Rong Liao obtained her bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2014. She worked as a risk consultant in KPMG HK for over 2 years, mainly handling investigations into the facts pertaining to suspected fraud cases emerged. The focus of her work was on the examination of common corruption practices and regulations in a given industry, the internal policy and code of conduct of the companies, and a meticulous fact-finding process to identify suspicious dealings such as connected transactions and misappropriation of funds.
The power of data has been evident in the engagements she worked on with clients globally. She realized the increasing vital role of data and the urgent needs for companies to develop comprehensive data analytics and data management that can contribute to multiple aspects of a business from regulatory compliance, supply chain, to hiring practices.
Rong plans to seek career opportunities as a data analytics specialist. She is looking forward to leveraging her experience with big four accounting firms in providing consulting services across multiple industries, while harnessing the power of data to help businesses improve their operations.