Meet Our Coaches

Hoang Cat

Hoang is a senior project manager at Seven Consulting, where he manages a transnational project team of over 40 team members on multi-millions cross border projects. Hoang is experienced in consulting, project management and banking through working for Seven Consulting, NAB, UXC consulting. His major clients including Goldman Sachs, Super Partners, Hitachi, ANZ, MLC and Melbourne University.

Simon Liu

Simon Liu is a Digital Analytics Specialist and Chartered Accountant. He is an experienced professional with over 8 years’ experience having worked at CBUS super fund, Telstra, Intrepid Travel and The Good Guys. His roles included digital sales, business partnering, and mentoring interns and grads. He holds tertiary qualifications in Commerce, Analytics and Digital Marketing, and is a qualified CharteredAccountant in Australia (CA).

Arjun Shanker

Arjun is an experienced Financial Markets professional currently working as a Senior Consultant in FX and Derivative markets for Associated Foreign Exchange. He has a Masters degree in Finance and Financial Management Services. Arjun has previously worked in Wealth Management and Investment Advisory space for NAB and Citigroup. Arjun has over 8 years of experience in Financial Services and has extensive knowledge across various industry sectors. Throughout his career he has been passionate about mentoring students, grads and junior staff members.

Joanne Lin

Joanne is a qualified CPA with over ten years of financial management experience in the public sector. She completed her Bachelor of Business (Accounting) at Monash University and has a strong understanding of public sector funding mechanisms and government budget and planning cycles.

Chris Enns

Chris has implemented campaigns across the Asia-Pacific Region and developed marketing strategies, managed social and display media optimizations, and implemented ongoing marketing and financial industry research during his time at IG. Previously, he has worked as a Digital Media Implementation, Planning and Investment Assistant at MediaCom and a Litigation Technologies Coordinator at Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.

Wendy Hu

Wendy is a strategy consultant at Australia’s largest future fund management agency. She has more than nine years of financial management experience and is experienced at creating sustainable business development through the application of innovative and quantitative ideas. Wendy is also the scholarship winner of the University of Melbourne’s 2008 Financial Honours degree.

Shaja Ho

Shaja has worked for over 9 years in customer analytics and brand and campaign strategy development across a variety of industries including health and beauty, whitegood/appliances, insurance and financial services and fashion. She currently manages the marketing team at Terry White Chemmart.

Melanie Xin

Melanie is currently employed as the Senior Financial Accounting at Carsales, Australia’s Largest auto trading platform. She also has a long history with Pitcher Partners working as a Senior Analyst and has previously worked for ANZ and KPMG Shanghai.

Jake Rong Chen

Jake is a business consultant and a brand manager who has experience across strategy development, digital, traditional marketing, supply chain management and product development. Jake's roles have required him to develop an acute balance between a creative mind-set, and the outstanding needs and desires of target consumer markets. Jake is also currently a lecturer at Ducere Business School, and was a head tutor (management & marketing) for the University of Melbourne.

Sue Feng

Sue is a senior analyst with rich experience in accounting and banking. Having started her career at EY and with over 6 years at NAB as Associate, Analyst and Finance Planner, Sue is now a Scenario Analyst Planner at EnergyAustralia. She has a degree in Business Administration and a Masters in Accounting.

Ariel Lao

Ariel is an experienced finance marketing professional with a demonstrated history of growth hacking, specialising in partnership management, marketing strategy planning and execution. Ariel is currently the Marketing Manager at Saxo Markets and was previously the Marketing Manager at IG Group – the world’s largest foreign exchange broker – for the Asia Pacific region.