Martin Ling

Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Cofounder, product owner, software developer, business exec, data scientist, alumnus at Bain and GE
Martin's Skills
UML
Java 1.4
Operational Due Diligence
Financial Analysis
Debt Restructuring
Financial & Operational Modeling
Agile Methodologies
Futures Trading
Structured Commodity Finance
Human Centered Design
Design Thinking
Management Consulting
Corporate Turnarounds
Financial Workouts
Distressed Debt
Wholesale Banking
C#.NET development
SAS/SQL
C++
Genetic Algorithms
Data Mining
Database Development
Capital Markets
Business Process
Business Planning
Business Strategy
Programming
User Experience
Strategy
Operations
Technical
Business Development
Product Management
Finance
Background

Startup Experience

Founded 1 startup

Age Group

25-35

About Martin

I am a former software engineer and data scientist with over a decade of experience in finance, business and product management. I helped build a start-up business from scratch and managed its growth to a top 3 player in China; I also founded a fintech idea that was accepted into a bank-sponsored incubator program. Born and raised in China and grew up in New Zealand, I have native proficiency in both Mandarin and English.

Work Experience

Associate Director

Lending Services Asia

November 2015 - November 2017

Regional manager of special situations, distressed credits and restructuring/workout scenarios across Asia, direct experiences include PRC, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Singapore, and South Korea.

Associate Director

Structured Trade and Commodities Finance

April 2011 - October 2015

Product sales function responsible for managing and growing tailor-made structured loan solutions for commodities-oriented clients, primary clients coverage are based in PRC, Singapore, Hong Kong, South Korea and Vietnam. Drove 20% uplift in revenue growth and solidified ANZ’s position as a leading player in PRC. Originated and executed on 15+ multinational debt-capital transactions worth over USD1.0B. Built a new financing product from scratch and grew its portfolio size to become one of the top providers in Asia.

Strategy & Business Engagement Manager

AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND BANKING GROUP

December 2009 - April 2011

Strategy team leader overseeing portfolio initiatives for back-office operations of 3,000 staff across 20 countries. Delivered 3-year strategic plans, implemented capacity forecast models and designed implementation strategy for a global workflow technology platform.

Associate Consultant

BAIN & COMPANY

June 2008 - November 2009

Execution on various management consulting cases through market research, data-driven analysis, due diligence and business modelling.

Data scientist in retail risk

GE Capital

March 2007 - June 2008

Implement various data mining techniques to design risk management strategies across five consumer financing portfolios worth NZD 2.5B. Developed debt recovery strategy that reduced delinquency rate by 14%; Built in-house customer-level reporting software achieving 66%+ efficiency gain

Free-lance software developer

GDC DEVELOPMENT

January 2005 - March 2007

Delivered cost-effective software solutions for various industrial SME clients to automate operational processes such as asset tracking, work scheduling and performance reporting.

Technology consultant

KIWI-EXPATS ASSOCIATION

November 2004 - February 2005

Delivered technology implementation plan for an online networking platform for New Zealand expats across the 170+ countries.

Education

University of Auckland

Computer Science

2002 - 2006

University of Auckland

Finance

2002 - 2006

Certification

User Experience

General Assembly

CFA Level 1

CFA

CAIA Level 1

CAIA

Accelerator/Incubator

ANZ Risk Incubator

2017