Skip to main content
Back to

Winston Yung

Partner, Hong Kong
Brings extensive experience as a senior financial executive in serving financial institutions across Greater China, specializing in corporate finance, strategy, risk management, and performance management

About Winston

Winston is the managing partner of McKinsey’s Hong Kong office. He is an experienced senior financial executive, previously serving as CFO for two major corporations, and was elected “Best CFO” in Institutional Investor in 2011.

Winston focuses on serving large financial institutions across Greater China on a wide range of issues, including corporate finance, strategy, risk management, organization, operations, and performance management.

Some of his notable client work includes:

  • establishing and co-leading McKinsey’s work in serving city and rural commercial banks in China, introducing seven new clients and conducting 15 studies on strategy, organization, performance management, and process redesign
  • serving a leading financial conglomerate in Taiwan with US $20 billion in market capitalization by redesigning IT processes, centralizing back-office functions, and leading the transformation of its retail branches
  • identifying growth opportunities of more than US $250 million for a major emerging-markets bank in Asia, including profiling and modeling acquisition targets in Hong Kong and Taiwan

Winston serves on the executive committee and the financial and treasury services committee for the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce.

Winston speaks Cantonese, Putonghua, and English.

Published Work

“How automation and artificial intelligence reshape financial institutions,” LinkedIn, March 4, 2018

This is how Asia’s insurers can profit from the coming wave of disruption,” LinkedIn, December 18, 2017

This is what keeps chief risk officers in Chinese banks awake at night,” LinkedIn, October 24, 2017

“1 hour to understand China,” LinkedIn, October 5, 2017

This is how the role of the CFO in China needs to change,” LinkedIn, September 8, 2017

“The four major risks facing the Chinese banking industry,” LinkedIn, August 2, 2017

Price to win under interest-rate liberalization at China’s banks,” McKinsey & Company, August 2016

Past Experience

HTC
CFO

Shin Kong Financial Holding (SKFH)
CFO

Education

Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
MBA, finance and accounting

University of Hong Kong
BSocSc, economics