Our People

Team

Founder and Chief Executive Officer,
Executive Director

Chief Strategy and
Corporate Officer

Chief Operating Officer,
Executive Director

Operating Partner

Managing Director

Managing Director

Managing Director,
Value Creation

Managing Director,
Sustainability and Community

Senior Vice President

Vice President

Vice President (Consultant),
Investor Relations
Vice President,
Value Creation
Vice President,
Branding and Communications
Associate

Analyst

Analyst,
Sustainability and Community

Senior Manager, Compliance,
Finance and Operations

Manager,
Fund Administration

Assistant Manager,
Finance and Operations

Senior Associate,
Finance and Operations

Office Manager

Board of Directors

Founder and Chief Executive Officer,
Executive Director

Chief Operating Officer,
Executive Director

Non-Executive Director

Non-Executive Director

Non-Executive Director

Senior Advisors

Senior Advisor
Senior Advisor
Senior Advisor
Senior Advisor

Senior Advisor

Senior Advisor

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Danny Koh

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Danny has over 20 years of private equity experience in Southeast Asia. He began his private equity career with 3i where he invested in and exited several successful deals. Before he founded Tower Capital Asia in 2016, he led the Southeast Asia private equity team at Actis.

Danny has a Bachelor of Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Besides being on the boards of portfolio companies, he sits on the Services Committee of the National Council of Social Service, Singapore and is Vice Chairman of Community Chest, Singapore.
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Danny Koh

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Danny has over 20 years of private equity experience in Southeast Asia. He began his private equity career with 3i where he invested in and exited several successful deals. Before he founded Tower Capital Asia in 2016, he led the Southeast Asia private equity team at Actis.

Danny has a Bachelor of Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Besides being on the boards of portfolio companies, he sits on the Services Committee of the National Council of Social Service, Singapore and is Vice Chairman of Community Chest, Singapore.
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Jeffrey Chua

Chief Strategy and Corporate Officer

Jeffrey joined Tower Capital Asia in 2021. He has over 23 years of investment, management and legal experience at Temasek. During his time at Temasek, he held senior roles leading teams focusing on financial services investments globally, across sectors in Japan, Korea and South-east Asian markets; as well as in mergers & acquisitions, legal & regulatory and organisational planning functions.

 

Jeffrey graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree and holds a Master of Laws (Banking and International Finance) degree from King’s College London. He has also attended the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School.

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Jeffrey Chua

Chief Strategy and Corporate Officer

Jeffrey joined Tower Capital Asia in 2021. He has over 23 years of investment, management and legal experience at Temasek. During his time at Temasek, he held senior roles leading teams focusing on financial services investments globally, across sectors in Japan, Korea and South-east Asian markets; as well as in mergers & acquisitions, legal & regulatory and organisational planning functions.

 

Jeffrey graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree and holds a Master of Laws (Banking and International Finance) degree from King’s College London. He has also attended the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School.

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Jia Hui Loh

Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director

Jia Hui is a founding member of Tower Capital Asia and has over 15 years of private equity and finance experience. Before Tower Capital Asia, she was a core member of Actis in Singapore focusing on the financial services and healthcare sectors. Prior to this, she was in FTI Consulting’s Corporate Finance and Restructuring practice in London and KPMG in London.

Jia Hui has a Bachelor of Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and a Master of Science in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.
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Jia Hui Loh

Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director

Jia Hui is a founding member of Tower Capital Asia and has over 15 years of private equity and finance experience. Before Tower Capital Asia, she was a core member of Actis in Singapore focusing on the financial services and healthcare sectors. Prior to this, she was in FTI Consulting’s Corporate Finance and Restructuring practice in London and KPMG in London.

Jia Hui has a Bachelor of Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and a Master of Science in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.
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John Thomson

Operating Partner

John has over 25 years of private equity investment experience. He started his career as a graduate trainee with Coats Viyella, a global textile manufacturer. In 1996, he joined 3i initially in the UK, and then moved to Singapore in 2000 where he was responsible for the group’s Southeast Asia private equity business. During this time, he has led both minority and control deals in a range of industries from across Asia, including China, India and Southeast Asia.

