Director, Finance & Operations Aquilae
Respected for his meticulous approach to work and his keen interest in technology, Philip Zhang was invited to join Charisma Academy as the Director of Finance and Operations, and as Managing Partner of Charisma Academy in 2014.
His primary role is to build a robust financial and technological infrastructure to support the company’s expansion plans into the region and beyond.
Philip draws his experience from working as a Project Manager with a large and well-respected local bank. Besides managing key vendors such as Accenture and Oracle, Philip was entrusted to implement financial systems for the finance department. His key responsibility was to bring accuracy, consistency and clarity to the figures delivered to the top management of the bank for decision-making.
Apart from managing various projects in the bank, Philip was also an IT Engineer in the early years of his career. He managed the IT Network Infrastructure of a subsidiary of a Taiwan-based large manufacturing company.
Philip holds a Bachelor of Business (Banking & Finance and Business IT) from Nanyang Technological University (NTU).
During his free time, he serves in the TV broadcast ministry of New Creation Church.