Ernest Wong Yiu Kit has been appointed as the Chief Financial Officer and the Company Secretary of KVB Kunlun Financial Group Limited with effect from 13 October 2014. Wong replaces Cheng Wing Sze who has resigned.
Wong has extensive experience in venture capital, corporate finance, business development, legal, IT, financial and general management.
Wong is now the President and Group Chief Financial Officer of KVB Kunlun Holdings Limited. Previously he was the Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of China Private Equity Investment Holdings Limited which is listed on London AIM market.
He was in charge of the private equity investment, portfolio management, corporate finance activities including fund raising and initial public offering, financial management, legal services, IT and company secretarial work.
Before that, Wong was the CFO for Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Company Limited and held management responsibilities for its overall financial, legal, IT, business development and corporate finance functions.
Before joining ASTRI, Wong was the vice president for Vertex Management Pte Ltd (now known as Vertex Venture Holdings Ltd), focusing in venture investment in communications, IT and electronics sectors. Previously, he also held management positions at Guangdong Investment Ltd., Transpac Capital Limited and Accenture.
Wong earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Hong Kong, received his Master of Science in investment management from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Master of Science in Electronic Engineering from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Wong is a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, United Kingdom; and is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He is also a charter-holder of Chartered Financial Analyst, United States of America and a member of the Hong Kong Security Institute.