Paul Gardner


Paul is a Chartered Management Accountant with extensive experience working with SMEs and business start-ups.

Originally from London, Paul moved to Hong Kong in 2014.


Working within fast growing businesses and teams, Paul understands the importance of developing and managing relationships and has a proven track record of both implementing and maintaining accounting systems and processes.

Sergey Ivanov

Sergey is a dynamic and resourceful Finance Leader with Big4 and international experience in Asia, USA, Europe with financial and operations management spanning more than 17 years.


He settled in Hong Kong in 2010 to run finance and operational function of a global cybersecurity company, before that Sergey was CFO for a manufacturing company in Malaysia and finance controller for real estate developer in Vietnam. Since November 2016, Sergey has been working with SMEs in a variety of industries as a client CFO.


His clients value his ability to bring clarity to the financial results, strategy, his hands on approach, “catch it on a fly” IT skills and great team building skills, whilst ensuring the key players are aligned and part of the process.


He enjoys partnering with business owners and their management teams to deliver on the agreed targets.

Stuart Iliffe

Stuart is a qualified Accountant in England and in Hong Kong, with extensive public and private sector international financial and business experience including controllership, treasury, taxation, corporate governance, compliance, due diligence, risk, audits, and forensic reviews.


Stuart has more than 16 years’ experience in Asia; working with one the top-four international accountancy firms and having several years’ experience in Controllership functions for Multi-National Corporations.

He is presently providing advice to SMEs in Asia as a virtual Chief Financial Officer, as well as heading up a Corporate Services company, Scriba Services Limited.

Nick Phillips


Nick is a qualified Chartered Accountant from the UK beginning his career at KPMG Leeds before transferring to KPMG Sydney, where he specialised in Banking and Property audits.

Remaining in Australia, Nick progressed his career in a number of commercial finance positions specialising in Financial Markets and Institutional Banking at Macquarie Bank and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA).  In 2016, Nick moved to CBA Hong Kong to take up a senior role supporting CBA's global growth initiatives. As a senior finance business partner, Nick has supported business growth through developing business cases, financial planning & modelling as well ensuring his teams operates a sound financial environment through robust controls and adhering to industry best practices.


Nick moved into consulting, providing all round financial support to small businesses through problem identification and resolution, provision of high quality management information and insights to support decision making, helping secure bank and investor funding, evaluating investment and divestment opportunities whilst at the time ensuring these businesses operate strong and efficient finance functions.

Gabriella Montandon


Gabriella is a Chartered Accountant in Australia and Hong Kong, with over 15 years of experience in FMCG, Retail, Industrial and Services MNCs across EMEA and Australasia.


Gabriella focuses on businesses in transformation, helping CEOs to make improved strategic and governance decisions based on empirical values.

Meet the team

Sherryn Hancock


Sherryn Hancock is an Australian CPA with almost 30 years’ experience in Budgeting, Management Accounting, Costing and Accounting Procedures & Policies in large financial & investment management institutions. 24 years of this in Hong Kong.


Sherryn is known for her ability to ‘look at the whole picture’ and specialises in jointly working with companies to understand their financials in the context of how they can grow and prosper in their future endeavours. 


In her spare time, Sherryn is President of Hong Kong Netball Association helping it promote and grow  in Hong Kong and the International Scene.

Ashutosh Gurung


Ash graduated with a BSc in Business Administration and currently pursuing for my ACCA.


Previously Ash worked for an audit/accounting/company secretarial company in Hong Kong for around 6 years.


In his spare time he enjoys hiking, travelling to new countries and experiencing different cultures and playing basketball.

Nick Cheng


Nick graduated in Australia with a Bachelor of Commerce and a Master of Communication.


Nick has worked across different industries in Australia and Hong Kong within accounting and is a member of CPA Australia.


In his spare time, he enjoys travelling and studying, preferably on a beach.

Mini Lai


Mini graduated with a BBA. Majoring in Managerial Statistics, Mini has been learning business theories and has a great enthusiasm for analytics and continues to develop her accounting, programing and analytical skills.


She is outgoing and enthusiastic and loves hiking (especially challenging ones).

