Country Managing Director | Vistra Hong Kong
Joe is currently the Country Managing Director of Vistra Hong Kong. Joe joined Vistra in 2016 as the Operations Director for Vistra Hong Kong and was responsible for driving the integration of the Orangefield and Vistra corporate and private clients services teams and the implementation of new business systems. He later became the Managing Director of Corporate & Private Clients, leading the corporate and private clients services business unit in Hong Kong.
Joe began his career in the corporate and trust services industry in 2006 as a consultant with a multinational fiduciary services business in Hong Kong. In 2007, he was sent to Singapore to set up a new office for this group. He returned to Hong Kong in 2013 to manage an office with more than 50 employees while remaining responsible for the Singapore operations. Joe was also tasked with integrating the acquisition of another corporate services provider in Shanghai. In 2015, Joe became the Head of Asia with responsibility for 90 employees across four offices.
In the past decade, Joe has aided numerous entrepreneurs with setting up cross-border business structures in various jurisdictions. He has also consulted many wealthy families on their succession and estate planning using trust structures. Joe’s experience includes establishing pre-IPO structures and employee stock ownership plans, as well as establishing alternative fund structures.
Joe holds a Master of Science Degree from the Erasmus School of Economics in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Born and raised in the Netherlands, Dutch is his native language while he also speaks English and Cantonese fluently.