This experience has not started yet :) It will start on Aug 25, 2022
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.
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 you choose]
The virtual call will be held in the next 1-2 months and lasts around 30-60 minutes depending on your questions.
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)
"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, commercial or promotional material is allowed.
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
10 volunteer hours must be completed during 25 Aug 2021 to 30 Nov 2022.