EMERGING LEADERS COMMITTEE
Edward is an Associate in Holman Fenwick Willan's Energy & Resources department. He holds a Masters in Engineering from Durham University, where he specialised in manufacturing and logistics. After graduating in 2008, Edward worked as a project manager at a Danish Forbes 150 multinational, including a year posted to their Netherlands headquarters. Having decided to pursue a legal career, Edward obtained a postgraduate LLB in 2012 and relocated from London to Hong Kong in 2014. As a qualified lawyer, Edward draws on his technical background and commercial experience to advise leading trading houses, logistics providers, insurers and financiers on international trade.
Christian Tooley is a Senior Consulting Analyst with CBRE’s Workplace Strategy team in Hong Kong. His role focuses on partnering with global corporates in various sectors to design strategy and implement effective organisational change. Christian advises firms on how to align their business and real estate objectives through implementing analytics-backed creative solutions focused on enhancing employee experience. Recently, Christian founded, and now chairs, LGBT+CBRE, Asia’s 1st real estate pride network. Beyond this, he sits on both the CSR and Emerging Leaders Committees at the British Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong.
AJ Reus is a Senior Manager in PwC's Corporate Finance/M&A team. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business, Accounting and Finance from Newcastle University and is a Chartered Accountant with the ICAEW. After graduating in 2011, AJ joined PwC in London where he worked in the Transaction Services team, focused on buy-side and sell-side transactions for Private Equity clients. AJ moved to Hong Kong in 2015 and is now focused on M&A advisory throughout Asia. AJ is a member of the Hong Kong Scottish Stags football team and is an active tennis, golf and squash player. AJ is also a member of the Hong Kong Venture Capitalist and Private Equity Association (HKVCA).