Joanne Chiu is an experienced CPA and acts as Managing Director of MGO’s Asia Practice. Working from the firm’s New York City office, she provides a broad range of audit, tax planning and consulting services for closely held businesses, public companies and individuals, including international clients.
As the leader of MGO’s Asia Practice, Joanne works primarily with international clients to understand their accounting and business needs, liaising to match client requirements with MGO resources and expertise. She has extensive experience leading Asian companies at all growth stages through IPOs and mergers and acquisitions (M&A). She has served many major industry sectors, including life science, pharmaceuticals, technology, media, and real estate. She also provides critical networking services, linking clients to other professional service providers, such as bankers, lawyers, insurance brokers, and real estate professionals.
Joanne has over twenty years’ experience in public accounting. Most recently, she served as Director and Founding Member of the China Desk at a large regional firm. She specializes in EB5, e-commerce, estate & trusts, high-net-worth individuals, import & export, coordinating public offering, and mergers & acquisitions.
The clients she serves operate in family offices, private equity, non-for-profits, pharmaceutical, professional services, technology, manufacturing, real estate (both residential and commercial), and retail.
Joanne is a frequent presenter of international tax and real estate-related topics at events hosted by the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA), China Real Estate Association, and NYC Real Estate Expo. Joanne also serves on the advisory board of AREAA Manhattan.
Joanne is fluent in English and Mandarin.
Education & Professional Affiliations
B.S. in Accounting from New York University
Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA)
Manhattan Chapter – Executive Board Advisors