WWL Global Thought Leader Cheng-Yee Khong joins HKA

HKA, a leading global consultancy in risk mitigation, dispute resolution, expert witness and litigation support services, welcomes WWL Thought Leader and international arbitration specialist Cheng-Yee Khong 鄺靜儀 to the Asia Pacific team.

Cheng-Yee is an international arbitration specialist and lawyer with a global career and over 20 years of experience working in legal, strategic and commercial analysis of claims and defences. She has lived and worked in Hong Kong, the UK, France and Malaysia and has advised on matters throughout the Asia Pacific region, Europe, the USA and the Gulf.

An experienced public speaker and author, Cheng-Yee is recognised as a Who’s Who Thought Leader for 2022 and 2023. She is fluent in English, French and Cantonese and conversant in Mandarin and Malay.

Cheng-Yee established and led the ICC International Court of Arbitration Secretariat’s Asia office for eight years and is a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR, the ICC Disputes Resolution Services’ unique think tank.

“Cheng-Yee has joined HKA as Client Relations Director, based in Hong Kong. She will be responsible for client relationships and strategy in Asia Pacific. With her impeccable background and reputation in the market, we’re thrilled to have Cheng-Yee on board to help deliver our go-to-market and growth strategy.”

Benjamin Highfield, Regional CEO, Asia Pacific

Prior to joining HKA, Cheng-Yee was an Investment Manager and the office lead for global dispute resolution financier Omni Bridgeway’s Hong Kong office. In that role, she assessed and managed funded cases throughout Asia, including arbitration, litigation and insolvency claims. She became Omni Bridgeway’s Senior Relationship Manager in 2022.

“I’ve had the great pleasure of knowing Cheng-Yee for a number of years and I am excited to work with her in her new role. With her amazing connections throughout APAC and beyond, Cheng-Yee will be integral to HKA’s continued growth in the region.”

Jonathan Humphrey, Forensic Accounting and Commercial Damages Lead, Asia Pacific

Cheng-Yee commented on her new appointment, “HKA is a leading expert services firm in Asia Pacific and is well-renowned across the globe. I’m delighted to join a group of outstanding experts and I look forward to expanding HKA’s network in the region and accelerating the Asia Pacific growth plans.”

About HKA

HKA is a leading global consultancy in risk mitigation and dispute resolution, using our multi-disciplinary expertise to provide a comprehensive set of specialist services:

  • Expert, Claims and Advisory services for the capital projects and infrastructure sector
  • Forensic Accounting and Commercial Damages services for all types of contracts, including commercial and investment treaty disputes
  • Consulting services to support companies working on US Federal Government contracts.

Headquartered in the UK, HKA brings a proud record of excellent service and high achievement to bear on today’s challenges. As trusted independent consultants, experts and advisers, we help clients manage disputes, risk and uncertainty on complex contracts and challenging projects.

We work with government agencies, local authorities, contractors, legal firms, and other professional service providers, as well as owners and operators, financial institutions and insurers. Clients have access to leaders and problem-solvers who decode complexity through collaborative working and innovative thinking, making the best possible outcomes a reality for our clients, every time.

As well as more than 500 expert witnesses, HKA now has in excess of 500 advisors and consultants – across 40+ offices in 18 countries – with the skills and experience that are essential to get to the heart of even the most complex issues. Our people have vast first-hand experience spanning all major industries and the world’s most complex megaprojects, as well as an international track record of achieving successful outcomes.

HKA’s global portfolio includes some of the world’s largest and most prestigious commissions across a wide range of industries including buildings, industrial and manufacturing, power and utilities, resources, transportation infrastructure, technology, financial services, government contracts and non-profit.

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