Main Sponsor

  • Non-executive Chairman of GEM ASSET MANAGEMENT
  • Chairman of Yangzijiang Shipbuilding (Holdings) Limited
  • Prominent leadership with more than 40 years experience in shipping building and marine sector
  • Ranked Top 100 in Forbes Chinese Fortune List
  • Ranked Top 10 in Forbes Chinese Philanthropist List
  • Awarded Top Chinese Entrepreneur by Ernest & Young Global Entrepreneur Grand Prize
  • Diploma in Economy and Certified Economist in China


CEO & Head of Maritime Fund

  • More than 20 years of maritime related experience, including leasing, financing and fleet management
  • Former Head of Partner Relations – Far East at Klaveness Asia, Vice President of Leasing and Shipping at Lloyd’s Register, General Manager (Shipping Finance) at Haitong UT Leasing, Head of Asset Management at CSSC Leasing
  • Master of Science in Investment Management from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Master of Logistics Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Fudan University


Non-Executive Director

  • Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Yangzijiang Financial Holding Ltd from 24 April 2024 to date.
  • Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operation Officer of Yangzijiang Financial Holding Ltd from 31 March 2022 to 23 April 2024.
  • Formerly the Chief Financial Officer of Yangzijiang Shipbuilding (Holdings) Ltd. from November 2007 to 30 March 2022.
  • Previously the Finance Controller of Global Container Freight Pte Ltd, in-charge of overall financial function of its subsidiaries in Singapore, China, Taiwan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam.
  • CPA member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore since 2004
  • Awarded the Chartered Financial Analyst by the CFA Institute in 2007 and was admitted as a FCCA in 2009


Managing Director, Head of Direct Investments

  • Over 20 years of professional experience in direct investing, investment banking and corporate development
  • Previously, Alvin was Managing Partner, Head of Strategic Growth Programme and Coordinating Head for China at EDBI Pte Ltd
  • Member of EDBI’s Investment and Divestment Committees
  • Part of EDBI’s senior management team, attending all corporate matters and policies
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours) in Economics, National University of Singapore



Head of Execution, Equity

  • Over 9 years of experience in valuations, transactions and corporate advisory in both public and private equities across the Greater China and ASEAN region.
  • Formerly a Vice President in ICH Capital and worked on various corporate finance deals, including the spin-off listing of Yangzijiang Financial Holding Ltd on SGX-ST Mainboard
  • Served as the Director of Research in SooChow CSSD Capital Markets as well as the Senior Investment Analyst in Phillip Securities Research, covering various sectors including Consumer, Healthcare and Singapore REITs sectors of the Indonesia and Singapore equity markets
  • Previously a Manager in ICH Gemini, primarily involved in conducting due diligence and analytical work on investment opportunities
  • Registered Chartered Valuer & Appraiser with IVAS
  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Economics from Nanyang Technological University



Head of Fund Investments and Ship Finance

  • Over 10 years of fund investments and co-investments in Asia
  • Former Vice President of Private Equity Funds and Co-investments at GIC Private Limited
  • Invested in a diverse range of sectors, including healthcare, advanced manufacturing, consumer,TMT,FinTech and business services
  • Possess Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • Master of Information and Computer engineering, Bachelor in Engineering, University of Cambridge



Head of Commercial Shipping

  • Close to 15 years of commercial shipping experience at various locations, including physical and paper freight trading in tanker, gas carrier and dry bulk market
  • Head of CLEANBU Chartering – Far East & Oceania at Klaveness Combination Carriers
  • Global Head of Shipping at ZenRock Commodities Trading
  • Chartering Manager in BW Group
  • Master of Science in International Transport and Logistics from World Maritime University (IMO, UN)