Ashley Lee is the sole Asia-Pacific reporter for the International Financial Law Review (IFLR), a London-based B2B publication whose target audience is in-house counsel at financial institutions.
Her coverage encompasses the corporate, capital markets and banking practice areas throughout Asia, including Australia and New Zealand. She identifies market trends, investigates legal developments and analyses innovative deals to twice-weekly deadlines for IFLR’s e-mail newsletters. She also writes longer-form pieces for IFLR magazine, published 10 times a year, and assists with promoting the magazine on both Twitter and LinkedIn.
She also manages the research process for the prestigious IFLR Asia Awards and supports IFLR’s conferences across the Asia-Pacific. She has hosted conferences such as the 2012/2013 India Capital Markets Forum, the 2013 Asia Capital Markets Forum and the 2013 China – Africa Investment Forum. Aside from presenting the IFLR Asia Awards, she has also presented the Women in Business Law Awards in Hong Kong and in Sydney.
She is originally from Los Angeles, and graduated magna cum laude from Wellesley College and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. During her time at Wellesley, she also studied abroad at London’s School of Oriental and African Studies and received various grants for her research on contemporary art in Asia.
Outside of work, her interests include the Internet and social media, mid-century modern architecture, reading non-fiction and travelling throughout Asia.