Our core team comprises senior financiers and entrepreneurs with extensive international investment banking and industry experience, backed by a pool of high quality executives and support staff.
Each project benefits from senior-level involvement from start to finish, with clients benefiting directly from our considerable industry knowledge and transaction experience.
Dr. Johnny Hon
Dr. Johnny Hon
Executive Chairman and CEO
Dr. Hon graduated from King’s College London with a degree in Biomedical Science prior to completing a Ph.D. in Psychiatry at Hughes Hall College at the University of Cambridge. He also holds postgraduate qualifications from the School of Oriental and African Studies at London University and from Harvard University, alongside being a guest professor at a number of well-known universities in Asia.
Previously as a private banker with ABN AMRO Bank, Dr. Hon gained expertise in financial planning, lending, portfolio management, tax structuring and trust formation, which led him to form The Global Group and become Chairman with offices in London, Hong Kong and China.
Dr. Hon has always had an interest in the Arts – particularly film and television – sometimes as a benefactor and sometimes as an investor. He was Executive Producer of China and Hong Kong box office hit “Protégé”, starring Andy Lau and Daniel Wu, and of the George W. Bush biopic “W”, directed by Oliver Stone. “Una Noche” – a film of which Dr. Hon is an Associate Producer – premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and subsequently won the Award for Best Director, Best Actor and Best Cinematography.
Politically, Dr. Hon holds official positions with four governments and is Ambassador-at-Large for Grenada. He is a member of the Heilongjiang Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and in July 2015, was awarded the Medal of Honour (MH) from the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China for his dedicated community service. His charitable work is well documented and he serves on committees of numerous international charities.
Jason is a Solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong, with substantial experience in commercial and corporate M&A, corporate finance and litigation.
Jason has advised on numerous matters involving Hong Kong listed companies (some of them with a China state-owned financial institution as their parent body), China listed infrastructure and property developers, and high-net-worth individuals from both China and Hong Kong. He has extensive experience in multi-jurisdictional commercial trades and transactions, covering China, Hong Kong, UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Southeast Asia and elsewhere. Jason is also a specialist in shareholders’ disputes and liquidation proceedings at High Court level.
Jason obtained his double degree of Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce (Banking and Finance) from the University of New South Wales, Australia.
Michael is a senior regulator who, amongst other things, was a member of the team which formed the single financial services regulator (now the FCA) before retiring from the London Stock Exchange and setting up a small discreet consultancy and advisory service relating to all aspects of corporate and financial services both domestically and internationally. As a Non-Executive Director, Michael not only ensures corporate governance compliance, but also industry best practice.
Compliance and Money Laundering Reporting Officer
Mike is an experienced financial services professional, having spent more than 40 years’ experience in the industry. Over his career, Mike has held numerous control functions including Director, CEO, as well as Compliance and Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO). In addition, Mike has also been responsible for the corporate functions of Strategic Policy and Direction, Management, Compliance and Regulatory Reporting, HR and Administration. Mike has previously established regulated stockbroking businesses, which he has built up and then subsequently sold.