Joanna Ho

Head of Private Wealth, North America

Joanna Ho

Joanna Ho is appointed as Head of Private Wealth, North America for Vistra in Jan 2022.  Currently based in Canada, Joanna brings her wealth of experience to drive growth for Asian connected business in North America.

Having built on her international exposure & professional expertise over the past 20 years, Joanna worked closely with ultra high-net-worth individuals and families based in Asia and provided holistic solutions for the creation, preservation and transition of wealth to next generations in light of their multi-jurisdictional tax, succession, family governance and philanthropic needs.

Prior to joining Vistra, Joanna held various senior positions in major private banks and was the Head of Wealth Planning, Greater China and North Asia of Bank of Singapore where she spearheaded the family office and wealth planning propositions.  In her position as the Regional Head of Wealth Planning, Asia Pacific of HSBC Private Wealth Solutions, she led a team of professionals to assist clients on their wealth structuring, asset protection, family office and philanthropic planning and her team was awarded the Best Private Bank - Wealth Planning Services by Asian Private Banker for 3 consecutive years.

Joanna holds a Bachelor of Laws from The University of London and a Bachelor of Commerce from The University of Calgary, is a qualified CPA and is a member of Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners {“STEP”}.  She also holds an Advanced Certificate of Family Business Advising from STEP.  She is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

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