- BA Hons in Economics and Law from Durham University, UK
- Fellow of Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
- Fellow of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Stephen joined the firm in January 2011. His role within the firm includes international audit clients, both as contact and/or engagement partner, and special projects in relation to mergers and acquisitions and litigation support. He also focuses on practice development for the firm with a view to increasing Mazars brand awareness within Hong Kong. He is a member of the firm’s Management Committee.
Stephen has spent over 30 years in professional financial services, more than half of which have been based in Hong Kong and Asia, and the remainder in UK and Europe. His experience includes practice management; developing new service lines; establishing and appointing representative firms in new countries; advising clients on corporate finance, audit, risk management and cross border transactions, and also on China/Asian investment/trading strategies. He has a recognised track record of building and managing businesses, establishing profile, advising complex, multi-national clients; developing new business; executing transaction services, and acting as financial expert.
In terms of foreign languages, Stephen has varying levels of fluency/knowledge of French, Russian and Mandarin.