney and Australian commercial markets with overwhelming success. Another entrepreneur at heart, Zhang understands the difficulties associated with starting a business from scratch. However, Zhang also understands the opportunities and rewards on offer here in Australia for people just like her.