Yvette Kwan is the COO and a Partner at Quinlan & Associates. She is also an Executive Adviser at Asia Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association (ASIFMA).
Yvette has extensive experience advising global banks on major strategic and operational issues, including governance and multi-stakeholder management. Prior to joining Quinlan & Associates, Yvette was the Regional Operating Officer (COO) for UBS AG’s Corporate Client Solutions division in Asia Pacific, which included UBS’s Investment Banking, Capital Markets, and Financing Solutions businesses, including its China onshore securities JV.
Prior to that, Yvette worked in UBS’s Group Strategy and M&A departments in Hong Kong, Zurich, and Sydney. She also worked in the Greater China and Corporate Finance team at Credit Suisse First Boston in Hong Kong. Yvette began her career in Emerging Business Services and Corporate Tax at PwC in Sydney.
Yvette graduated with merit from the University of New South Wales with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting and Finance, and is a Chartered Accountant. She also holds a Master of Business Administration from the Australian Graduate School of Management.