Esther Chan is an investor relations and public relations veteran with more than 25 years of solid experience. Since joining SPRG in 1998, she has played an instrumental role in effectively expanding business for the Group’s financial practice and has led numerous pioneering campaigns, including several winners of prestigious awards in the region.
Esther’s professional competence has the complement of her wealth of international and finance-related experience. She has work experience in the United States, held journalism positions at two of the most important media in Hong Kong, namely the Hong Kong Economic Journal and South China Morning Post, and equity analytical skills strengthened at a pan-Asian regional securities house, and also hands-on investor relations management expertise gained at SPRG. With all-round professional capabilities, she has been rendering a uniquely broad-based strategic consultancy service in financial communications to clients in Greater China and from overseas, including burgeoning Chinese corporations, Fortune Global 500 Companies and world renowned brands.
At SPRG, Esther has advised more than 150 listed companies, financial institutions and professional firms on their IR and PR programmes. She has directed more than 100 IPO communications programmes, including mega IPOs of Chinese companies and maiden IPOs of Brazilian, Canadian, Japanese, Mongolian and Russian companies, as well as HDR issuances in Hong Kong. She has also trained hundreds of directors of listed companies or financial institutions on media relations skills and media issues.
Esther is a frequent speaker on investor relations and IPO communications-related topics at a number of institutions and conferences in Asia and Europe, including those organised by the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.