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Donated by Sharon Chow

#1HourWith Sharon, KKR's Head of North Asia, Private Wealth

10 volunteer hours required

1 available

Have a virtual call with Sharon, Head of North Asia, Private Wealth at KKR, who has over 17 years of experience in the alternative investments space.

This is part of the #1HourWith series.

Speak to Sharon about.. 

  • Advice on client facing roles / alternative investments
  • Career advice and development
  • Pivoting between careers / university studies
  • Balancing work, life passions and family
  • Advise/Brainstorm with me on [a topic of your choice]

The virtual call will be held in the next 1-2 months and lasts around 30-60 minutes depending on your questions.

About Sharon

Sharon is currently the Head of North Asia, Private Wealth at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (also known as KKR), which is an American global investment company that manages multiple alternative asset classes. Prior to KKR, Sharon held hedge fund and alternative product specialists roles at UBS Wealth Management and HSBC Private Bank, respectively.

Sharon has over 17 years of experience in client facing roles, in which 15 years was in the alternative investments space across hedge funds, private equity and real estate, working with private wealth clients, family offices and institutional investors including pension plans, endowments and foundations.

Sharon graduated from Cornell University where she studied Biological and Environmental Engineering with a minor in Biomedical Engineering. She started her career as a project manager in technology in San Francisco Bay Area, prior to moving back to Hong Kong to start her career in alternative investments.

Outside of work and spending time with her three children, Sharon devotes her free time volunteering with various organizations, mostly focused on helping under-resourced youth via mentorships and career programs. She’s also engaged in side businesses in the lifestyle space. She loves to read, particularly drawn to literature, memoirs, investigative journalism and historical fiction. Pre-pandemic, Sharon enjoys live music, traveling and scuba diving.

(See Sharon's LinkedIn

✨Reviews

"Sharon is personable in sharing her journey and offering guidance to me who is just starting out professionally. Our conversation gave me fresh perspectives and encouraged me to be more self-confident. I look forward to continue building on this invaluable mentoring relationship." — Vanessa Liu, Sep 2023

"Sharon's genuine and grounded approach to life advice and self-reflection was a breath of fresh air. Her insights have been enlightening, and I've learned a great deal from her guidance." — Blake Kwok, Aug 2023

"Sharon is very friendly and approachable. She is 100% genuine and generous in sharing her struggles and stories. She told me more than I have ever expected and I am grateful for that. That was a truly fruitful and rewarding session for me. On the other hand, throughout the entire experience, I am also glad to know my skillsets and knowledge are useful in contributing to some causes too. These are all so fulfilling." — Anthea Sou, Oct 2022

"It was a great opportunity to turn my volunteering contribution into a meaningful connection with industry expert. The mentor is very experienced in her work sector and shared insightful advice to me. I believe it is going to be a longstanding mentoring relationship." — Alvin Chan, Feb 2022

Terms and Conditions

  • No Spam or Solicitation
    To be respectful to everyone attending, no solicitation of business, internship or employment request, commercial or promotional material is allowed.
     

  • Session Scheduling Policy
    After application approval, you'll receive an email connecting you with your mentor. Schedule a session promptly and keep Time Auction team in the loop. If we don't hear from you within a week, it leads to:

    • Application cancellation
    • 1st strike: 1-month suspension
    • 2nd strike: 3-month suspension
    • 3rd strike: Banned
  • No-Show Policy
    For all scheduled mentoring sessions, we have a "one strike" ban policy for no-show bookings without informing the other party. Cancelling within 24 hours is also counted as no-show.

    • 1st strike: 1-month suspension
    • 2nd strike: 3-month suspension
    • 3rd strike: Banned

Requirements

10 volunteer hours must be completed during 14 Sep 2022 to 31 Mar 2024.

Donated by Sharon Chow

#1HourWith Sharon, KKR's Head of North Asia, Private Wealth

10 volunteer hours required

1 available

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