CPA Congress Speaker Biographies

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Joanne Chan

Deputy Chief Financial Officer

Animoca Brands 



Joanne oversees multiple finance functions at Animoca Brands, including accounting, financial planning and analysis, tax, enterprise risk management and governance. She is also responsible for driving finance transformation efforts to upgrade financial systems and capabilities, and building strong business partnerships across group companies.


Prior to joining Animoca Brands, Joanne was the Senior Vice President of Finance at Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG), where she built its APAC and EMEA finance teams, created performance management frameworks, budget planning methodologies, financial and operational reporting systems and data & analytics capabilities, and implemented incentive schemes to enhance business intelligence and performance. Previously, Joanne worked at the Kowloon Motor Bus Company (KMB) in Hong Kong across strategy, planning, operations and corporate governance roles, and also a management consulting firm in New York serving global financial services clients. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Cornell University and master’s degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.