WHAT WE DO...
We are a non-profit networking community in a variety of services including
WHO WE ARE...
Our members come from across the corporate and financial industry, representing family offices, investment firms, successful entrepreneurs, funds, financial institutions, and corporations. We connect a wealth of experience in investment management and technology, as well as an extensive network of C-suite and senior executives in the relevant sectors.
Anyone with an interest in private investment deals, new technologies, innovation and networking is welcome to register as a member. Membership is free of charge and grants access to our business and social activities.
Premium membership grants access to exclusive by-invitation only events. It is free of charge, but only accessible to proven investors with substantial capital to deploy. Premium membership can be applied for here and is subject to approval by the Committee.
Our Committee Members support us with their extensive industry expertise and access to cross-border private investment markets, as well as their deep networks of experienced professionals to facilitate and exchange business opportunities.
Lynn Raebsamen, CFA, Swiss Vanquest, Hong Kong. Committee Chair.
With a long-standing experience in leading investment banks and financial institutions including Credit Suisse, UBS and Bloomberg across Europe and Asia, Lynn's expertise ranges from derivatives structuring, financial technology management, to private equity and venture capital.
Michael Baer, CEO MBaer Merchant Bank, Zurich.
A descendant from one of the oldest Swiss banking dynasties, the Julius Baer family, Mike brings long-standing experience in global banking and is now running his own bank. Having been head of trading, private banking, IT and private investment businesses in developed and emerging markets among many others, Mike is chairing the board of numerous reputable businesses, and is also our valuable link to Europe.
David C. Parker, CEO of ENM Holdings, Hong Kong.
David has extensive senior managerial experience in both listed and unlisted companies, covering global industries including financial services, property development, hotels ownership & operation, as well as oil transportation, logistics and storage. He is currently the Executive Director & CEO of ENM Holdings, a listed Hong Kong company of which Chinachem Group is the largest shareholder. David is also the Chairman of its Investment Committee.
Horace Ma, CPA, FCCA, CIA, CCSA. CFO of S. Culture Holdings, Hong Kong.
Horace is a seasoned accountant with extensive experience in corporate finance and governance, risk management and internal control. He has held various director roles in listed and non-listed companies, currently acting as the CFO of S. Culture Holdings and as an independent non-executive director of Ming Fai International Holdings.
Renaud Chambolle, Chief Representative of BCGE, Hong Kong.
As the Chief Representative of the Swiss Bank of Geneva (BCGE), Renaud comes with a deep global background of originating and executing private equity direct investments, leveraged finance, M&A operations and debt financing.
Chris Contino, Managing Partner of VC Growth Partners, Hong Kong & Singapore.
Chris is working with the Founder of VC Growth Partners to drive strategy, evaluate investments in consumer brands, tech, and advisory sectors along with managing a network of advisors, CEOs, board directors and investors for the VCGP family, a private investment group that invests from its own balance sheet and has a portfolio of companies in FMCG, tech, and business services sitting at the intersection of brick & mortar and digital worlds.