Cheng-Yee Khong joins HKA as client relations director

19 September 2023 1 min. read
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Global consultancy firm HKA has strengthened its senior team in Asia with Cheng-Yee Khong.

Based in HKA’s Hong Kong office, Cheng-Yee Khong is an international arbitration specialist and lawyer with over 20 years of experience working in legal, strategic and commercial analysis of claims and defences.

During her career, she has worked in professional services and financial services, working out of Hong Kong, the United Kingdom, France and Malaysia. A recognised expert by Who’s Who, Khong has worked on client engagements across four continents.

Cheng-Yee Khong joins HKA as client relations director

Prior to joining HKA, Khong was an Investment Manager and the office lead for global dispute resolution financier Omni Bridgeway’s Hong Kong office. In that role, she assessed and managed funded cases throughout Asia, including arbitration, litigation and insolvency claims.

Before that, she spent nearly fifteen years at the International Chamber of Commerce across two spells, latterly serving as a Director within the Asia division. She established and led the Chamber’s International Court of Arbitration Secretariat’s Asia office for eight years. Earlier, she served top law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, among others.

On her move to HKA, Khong said: “HKA is a leading expert services firm in Asia Pacific and is well-renowned across the globe. I’m delighted to join a group of outstanding experts and I look forward to expanding HKA’s network in the region and accelerating the Asia Pacific growth plans.”

Headquartered in London, HKA is a leading global consultancy in risk mitigation and dispute resolution for the capital projects and infrastructure sector. The firm has over 1,000 staff.

“With her impeccable background and reputation in the market, we’re thrilled to have Cheng-Yee on board to help deliver our go-to-market and growth strategy. She will be responsible for client relationships and strategy in Asia Pacific,” said Benjamin Highfield, CEO for Asia Pacific at HKA.