From Asia, for Asia.
Acclime Hong Kong is part of the Acclime Group – an Asia-focused corporate services specialist with a genuine, on-the-ground presence in all of Asia’s hardest-to-navigate markets. By staying on top of regulatory changes, we help our corporate clients manage local governmental and administrative compliance issues quickly and with a minimum of fuss.
Vision & mission
Elevating the standards of corporate governance in Asia.
The Acclime difference
Built from the bottom up.
Seamless regional service
In Acclime’s obstacle-free structure, our partners have the drive and willingness to collaborate across borders irrespective of which of our offices will reap the benefit.
Our clients receive far more hands-on attention from our senior managers and partners than they would at Big Four firms or similar corporate services providers in Asia.
Speed & flexibility
We are nimble, responsive and always able to help. Our partners can make swift and effective decisions on your behalf, cutting through bureaucracy and guiding you forward.
Our beliefs unlock true potential.
Our local knowledge of complex Asian markets is unparalleled. But we get the big picture, too — with a global perspective that will help your business interests prosper.
We help you navigate the most complex aspects of operating throughout Asia. Applying speed and dexterity to win you success, our reliability eases anxiety and stress in your operations.
Innovative thinking and new technology are what make Acclime different. Everything we do is geared to serve you and accelerate your business.
Across Asian markets or in our own teams, working with you and for you, we believe combined efforts give the best outcome.
It’s emotional intelligence that really sets us apart, thanks to deep roots country-by-country. Driving your business forward with fairness and humility.
In-country experts with an exceptional industry reputation and track record in Hong Kong.
Belinda joined Acclime in November 2017 and established the listed company division, she is now the head of compliance of the division.
With 20 years of experience in the corporate secretarial field, Belinda has been the named company secretary of a number of listed companies for over 10 years. She has extensive experience in company secretarial, compliance, corporate governance and corporate finance affairs for Hong Kong listed companies.
Belinda holds a Master of Finance degree from Curtin University of Technology, Australia. She is a fellow member of The Hong Kong Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries) and The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators).
Brian joined Acclime as a Partner in April 2019. Brian is a practicing Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Secretary. He has over 15 years of experience in accounting, company secretarial and financial management ad has been the senior vice president of an investment firm, financial controller of a listed company and manager of an international ‘Big 4’ accounting firm.
Brian currently acts as independent non-executive director and/or chairman or member of the audit committee in a number of listed companies. He is also appointed as the company secretary for a number of listed companies which operate in various industries and markets. Brian is a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, and the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries.
Charmayne joined Acclime in September 2018, she is a team head of the corporate services division. Charmayne is responsible for providing professional advice and handling corporate secretarial matters for companies in Hong Kong and other jurisdictions.
Charmayne has over 14 years of experience in company secretarial field. Prior to joining Acclime, she has worked in listed companies and law firm. Charmayne has extensive experience in performing full range of company secretarial duties of listed companies (Main and GEM boards) and private companies of major jurisdictions.
Charmayne is a Chartered Governance Professional and an associate member of the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS) and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators (ICSA). She holds a Master degree in Corporate Governance and Bachelor degree in Business Administration.
Gary joined Acclime as a Partner when his former company BPO Global Services merged with Acclime in April 2019. With over 16 years of experience in the financial and corporate services industry, Gary is a well-respected financial and professional services advisor. Over the years, Gary has led numerous cross border mergers and acquisitions in Greater China, as well as providing debt financing advice to companies in China, Hong Kong and London.
Prior to the establishment of BPO Global Services, Gary was the Hong Kong and Greater China Managing Director of two separate multinational trust and corporate service providers, where he had responsibility for operations, business development and strategic development. During this period, he led the client service teams in their provision of a wide range of services, including family trust, corporate and estate planning solutions, establishment and management of the company, as well as fund administration and accounting services.
Gary is highly engaged in community services, and currently serves on the following boards and associations: Committee Member of CPPCC Sichuan Province, Yan Oi Tong the 40th Term Board of Directors (Year 2019-2020), Vice Chairman of Reading Dreams Foundation and Hong Kong CPPCC Youth Association.
Gary holds an undergraduate degree in Information Management from Deakin University and a Master degree in Business Systems from Monash University in Australia.
Hoffman joined Acclime as a Partner when his former company BPO Global Services merged with Acclime in April 2019. He is mainly responsible for business development and client relationship management.
Hoffman has over 18 years of experience serving corporate clients in Asia. Prior to founding BPO Global Services, Hoffman held several senior leadership positions at various global corporate service providers in Asia where he took the lead in business development, corporate governance, investor relations and business intelligence. He was also responsible for developing corporate relationship and managing strategic partnerships.
Johnny joined Acclime as a Partner when he sold his former company, MACAW (corporate secretarial firm) to Acclime in April 2019. Johnny is a practicing Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Secretary. He has over 14 years of experience in accounting, company secretarial and financial management. Prior to founding MACAW, he was the finance manager of a US-listed company and manager of an international Big 4 accounting firm.
Johnny is appointed as the company secretary for a number of listed companies which operate in various industries and markets. Johnny is a fellow (practicing) member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, and a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries. Johnny is actively engaged in community services and has served as an assistant scout leader of 1st Hong Kong Group since early 2000.
Johnny holds a Master degree in Corporate Governance and Bachelor degree in Business Administration (major in Accounting).
Winnie joined Acclime as a Director in January 2019 when her former company Edtoma (the company secretarial subsidiary of CWCC) formed a strategic partnership with Acclime. Winnie has over 20 years of experience in providing professional advice and handling corporate secretarial matters for companies in Hong Kong and other jurisdictions. She joined Edtoma in 2003 and assisted in building up the company secretarial teams in Shenzhen and Nanchang. She began her company secretary career at the Business Service Division of PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Winnie is a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS) and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators (ICSA). She holds a Bachelor degree in Business Studies, Postgraduate Diploma in Corporate Administration from City University of Hong Kong and a Masters degree in China Area Studies from the University of Hong Kong.
