Previously with a Melbourne based mid-tier accounting firm for 15 years before establishing SW’s business in 2008, David brings in 30 years of professional experience in Australia, Hong Kong, and China.
The majority of this time has been at partner level. David is attuned to the Asian listed company market, international taxation issues, corporate regulations and various stock exchange requirements and is highly regarded in the market place.
David has an extensive network that supports his cross-border corporate activities involving Australian and Asian companies. This network allows for the identification of venture partners, resolution of internal management issues and fast tracking investment activities.
David looks after a number of Australian subsidiaries of large Asian corporates. David has also represented a Melbourne based mid-tier accounting firm at the Asia Pacific Board of TAG International (an accounting group ranked 21st in the world) and was elected Chairman of the Asia Pacific Board in 2002. David is active in community services. In Hong Kong, he has served as President of the Hong Kong Society of Chinese Accountants & Auditors, Vice Chairman of the Hong Kong Branch of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators, and Council member of the Hong Kong Institute of CPAs. In Australia, he has served as the National President of the Hong Kong Australia Business Association and a Member of the Victorian Committee of Fred Hollows Foundation. David is a regular presenter on the Cantonese program of SBS Radio on Australian economic affairs. David speaks fluent English, Cantonese and Mandarin.