Irene N.Y. Chu
Irene is a Partner of KPMG China and leads the Technology, Media and Telecommunications sector for Hong Kong. She is also the Head of High Growth Technology and Innovation Group in Hong Kong. Irene started her career with KPMG Toronto and has been working in Hong Kong for over 14 years.
Irene has many years of experience in serving multinational and Chinese companies in the TMT sector including software, media, telecommunications, e-Commerce, electronic components, and consumer markets on audit and accounting advisory projects.
In her role as the lead partner of the High Growth Technology and Innovation Group in Hong Kong, Irene actively works with innovative startups and entrepreneurs across different sectors including Fintech, robotics, IoT, ecommerce and health tech to support their development and growth strategies.
Irene and her team collaborate with Hong Kong government agencies, startups incubators, investors, universities and corporate entities to help promote and support the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Hong Kong. Some of these efforts include providing subject matter expert mentoring support to startup founders on a number of accelerator and incubation programmes.