MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

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Name:  Brian Foley

Job title:  Partner – Tax Services

Company:  Ernst & Young

Industry:  Accounting and Business Advisory

AmCham member since:  January 2017

What do you like most about life in Hong Kong? 

My family (wife and four children) moved to Hong Kong in January 2016. What we like most about Hong Kong is being immersed in a multicultural experience, meeting, and building relationships with, wonderful people of widely-diverse backgrounds.

Favorite weekend getaway?  

Outside Hong Kong, I enjoy getting away to Macau and Singapore.  Around Hong Kong, I enjoy weekend barbeques in my garden in Sai Kung.

What is something people would be surprised to learn about you? 

I'm a rock & roll drummer masquerading as a tax accountant.

If I wasn’t a business leader, I would be

Teaching and mentoring future business leaders.

What was your first ever job?  

My first job ever was as a paperboy, riding my bicycle to deliver newspapers to homes in my neighborhood.

Favorite piece of advice? 

Do what you love and you won't work a day in your life.

What can we find you doing outside the office? 

I spend time with my family - playing games, cooking, traveling, or chauffeuring the crew from activity to activity.  

Name something on your bucket list. 

Walking on Antarctica.

What attracted you to Amcham? 

I joined AmCham because it is an organization that connects people and ideas in a meaningful and engaging way.

Which AmCham event are we likely to find you at next? 

I'll be at the next event that fits my schedule!  I attend events as often as possible. The range of events provides great insights across many industries and timely topics.