Winnie serves as a member of the Education Committee and Assessment Review Panel of HKICS since 2011 and 2015 respectively.
Saji joined Acclime as a Partner when his former company Ander Group merged with Acclime in January 2020.
With 26 years’ experience in the industry, Saji has been part of numerous corporate restructuring initiatives for a diverse range of clients’ portfolios, as well as provision of on-going administrative and regulatory support for start-up business ventures in Hong Kong. Saji has earned a reputation as a specialist in corporate structuring, administration and regulatory compliance requirements for Hong Kong as well as a variety of offshore jurisdictions.
Saji began his professional career as a management trainee in a prominent South Asian conglomerate. In 1994, Saji joined a respected fiduciary services firm in Hong Kong as a Corporate Services Executive. After 15 years in the fiduciary services industry, he co-founded Ander Group and developed the group to a medium sized organization serving a wide range of client base.
Saji holds a Bachelor Degree in Commerce and Bachelor Degree in Law from the UK. He also has a Post Graduate Diploma in Technology. Saji is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors.
Michael joined Acclime as a Partner in September 2022, he was the founder of MCGI Consultancy Limited, a corporate service provider of corporate set-up, corporate restructuring advisory, tax and accounting for private and listed companies, and MCGI was merged with Acclime in September 2022 by amalgamation.
Michael has over 20 years of experience in accounting, audit, company secretarial, corporate governance and financial management, he is the managing director of a medium size CPA Practising firm in Hong Kong, and currently Michael acts as company secretary and independent non-executive director for a number of listed companies. Michael is a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
Michael holds an honours degree in accountancy from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong.
Director, Sales & Advisory
Florian is based in Hong Kong and his experience lies in advising international companies wanting to grow their Greater China and APAC business. He leads the business development and tax advisory teams. Moreover, Florian is also responsible for Acclime’s Greater China ERP and CRM services, supporting clients to improve their operations management through digitisation.
Prior to moving to Hong Kong and joining Acclime, Florian worked for a consulting firm in Shanghai where he mostly assisted European firms entering the Chinese market. Moreover, he worked several years in Austria in various banking roles. Florian is deeply involved in understanding the intricacies of the current business environment in China, as well as international trade agreements and affairs between Asia and Europe.
Florian received his bachelor’s degree from the Vienna University of Economics and Business and a master’s degree from the Grenoble Graduate School of Business. He speaks English, German, Chinese, Spanish, and French.
Addison is based in Hong Kong and is a Director in the Operations team. His role is to manage the team’s internal operation finances, IT and ERP infrastructures in Hong Kong and China.
Addison has over 20 years of experience in the accounting field. Prior to joining Acclime, he worked in the multinational company – Fiducia Management Consultants for 15 years. Addison has an extensive experience in performing a wide range of accounting, finance, optimisation, and analysis to support the business growth.
Addison holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Hull. He speaks fluently Cantonese, English, Mandarin, and Portuguese.
Director, Finance & Accouting
Vanessa is based in Hong Kong and is a Director in the Finance and Accounting team. Her role is to assist the business development and ensure new clients have a smooth on-boarding process in Hong Kong in terms of accounting and finance. Her experience lies in building a strong client relationship with key accounts and supporting them in their business growth. Moreover, Vanessa also assists the ERP and CRM services team in the digital transformation including the development of a clients Web Portal.
Prior to relocating back to Hong Kong and joining Acclime, Vanessa spent 9 years in the United Kingdom where she trained and worked as an auditor in London for 6 years. Then, she moved to Shanghai for 2 years and worked at RSM Choi Lim as an auditor. Vanessa returned to Hong Kong in 2012 when she joined Fiducia Management Consultants as a Senior Accountant.
Vanessa is a qualified Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. She holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and Management Information Systems from the University of Hertfordshire in the U.K.
Partner, Group Integration Director
Fiducia merged into Acclime Group in August 2022 and formally transitioned to the Acclime brand in July 2023. Fiducia was founded by Stefan’s parents Cynthia and Juergen in 1982 to carry out critical and necessary commercial operations for clients who source, sell or manufacture in Greater China.
As Group Integration Director, Stefan’s goal is to harness the entrepreneurial energy of the group’s equity partners, combined with the stability of those partners’ teams, across our extensive geographic coverage to provide seamless services to our clients, and growth opportunities to our team.
Prior to joining Acclime, Stefan was MD and owner of Fiducia for 18 years, responsible for service delivery to hundreds of clients and his team of over 100 specialists in five offices. After joining Fiducia in 2005, Stefan transformed the company culture, processes and systems to deliver multiple integrated services in long-term client relationships. Specifically, Stefan and his senior team refined Fiducia’s client strategy and positioning to focus on European owner-operated firms, ranging from USD50m-1b in revenues; integrated Fiducia’s sales and service delivery to ensure seamless client interaction; introduced technology-based delivery using ERP and other systems to enable scalability and transparency; and formalised Fiducia’s deep expertise with complicated and changing local rules and regulations. Many of these clients now looking to expand within Asia, which was a key reason for Fiducia becoming part of Acclime.
Stefan holds a bachelor’s degree in Management from the London School of Economics and a joint MBA from Kellogg (USA) and the University of Science & Technology (HK). He is a German national, fluent in English and German, and conversational in Mandarin and French. Stefan is an elected board member of the German Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, and Vice-Chairman of the Management Consultancies Association of Hong Kong.