Curriculum Vitea Austen Tsao



Austen Tsao


Summary profile

  • Business development director leading Ernst & Young Taiwan Account & Business development team
  • Deep understanding of the ICT industry and the Asian and international markets
  • An effective relationship builder across different cultural contexts, equipped with a hands-on mentality
  • Native Mandarin speaker




  • Driving and managing all EY Taiwan priority and office key accounts ( around 40 accounts) by actively leveraging the service lines professional resources from Asia Pacific, Americas, EMEIA areas
  • Developing local Life Science/Biotech, Telecom, and Oil & Gas markets by forming the alliance with governmental and academic resources
  • Driving and developing Climate Change and Sustainability Service practice for  EY Taiwan
  • Before joining EY, Austen has over 14 years of experience of selling and delivering information securities solutions and business and banking risk management advisory services in Greater China Region, Singapore, Germany and Switzerland. She was the Greater China Region Senior Principal Consultant ( system engineer) of Symantec and responsible to sell and conduct C-suites pitch on Data Loss Prevention, Security Information & Integration System, End point protection, and IT audit/compliance solutions all the tier 1 accounts.


Professional qualifications

  • Master of Professional Accountancy, ( Focus on Auditing and Information System)  University of Utah
  • Is fluent in Mandarin and English

Our Services

  • Vietnam Desk

    Vietnam Desk
    Vietnamese companies in NL/ Europe
    Dutch companies doing business in Vietnam
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  • Asia Desk

    Asia Desk
    AB Consult - Asia Desk focuses on servicing Asian-based companies from China, Taiwan, Korea, and Asia Pacific, doing business in the Netherlands/Europe. Also, we can help facilitate Dutch companies doing business in Vietnam, China and/or Taiwan.
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  • VAT & Customs

    VAT & Customs
    Value Added Tax (“VAT”) and Customs are typically the two main tax areas that overseas corporations will be impacted when starting their business in Europe.
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  • Management

    Management of finance & tax function for overseas businesses
    Typically, overseas companies, when starting their business in the Netherlands, would prioritize their overseas’ resource to generate sales in the Netherlands and/or Europe.
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  • Interim

    Interim and project management of Tax & Finance functions
    Our consultants can temporarily assist you on special projects or act as project (tax/finance) manager during special projects such as mergers and acquisitions, supply chain re-structuring, post-closing/integration implementation, tax audits, or developing a new overseas business or vacancy, etc
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