Francis Ling possesses over 30 years of financial management experience. He started his career in auditing with Ernst & Young, then moved to Hyatt and worked his way through the ranks in hotel and corporate finance for more than 20 years in multiple locations such as Hong Kong, Mainland China and Australia. Later he joined Marco Polo Hotels as VP Finance in 2008, and spent two years there before joining Rosewood Hotel Group in 2010. His last position with Rosewood was Group VP Finance, in charge of the finance function for all hotels in the Americas, Europe and Middle East and Asia. He was also actively involved in the acquisition of two hotel brands namely Rosewood and Penta hotels.
Francis graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting. He continuously invested in his own education and later acquired an MBA in Management Information Systems from the University of Dallas, Texas and Master of Law from the University of Hong Kong. Most recently, Francis attained a Doctorate Degree in Hotel & Tourism from Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Now with Artyzen Hospitality Group as Vice President of Finance and Systems, Francis will be directing the Corporate Finance and Technology departments and the Finance functions at our hotels. Francis will further support the Group with Asset Acquisition and management processes.