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

  • CEO and Member of the Investment Committee of Yangzijiang Financial Holding Ltd
  • Founder and CEO of ICH Capital group, A leading corporate finance boutique in Asia
  • Fund Manager of ICH Gemini Asia Growth Fund, Gemini Fund I and II
  • More than 20 years experience in Financial Advisory and 10 years in private equity investments
  • Worked with DBS, JP Morgan and UBS prior to founding ICH group
  • Awarded Top 10 Financial Person in China in 2007
  • Named as one of the Top Overseas Chinese Financier in 2008
  • Graduated as a top student with a Bachelor of Finance, Nanyang Technological University, First Class Honours (Gold Medal)
  • Obtained CFA in 1997


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)