ACYD Congratulates this year's Victorian Government Fellows: LI Yijia 李一佳 & Anne Kuleshova 孔睿涵

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The ACYD congratulates this year’s Victorian Government Fellows:

Anne KULESHOVA / 孔睿涵

Anne Kuleshova (BCom (Honours), AIAA, A Fin) is an experienced financial professional, having worked in Mergers and Acquisition (M&A) advisory in a top tier investment bank (Macquarie Capital) and in M&A and Valuations in Deloitte Corporate Finance. She holds an honours degree in commerce majoring in actuarial studies from The University of Melbourne.

As an Associate Director 副总监 of China House Consultancy Co., Limited 中皓顾问公司, Anne’s work involves facilitating investment by Chinese State Owned Enterprises, private enterprises and ultra High Net Worths into energy and resources, renewables and agriculture projects in Australia.

As part of her role, Anne works with investment banks, company executives, government representatives as well as other professionals to identify investment opportunities for clients. Anne has developed her corporate finance and strategic professional skills through six years’ experience across a broad range of sectors including minerals, resources, renewable energy, infrastructure and funds management. She combines a deep knowledge of financial valuation and analysis with strong experience in mergers & acquisitions and deal execution.

Her strong commercial and analytical experience is underpinned by a solid actuarial foundation in mathematics, statistics, risk assessment and economics. These skills are further supported by her highly developed communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills.

Anne is very active in charitable, industry leadership and mentoring initiatives and is a member of Finsia’s Young Finance Professionals committee. She speaks fluent Russian and conversational Mandarin.


LI Yijia / 李一佳

Yijia LI holds a double Bachelor degree in Biology from Tsinghua University and in Economics from Peking University. He has done internships in Mercer consulting, Roland Berger Consultant and Tsinghua Science Park. He is now a third year Ph.D. student in Neuroscience at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, University of Melbourne. Besides study, he and other three Chinese overseas students founded a Not-For-Profit Organization called Melbourne Pioneer (MP). MP is strongly supported by the Group of Eight and local community’s network resources, MP is determined to dedicate itself to promoting and providing innovative entrepreneurship services for the young and ambitious generation in Australia.

At MP, we uphold the belief of “growth, and help others grow; achievements, and help others achieve!” It is embraced and reinforced by the enterprise culture “Vision, Passion, Action”. As we are always passionate about innovation and entrepreneurship, this leads to us building better services for businesses and the greater social welfare so that everyone benefits.  MP has demonstrated a rising trajectory in attracting and training more and more talented youth. As Melbourne’s first and proudly the only Chinese innovation and entrepreneurship platform, we have been constantly working to help more Chinese overseas students to realize their personal values and achieve the best in Australia.

In 2013, MP is promoting Chinese students to do volunteering work in local communities to help them be involved in Australian culture.