Mr Lim Ho Kee
Mr Lim's distinguished corporate experience includes executive positions and directorships in notable companies such as UBS AG, SingTel, Keppel Tatlee Bank Limited, K1 Ventures Ltd, and Singapore Post Limited. He was an independent director of SingTel between April 1992 and September 2000, and chaired the Finance and Investment Committee during that period.
Mr Lim had a career spanning 15 years with UBS A.G. Switzerland from 1984 to 1999. He was the Chief Executive Officer of UBS East Asia from 1991 to 1993, the Executive Vice President of the UBS Group from 1993 to 1996, and the Chairman of UBS East Asia from 1997 to 1999. In 1991, he had the distinction of being the first non-Swiss member of the Enlarged Group Executive Board of UBS.
Before his appointment at UBS A.G. Switzerland, Mr Lim was General Manager of Treasury at Overseas Union Bank from 1982 to 1983 and was Deputy Managing Director (Operations) of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (on secondment from Overseas Union Bank) from 1981 to 1982.
Prior to joining Overseas Union Bank, Mr Lim had a career spanning seven years with JP Morgan from 1975 to 1981. He held positions as Managing Director of Morgan Guaranty Pacific as well as Head of Treasury of JP Morgan Singapore.
Mr Lu Yoh Chie
Mr Lu Yoh Chie, the founder of Biosensors International Group Ltd, was its Chairman and CEO from 2001 to 2008. He retained his leadership position as Chairman of the Group since January 2008.
Mr Lu has more than 30 years' experience in the medical industry. As Chairman, Mr Lu's experience, leadership and track record has proven to be critical. While serving as CEO, he was responsible for its business strategies, direction and general management of its business.
Prior to founding Biosensors, Mr Lu established Asia-based operations for the Medical Division of Gould Inc. (Gould), specialised in surgical and critical care catheters and instruments. He held various senior positions with Gould before advancing to the position of President of the Asia-Pacific division. In 1986, Mr Lu participated in a management-led leveraged buyout of the division from Gould. A year later, the newly spun-off Spectramed Inc was listed on the Nasdaq, until it was sold to British Oxygen Corporation (British Oxygen) in 1988. Mr Lu then served as President-Asia Pacific with British Oxygen until 1990.
In 1990, Mr Lu also founded Sun Instruments-Japan, Suncscope International in California and Biosensors International in Singapore, all of which are now subsidiaries of Biosensors International Group Ltd.
Prof Low Teck Seng
Prof Low Teck Seng is currently the Chief Executive Officer at the National Research Foundation (NRF), a department within the Prime Minister’s Office, responsible for developing strategies, policies and plans for research, innovation and enterprise in Singapore.
Prof Low’s previous position was the Managing Director of the Agency for Science, Technology & Research. Prof Low is presently a tenured professorship at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and holds an appointment as Senior Advisor to President, NTU.
Prof Low was Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at the National University of Singapore from 1998 to 2000. In 2001, Prof Low served as Chairman of the Task Force looking into the establishment of a fifth polytechnic in Singapore which led him to be the founding Principal of Republic Polytechnic in 2002.
Prof Low was awarded the National Science and Technology Medal in 2004, the highest honour bestowed on an individual who has made distinguished, sustained and exceptional contributions, and played a strategic role in the development of Singapore through the promotion and management of R&D. In 2007 he was awarded the Public Administration Medal (Gold) by the President of Singapore for his outstanding contributions to the development of technical education and the management of science and technology for the nation.
Mr Lee Hsien Yang
Mr Lee Hsien Yang is currently Chairman of the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, and Chairman of the Islamic Bank of Asia Private Limited (a DBS Bank subsidiary). He served as a non-executive Director and Chairman of Fraser and Neave Limited, an Asia Pacific consumer group with core expertise and leading marketing positions in the Food & Beverage, Properties, and Publishing & Printing industries from September 2007 to 26 February 2013. Mr Lee was appointed Special Advisor, General Atlantic and Chairman of General Atlantic Singapore Fund Pte Ltd. with effect from March 2013.
Prior to joining Fraser and Neave, Limited, Mr Lee was the Group Chief Executive Officer of Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SingTel) from May 1995 to May 2007. Mr Lee had served in various command and staff positions in the Singapore Armed Forces reaching the rank of Brigadier-General before joining SingTel.
Mr Lee is also a Board Member and Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Singapore Exchange Limited; and a Board Member of the Australian and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. He also sits on the Governing Board of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.
Victor is currently Principal at Majuven. Prior to joining Majuven, Victor was Managing Partner at TSR Partners, an investment and consulting company specialising in established small-and-medium enterprises in Southeast Asia.
In the earlier part of his career, Victor was a serial entrepreneur before becoming a corporate finance professional, specializing in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and investor relations for companies in Greater China and Southeast Asia. He subsequently started and managed the Growth Enterprise Fund, a private equity vehicle that invested in high-potential small-and-medium enterprises on behalf of the Singapore government.
Victor has a degree in Economics and an Executive MBA from Singapore Management University.
For 7 years at the Nanyang Technopreneurship Center, Khairu developed Ideasinc, a technology startup accelerator program, to gain recognition as a national platform developing young entrepreneurs with a strong emphasis on technology. Within that period, Khairu has worked with more than 60 Singapore-based startups facilitating company growth, seed-funding and further-round fundraising.
Khairu was also a Program Director of the Kauffman Foundation FastTrac Program in Asia and is currently a facilitator of the US program. The Kauffman Foundation is dedicated in the advancement of entrepreneurship.
Ayu began her career at Morgan Stanley as a capital markets analyst focusing on equity transactions in South East Asia before transitioning to the corporate finance team, where she advised Indonesian clients on both capital market transactions and mergers and acquisitions. Ayu then worked at a Singapore-based startup focusing on consumer lifestyle products prior to joining Majuven.
Ayu holds a Master of Commerce from the University of Sydney and a B.A. in International Political Economy from Boston University.
Chia Tek Yew
Tek Yew was a Partner at Ernst & Young GCC, Vice President/head of Hewlett Packard's Asia Pacific Consulting & Integration, Managing Partner of PwC Consulting East Asia Financial Services, and Managing Partner of PwC Consulting in Singapore as well as the CEO of the PwC Venture Accelerator, a practice dedicated to incubating technology start-ups.