Paul Gardner

CEO

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.

Martin Lew

CFO

Martin is a Chartered Accountant (Aust.) with a successful international career in hotel financial and operations management spanning more than 20 years.

 

He settled in Hong Kong in 2006 after moving from Hyatt International to The Hongkong & Shanghai Hotels Ltd.  Since July 2016, Martin 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, priorities and next steps, 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.

Alexandra Carter

Finance Director

Alexandra is UK qualified as both a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Management Accountant. With over 10 years of experience working with MNCs and SMEs across Europe and Asia, Alex’s experience in Hong Kong includes roles as Regional Finance Manager and Group Financial Controller.

 

Alex specialises in partnering with companies to develop effective and sustainable financial management solutions. Alex is committed to helping companies extract the maximum value from their finance function.

Gabriella Montandon

Advisor

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 our Experienced Team

Sherryn Hancock

Finance Director

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.

Andrew Pun

Consultant

Andrew graduated with a BBA majoring in Finance. He has worked across different industries in accounting.

 

Currently studying towards a qualification of CPA in Hong Kong and developing financial and accounting skills with Fresh Accounting.

 

In his spare time, Andrew enjoys improving mental skills for some time, exploring by backpacking and bike riding, and meeting new friends.

Ashutosh Gurung

Senior Consultant

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

Senior Consultant

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.

Nisha Jani

Financial Controller

After completing a degree in Mathematics at Imperial College London, Nisha qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte in London.

 

Following 4 years in Audit she moved on to work as a Financial Analyst within the London Banking sector for 8 years.

 

Nisha moved from London to Hong Kong in 2014 and enjoys hiking and travelling.

Jack Chau

Consultant

I freshly graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from Poly U and started my career at Fresh Accounting.

 

I worked in an internship position at the Airport Authority before, where I built confidence in project management, dealing with numbers and meeting people.

 

I am interested in cooking, sketching and landscape photographing. I love learning new stuff too

Mini Lai

Senior Consultant

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

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.

Chase Fan

Consultant

Chase received a degree of Bachelor majoring in Accounting and Economics from UNSW, Sydney Australia. Prior to joining Fresh Accounting in October 2019, Chase worked for other international accounting firms in Hong Kong specialising in Risk Advisory.

 

Currently studying CPA Australia in Hong Kong and developing financial and accounting skills with Fresh Accounting.

 

Chase enjoys reading, swimming and a nice cup of coffee during leisure time. And, YES! he is a dog lover too.

Maria Blanca

Finance Director

María is a Chartered Management accountant who holds a double B.A. degree in International & European Business from France and Mexico and is trilingual in English, Spanish and French.

 

With over 10 years of experience working in the banking sector and with MNCs, she has acquired extensive knowledge in Management Accounting, Budgeting and Forecasting. María has successfully helped international companies gain strategic alliances with Singaporean SMEs.

Maria is an experienced entrepreneur in both Mexico and Hong Kong. She understands the needs and challenges of young companies and can help clients assess key financial and non-financial drivers for their business.

Nathan Cheung

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

Consultant

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

Advisor

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.

Loke Lee Chiang

Senior Consultant

A Chartered Accountant in Singapore, Lee Chiang started her career in external audit followed by business analysis & planning and financial accounting.

 

She is an experienced finance manager and has worked in both MNCs and SMEs.

 

Her most recent endeavor is in adjunct lecturing.

 

Lee Chiang loves playing tennis in her spare time.