Bobby Ho is Finance Director at Emerald Lake and brings over 15 years of professional experience across public practice and industry. He is responsible for all aspects of the firm’s and its funds’ accounting and finance functions.
He began his career at a specialist tax accounting firm where he specialised in personal tax matters and financial planning. After joining Ernst & Young London’s Assurance practice in 2006, he managed a portfolio of high growth corporate clients operating in a diverse range of industry sectors including hospitality, retail and manufacturing.
In 2012, Bobby joined international education group Nord Anglia as Group Financial Accountant and was ultimately promoted to Group Controller where he ran the group’s financial accounting function. Nord Anglia is a private equity backed, highly acquisitive premium schools organisation with 43 international schools in 15 global locations and educates more than 37,000 students. Bobby was a core member of the group’s USD300 million NYSE IPO in 2014 and USD640 million of listed bond notes. He also oversaw strategic planning and commercial initiatives for the education provider as revenues grew from USD250 million to USD850 million.
Bobby holds an honours degree in Accounting Studies from London Guildhall University and qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 2007. He is fluent in English and Cantonese.