David To, Private Client Director / NSW Asian Ambassador, NAB Private

Contact Details

Direct phone number: (02) 9237 9265
Mobile phone number: 0418 227 465

What we do

David To is a Private Client Director and manages a team of specialised bankers who deliver tailored banking and financial services to the banks wealthiest clients and families. This includes

  • Lending for investment, home and business
  • Wealth Advisory and Risk Management via JB Were
  • Treasury and foreign exchange
  • Estate Planning and Philanthropy

Why international?

Born in Hong Kong, David can communicate fluently in Cantonese, Mandarin, Indonesian Bahasa and English and is active in the local Chinese and Vietnamese communities. As the NSW Asian Ambassador for NAB Private, David and his highly skilled team serve the banking and wealth needs of Asian clients.

Who we help

High net worth individuals and families looking for dedicated banking and investment wealth services for both domestic and international needs. Having a range of Asian language skills amongst the team is valued by migrants coming from Asia.

Stella Li, Founder, Silk Road Consulting

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Mobile: +61 (0) 434 553 028




What we do

Silk Road Consulting assists Australian SME’s to access the Chinese market and facilitates Chinese companies seeking strategic partners, as well as high net worth individuals seeing investment opportunities in Australia.

With business experience working in both China and Australia, founder Stella Li helps companies by undertaking market research to refine their strategy and access specialised market channels to help and facilitate successful business partnerships.

Using on-line channels including WeChat, Silk Road Consulting is able to communicate directly with a strong network of Chinese investors.

Why international?

Growing up in Hunan Province China, and embarking on a career as a respected business journalist, Stella has a strong understanding of the Chinese market business environment.

Moving to Australia in 2010 and integrating into the local community, Stella combines her passion for deep learning and building relationships to provide a unique context for building a bridge for Australia – China business opportunities.

Who we help?

With an extensive network of business connections, strong reputation, and access to various government entities, Silk Road Consulting is well placed to assist:

  • Australian SMEs looking to China as part of their growth strategy
  • Chinese companies looking to Australian for joint venture and strategic partners
  • Chinese high net worth individuals seeking investment opportunities in Australia.

Silk Road Consulting works together with their clients, step-by-step, to assist in achieving their business goals and objectives.

Invest Hong Kong

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Hong Kong, with a population of over 7 million people, is a vibrant city, and a major gateway to China.

The economy in Hong Kong is characterised by free trade, low taxation and minimum government intervention. It is the world’s 8th largest trading economy,  which means it is the perfect base for companies that want to do business in Mainland China and across the region.

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InvestHK is a government body whose aim is to promote Hong Kong among the business communities of Australia and New Zealand as the preferred destination for foreign direct investment and international business growth in East Asia. They can assist with market entry strategies and ongoing support.
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InvestHK, the Hong Kong Trade and Development Council (HKTDC) and the Hong Kong-Australia Business Association (HKABA) are all located at the heritage listed Hong Kong House on the corner of Druitt and York streets, adjacent to the Queen Victoria and Town Hall buildings.

For more information on how InvestHK can assist contact Luca De Leonardis on  or go to the website here.

Boyd Peters, Managing Director, Investment Company Services

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Contact details

Mobile: 0459 233 600

What we do

At Investment Company Services (ICS) we take a company from an idea to listing on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX). We manage every component of an initial public offering (IPO) from start to finish, including finding potential shareholders. This includes raising capital, listing on a recognised stock exchange and generating shareholder value. Continue reading Boyd Peters, Managing Director, Investment Company Services

Cynthia Dearin, Managing Director, Dearin & Associates

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Phone: +612 8076 4660
Mobile: +61 422 164 433

What we do

Dearin & Associates is an international business consulting company that helps clients to access opportunities and capital in fast-growing international markets. We specialise in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, helping Australian companies to enter MENA markets and MENA companies to enter the Australian market. We also work in Iran, Indonesia and Malaysia and are known for our high quality, independent advice. Continue reading Cynthia Dearin, Managing Director, Dearin & Associates