Irene N.Y. Chu

Partner, Head of New Economy and Life Sciences Hong Kong

KPMG in China

Irene is a Partner in the audit practice of KPMG China and leads the technology and life sciences sector for KPMG in Hong Kong. She started her career with KPMG in Toronto and has been working in Hong Kong for 19 years.

Irene is experienced in working with multinational public and high growth private companies in technology, life sciences and consumer markets sectors. She is experienced in leading IPO projects and advises companies and entrepreneurs that are preparing for public listing in Hong Kong or the US. She collaborates with governments, investors, universities and corporate entities to support and grow the entrepreneurial ecosystem, new economy opportunities and the life sciences sector in Hong Kong.

  • B.Com., University of Toronto

  • CPA, CA, Chartered Professional Accountants Canada

  • Fellow Member, Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants

  • Fellow Member, Hong Kong Institute of Directors

  • Chair of Finance Committee and Member of Executive Committee, World Wide Fund for Nature Hong Kong

  • Member of the Assessment Panel for the Enterprise Support Scheme Assessment, Innovation and Technology Commission, The Government of Hong Kong SAR

  • Member of Standards Assurance Subcommittee of the Hong Kong ICT Awards

  • Director, The Applied Research Council, The Government of Hong Kong SAR