Esme Pau

Head of China/HK Internet and Digital Assets
Macquarie Group

Esme has a unique blend of expertise in enterprise strategy, investment advisory and business development, underpinned by a solid legal education. With a career spanning over a decade, she has excelled in driving digital transformation, identifying new growth and investment opportunities across financial institutions, MNCs, and new ventures. At her current role as Head of HK/China Internet and Digital Assets at Macquarie Capital, her primary responsibilities included advising capital allocators in opportunities in digital assets and fintech, and intrapreneurship to drive digital transformation. She has held investment advisory roles at financial institutions such as Barclays, Jefferies, and was a C-suite strategy advisor for multinational corporations. She is a CFA charterholder, and recognized by institutional investors as Asiamoney’s Distinguished Analyst for Regional Software and Internet Services for her focus on uncovering the most promising investment opportunities in digital assets and tech.