Korn Ferry
May Knight

May Knight

Managing Director, Korn Ferry Hay Group, Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Ms. Knight has over 25 years of experience from operational and consulting roles in Asia and Europe. Immediately before KFHG, she was managing director, financial services, Asia Pacific at Accenture. She led its insurance management consulting practice providing leadership to client activities and service offerings across Asia Pacific.

Previously, Ms. Knight was partner in financial services for Ernst & Young, Asia Pacific. She was instrumental in growing the firm's consulting business leading its Strategy, Customer & Growth and Digital solutions for Asia.

Earlier in her career, Ms. Knight held Asia regional leadership roles in Ageas, Towers Watson and KPMG consulting, where she worked in many aspects of the business in strategy, M&A, performance improvement, business transformation and innovation. 

Ms. Knight has a Bsc in Civil Engineering, MBA from Liverpool Business School and received post graduate education at Harvard Business School. She is a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors. She was a Judge for the Professional of the Year, Women of Influence Awards in Hong Kong in 2015 and 2016 and she also represented in the Asia Summit of Fortune Most Powerful Women.