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Joe is a co-founder of AVT Retails.  He set up our Hong Kong, China and Malaysia operations offices in 2007, 2008 and 2013.  Meanwhile, offices in Macau and Singapore are also established.


He is a Registered Architect in Hong Kong.  He has been managing our team of professionals including architects in HK / China, surveyors, designers, project managers, construction teams, factory teams as well as site resident teams for projects located in East and Southeast Asia.


Apart from the basic spatial and aesthetic aspects, the concept design service we provide for specific retail projects integrates operational, buildability & cost effectiveness needs.  We have flexibility to project concept design service together with detail design / project management / construction service to streamline the overall project execution timeline.


Joe recently establishes our branch office in New York in year 2020 to further extend our retail network.


Director of Global Office

Patrick is Global Director for AVT Retails.  Patrick leads our overall services, including consultancy, construction and furniture fabrication services, across East and Southeast Asia.


He has been participating in retail sector for more than 20 years.  Prior to his role in AVT Retails, he served a global luxury retail brand to deliver hundreds of projects across APAC.


Being trained with architectural background in New York, experienced in client, consultancy and construction companies in Hong Kong, Patrick has accumulated all-round retail experience.  With support of teams in Hong Kong, China and Malaysia, he ensures that AVT Retails is advancing growth across East and Southeast Asia and practice areas.


Director of China Office

Edmond is Director of our China Office.  Edmond established our Shanghai Office to deliver consultancy services and construction services in China in 2008 and 2016 respectively.


He leads our China team and delivered hundreds of retail projects over the past years.  He has delivered projects locate in all high-end shopping malls throughout entire China.  With this extensive experience, Edmond well knows what retail brands’ expectation and how retail brands successfully open retail stores in China.


With the support of local teams including architect, project manager, construction managers and companies for sub-contracting and furniture works, Edmond and his team provide global management as well as local execution services for both consultancy and construction services in China.


Deputy Director of China Office

Kinki is Deputy Director of our China office.  Kinki joins AVT Retails in 2012.   Kinki is the wade of our consultant team in Shanghai office.


She received her bachelor's degree from Tongji University and registered as surveyor.  She keeps practicing in global companies and managed projects with parties all over the world.  With Kinki’s insight to project management service for local projects, she successfully develops our China team to provide top grade consultancy services that comply with local culture and requirements.

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QS Director

Sophie is the leader of our quantity surveying team in Shanghai office. Sophie is a member of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. 

She has more than 20 years of experience in various aspects of contract administration and quantity surveying including Commercial, Office, Mixed Development, Hotel, Serviced Apartment and Residential projects.


Design Director

Mitchel Squires graduated in 2006 from The University of Newcastle with a Masters of Architecture with Honors, after completing the Bachelor of Design (Architecture) program in 2004.


Having worked for prominent All Australian Architecture (AAA), specializing in high-end private residential, and Lane Crawford, Hong Kong’s premier luxury retail department store, with a strong portfolio of luxury brands and residential projects prompted Squires to launch his own architectural studio focusing on interior and architectural projects in Southeast Asia, Australia, India and the Middle East.

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