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Agnes Chan, BBS

Senior Advisor, Chairman Office, EY Greater China

Contributor to public and business agenda. Leading business and tax advisor in Hong Kong. Named one of China’s Top 10 Outstanding Female Entrepreneurs in 2015.

Agnes was the Managing Partner of the EY member firms in Hong Kong and Macau, overseeing all aspects of business operations in these locations.

She joined the EY member firm in Australia in 1986 and returned to Hong Kong in 1991. With more than three decades of experience in providing tax and business advisory services to a broad range of local and multinational corporations and organizations, Agnes’ clientele is spread across industries.

Agnes advises C-suite executives on their growth and innovation strategies, helping them optimize portfolios, identify and assess new market growth opportunities, and reimagine future business models. She has also helped clients with their cross-border business and investment, supporting them in exploring new markets and refining their operations. As a prominent business leader, she is a keen advocate of Hong Kong as an international financial center and advises foreign companies on the broader opportunities in the region. 

How Agnes is building a better working world

Throughout her entire career, Agnes has been vocal in her comments on business and economics, particularly tax-related issues. She actively participates in public service through a variety of roles, and is awarded the Bronze Bauhinia Star (BBS) by the Chief Executive of HKSAR Government in 2023. Currently, she is a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPCCC) and a member of the Exchange Fund Advisory Committee of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority. She is also a member of the Public Service Commission, a non-executive director of the Securities and Futures Commission, a member of the Hong Kong SAR Government’s Advisory Panel on BEPS 2.0, a member of the Inland Revenue Department's Users’ Committee, and Deputy Chairman of the General Committee of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce.

Agnes is a champion of broader and closer economic cooperation between mainland China and Hong Kong, advocating institutional innovation to unlock the full potential of the Greater Bay Area. She was appointed as an Accounting Advisory Expert by the Ministry of Finance of the People’s Republic of China and is an advisor to the Accounting Professional Committee of the Council for the Promotion of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Cooperation.

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