Role: Director of Finance
What do you do at our company?
I am overseeing the finance department at Eddy, from day-to-day accounting transactions to financial reporting.
Where did you grow up, and what were you like as a kid?
I was born and grew up in Nanjing, the capital of China’s eastern Jiangsu province; it is located roughly 300km up the Yangtze River from the city of Shanghai.
What career path did you almost take?
I was a teacher in China. I worked for ten years in a vocational school before coming to Canada. If I didn’t come to Canada, I would be a teacher for my life.
What food or drink is always at your desk?
Chinese snacks and green tea.
What’s your productivity hack?
A to-do list and managing time effectively.
What accomplishment are you most proud of?
I balanced work, family, and study; I completed Honours Bachelor Commerce at Laurentian, and received my CGA, CPA designation at 47 years old.
Morning person or night owl?
I am definitely a morning person. If I don’t wake up at 6 AM, my dog will come to my room to wake me up.
Your non-negotiables for life?
Honesty, loyalty and strong ethics.
What has been your favourite project so far?
When I worked at a solar management company, I managed four sets of books for solar projects in Ontario for Blackrock.
What’s something most people don’t know about you?
I like to try new things: different food, travelling to new places.
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