Who we are

Clockwork Corporate Services was founded in Hong Kong in 2013 by owner and Group Managing Director, Michel Bots. Clockwork’s dedicated and professional teams provide core business services in the areas of company secretarial services, accounting & payroll and trade support services from each of its locations. In addition to many years of extensive experience in corporate services, all senior members of the Clockwork team hold a Master’s degree and/or a CPA qualification.


Michel Bots – Clockwork Hong Kong and Clockwork Group

Michel has worked in the Corporate Services industry for 15 years. He has a decade of management experience in Hong Kong at two of the largest global corporate and trust services providers. Michel holds an LL.M degree in Tax Law and previously worked as a tax advisor specialising in international taxation with one of the largest advisory firms in the Netherlands. Michel’s full profile can be viewed at: http://hk.linkedin.com/in/michelbots/.


Dr. Chris Alen Jones – Clockwork Vietnam

Chris served as a commissioned officer and strategic intelligence analyst in the Australian military. He holds a Ph.D. in Business Management and has wide corporate and project management experience across the globe, but especially in Australia, the Middle East, India, and SE Asia. Chris first came to Vietnam in January 1988. He obtained one of the first foreign investment licenses under the then new open door policy. He has since been instrumental in numerous successful foreign incorporations. Chris specializes in all aspects of new business startups, including strategic investment advice, and detailed reconnaissance/ feasibility studies. He also undertakes a wide range of business training for the local executives of foreign companies.


Rob te Braake – Clockwork Thailand

Rob is an experienced international entrepreneur with a long career in finance. Rob moved to Asia with ING Bank in 2010, and after having worked in Asia for the better part of a decade, he co-founded the Clockwork subsidiary in Thailand. Rob has first-hand experience with all the ins and outs of founding and growing a business, With two Masters degrees from Tilburg University, he made several stops throughout South East Asia before settling in Thailand in 2018.