Vice President, Client Development Director
A graduate of the University of Michigan and the Ecole du Louvre, Pansy Ku has a broad background in both Western and Eastern art. She joined Spink, part of the Christie's group, in 1994 and opened Spink Singapore one year later. Ms. Ku was promoted to Director and Board member of Spink Singapore in 1996. From 1994 to 2000, Ms. Ku established a lively programme of selling exhibitions and lectures, bringing new collecting areas to the attention of Singaporeans. When Spink launched their jewellery department in 1997, Ms. Ku was instrumental in promoting exhibitions of contemporary and antique jewellery in her Singapore gallery. Ms. Ku left Singapore in 2000 to join Christie’s Hong Kong as Business Manager for Jewellery and Watches in 2001. Since March 2007, Ms. Ku is Business Development Manager for Asia, based in Hong Kong, where she is actively involved in client cultivation programmes and events management. As of January 2009, Ms. Ku embraces her new roles as International Business Manager and Client Development Director for Watches and Business Manager for Wine in Asia. Ms. Ku has developed many close relationships with private collectors in Southeast Asia, advising them on their purchases and helping them in all their dealings with Spink and Christie's. Since 2001, in addition to overseeing all financial and administrative aspects of the Hong Kong jewellery and watch departments, Ms. Ku was responsible for all Hong Kong jewellery and watch press releases and contributed articles to the Christie’s International Magazine and various publications in the region. In her Business Development role, Ms. Ku gave talks on Jewellery, Watches and Contemporary Art and conducted charity auctions. Pansy Ku is fluent in Chinese, English and French.