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William Ross

Advisor Hong Kong, HK

Partner, and Member of the Advisory Board, Queen's grad.

Partner, and Member of the Advisory Board, Queen's grad.

7 vouches

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Precision Servicess Ltd


Partner October 2015 - present
Member of the Advisory Board NEST Hong Kong August 2013 - present
Board Advisor 2013 - October 2015
Vice President SOVICO Holdings January 2015 - May 2015
MD, Regional Head of Collaboration & Global Priority Clients HSBC Private Bank October 2013 - January 2015
MD, Head of CMB Origination - Debt Capital Markets HSBC May 2011 - September 2013
MD, Co-Head of Islamic Finance, Global Markets HSBC January 2010 - May 2011
Head of the Financing Solutions Group HSBC June 2008 - May 2011
Head of Structured Capital Markets, Asia-Pacific HSBC March 2006 - June 2008
Head of ABS and High Grade Syndicate HSBC September 2005 - March 2006
Global Head of Asset Securitisation Research ABN AMRO Bank N.V. June 2002 - September 2005
ABS & Structured Bonds Research Merrill Lynch June 2000 - June 2002
Securitisation and Structured Credit Research J.P. Morgan June 1996 - June 2000


Queen's University Economics & Philosophy 1990 - 1994

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Commerce
  • • Payments
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Social Impact
  • • Financial Services
  • • Local
  • • Music
  • • Mobile
  • • Healthcare
  • • Education
  • • Travel
  • • Wellness
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)
  • • Youth Leadership

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Michael Dan Mossinsohn
Co Founder, FFG Design. Previously Developer, WiseStamp.
William has a rare capability which is the hallmark of a great strategist - he makes a deliberate effort to 'not put himself in the front'. ... This allows him to be open and receptive both to the people he is with, and to 'the need of the moment'. Heeding his advice can help you cultivate your receptiveness to a 'bigger' picture.
Thomas Merritt
We worked together  •  Co-founder, Previously Practice Lead Asia Natural Resources Financing & Investment, Human Capital.
William has been a trusted advisor of Hirely from the early days. He's been passionate, offered constructive criticism, advice and hasn't he ... sitated to introduce us to individuals or corporates that we could collaborate with. He communicates well and doesn't try to advise on things outside of his areas of expertise. Finally, his wealth experience in investment banking, structuring investments and his wide network in the investment community is proving a big asset to the startups he works with.
Mark Koester
Regional Development, Greater China, Techstars and Founder / Co-Organizer / Co-Director, Startup Next Boston.
"Uncle Will" is an experienced and trustworthy startup sherpa. His background and approach is much needed in Asia's emerging startup scene. ... Good mentor and advisor to have in your court.
hoang nguyen
We worked together
Trustworthy. Huge experience in various sectors of capital markets from Europe to Asia. Deep understanding of managing corporations, from st ... art up to local giants to international conglomerates and their pros & cons. Unique experience in some leading emerging markets. Strategic mindset with careful, detail approach. Well connected and Supreme people skills. Charismatic, willing to listen and mentor.
Angelo Umali
We worked together  •  Founder and CEO, Simple Wearables and Owner, Creator, Ayo Umali Photography. Stanford grad. University of California, Los Angeles grad.
William has a way of elevating any pitch or communication strategy to the next level. He intuitively understands markets, customers and inv ... estors.
Kelyn Chen Xie
We worked together  •  FMDP Analyst, RBC. Previously FMDP, City National Bank. Queen's grad. The Ohio State grad.
Will has been my most respectful mentor throughout my pass 5 years' of career path and educational development. I was impressed by Will's ri ... ch experience in various industries and his powerful people experience in driving new business and assisting corporations by providing strategic advisories. Besides his professional capabilities, Will is really kind hearted to provide career advise for young professionals. I am the one of the lucky mentees. Thank you Will for being my lifelong mentor in many ways to help me succeed.
Moo Kyung Kang
Global Accelerator Manager, N15. Previously Internship, NAVER Corp. University of Washington grad.