Tzi Yun Man

Senior Consultant

Tzi graduated in the United Kingdom with a Bachelor in Economics.


Having previously worked in Hong Kong, Tzi relocated to Hong Kong in 2016 to join Fresh Accounting.


Being part-qualified in CIMA, Tzi is progressing with his qualification whilst learning and harnessing his accounting skills with Fresh Accounting.


In his spare time, Tzi enjoys playing sports, especially tennis and football, as well as socializing with friends.

Nathan Cheung

Senior Consultant

Nathan graduated locally with a BBA majoring in Accounting and is currently studying towards a CPA qualification in Hong Kong.

With working experiences as an auditor in a CPA firm, he is now keen to mature in accounting and analytical skills.

In his spare time, he likes watching movies, playing sports and travelling.

Yuki Lo


Yuki graduated from De Montfort University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Management.


She is currently studying towards her CPA qualifications and developing her accounting career with Fresh Accounting.

In her free time, Yuki enjoys travelling and watching movies.

Tuulia Saarnio


Tuulia has M.Sc. Degree in Industrial Engineering and Management and has 20 years of experience working with SME’s in Finland and Asia. She has worked in different roles from being a Project Manager to Group Controller in a Hong Kong based F&B group. Tuulia has been in Hong Kong for 6 years.


With her Engineering background Tuulia has the ability to combine analytical and logical thinking together with financial management. Tuulia’s strength is in analyzing the customer processes, recognizing the problems and finding the solutions to solve them.

Pollux Yeung


Pollux graduated in Canada with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.


Having previously worked in a property development company and a MNC retail company, Pollux is now looking to further his accounting career with Fresh Accounting.


Outside of work, Pollux enjoys travelling, exercising, and particularly enjoys coffee shop hopping and trying different kinds of food.

Ryan Ho


Ryan graduated from University of Auckland with a Bachelor of Commerce.


He has worked across different industries after graduated and joined fresh accounting to pursue his accounting career.  He is currently planning to study toward the CPA Australia.


In his spare time, he enjoys playing racket sports and practicing archery.

Nijal Maharjan


Nijal graduated from Tribhuvan University with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree.

He has been working and developing his skills in Accounting and Finance sector and has joined Fresh Accounting to enhance these skills.

In his spare time, he enjoys listening to spiritual philosophies and watching TV series.

Venus Mok


Venus graduated from The Open University of Hong Kong with major in Professional Accounting.


Currently studying towards a HKICPA qualification and developing her career path with Fresh Accounting.


In her spare time, Venus enjoys travelling, running and Muay Thai.

Rohan Bist


Rohan is pursuing his Master’s Degree in Finance and Accounting from Tribhuvan University

He is currently developing his career path in Accounts and Finance with Fresh Accounting 

In his Spare time, Rohan enjoys playing sport, especially football. And enjoys meeting with his loved ones.

Sunita Bakhunchhe


Sunita holds a Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA) Degree from Tribhuvan University specialising in Finance. She has pursued a Master’s in Business Studies and developing her career path with Fresh Accounting.

Rob Serjeant


Rob is an dynamic business leader and entrepreneur with extensive experience building value for organisations around the world for more than 20 years with deep expertise in risk management, transformation, operational excellence, organisational design, and turnaround / distressed ventures.


He settled in Hong Kong in 2012 following on from his time in PRC, Japan, Australia, the US, and Canada. Previously he held senior leadership roles in management consulting, risk management and security, along with strategic planning and brand equity roles at Procter & Gamble. Additionally Rob is active in professional development through leadership roles at various professional associations, including being a Vice Chair with the China Committee at the British Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong.


Rob is committed to fostering growth, excellence, and ESG values with stakeholders across the value chain. His focus is on delivering best in-class outcomes, particularly for challenging and complex business environments.

Tommy Kong


Tommy graduated from The OUHK in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting.


Having previously worked in an Accounting services company for MNC companies and a Local IT Company, Tommy is now studying towards his CPA Australia qualification and developing his career with Fresh Accounting.


In his spare time, Tommy likes to learn foreign languages, travelling, and watching football matches of Bundesliga during weekends.