Our Professional Team

A team of 30 professionals with diversified set of skills and expertise dedicated to help you achieve maximized business results.

The management and service team of Aepoch Advisors are previously experienced veterans from international accounting firms and Senior ERP implementation consultants. They come together sharing a common opinion about the impact of digital and cloud technology on modern accounting practice.

A team of the most experienced professionals

Our experiences and expertise are valuable assets to your business.

Melissa Yang

Founder and Managing Director

Robin Zhang

Co-founder and Director

Evelyn Shu

Manager - Chengdu

Evelyn Shu

Manager - Chengdu

Career Synopsis

Evelyn Shu started her career as an auditor and she has worked in the accounting field for almost 15 years.  Before joining Aepoch Advisors, Evelyn worked in Maersk Global Service Centers for 6 years. She also worked for 2 subsidiaries of State-Owned Enterprises as the Finance Manager for 3 years. Her main expertise relates to running Shared Service Center, setting up the accounting system, risk control, implement internal control process and business advisory.

Evelyn has extensive experience and practice in various industries such as logistics, trading, business services, industrial real estate, transportation and etc.

Education:  

  • Master of Business Administration

University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

Chengdu, China

  • Bachelor of Financial Management

Chengdu University of Technology

Chengdu, China

Professional Qualifications:

  • Certified Public Accountant of China Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Intermediate Certificate in Accountancy

Sammi Wang

Manager - Beijing

Career Synopsis

Sammi Wang is in charge of some of the firm’s key accounts and co-supervises the accounting team in Beijing. Sammi has over 10 year’s working experience in international accounting firm. Prior to Aepoch Advisors, Sammi worked for Deloitte, Tricor and CIIC, providing to business services to subsidiaries of Fortune 500 companies and State Owned Enterprises. Her main expertise relates to setting up the accounting system, PRC & group financial report, tax planning & advice, risk control, and business advisory.

Education:  

  • Bachelor in Accountancy
    Central University of Finance and Economics
    Beijing, China

Chennidy Duan

Senior Manager

Career Synopsis

Chennidy Duan has worked in the accounting field for more than 15 years. Before joining Aepoch Advisors, Chennidy was finance manager of Shanghai Shangshu International Trading Co., LTD. (a Joint Venture invested by Shanghai Vegetable Group and CDH Investments ) for three years, and senior consultant of the business services department of Tricor. Her main expertise relates to setting up the accounting system, PRC & group financial report, tax planning & advice, risk control, international trading solutions, and business advisory.

Chennidy has extensive experience and practice involvement in various industries such as international trading, information technology, animation design, catering, dental and etc.

Education:  

  • Bachelor in Accountancy
    Hunan University

    Changsha, Hunan Province, China

Professional Qualifications:

  • Intermediate Certificate in Accountancy

Sarina Shi

Senior Manager

Career Synopsis

Sarina Shi has over 10 year’s working experience in international accounting firm. Before joining Aepoch Advisors, Sarina was the senior consultant of the business services department of Tricor. Her main expertise relates to company formation, setting up the accounting system, PRC & group financial report, tax planning & advice, risk control, corporate restructuring, and business advisory.

Sarina has extensive experience and practice involvement in various industries such as e-commerce, trading, real estate, information technology, catering and etc.

Education:  

  • Bachelor of Art in French Language and Literature
    Shanghai International Studies University
    Shanghai, China

Professional Qualifications:

  • Intermediate Certificate in Accountancy

Emily Yu

Director

Career Synopsis

Emily Yu has worked in the accounting field for almost 20 years. Prior to Aepoch Advisors, Emily worked as Finance Controller of a chain fresh food supermarket, leading a team of 18 members. Emily also spent 10 years working with Tricor, servicing subsidiaries of multinational and transnational companies in China.

Emily has extensive experience in accounting system implementation, finance policy setup, group reporting, tax planning, risk control, and investment management. She is an expert in trading, retailing, e-commerce, chain stores, and franchising.

With ample knowledge and rich accounting and management experiences, Emily is dedicated to providing international and professional service with integrity and passion.

Education:  

  • Bachelor in Business Administration
    Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
    Shanghai, China

Professional Qualifications:

  • Intermediate Certificate in Accountancy

Robin Zhang

Co-founder and Director

Career Synopsis

Robin Zhang is the co-founder of Aepoch Advisors. He had over 10 year’s working experience with an international accounting firm before starting his own business. He has in-depth knowledge about PRC Accounting Standards and Taxation Laws. Robin has led his team to handle various projects including setting up the accounting system, preparing the financial statements, providing advisory services on business operation and financial analysis.

Robin has extensive experience and practice involvement in different industries such as real estate, investment fund, information technology, consulting, commercial trading and etc.

Education:

  • Bachelor in Management
    Shanghai Ocean University

Melissa Yang

Founder and Managing Director

Career Synopsis

Melissa Yang started her professional career with PricewaterhouseCoopers Shanghai Office after graduation, and she was a Senior Auditor of Assurance Business Advisory Services Division at PricewaterhouseCoopers. She then joined Tricor, which acquired various practices from major international accounting firms (E&Y, Deloitte, and PWC). Before starting her own business of Aepoch Advisors, Melissa became the Director and head of this firm.

She has been involved in many projects such as establishing foreign investment enterprises for multi-international clients, review and implementation of internal control / procedures, setting up the accounting system and designing reporting formalities, advisory on tax compliance issues, and implementation of client’s business plans.

Melissa has a diversified client portfolio, and her client’s type of industries includes real estate, investment fund, information technology, commercial trading, market research, consulting, and etc.

Education:

  • Bachelor of Art in Accountancy
    Fudan University
    Shanghai, China

Professional Qualifications:

  • Certified Public Accountant of China Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Certified Tax Agent of Chinese Certified Tax Agent Association
  • Fellow Member, The Association of International Accountants, United Kingdom