Mary Devereux

Partner, SEC Newgate Greater China

Hong Kong

30 years' experience in communications and content development while based in Hong Kong, Australia, the UK and Seoul.

Author of the books “Public Relations in Asia Pacific” (Wiley) and "Asia PR Handbook" (Campaign).

Award-winning corporate and financial communications, sustainability, D&I, internal engagement, content development, brand marketing professional. Expert trainer in presentation skills, media presentation and networking for senior executives.

Based in Hong Kong SAR, serving clients across APAC.

Passionate about sustainability and I&D. Expert in insurance, fintech and corporate positioning.


Corporate and Financial

AMplify - I edit and compile the English edition of AXA Asia & Africa's internal newsletter
AMplify Internal Newsletter for AXA Asia & Africa

Key story this month: To mark Pride Month this June, AXA Asia commissioned a study to better understand how companies can foster LGBTQ+ friendly working environments through Inclusion and Diversity (I&D) initiatives.

Report written by me for AXA China
AXA Health of the Nation - China

The mental and physical health of people in seven cities in China, and benefits of work wellness programs

Asia Asset Management
A Vital Challenge

Bylined article written by me on the results of a gender study by the Chartered Financial Advisors Institute

Asia Asset Management
The Future Is Here

This is the second of a two-part bylined article written by me on behalf of the CFA Institute on a recent CFA Institute report on the adoption of artificial intelligence and big data applications in investment management.

Research Report
The Cost of Eldercare Report

Report written by me about the societal costs of caring for the elderly, on behalf of HSBC Insurance

Research Report
Too Small to Fail?

White paper on cyber security risks for SMEs in Singapore, written by me on behalf of Chubb Insurance


South China Morning Post
Demand picks up for offices that promote worker well-being

Bylined article written by my for Hongkong Land. With the rise in hybrid working and higher staff expectations, more firms are choosing offices with wellness, ESG and a sense of community to boost productivity.

South China Morning Post
Hong Kong's old buildings still have green potential

Bylined article written by me for Hongkong Land. Building green isn't nearly as sustainable as adapting the city's thousands of existing high-rises. Property developers must focus on making these buildings more energy efficient, and, better yet, readily adaptable to future energy-saving technology.


Underwriting with a Selfie

LinkedIn Post 2 as part of a campaign for Lapetus Solutions at ITC Asia 2023 -

White Paper
Collaborative Robotics

Technology/Business white paper written by me for Omron & Wall Street Journal Custom Studios - distributed at CES 2018

Wall Street Journal Custom Studios
See Your True Colors - Samsung

Articles written by me for Wall Street Journal Custom Studios & Samsung QLEDTV

Wall Street Journal Custom Studios
Hong Kong: The Super Connector

Articles written for by me for Wall Street Journal Custom Studios Content Hub & Hong Kong Information Services Department.


Wall Street Journal Custom Studios
Join the World Class

Three articles written for the Kellogg-HKUST EMBA & Wall Street Journal Custom Studios

Media & Advertising