Management Team

Ben Au - Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Ben Au - Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Ben Au

Founder & Chief Executive Officer
CA, CPA, CTA, RTA, HKICPA, B.Bus, Dip. FS (FP), JP

Ben is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of AP Family Office. With a strong focus on integrity and over 20 years of proven track record in the provision of family office establishment, wealth and financial planning, investment and accounting services, Ben has grown AP Family Office into one of the most established multi-family office in the region with over $1 billion assets under management. He has also led a number of large local and cross-border investment deals spanning across multiple asset classes, regions, sectors and industries.

Ben has nurtured an extensive global business network for AP Family Office enabling his clients with exclusive access to strategic insights, deal flow and resources around the world. Prior to founding AP Family Office, Ben has served as a trusted accountant for listed companies and individuals in Hong Kong, China and Australia, he is proficient in cross-border commercial transactions and sits on independent supervisory board of a number of listed companies in Hong Kong.

Ben is a strong advocate of more accessible family offices services to support families and individuals with a holistic approach in wealth management. He is actively engaged in business communities across Australia, Hong Kong and China and is frequently quoted by mainstream media on economic development and investment trends in the region.

Ben is passionate about giving back to the community and is a strong supporter of diversity and inclusion having been actively involved with the National Indigenous Human Rights Awards. He has been appointed as Justice of the Peace by the Governor of New South Wales Australia since 2012 to assist the community with honesty, integrity and impartiality.

Ben holds a Bachelor of Business degree from University of Technology Sydney in Australia, he is also a qualified CPA in Australia and Hong Kong, member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and member of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Ben is also a qualified Financial Planner and registered with the Tax Practitioners Board in Australia. Ben also serves as one of the responsible managers of an Australian financial services provider with both Australian Financial Services Licence (AFSL) and Australian Credit Licence (ACL).

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