May Knight
President, Asia Pacific Korn Ferry Advisory Hong Kong, China
May has worked closely with senior leaders to formulate and implement business strategies for innovation, growth, M&A, turnaround and transformation across Asia Pacific. She is experienced in deploying operating strategies and structures which include developing business models and delivery blueprints, re-structuring leadership teams and establishing compensation structures to support the realisation of business strategies. May was a lead partner on a multi-billion dollar acquisition deal executed by an Asia-based private investment group and a number of other M&A transactions in Asia. She has successfully led a number of M&A deals, organisation design and business transformation programs for numerous MNCs. May is overall responsible for Korn Ferry Advisory business for Asia Pacific across all sectors, solutions and markets. She brings in-depth knowledge and experience in business across Asia and Europe. She has worked for over 27 years across many aspects including strategy development and execution, organisation design, distribution and marketing effectiveness and digital transformation. Previously, May was the Managing Director for Financial Services (Asia Pacific) in Accenture, providing leadership to the business and advised clients related to strategy, target operating model design and business transformation. Prior to this, she was the Partner for Financial Services (Asia Pacific) and led EY’s Strategy, Customer and Growth, Digital practices. She has been advising many Financial Services companies across different aspects of their businesses including organisation, effectiveness, M&A, performance improvement, culture change and business transformation. Speaking on "How Businesses Can Stay Future-relevant"