For #InternationalWomensDay, we thought we’d ask one of our own inspirational women a few questions. Thanks for your great answers Ruby Chan!
Q: How did you come to work at Metis Partners?
A: I was seeking a role which would strengthen my commercial experience and challenge me intellectually – as a leading IP Valuation firm, Metis offers the perfect balance.
Q: What did you want to be when you were little?
A: A volcanologist as I had an obsession with tectonic plates. As a teen, I wanted to own a fashion empire!
Q: Which female public figures do you most admire?
A: Angela Ahrendts , Senior VP of Apple. When she was CEO of Burberry, she took the company through an amazing transformation from a heritage British fashion house to a digital retail powerhouse, which set a precedent for luxury fashion brands to innovate and invest in technology.
Q:What advice would you give to younger women considering a career in management and/or business?
A: 1. Respect and treat others the way you want to be respected and treated – this will take you places.
2. Keep an open mind and learn from those around you – I have learned a lot from the people that managed me and I managed over the years!
3. Stay humble – there is always room for improvement, even for the biggest stars.