The most important things in any company do not appear in its balance sheet: its reputation and its people

Our team



Yolanda Tan is the founder and Managing Director of Pantacles. Prior to that she was associate chief PR officer of the top media company “First Government Press” of Taiwan. Here she worked on China-Taiwan relationships and communicated closely with top agencies and organizations of the PRC, focusing on international financial institutions and government affairs. Before she moved to Hong Kong in 2001, she worked at Legislative Yuan of Taiwan Mainland Affair’s news section. Since 2003, she assisted the international business party’s brand building. She worked at the RHL group, one of biggest valuation groups for financial service in Hongkong. She is also senior consultant of China Valuer International, the biggest assets appraisal firm in south China. In 2007, she was invited by People’s Daily as senior columnist for financial services in Hongkong and Macau.

Email : yolanda@pantacles.com


 

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Ambrose Wu has been Chief Operating Officer in CMG Pensions & Retirement Limited Hong Kong, Regional Operations Director and General Manager of Jardine Fleming Unit Trusts Limited, Hong Kong for Asia Pacific markets. He is an IT professional with an established 20 years proven track record in strategic project planning & implementation of large time-critical projects in the unit trust & mutual funds, and pension administration. Mr. Wu has in-depth general management and business experience in establishing new business units and new client servicing & distribution channels. His areas of expertise include communicating, selling & marketing with C-Level Executives and negotiating at the Board of Director’s level.

Email : ambrose@pantacles.com


 

John Baumslag used to be district head of HSBC where he managed different portfolios of business banking clients and provided them with comprehensive banking solutions for loans, trade finance, forwards, and treasury products. he has also  been working for a few years in top management in PWC with a focus on M&A for different industries.
Previously he had executive experience with several international banks across different regions. He led the origination and execution of cross-border debt transactions, winning him many renowned awards such as: “Best High Yield / Investment Grade / Corporate Bond”, “Best Country Deal”, “Deal of The Year” and “The Rising Star Bond House Awards”. He is also  an executive director for a few holding companies in China and Hong Kong. John holds a master’s degree from Oxford University.
Email : jbaumslag@pantacles.com


 

Zsuzsanna Jarfas has over 8 years of experience in design as well as facilitation & management of international government sponsored infrastructure development programs, market entry and branding – marketing projects, conventions and human resources development workshops. Her counterparts include government agencies, international organizations, mid- to large scale corporations across various industries and young ventures. Having worked with highly technical teams, she is a seasoned implementer of engineering projects. Zsuzsanna holds a BA in Business Administration and International Business Management from the Budapest Business School and is an MBA candidate at Globis University of Graduate Studies, Tokyo. She has lived and worked in the United States, Japan, Turkey, Hungary and Jordan.

Email : zsuzsanna@pantacles.com


Quote above based on Henry Ford.