Samie is an Assurance Partner in PricewaterhouseCoopers Hong Kong. She has 15 years’ experience in PricewaterhouseCoopers, including a two-year secondment in Guangzhou, China. Samie has served clients in a wide range of industries, including retail and consumer, gaming and entertainment, real estate and industrial products. She has provided audit and business advisory services to sizable listed companies in Hong Kong and state-owned and private enterprises in China. She has also helped her clients in various capital market transactions, including initial public offerings, spin-off and separate listing, bond offerings, privatisation and others mergers and acquisitions, in Hong Kong and China. Samie is a Certified Public Accountant (Practising) in Hong Kong and a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the U.S.
Macau’s casino operators have already cut the low hanging fruit when it comes to reducing operating costs and are now struggling to further pare expenses as the slump in the market drags into its 19th straight month.With labour cuts not an easy option in Macau, the casinos face a juggling act in scaling back customer service standards without losing the customer. They are looking for creative ways to cut back behind the scenes and make every penny count.