Tao is a seasoned forensic accountant, fraud examiner, and audit specialist. He provides expert guidance to companies facing various financial or compliance challenges.

Leading investigations and internal audits for boards of directors, audit committees, and the C-suite executives, Tao helps uncover potential discrepancies, irregularities, or fraudulent activities within the financial reporting, employee misconduct, and bribery & corruption areas. His investigative insights enable him to identify, assess, and mitigate risks for his clients. This, in turn, enhances corporate governance. Tao's work assists companies in maintaining transparency, integrity, and accountability, which ultimately contributes to long-term success and sustainability.

Prior to joining AlixPartners, Tao's experience spanned across both professional services and in-house environments. He held roles as a risk advisory consultant at a top tier global consultancy firm, regional internal auditor and compliance investigator at a multi-national corporate, and financial statement auditor at a Big-4 accounting firm.

Tao is a China Certified Public Accountant. He has a Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honors in accounting and finance from Newcastle University in the UK. He is native in Mandarin and speaks fluent English.