Edmond Lau

30 years of finance and business development journey has enriched me with versatile business knowledge. It’s however not until I started and ran my own business that I felt my career complete. Whether you’re on your lone entrepreneurial journey, a small business with a passion to be big, a mid-size team that needs some guidance from someone who shares the passion and has tumbled before you.

Specialist Skills

Strategic Thinker

Strategic planning for new markets/sector entry via partnership, JVs or M&A

Cash flow Improvement

Working capital optimisation to support growth

Business Planning

Revenue and business modelling

Executive Coaching

Support entrepreneurs/CEOs in their growth journey

Leadership

Aligning and tracking KPIs among teams to achieve group goals

Track Record Highlights

  • Support strategic planning to enter Korea and China markets for a US toy business, which helped double the regional revenue in three years.
  • Improved ROCE by 20ppt in two years by consolidating inventories around Asian markets and raising gross margin by 10ppt for a regional toy business
  • Market entries to Indonesia, Philippines and Cambodia, hence growing a fashion retailer's store network from 250 to 300 in three years outside of China.
  • Plan and execute a brand new online shop for a leading household retailer, bundled with a new CRM program which recruited 400,000 members in three months.
  • Start a fashion jewellery business distributing lifestyle products from Italy/Europe. A once-in-a-lifetime entrepreneurial journey of my own

Sector Experience

  • retail-consumer-products — Branded toys / gifts / fashion
  • retail-consumer-products — Retail >300POS across Asia/ME
  • retail-consumer-products — My own business: distributing fashion jewellery from Italy/Europe
  • Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
  • Manufacturing / Transport / Logistics / Sourcing

What's next?

To find out how we can help you scale faster, increase cash, profit and valuation and build the business which enables you to fulfil your life's ambition, please book your 30 minute Discovery Call below...

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