 

John holds a Bachelor of Science in Physiology and Sports Science from Glasgow University.

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John Thomson

Operating Partner

John has over 25 years of private equity investment experience. He started his career as a graduate trainee with Coats Viyella, a global textile manufacturer. In 1996, he joined 3i initially in the UK, and then moved to Singapore in 2000 where he was responsible for the group’s Southeast Asia private equity business. During this time, he has led both minority and control deals in a range of industries from across Asia, including China, India and Southeast Asia.

 

John holds a Bachelor of Science in Physiology and Sports Science from Glasgow University.

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Xuan Yong Soh

Managing Director

Xuan Yong has over 15 years of private equity and credit investment experience. Before joining Tower Capital Asia in 2018, he was Investment Director at ICG, where he led deals across Asia Pacific. Prior to this, he was with 3i and global hedge funds based in Hong Kong, New York and Singapore. Xuan Yong began his career at Merrill Lynch in investment banking.

 

Xuan Yong has a Bachelor of Arts (Distinction) from Cornell University with a triple major in Computer Science, Economics and Independent Major (College Scholar Program). He also holds CFA and FRM charters. Besides being on the boards of portfolio companies, he sits on the Professional Development committee of the Singapore Venture & Private Equity Association (SVCA).

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Xuan Yong Soh

Managing Director

Xuan Yong has over 15 years of private equity and credit investment experience. Before joining Tower Capital Asia in 2018, he was Investment Director at ICG, where he led deals across Asia Pacific. Prior to this, he was with 3i and global hedge funds based in Hong Kong, New York and Singapore. Xuan Yong began his career at Merrill Lynch in investment banking.

 

Xuan Yong has a Bachelor of Arts (Distinction) from Cornell University with a triple major in Computer Science, Economics and Independent Major (College Scholar Program). He also holds CFA and FRM charters. Besides being on the boards of portfolio companies, he sits on the Professional Development committee of the Singapore Venture & Private Equity Association (SVCA).

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Lenny Lim

Managing Director

Lenny joined Tower Capital Asia in 2022. He has over 20 years’ experience in private equity investing, mergers and acquisitions, and capital market activities. Prior to joining the firm, he was a Partner at Navis Capital Partners, and before this, Deputy Head of Investments at Heliconia Capital Management. Lenny was previously in investment banking at J.P. Morgan and Goldman Sachs, based in Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong and New York, and with GIC Special Investments in New York.

 

Lenny holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Cambridge.

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Lenny Lim

Managing Director

Lenny joined Tower Capital Asia in 2022. He has over 20 years’ experience in private equity investing, mergers and acquisitions, and capital market activities. Prior to joining the firm, he was a Partner at Navis Capital Partners, and before this, Deputy Head of Investments at Heliconia Capital Management. Lenny was previously in investment banking at J.P. Morgan and Goldman Sachs, based in Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong and New York, and with GIC Special Investments in New York.

 

Lenny holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Cambridge.

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Jonathan Ng

Managing Director, Value Creation
Jonathan joined Tower Capital Asia in 2021. He has over 12 years of strategy and operational experience in Southeast Asia with McKinsey, most recently serving as chief executive of McKinsey’s Digital Capability Centre. He has deep experience in leading and driving innovation and transformational change, having served a broad range of clients in the infrastructure, energy, industrial and public sectors. Prior to this, he had 9 years of public sector experience in various leadership roles across key government agencies.

Jonathan has a Master of Electrical Engineering from Imperial College London and a Master of Business Administration from MIT Sloan School of Management. He is also a Director on the board of Cap Vista Pte Ltd, the strategic investment arm of Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA), a statutory board under Singapore’s Ministry of Defence. Outside of work, Jonathan is an active national serviceman in the Singapore Armed Forces and a volunteer with SHINE Children and Youth Services.
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Jonathan Ng

Managing Director, Value Creation
Jonathan joined Tower Capital Asia in 2021. He has over 12 years of strategy and operational experience in Southeast Asia with McKinsey, most recently serving as chief executive of McKinsey’s Digital Capability Centre. He has deep experience in leading and driving innovation and transformational change, having served a broad range of clients in the infrastructure, energy, industrial and public sectors. Prior to this, he had 9 years of public sector experience in various leadership roles across key government agencies.

Jonathan has a Master of Electrical Engineering from Imperial College London and a Master of Business Administration from MIT Sloan School of Management. He is also a Director on the board of Cap Vista Pte Ltd, the strategic investment arm of Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA), a statutory board under Singapore’s Ministry of Defence. Outside of work, Jonathan is an active national serviceman in the Singapore Armed Forces and a volunteer with SHINE Children and Youth Services.
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Ling Ling Ng

Managing Director, Sustainability and Community

Ling Ling brings with her over 25 years of finance, social service, primary healthcare and community sector experience. Before joining Tower Capital Asia in 2022, she had worked in Singapore’s Ministry of Health Office of Healthcare Transformation for over four years, leading pilots with technological, clinical and financial adaptations to enhance the country’s primary care capabilities. Prior to that, Ling Ling spent nearly 16 years with Singapore’s National Council of Social Service, where she last held the position of Assistant CEO. She has also been a Member of Parliament of Singapore since July 2020.


Ling Ling has a Bachelor of Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University and a Master of Public Administration from Australia National University.

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Ling Ling Ng

Managing Director,
Sustainability and Community

Ling Ling brings with her over 25 years of finance, social service, primary healthcare and community sector experience. Before joining Tower Capital Asia in 2022, she had worked in Singapore’s Ministry of Health Office of Healthcare Transformation for over four years, leading pilots with technological, clinical and financial adaptations to enhance the country’s primary care capabilities. Prior to that, Ling Ling spent nearly 16 years with Singapore’s National Council of Social Service, where she last held the position of Assistant CEO. She has also been a Member of Parliament of Singapore since July 2020.


Ling Ling has a Bachelor of Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University and a Master of Public Administration from Australia National University.

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David Bob Yeo

Senior Vice President

Bob joined Tower Capital Asia in 2020. Prior to joining, Bob spent 5 years with Partners Group as a core member of the private equity team focused on Southeast Asia where he was involved in a number of education, healthcare and consumer related opportunities. Bob started his career with Value Partners Management Consulting, where he worked on projects in the telecommunications and education sectors.

 

Bob holds a Bachelor in Business Management from the Singapore Management University.

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David Bob Yeo

Senior Vice President

Bob joined Tower Capital Asia in 2020. Prior to joining, Bob spent 5 years with Partners Group as a core member of the private equity team focused on Southeast Asia where he was involved in a number of education, healthcare and consumer related opportunities. Bob started his career with Value Partners Management Consulting, where he worked on projects in the telecommunications and education sectors.

 

Bob holds a Bachelor in Business Management from the Singapore Management University.

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Seth Lim

Vice President

Seth joined Tower Capital Asia in 2020. He was previously an Investment Manager at ADM Capital, a private credit lender based in Hong Kong. Prior to this, Seth was a Research Analyst at Brightline Capital based in Greenwich, Connecticut. Seth started his career with Goldman Sachs in New York.

 

Seth received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the New York University, where he graduated magna cum laude.

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Seth Lim

Vice President

Seth joined Tower Capital Asia in 2020. He was previously an Investment Manager at ADM Capital, a private credit lender based in Hong Kong. Prior to this, Seth was a Research Analyst at Brightline Capital based in Greenwich, Connecticut. Seth started his career with Goldman Sachs in New York.

 

Seth received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the New York University, where he graduated magna cum laude.

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Elizabeth Lee

Vice President (Consultant), Investor Relations
Elizabeth has over 10 years of private equity and asset management experience. Prior to Tower Capital Asia, she was part of the Mergers & Acquisition team at Tencent, focusing on fund partnership. In addition to investor relations initiatives, she was responsible for evaluating and monitoring the funds’ portfolio companies, concentrating on consumer and technology related sectors. Elizabeth started her career with Goldman Sachs Asset Management division based in Hong Kong.

Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and Economics from the University of Toronto.
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Elizabeth Lee

Vice President (Consultant), Investor Relations
Elizabeth has over 10 years of private equity and asset management experience. Prior to Tower Capital Asia, she was part of the Mergers & Acquisition team at Tencent, focusing on fund partnership. In addition to investor relations initiatives, she was responsible for evaluating and monitoring the funds’ portfolio companies, concentrating on consumer and technology related sectors. Elizabeth started her career with Goldman Sachs Asset Management division based in Hong Kong.

Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and Economics from the University of Toronto.
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Ning Khang Lee

Vice President, Value Creation
Ning Khang joined Tower Capital Asia in 2024. He has over 10 years of strategy and operational experience in Southeast Asia, first with McKinsey, focusing on large scale transformation programmes for clients in the semiconductor, energy, and infrastructure sectors, then at Micron, where he was in the core leadership team of their Smart Manufacturing and AI organisation, responsible for implementing digital & AI/ML solutions.

Ning Khang has a Master of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Nottingham.
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Ning Khang Lee

Vice President, Value Creation
Ning Khang joined Tower Capital Asia in 2024. He has over 10 years of strategy and operational experience in Southeast Asia, first with McKinsey, focusing on large scale transformation programmes for clients in the semiconductor, energy, and infrastructure sectors, then at Micron, where he was in the core leadership team of their Smart Manufacturing and AI organisation, responsible for implementing digital & AI/ML solutions.

Ning Khang has a Master of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Nottingham.
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Annabel Tan

Vice President,
Branding and Communications

Annabel brings with her over 15 years of Public Relations and Marketing Communications experience, and a passion for Branding and Community Building. Before joining Tower Capital Asia in 2024, Annabel was the Creative and Community Director at Burpple, an F&B review platform. Prior to that, she worked in the Public Affairs and Lounge Experience teams of Singapore Airlines, Marketing Events and Retail at Chanel Singapore, and consulted for various SMEs both locally and abroad.


Annabel has a Bachelor of Arts (Communication Studies) from The University of Western Australia.

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Annabel Tan

Vice President,
Branding and Communications

Annabel brings with her over 15 years of Public Relations and Marketing Communications experience, and a passion for Branding and Community Building. Before joining Tower Capital Asia in 2024, Annabel was the Creative and Community Director at Burpple, an F&B review platform. Prior to that, she worked in the Public Affairs and Lounge Experience teams of Singapore Airlines, Marketing Events and Retail at Chanel Singapore, and consulted for various SMEs both locally and abroad.


Annabel has a Bachelor of Arts (Communication Studies) from The University of Western Australia.

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Yan Ping Tham

Associate

Yan Ping joined Tower Capital Asia in 2022. She was previously a portfolio manager at GIC, managing the overall portfolio’s asset rebalancing activities, and its global equity and commodity beta exposures.

 

Yan Ping holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Cambridge and a Master in Finance from The Bendheim Center for Finance at Princeton University.

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Yan Ping Tham

Associate

Yan Ping joined Tower Capital Asia in 2022. She was previously a portfolio manager at GIC, managing the overall portfolio’s asset rebalancing activities, and its global equity and commodity beta exposures. 

 

Yan Ping holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Cambridge and a Master in Finance from The Bendheim Center for Finance at Princeton University.

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Michelle Lim

Analyst

Michelle joined Tower Capital Asia in 2021 from SI Partners, where she was a manager responsible for technology-related M&A and consultancy projects across Asia Pacific. She began her career in corporate finance at KPMG Singapore covering the real estate, consumer industrials and healthcare sectors.

 

Michelle holds a Bachelor of Science in Business with Honours from the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University Bloomington.

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Michelle Lim

Analyst

Michelle joined Tower Capital Asia in 2021 from SI Partners, where she was a manager responsible for technology-related M&A and consultancy projects across Asia Pacific. She began her career in corporate finance at KPMG Singapore covering the real estate, consumer industrials and healthcare sectors.

 

Michelle holds a Bachelor of Science in Business with Honours from the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University Bloomington.

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Shi Yu Phua

Analyst, Sustainability and Community

Shi Yu joined Tower Capital Asia in 2024. He was previously an Investment and ESG Analyst at UOB Asset Management, responsible for fundamental research, ESG analysis, and ESG engagement with portfolio companies.

Shi Yu holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Earth Systems Science and Public Policy & Global Affairs with Honours (Highest Distinction) from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
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Shi Yu Phua

Analyst, Sustainability and Community
Shi Yu joined Tower Capital Asia in 2024. He was previously an Investment and ESG Analyst at UOB Asset Management, responsible for fundamental research, ESG analysis, and ESG engagement with portfolio companies.

Shi Yu holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Earth Systems Science and Public Policy & Global Affairs with Honours (Highest Distinction) from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
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Wening Teoh

Senior Manager, Compliance,
Finance and Operations

Wening joined Tower Capital Asia in 2018. She has over 10 years of experience in finance, operations and audit. Her previous role was with a regional venture capital firm headquartered in Singapore, where she was responsible for finance, operations and compliance matters. She started her career at Ernst & Young.

 

Wening has a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Finance from Monash University Australia. She is a member of CPA Australia.

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Wening Teoh

Senior Manager, Compliance,
Finance and Operations

Wening joined Tower Capital Asia in 2018. She has over 10 years of experience in finance, operations and audit. Her previous role was with a regional venture capital firm headquartered in Singapore, where she was responsible for finance, operations and compliance matters. She started her career at Ernst & Young.

 

Wening has a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Finance from Monash University Australia. She is a member of CPA Australia.

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Reginald Lim

Manager, Fund Administration

Reginald joined Tower Capital Asia in 2023. Prior to this, he was with Axiom Asia Private Capital, where he was an Assistant Vice President of Finance, primarily responsible for investment performance reporting and fund administration operations. Reginald began his career at KPMG.

Reginald holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences in Economics from the National University of Singapore and a Master of Science in Analytics from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, as well as a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
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Reginald Lim

Manager, Fund Administration

Reginald joined Tower Capital Asia in 2023. Prior to this, he was with Axiom Asia Private Capital, where he was an Assistant Vice President of Finance, primarily responsible for investment performance reporting and fund administration operations. Reginald began his career at KPMG.

Reginald holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences in Economics from the National University of Singapore and a Master of Science in Analytics from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants, as well as a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
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Danielle Mak

Assistant Manager, Finance and Operations

Danielle joined Tower Capital Asia in 2020. She began her career at Ernst & Young, and has over 10 years of experience in finance, operations and audit, most recently at a co-working space provider company, where she was responsible for management reporting and operations.

 

Danielle holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. She is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.

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Danielle Mak

Assistant Manager, Finance and Operations

Danielle joined Tower Capital Asia in 2020. She began her career at Ernst & Young, and has over 10 years of experience in finance, operations and audit, most recently at a co-working space provider company, where she was responsible for management reporting and operations.

 

Danielle holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. She is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.

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Eunice Lim

Senior Associate, Finance and Operations

Eunice Lim joined Tower Capital Asia in 2022. Prior to this, she was with PwC Singapore (Financial Services Assurance), where she was involved in providing assurance services to clients in the asset and wealth management industry. During her time with PwC, she had worked on audit engagements of fund managers and unit trusts.

 

Eunice holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (First Class Honours) from Nanyang Technological University.

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Eunice Lim

Senior Associate, Finance and Operations

Eunice Lim joined Tower Capital Asia in 2022. Prior to this, she was with PwC Singapore (Financial Services Assurance), where she was involved in providing assurance services to clients in the asset and wealth management industry. During her time with PwC, she had worked on audit engagements of fund managers and unit trusts.

 

Eunice holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (First Class Honours) from Nanyang Technological University.

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Paula Tay

Office Manager
Paula joined Tower Capital Asia in 2021 from the Clermont Group, a privately owned global investment firm, where she was an Executive Assistant for 11 years. At Clermont, she was responsible for ensuring the smooth running of office operations and providing C-Suite administrative support. Prior to entering the finance industry, Paula spent 10 years as a flight attendant, and was last a Senior Cabin Attendant with Japan Airlines.
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Paula Tay

Office Manager

Paula joined Tower Capital Asia in 2021 from the Clermont Group, a privately owned global investment firm, where she was an Executive Assistant for 11 years. At Clermont, she was responsible for ensuring the smooth running of office operations and providing C-Suite administrative support. Prior to entering the finance industry, Paula spent 10 years as a flight attendant, and was last a Senior Cabin Attendant with Japan Airlines.

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Ai Lian Fang

Non-Executive Director

Ai Lian has over 40 years of experience in finance and management. She is an Independent Director of Cromwell EREIT Management Pte Ltd and Singapore Post Limited, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Singapore Business Federation and Medishield Life Council, a board member of the SingHealth Fund Limited, and member of the SGX Listings Advisory Committee.

Ai Lian was previously advisor to Far East Organisation Group, a member of the Singapore University of Technology and Design’s Board of Trustees, and a director of Singapore Telecommunications Limited, Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited and Banyan Tree Holdings Limited. She also served as the Chairperson of Great Eastern Holdings Limited and its insurance subsidiaries until her retirement. Prior to that, she was with Ernst & Young LLP for 37 years where she was Managing Partner of the firm in 1996 and Chairman in 2005. In addition, she was a Justice of the Peace, awarded the Public Service Star (Bar) in 2021, and served as the Chairman of the Charity Council.

Ai Lian is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales as well as a Fellow of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA). In 2023, she was named ISCA Distinguished Lifetime Member.
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Ai Lian Fang

Non-Executive Director

Ai Lian has over 40 years of experience in finance and management. She is an Independent Director of Cromwell EREIT Management Pte Ltd and Singapore Post Limited, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Singapore Business Federation and Medishield Life Council, a board member of the SingHealth Fund Limited, and member of the SGX Listings Advisory Committee.

Ai Lian was previously advisor to Far East Organisation Group, a member of the Singapore University of Technology and Design’s Board of Trustees, and a director of Singapore Telecommunications Limited, Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited and Banyan Tree Holdings Limited. She also served as the Chairperson of Great Eastern Holdings Limited and its insurance subsidiaries until her retirement. Prior to that, she was with Ernst & Young LLP for 37 years where she was Managing Partner of the firm in 1996 and Chairman in 2005. In addition, she was a Justice of the Peace, awarded the Public Service Star (Bar) in 2021, and served as the Chairman of the Charity Council.

Ai Lian is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales as well as a Fellow of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA). In 2023, she was named ISCA Distinguished Lifetime Member.
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Karan Saraf

Non-Executive Director

Karan is a senior member at 65 Equity Partners, based in Singapore.

 

Karan has over 15 years of experience investing in private companies globally. He joined 65 Equity Partners from Canadian Pension Plan Investments Board, based in Hong Kong with sector focus in technology, services, consumer, financials, and healthcare. He started his career with Credit Suisse, Global Industrial and Services Group based in New York and had worked for KKR previously.

 

Karan holds a Bachelor of Science from Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University.

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Karan Saraf

Non-Executive Director

Karan is a senior member at 65 Equity Partners, based in Singapore.

 

Karan has over 15 years of experience investing in private companies globally. He joined 65 Equity Partners from Canadian Pension Plan Investments Board, based in Hong Kong with sector focus in technology, services, consumer, financials, and healthcare. He started his career with Credit Suisse, Global Industrial and Services Group based in New York and had worked for KKR previously.

 

Karan holds a Bachelor of Science from Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University.

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Jeh Wuan Tan

Non-Executive Director

Jeh Wuan has more than 30 years of investment banking experience with DBS Bank. His last position held was Managing Director and Head of Capital Markets Singapore, responsible for DBS Bank’s equity capital markets business in Singapore.

 

Jeh Wuan has served on various financial sector workgroups and committees in Singapore, including the ABS Corporate Finance Standing Committee, various working groups of the Institute of Banking & Finance (IBF), and the SGX Securities Advisory Committee. Jeh Wuan has a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research from the University of California, Berkeley. He was conferred as an IBF Fellow, Capital Markets in 2019.

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Jeh Wuan Tan

Non-Executive Director

Jeh Wuan has more than 30 years of investment banking experience with DBS Bank. His last position held was Managing Director and Head of Capital Markets Singapore, responsible for DBS Bank’s equity capital markets business in Singapore.

 

Jeh Wuan has served on various financial sector workgroups and committees in Singapore, including the ABS Corporate Finance Standing Committee, various working groups of the Institute of Banking & Finance (IBF), and the SGX Securities Advisory Committee. Jeh Wuan has a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research from the University of California, Berkeley. He was conferred as an IBF Fellow, Capital Markets in 2019.

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Alberto Bautista

Senior Advisor

Al has over 30 years of experience in healthcare, most recently as Chairman of LHi Technology, a developer and manufacturer of specialty medical cables and connectors. Prior to that, Al was Senior Partner (Healthcare) at 3i for 6 years, and was President of Baxter Healthcare Asia, a leading global medical supply and services company.

 

Al holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Philippines and a Master of Science degree in Management from MIT Sloan School of Management.

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Alberto Bautista

Senior Advisor

Al has over 30 years of experience in healthcare, most recently as Chairman of LHi Technology, a developer and manufacturer of specialty medical cables and connectors. Prior to that, Al was Senior Partner (Healthcare) at 3i for 6 years, and was President of Baxter Healthcare Asia, a leading global medical supply and services company.

 

Al holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Philippines and a Master of Science degree in Management from MIT Sloan School of Management.

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Aaron Boey

Senior Advisor

Aaron is a seasoned senior executive with extensive strategic and operational leadership experience globally and over 25 years of consumer experience.

 

He was Executive Vice President and President, Asia-Pacific for Levi Strauss & Co., managing all the company’s brands in the region. Prior to that, he held senior positions in large consumer MNCs such as Asia Pacific Breweries and Philips Electronics. He was most recently the CEO of Eu Yan Sang International Limited, a portfolio company of Tower Capital Asia.

 

Aaron is also active in the public sector. He was a member of the board of the Singapore Tourism Board, and served on the Singapore Economic Strategies Committee and the National Productivity and Continuing Education Council. Since 2017, he has been on the Advisory Board of the Singapore Management University Academy.

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Aaron Boey

Senior Advisor

Aaron is a seasoned senior executive with extensive strategic and operational leadership experience globally and over 25 years of consumer experience.

 

He was Executive Vice President and President, Asia-Pacific for Levi Strauss & Co., managing all the company’s brands in the region. Prior to that, he held senior positions in large consumer MNCs such as Asia Pacific Breweries and Philips Electronics. He was most recently the CEO of Eu Yan Sang International Limited, a portfolio company of Tower Capital Asia.

 

Aaron is also active in the public sector. He was a member of the board of the Singapore Tourism Board, and served on the Singapore Economic Strategies Committee and the National Productivity and Continuing Education Council. Since 2017, he has been on the Advisory Board of the Singapore Management University Academy.

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Anna Cheung

Senior Advisor
Anna has over 20 years of experience in the financial and private equity industries. She is an Independent Non‐Executive Director of the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited, Hong Kong Broadband Network, and serves on the Board of LGT Capital Partners Group Holding Ltd.

From 2015 to 2020, Anna was Chief Executive of Jardine Pacific Limited. Prior to that, she served as a Senior Advisor to FountainVest Partners, and was at 3i Group between 2001 to 2012, where she was a Partner from 2008. Before her role at 3i, she worked at other private equity and investment banking firms, including Intel Capital, J.H. Whitney, Bankers Trust Company, and Salomon Brothers in the areas of investments, corporate finance, capital markets, and mergers and acquisitions.

Anna holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley and a Master of Business Administration (Finance) from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
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Anna Cheung

Senior Advisor
Anna has over 20 years of experience in the financial and private equity industries. She is an Independent Non‐Executive Director of the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited, Hong Kong Broadband Network, and serves on the Board of LGT Capital Partners Group Holding Ltd.

From 2015 to 2020, Anna was Chief Executive of Jardine Pacific Limited. Prior to that, she served as a Senior Advisor to FountainVest Partners, and was at 3i Group between 2001 to 2012, where she was a Partner from 2008. Before her role at 3i, she worked at other private equity and investment banking firms, including Intel Capital, J.H. Whitney, Bankers Trust Company, and Salomon Brothers in the areas of investments, corporate finance, capital markets, and mergers and acquisitions.

Anna holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley and a Master of Business Administration (Finance) from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
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Ken Costa

Senior Advisor

Ken has over 40 years of experience in the financial sector. He served as Chairman of Lazard International from 2007 until 2011. Prior to Lazard, he was Chairman of UBS Investment Bank for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He also served as Vice Chairman of Investment Banking at UBS.

 

 

Ken holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Law and Philosophy from the University of Witwatersand and a Masters of Law from Cambridge University.

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Ken Costa

Senior Advisor

Ken has over 40 years of experience in the financial sector. He served as Chairman of Lazard International from 2007 until 2011. Prior to Lazard, he was Chairman of UBS Investment Bank for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He also served as Vice Chairman of Investment Banking at UBS.

 

Ken holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Law and Philosophy from the University of Witwatersand and a Masters of Law from Cambridge University.

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So-Young Kang

Senior Advisor

So-Young has over 20 years of experience across strategy, leadership, transformation and technology. She is currently the Founding Chairman of Awaken Group, a human-centered transformation design firm, and the Founder & CEO of Gnowbe, a microlearning creator tool for content designers to design more effective shared experiences which help people perform, engage and learn better.

 

With her background at McKinsey, Citigroup, and as an entrepreneur and executive coach, So-Young has been a strategic advisor to global leaders across the US, Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa. She has been a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum since 2014 and is a regular speaker and attendee of Davos. So-Young is the author of Inside Out, and speaks regularly on multiple platforms including WEF, Davos, TEDx, Drucker Forum, etc. She is on the boards of Young Professionals’ Group and founding member of SEA Founders.

 

So-Young holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honours from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard University.

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So-Young Kang

Senior Advisor

So-Young has over 20 years of experience across strategy, leadership, transformation and technology. She is currently the Founding Chairman of Awaken Group, a human-centered transformation design firm, and the Founder & CEO of Gnowbe, a microlearning creator tool for content designers to design more effective shared experiences which help people perform, engage and learn better.

 

With her background at McKinsey, Citigroup, and as an entrepreneur and executive coach, So-Young has been a strategic advisor to global leaders across the US, Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa. She has been a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum since 2014 and is a regular speaker and attendee of Davos. So-Young is the author of Inside Out, and speaks regularly on multiple platforms including WEF, Davos, TEDx, Drucker Forum, etc. She is on the boards of Young Professionals’ Group and founding member of SEA Founders.

 

So-Young holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honours from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard University.

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Ralph Kugler

Senior Advisor

Ralph has over 20 years of consumer experience with Unilever in a variety of roles, and was Executive Director on the main board. He has also held non-executive positions on the boards of Intercontinental Hotels Group and Mars, and was previously Chairman of Cognita Schools.

 

He is currently Chairman of Williams Lea Tag, a provider of marketing and communications services and Headbox, an online platform for business spaces. He is also an independent board Director at Keter Group.

 

Ralph holds a BA (1st Class Honours) in Economics from the University of Leeds and a MA in Industrial Relations from the University of Warwick.

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Ralph Kugler

Senior Advisor

Ralph has over 20 years of consumer experience with Unilever in a variety of roles, and was Executive Director on the main board. He has also held non-executive positions on the boards of Intercontinental Hotels Group and Mars, and was previously Chairman of Cognita Schools.

 

He is currently Chairman of Williams Lea Tag, a provider of marketing and communications services and Headbox, an online platform for business spaces. He is also an independent board Director at Keter Group.

 

Ralph holds a BA (1st Class Honours) in Economics from the University of Leeds and a MA in Industrial Relations from the University of Warwick.