Hilda grew up in Shanghai, Beijing, and Henan provinces. She studied at Chongqing University, majoring in accounting. She is a member of C.I.M.A. (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) and C.G.M.A. (Chartered Global Management Accountant), and has broad experience in audits, internal controls, financial planning and analysis, mergers and acquisitions, and legal compliance in international companies and major Chinese companies. Hilda was an auditor at Arthur Anderson and PwC and finance director of Intersport in the Asia-Pacific region. A Shenzhen resident, Hilda joined Whittle because she is impressed by the vision of innovation in education in a global network.