APAC Head, Boards Practice
Financial Services Practice
Alice Au is a member of Spencer Stuart’s global board of directors and leads Spencer Stuart’s global Financial Services Practice out of Hong Kong. She also leads the Board Practice in Asia Pacific and ran the Private Equity Practice in Asia Pacific from 2011-2019. A global citizen with deep relationships across industries, she brings more than 20 years of executive search and leadership counsel experience to her clients. She helps multinationals, principal investors, Asian and Chinese businesses, as well as family businesses, strengthen their governance practices and succession planning, and build and renew their boards and leadership to meet their strategic goals.
Alice has a bachelor‘s degree in chemical engineering from Yale University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. From 2010 to 2012, she served as a part-time member of the Central Policy Unit of the Government of the Hong Kong SAR. From 2013- 2019, she was a member of the Human Capital Committee of the Financial Services Development Council (FSDC) in Hong Kong SAR. She has been a member of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) Professional Services Advisory Council since 2020. Alice speaks English, Cantonese and Mandarin.