Meet Our Coaches

Hoang Cat

Hoang is a senior project manager at Seven Consulting, where he manages a transnational project team of over 40 team members on multi-millions cross border projects. Hoang is experienced in consulting, project management and banking through working for Seven Consulting, NAB, UXC consulting. His major clients including Goldman Sachs, Super Partners, Hitachi, ANZ, MLC and Melbourne University.

Arjun Shanker

Arjun is an experienced Financial Markets professional currently working as a Senior Consultant in FX and Derivative markets for Associated Foreign Exchange. He has a Masters degree in Finance and Financial Management Services. Arjun has previously worked in Wealth Management and Investment Advisory space for NAB and Citigroup. Arjun has over 8 years of experience in Financial Services and has extensive knowledge across various industry sectors. Throughout his career he has been passionate about mentoring students, grads and junior staff members.

Mingyuan Guan

My background is general insurance end to end pricing. I recognize the importance of business knowledge to balance the technical aspects of the job. I am always excited with insights gained from data and would love to help people, and the business, by participating in high-level business decision-making and solving real problems.

Serena Li

Experienced marketing professional with proven success in generating sales and driving customer growth in international markets, particularly in beauty and luxury retail industries. Multi-lingual, experienced in cross-border business marketing with the ability to understand strategic business needs, engage key stakeholders, define and execute innovative plans targeting diverse groups in Australia and China.

Avril Chen

Relationship Management | Risk Management | Financial Analysis | Restructuring | Commercial, Corporate & Private Bank

Wendy Hu

Wendy is a strategy consultant at Australia’s largest future fund management agency. She has more than nine years of financial management experience and is experienced at creating sustainable business development through the application of innovative and quantitative ideas. Wendy is also the scholarship winner of the University of Melbourne’s 2008 Financial Honours degree.

Shaja Ho

Shaja has worked for over 9 years in customer analytics and brand and campaign strategy development across a variety of industries including health and beauty, whitegood/appliances, insurance and financial services and fashion. She currently manages the marketing team at Terry White Chemmart.

Jake Rong Chen

Jake is a business consultant and a brand manager who has experience across strategy development, digital, traditional marketing, supply chain management and product development. Jake's roles have required him to develop an acute balance between a creative mind-set, and the outstanding needs and desires of target consumer markets. Jake is also currently a lecturer at Ducere Business School, and was a head tutor (management & marketing) for the University of Melbourne.

Ariel Lao

Ariel is an experienced finance marketing professional with a demonstrated history of growth hacking, specialising in partnership management, marketing strategy planning and execution. Ariel is currently the Marketing Manager at Saxo Markets and was previously the Marketing Manager at IG Group – the world’s largest foreign exchange broker – for the Asia Pacific region.