Vice President and Head of Tax and Regulatory Affairs, Asia Pacific
Sophie Wong is responsible for the provision of tax technical expertise, regulatory insight, client support, tax product development and enhancement for the Asset Servicing business at BNY Mellon in the Asia Pacific region.
Sophie brings with her more than 15 years of tax experience across the buy side as well as the sell side mainly based out of London. Sophie started her career as a tax accountant at Ernst and Young followed by a brief stint at The Bank of New York. She then spent five years at BlackRock overseeing provider tax services and related projects; then assumed a role at Northern Trust in Tax Product managing tax oversight and support of their EMEA investment fund administration and custody business. Prior to joining BNY Mellon, Sophie was a tax advisor with Marshall Wace, one of the largest hedge funds globally.
Sophie represents BNY Mellon at the Asia Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association (ASIFMA) tax committees. She is also a contributor to industry associations and advocacy campaigns globally.
Sophie holds a master’s degree from the University of London and a graduate degree in Management & Systems from CASS Business School.