Amie Cheung, Principal of Hong Kong accounting firm, Lawrence Cheung CPA (LCCPA) has been appointed the Deputy Chair of the Asia Pacific region for Alliott Global Alliance (AGA), one of the world’s largest international alliances of law and accounting firms. The appointment is effective 1 July.
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Alongside APAC Chair and Australian accountant, Mr Scott Jago, Ms. Cheung will lead a regional advisory team comprising some of the region’s leading accountants and lawyers. Ms. Cheung will play an integral role in shaping regional strategy and developing key relationships across a region that has significant cultural diversity. Alliott Global Alliance has member firms in 82 countries, including in 17 countries across the APAC region.
Ms. Cheung has been working for LCCPA for over 15 years and has extensive experience in auditing, business advisory, taxation, and company formation. Ms. Cheung also leads the firm’s marketing and business development function which, with the alliance at its centre, exposes the firm to professionals and clients from difference industries across many jurisdictions. Outside of the alliance, Ms. Cheung has also been a member of the Entrepreneurs’ Organisation (EO) since 2008 and has served on the Board of Directors of the Hong Kong Chapter.
Ms. Cheung joins the region’s leadership team at a time of strong regional growth with law and accounting firms recently joining in Vietnam (DNA Vietnam), Indonesia (AHRP Counsellors at Law), Hong Kong (H.Y Leung & Co), Thailand (GPS Legal), Bangladesh (Old Bailey Chambers & K.M. Alam & Co), Thailand (Jeeva Partnership) and Singapore (Advocatus). Chance Bridge Partners became the alliance’s first law firm member in China when they joined the alliance in April 2020.
Ms. Cheung comments:
“I am extremely honored to have been appointed to such an important role on the Management Committee for the APAC region and to support Scott. The alliance’s strategy is focused on growth in this region and worldwide and as a member of the committee, I have an excellent opportunity to help develop the alliance’s reputation in the Greater China and Asia Pacific regions. We are a fast-growing and ambitious alliance that brings together high calibre, independent firms serving domestic and international clients. I look forward to working with my colleagues on the committee as we move our alliance forward.”
Alliott Global Alliance COO, Giles Brake adds:
“Amie is the consummate professional – her strategic mind, relationship building skills, and her ability to lead with impact, make her an incredibly valuable Deputy Chair of this large and important region. Achieving our regional strategic plan requires outstanding team players such as Amie, so we are delighted to welcome her to the region’s leadership team.”
Alliott Global Alliance is growing continuously and now has member firms in the following APAC countries: China, Hong Kong, Bangladesh, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, India, Australia, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, and Taiwan.
About Lawrence Cheung CPA:
Founded in 1978, LCCPA is a professional accounting firm registered under the Professional Accountants Ordinance with the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. LCCPA is a leading firm of certified public accountants (“CPA”) and business advisers providing an integrated range of services with a commitment to excel in all practice areas. Their portfolio of clients is diverse ranging from SMEs, regulated entities under Securities and Futures Ordinance to multi-national corporations. Their directors are ex-Big-four accountants with extensive experiences in audits of both Hong Kong and overseas private and listed companies, taxation, business advisory, computer consultancy, merger and acquisition, company secretary, risk management, initial public floatation, corporate and group restructuring exercises.
About Alliott Global Alliance:
Founded in 1979, and with 195 member firms in 82 countries, AGA is an international alliance of independent, law, accounting, and specialist advisory firms, working across the world Together as One. Each of our members share a common goal: to learn and share knowledge, resources, and opportunities to make the world smaller and their businesses stronger.
We work with a spirit of generosity and openness — so that together, we can continue to fulfil our ambitions, gain greater experience, and drive mutual success.
Alliott Global Alliance is expanding fast, and the alliance has its sights set firmly on growing its legal and accounting membership to 100 countries. Opportunities are available to independent professional firms in specific countries in Africa, but also in Europe, China, the ASEAN region, Australasia, the Gulf Cooperation Council region, Central and South America and in North America. For information about membership in Asia, contact Damien McMenamin (firstname.lastname@example.org), Head of Global Business Development.