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Burton Chalwell Jr
Asia Representative

Mr. Burton Chalwell Jr., is a Director of BVI Financial Services Commission (HK) Ltd. and is the Asia Representative for the BVI Financial Services Commission. Before his appointment, he was the Deputy Director of the Compliance Inspection Unit and had oversight for carrying out on-site compliance inspections for prudential supervision of the financial services business conducted by BVI licensees. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from American University (D.C.) and is a member of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Association and of the International Compliance Association (ICA).

Professional Qualifications

  • Harvard Law School Global Certificate Program for Regulators of Securities Markets, 2016
  • CFATF Trained Assessor, 2016
  • CLT International Ltd – Advanced Certificate in Fund Administration, 2016
  • ACCA – Certificate in International Financial Reporting, 2014
  • International Diploma in Compliance, 2014
  • Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst, 2012
  • Bachelors of Science in Business Administration, 2006

Heather Tang
Chief Operating Officer

Heather Tang joined the Hong Kong Office of the BVI since its establishment. She looks after the overall operation and assists in liaison with various stakeholders.

Prior to that, Heather was with private businesses in the financial services industry. She served the role of relationship manager for HSBC Trustee and worked for the trust division and private banking arm of Citigroup, managing wealth structures for high net worth clients worldwide. She also dealt with the administration of investment funds for institutional investors and sovereign funds while she was with a global asset management company in the earlier stage of her career.

Heather holds a Master of Arts degree from Middlesex University and is a member of Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and fellow member of Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute (HKSI).

Professional Qualifications

  • Fellow member of Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute (HKSI), 2014
  • Member of Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) 2009
  • Master of Arts degree from Middlesex University, 2002


Jessie Chan
Executive Assistant to the Asia Representative

Ms. Jessie Chan joined the Financial Services Commission (HK) Limited in early 2016. Prior to joining the Commission, she has worked in the Lifestyle Services servicing the Centurion Card Members of American Express, and subsequently was employed as a Client Services Manager in Business Client Relationships for Retail Clients at Standard Chartered Bank in Hong Kong.

Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Marketing), 2008