Charles is a Manager working in Energy, Chemicals and Utilities and is based between Hong Kong and Shanghai. He studied at the University of New South Wales and Harvard Business School, where he gained an MBA and was designated a Baker Scholar (top 5% of class). He is passionate about his job, and enjoys taking trips to unique and adventurous locations.
- Advanced promotion to Senior Associate (Pre-MBA) in 2010
- MBA in 2012 at Harvard Business School
- Led a large team in 2013
- First sale of a project over USD 500k in 2014
Q: What inspired to you to join PwC’s Strategy&?
A: I was attracted by the opportunity for international exposure. Strategy& has offices all over the world. I also knew from Strategy&'s reputation that I'd be able to work in teams with the best people, on the most interesting and challenging business problems.
Q: What's the best thing about working at Strategy&?
A: The teams. When you work on a project, there's a real sense of camaraderie. You go through challenging experiences together and that means you develop strong bonds. I've built a number of close professional and personal relationships during my time with Strategy& which have had a profound influence on me. When I've had big life decisions to make, these are the people I've turned to.
Q: What have you learned since joining Strategy&?
A: I always say to others: take pride in what you do and bring passion to work every day. And I stand by that. With the strong support network and culture present in the firm, working in Strategy& has also taught me to prioritize my own sustainable work-life balance – which is especially important for me as my family continues to grow.