Ashley lived in China for 5 years before moving to Hong Kong in 2010. She worked as a marketing and PR manager with specialties in Chinese social media, opinion leader marketing and creative campaigns.
In 2011 Ashley established Alarice International (www.alarice.com.hk), a marketing agency with a focus on Chinese social media. In 2013 she co-founded the Russian Business Club in Hong Kong (www.rusbc.com.hk) and in 2015 started aJournal (www.ajournal.com.hk).
Ashley often shares her knowledge and experience in articles in the SCMP, China Daily, Hong Kong Economic Times, WenWeiPo, MingPao Daily, Jumpstart Magazine, Do Marketing, Macau Business Daily and others. Moreover, Ashley is a frequent speaker at WeChat Expo, General Assembly, The APAC HR Forum,The Italian Chamber of Commerce, Paperclip Startup Campus, The Executive Group and others.
Ashley loves to travel with her husband, do Muay Thai, play tennis and swim. She also loves Shakespeare, live theater, comedies, watercolor painting and she has recently rediscovered Doctor Who.
Ashley speaks, reads and writes Mandarin, English, Russian and German.