Patti founded Patti Wong & Associates in January 2023, in which The Fine Art Group is a significant shareholder. Patti has extensive knowledge in dealing with clients across the global art market and has represented major Asian collectors at Sotheby’s auctions worldwide for three decades. For nearly 15 years of her Sotheby’s tenure, Patti was based in London, where she held the post of Head of the Private Client Services Department before she was appointed Chairman of Sotheby’s Asia in 2004. She was instrumental in the significant expansion of the company’s client base in Hong Kong and Southeast Asia, building access to some of the most powerful buyers in Asia. Patti was also appointed Chairman of Sotheby’s Diamonds, a global retail venture established in 2005 that provides international clients an exclusive opportunity to acquire important diamonds and fine diamond jewelry privately, all year round.
Patti serves on the Hang Seng Bank and MGM China Holdings Limited boards and is a Governor of The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong. Educated in Hong Kong and the UK, she received her bachelor’s degree in Monetary Economics from the London School of Economics and a postgraduate diploma in Asian Arts at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London University.