Kenneth is passionate about helping people connect across cultures. He has advised government and business organisations on strategies in working with people from other cultures and is regularly invited to deliver training and speak on related topics. Like all other Euroasia staff, Kenneth is multilingual - he speaks Chinese Cantonese, Chinese Mandarin and Bahasa Malaysia.
Prior to founding Euroasia, Kenneth worked in the Auckland offices of a global investment bank and for a multinational consulting firm. With over 20 years’ experience in international business and corporate finance, he is now director-shareholder in a number of private businesses across multiple sectors. He is co-founder / director of the award-winning face mask business MEO, with factories in Auckland and Xiamen. From 2010-2019, he was director of Edenz, a large private export education provider, until the sale to Australian interests. He works extensively with senior business people and high net worth investors, utilising his multi-lingual and business development skills to facilitate business across cultures. He is particularly adept at working with businesses and clients to overcome difficult situations, navigating chaos and providing clarity. He was Chairman of the ASEAN New Zealand Business Council from 2017-2021 and currently a member of Hon Damien O'Connor's Trade for All Ministerial Advisory Group. He was inducted by KEA as a World Class New Zealander in 2015. He has a long history of involvement with the not-for-profit sector; since 2016 he has been a trustee of the Auckland Foundation.
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