Team

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Larry Gan

Chairman of the Board

  • Former Managing Partner for Asia, Accenture
  • Former global Head of Accenture’s venture fund
  • Former Chairman of Lotus Cars, UK
  • Current/former board members of various plcs e.g. Tanjong Plc, Rev Asia, Cuscapi, 8Common, iProperties, Graphene Nanotech PLC etc.
  • Former board members of major banks in Asia: Maybank Investment Bank, AmBank

Kin Wai, Lau

Executive Director

  • Experienced tech executive with extensive international experience
  • Took his 1st company to IPO at 28 and since then helmed 3 more tech plcs
  • Former MD of Sanrio Digital Southeast Asia (HelloKitty)
  • Mentor / Advisor to many startups
  • Graduated from Uni. of Oxford, Uni of Manchester and Research Associate @ Imperial College London

Vanessa Folkesson

Independent Director

  • Independent director at Nine AB, subsidiary of BillerudKorsnas AB (NASDAQ OMX)
  • Senior partner at CloudRepublic AB (publ), cloud digitiasation platform recently listed
  • Founder of Sports Republic, partner of China Olympic Committee’s subsidiary China National Sports Group (CNSG)
  • Co-founded Future Fashion with cooperation with Swedish Fashion Council and Silicon Vikings
  • First sustainability innovation manager at IKEA

Patrik Melin

Board Member

  • Experienced entrepreneur who has had operational positions such as CEO
  • Completed exits in Komet Studentbemanning, Jays AB, MKF AB, Mediaprovider AB, Easybring AS and Leo Vegas
  • Educated at the Business program at Stockholm University

TEAM MEMBERS

Johan Rooth

CEO

  • Several years of experience in the finance and banking sector at the Scandinavian Equity Bank
  • Several board assignments and has made several M&A within the tech sector
  • A Partner in the investment company Bizfellas AB and is a co-founder of the company Bidnord AB (public)
  • Studied economics at the Mid Sweden University and Business Communications – Investor Relations at Gothenburg University

Eugene Khoo

Senior Manager – Corporate Finance

  • Finance Professional with more than 7 years of professional experience
  • Qualified as chartered certified accountant at PwC Malaysia
  • Involved in various related areas of corporate finance including IPO, fundraising and M&A at CIMB Investment Bank
  • Graduated from Oxford Brookes University with a first class degree in Applied Accounting
  • Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

    Wah Yew, Chaw

    Finance Manager

    • Professional in finance and accounting for many years
    • Worked in the management level of various MNCs and Public Listed Companies, in charge of regional accounting and tax reporting for Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines