Board of Directors
Mr. Chan Cheh Shin
Mr. Chan has more than 21 years of investing experience encompassing interest rate, foreign exchange, commodity and derivative-based roles. He began his career at Nomura Bank Singapore as a proprietary trader, focusing on interest rate and foreign exchange, latterly trading derivative in commodities and equity indices. Cheh Shin then moved to ABN Amro Asset Management Singapore as portfolio manager managing institutional mandates focusing on Asian rates, credits and FX. Mr. Chan subsequently joined DBS Asset Management Singapore to establish portfolio management strategy in global interest rate, corporate investment & high yield credit, emerging market bonds, credit derivative and FX for both retail and institutional funds. During his stay in DBS Asset Management, Mr. Chan built and managed Singapore largest global fixed income retail fund (SGD 1.2 billion). In 2005 he joined APS Komaba Asset Management as a Director. In 2008, he joined Asian Islamic Investment Management Sdn Bhd Malaysia as Chief Investment Officer in managing Shariah compliance products and mandates. In Osk asset management group, he held the post of Chief Investment Officer in their islamic arm and Acting CEO in their HK office.
Mr. Francis Chua
Mr. Chua helps build public and private companies in areas of biotechnology, real estate, e-commerce, healthcare, robotics/ artificial intelligence and aquaculture technologies. He is the founder of BAF Spectrum, a joint private-SPRING angel fund to seed start-up technology companies, and the co-founder of Business Angels Network in Southeast Asia. Mr. Chua spent over 20 years in the Singapore civil service, most notably in senior positions in the Ministry of Defense and Economic Development Board.
Dr. Zhang Hua Jun
Dr. Zhang has 20 years of experience in education and R&D and is the CTO and Founder of ChemoPower. Dr. Zhang got his PhD in Chemistry from the National University of Singapore, and holds two Master’s degrees. His research and work experience covers various fields including Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Materials, Mathematics, Software Programming, and Electricity. Dr. Zhang is an Adjunct Investigator and Innovation & Entrepreneurship Mentor of National University of Singapore (Suzhou) Research institute. His multi-disciplinary educational background enabled him to create the essence of the company’s core technologies. Dr. Zhang is also the Chairman of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Association in Singapore (IEASG), Advisor of Zhejiang University Alumni Association of Singapore, He also has extensive government and business relations throughout China and is appointed as the technology adviser and consultant of a number of local Chinese government offices.