Beijing event: Professional Seminar

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Beijing Event detail

BritCham - British Chamber of Commerce in China
Date and time
2009-07-17, 3.00 PM
BEIJING: Culture and Education Section of the British Embassy
Professional Seminar - “HR issues surrounding current financial crisis and related industry questions”

Moderated Panel of Speakers:
Wilson Liu
–PriceWaterHouseCooperes China and HongKong, Assurance Human Capital Partner,
–Board member of CPA Australia

Sandy Luk
– Vice President for China Team, global search consulting firm
Graham Durgan (ACA)
– Chairman of Emile Woolf International, training professional
– Council member of ICAEW

Friday 17th July 2009 (15:00-17:00)
Culture and Education Section of the British Embassy, Beijing

Dear Members/Students/Friends,

The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) China office sincerely invites you to attend an interactive seminar and panel discussion on the critical HR issues surrounding current financial crisis and related industry questions in Beijing.

The seminar is an opportunity to interact, learn and exchange among the talented HR personnel from firms and corporations. The focus of the seminar will be on PEOPLE and the timely and timeless topics of how to find, develop and retaining talent. Crucial in today’s business climate of slashed corporate budgets and depressed economy, the discussion will also include strategies on how to streamline HR budget and reduce headcount with sensitivity and sensibility.

We would be pleased if you and your HR staff could come. Light refreshments and beverages will be served.

To reserve a seat, please call the ICAEW representative office before 5pm, Thursday 16th July,2009.

Fax:010-85187980, Tel: 010-85188622/3, E-mail:china@icaew.com

Topic: HR issues surrounding current financial crisis and related industry questions
Venue: Cultural and Education Section of the British Embassy, 4/F Landmark Building Tower 1, 8 North Dongsanhuan Rd, Chaoyang District
Time: 15:00-17:00pm, Friday, 17th July, 2009


Mr Wilson Liu FCPA (Aust.)
Partner, Assurance

* The Assurance Human Capital Partner, and the Greater China Automotive Industry Leader of PricewaterhouseCoopers.
* Over 20 years of professional experience in providing auditing and business advisory services. He has extensive experience in serving multinational and Chinese companies and has been involved in a number of major IPO projects
* Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Western Australia.
* Fellow member of CPA Australia and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
* Past President of CPA Australia Beijing Committee, and currently a member of the Asia-Pacific Financial Reporting Advisory Group (APFRAG) of CPA Australia.

Graham Durgan (ACA)
Chartered Accountant and Entrepreneur
Council Member of ICAEW

* Started his career in 1977 as a graduate trainee at Deloitte Haskins and Sells.
* Graham has been active in the affairs of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and was Deputy President 2005/6. The ICAEW has recently asked him to remain on the Council of the Institute and to lead the Government backed National Financial Literacy Initiative.
* Chairman
* Emile Woolf International Ltd
* Non-Executive directors Association
* Trustee and Pension Management Association
* Durgan Monstein plc
* An active member of YPO (Young Presidents Organisation)

Sandy Luk
Vice President for China Team
A global search consulting firm

* Sandy has served over 10 years as a Vice President in China for a global search consulting firm.
* Sandy relocated to Beijing from Canada since 1993.Understand Chinese Culture.
* Sandy holds a Bs in Biology from the Seattle Pacific University. USA. She is fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese and English.
* Sandy is recognized by Clients for her strengths in conducting senior- level searches in Healthcare, manufacturing, telecom and FMCG sector
* Sandy had over 10 years experience of interviewing and coaching Candidates in China
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