Asia focused tech & finance operative. I like to connect, innovate and iterate.  

Work History

Work History


Jul 2015 - Present

Uber for Business market development for Singapore & SE Asia. Scale and Grow.

SEA CAPITAL, Vice President 

Sep 2014 - Jul 2015

Asset & Equity finance.  I focused on business development of strategic Chinese capital sources. Regulated by MAS.

Cryptex Card, Co-Founder

Manila, SHanghai, Hong Kong 
Oct 2013 - 2014

Fintech Startup. Launched a Bitcoin Debit Card in association with China Union Pay. Built up a team of 6 managing the product, back-end systems, and developed strategic partnerships with Banks, Card issuers and Bitcoin exchanges. After launch, China's Central bank decided Bitcoin was evil and we mutually agreed with China Union Pay to end the collaboration amicably.

NSG, Co-Founder

Beijing/ Singapore
Feb 2013 - Oct 2014

Startup luxury nutrition brand and IOS app focused on Chinese consumers. Built up partnerships with Chinese websites and brands in order to best position the product.  Learned a lot on how to develop a new product offering, navigate government regulations, and rapdily scale a team.

Venture Partner

Poly Financial Leasing   SINGAPORE
Oct 2012 - 2014

The primary role was to finance and establish an offshore focused leasing and investment division focused on automotives and other equipment. Project size in excess of $400m+ USD. Helped to establish a team of 5 local employees focused on Joint-Ventures with foreign partners.

Partner, Co-Founder

Emerging Asia Capital   Beijing
Jun 2009 - Jan 2013

Founding member of a China focused investment advisory based in Beijing. Advised foreign VC backed enterprise technology companies, clean tech investments, and natural resources investments.

Developed market entry strategies to create optimal partnerships opportunities and roll out strategies.

Frequently quoted by Financial Times and Reuters on the setup of JV companies.



Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Hamilton College
2005 - 2009

Major: Chinese Languages and Literature  Minor: Government Relations

Chinese Language 

Associated Colleges of China
Sep 2007 - Jun 2008

1 Year Study Abroad Program in Beijing, China 

Chinese Language

Peking University
2006 - 2007

Intensive Summer Chinese Language Program