Teneo welcomes seniors in China, Japan and Singapore

10 May 2022 Consultancy.asia 2 min. read

Global advisory firm Teneo has added three (senior) managing directors to its team in Asia.

Appointed a Senior Managing Director in China, Gu Qiang brings over 20 years of experience in government affairs, corporate affairs, policy advocacy and corporate reputation management to the firm. He advises Teneo’s multinational clients on their business, government affairs and corporate reputation in the Chinese market.

A member of the Strategy & Communications Advisory division, Qiang leads Teneo’s Beijing office and Government Affairs practice in the Chinese market.

Gu Qiang, Mai Mizuta, Lisa-Anne Taylor-Chong - Teneo

Qiang joins Teneo from Microsoft, where he was most recently Head of Government Affairs for China. During his time at Microsoft, he was responsible for government affairs strategy, public sector partnerships, policy advocacy and issues management. Prior to his role at Microsoft, Qiang held a similar role at Qualcomm.

Appointed a Managing Director in Tokyo, also within the Strategy & Communications Advisory division, Mai Mizuta advises Teneo’s local and global clients on strategic positioning, issues advisory, corporate governance, financial communications, and stakeholder relations.

Mizuta joins from Acuris, where she was Asia-Pacific Content Director for global M&A intelligence services Mergermarket and Dealreporter. At Acuris, she was responsible for editorial content direction, and the management of seven bureaus across Asia Pacific. She led a dedicated team of journalists covering mergers and acquisitions trends and news.

Based in Singapore, Lisa-Anne Taylor-Chong is a Managing Director in the Talent Advisory practice. She supports clients with designing and delivering their talent strategies, with a focus on the brand and marketing segments. She also partners with clients and candidates on executive talent solutions.

Taylor-Chong has over 20 years of experience across creative, entertainment, publishing and sustainability sectors. Prior to Teneo, she was the Director of Brand and Editorial for Alliance To End Plastic Waste, an international sustainability non-profit. Prior to that, Taylor-Chong built the creative teams for Netflix in Asia Pacific covering development, promotional and production activities for its content slate.

Headquartered in the US, Teneo has 1,500 employees worldwide. The consultancy advises clients across five areas of business: management consulting, financial advisory, human resources, risk management, and communications.