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Walter Tong

EY Asia-Pacific Accounts Leader

Enhancing professional services’ role in socioeconomic development and transformation. Advocating greater economic openness. Golf, cycling, guitar, Porsche enthusiast.

Areas of focus Tax Public policy
Office Shanghai

As EY Asia-Pacific Accounts Leader, Walter helps ensure a relentless focus on exceptional client service. He orchestrates the go-to-market approach, to assist clients with their biggest challenges, and unlocking their greatest opportunities.

For over 30 years, Walter has advised multinational corporations on inbound and outbound investment strategies, restructuring and overseas expansion. He has supported government authorities on developing investment policies to create a competitive and investment-friendly environment for foreign investors. He is a frequent speaker at domestic and international tax seminars and contributor to international tax journals on China tax development.

Walter obtained his B.Sc and MBA degrees from NYU Stern School of Business. Before moving to Shanghai in 1993, he was a tax consultant with another Big Four in New York. He is CPA qualified in New York State.

How Walter is building a better working world

Firmly believing that professional services play a central role in the growth, development and resilience of economies and society broadly, Walter is proud to have advocated greater economic openness in the world’s second largest economy.

Building a better working world is only possible through the joint efforts of a wide range of stakeholders and Walter is committed to facilitating understanding and openness between business and government authorities.

Walter is widely recognized for his contribution to the economy and society and is a winner of the Shanghai Magnolia Award. He is Vice President of the Shanghai Services Federation and the Vice President of the Shanghai Association of Foreign Investment Enterprises.

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