Matthew Lloyd, TEP

Managing Director

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Born and raised in England Matthew completed his Business Administration degree in the UK and then went on to work in the finance and estate-planning sector. Matthew moved to Hong Kong in 2001 and has been crafting Wills and advising clients on their estate planning throughout Asia since.

Matthew is a full member of the IPW (Institute of Professional Will Writers) and has completed STEP’s Advanced Certificate in Will Preparation and Advanced Certificate in Cross-Border Estates.

Matthew is married and father to a 6 years old son. He is a follower of Stoke City, an avid golfer, snooker player, and cricketer, and enjoys any challenge by anyone to a game of pool.



Jessica Park

JP.JPGFounder & Director

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Jessica has lived in Hong Kong since 1958, set up, and owned Security Systems Ltd (SS), a leading HK security company that she operated for 33 years.  She is a Fellow of The Security Institute in the UK.  She has a CPP with the American Security for Industrial Security (ASIS) – retired.  Following the successful sale of SS to G4S in 2006 Jessica changed her profession from the physical security of people and places to the security of people in their families, through estate planning, finances, health, Wills, and trusts.

In establishing Professional Wills Ltd.  Jessica has led the team professionally to become Hong Kong’s premier Will Writing and Estate Planning company.  She is a member of the Society of Will Writers.

As Jessica is approaching her 8th decade of life, and thinking business succession planning, she has put in place other directors and transferred day to day running of the company – and majority share-holding – over to ‘young’ Matthew Lloyd, who is also credited with establishing the company from the very early days and is now the Managing Director.  Jessica is still actively involved each day but not at the ‘coal face’.

Outside of the office - Jessica served in the Royal Hong Kong Auxiliary Air Force for 24 years as a rescue helicopter pilot.  On so many occasions she was Hong Kong’s Duty Pilot should any emergency arrive.  She tries to hike whenever possible, plays golf, and was a good runner in ‘the olden days’.  She has owned her own airplane, flown all over the UK and Ireland, and across to the continent, co-piloted by her wonderful wife Tana.  She likes going to the movies and playing chess.  She has 3 of the best of the best adult children.

 

Georgie Shackleton

Will Writer

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Georgie was born and raised in England and completed her LLB (Hons) Degree at the University of East Anglia. Georgie spent her holidays during University working for a high street law firm that specialises in Wills, Probate, Family Law, and Conveyancing and enjoyed the private client side of the work. 

Before joining Professional Wills Limited, Georgie worked in Shenzhen as an English Teacher which allowed her to travel around many cities in mainland China. During her time in Shenzhen, she frequently visited Hong Kong and fell in love with the vibrancy of the city and as a result, moved to Hong Kong. Since then, she has worked as a corporate paralegal at an international law firm in Hong Kong, assisting in investment funds and regulatory matters, for example, the establishment of private funds and applications for regulatory licences and approvals.

In her spare time, she plays netball for the Kowloon Netball Club, she also plays badminton and takes Mandarin classes with the aim to take the HSK papers.

 

Nivedita Shankar

Will Writer

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Nivedita is from Sydney, Australia, and has completed her LLB (Hons)/ Bachelor of Finance at the Australian National University in Canberra. She also completed an exchange semester in both the London School of Economics (LSE) and University College Dublin where she developed an interest in working internationally and decided to focus her career within the Asia Pacific region. After graduating, she worked within the Advisory arm of a large professional services company in Sydney where she rediscovered her interest in the law and moved into an in-house legal role. She has had experience working within a large retail bank in Australia, with her role as a Derivatives negotiator allowing her to specialise in Derivatives and other Financial Markets contracts. Within this role, she was also able to complete her Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, allowing her to be admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW.

Apart from work, Nivedita has several interests including singing, running and exploring the nature and food culture within Hong Kong.

 

Kiara Anne Valencia 

Office Administrator

Kiara@profwills.com

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Kiara was born and raised in the Philippines. Kiara obtained her BSc in Hotel and Restaurant Management from Tarlac State University, Philippines.

Kiara is now a great asset in the management of our Administration Department and prepares many of the Wills for our clients.  She also holds true the perception of the hotel industry of hospitable service to clients and co-team workers.

Though born in the Philippines, she much prefers the challenges and speed of life in Hong Kong and in being a permanent resident here.  She is keen to turn her skills to the management of the smooth operations of such an important company.
 
 

Melissa Leung

Finance Manager

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Yammie Mok

Financial Controller

yammie@profwills.com


Simranpal Kaur

Office Administrator

simranpal@profwills.com