OUR TEAM

Our team has a long shared history, having known each other and worked together for many years.  Team members have complementary skill sets and experience, with a strong blend of operational and investment expertise. Deep roots and networks across the region.

 

CHAN KIAT

Managing Director, Singapore

Kiat is responsible for day-to-day operations of the firm. Prior to co-founding Archipelago, Kiat served as Executive VP of Investments at Singapore Post Limited (SingPost). Before SingPost, Kiat was a key member of the Corporate Finance Practice in South East Asia at McKinsey & Company. Kiat started his career as an engineer at Shell, after completing his undergraduate studies on a Shell Merit Scholarship. Kiat holds a B.Eng. (First Class) from National University of Singapore and a M.B.A from INSEAD.

LIM ENG KHIM

Managing Director, Indonesia

Eng Khim is responsible for the firm’s Indonesia coverage. Prior to joining Archipelago, Eng Khim was the CEO of PT Berlina Tbk (Berlina) and concurrently the Group COO of PT Dwi Satrya Utama. Before this, Eng Khim was the COO for two separate banks in Indonesia, Bank BII-Maybank and Bank Lippo. Eng Khim started his career at Jones Lang Wootton, before joining the Corporate Finance Practice of McKinsey & Company in South East Asia. Eng Khim holds a B.Business in Property and a B.Business in Economics and Finance (Honours) from University of South Australia, and a MSc. in Investments, Securities and Investment Banking from Reading University.

TRACY YUAN

Analyst

Tracy completed an internship at Archipelago before formally joining as an analyst. She is primarily responsible for market research, transaction support and corporate performance analysis. Tracy holds an MSc. in Finance from Imperial College London, as well as a BSc. (Hons) in Economics & Finance from University of Southampton.

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JOVASKY PANG

Chief Executive Officer

Jovasky oversees the operations of Archipelago and is responsible for firm-wide strategic planning. Prior to co-founding Archipelago, Jovasky worked with Fullerton Financial Holdings (FFH), an investment arm of Temasek Holdings. Upon joining Temasek in 2004, he was seconded to Bank Danamon to lead their SME & Commercial Business. Later appointments at FFH include Global Head of SME & Commercial Banking and CEO of BOC Fullerton Community Bank. Jovasky started his career at McKinsey & Company and was a founding member of its Financial Institution Practice in South East Asia. Jovasky holds a B.A. (Honours) and M.A. in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University.

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CHAN KIAT

Managing Director, Singapore

Kiat is responsible for day-to-day operations of the firm. Prior to co-founding Archipelago, Kiat served as Executive VP of Investments at Singapore Post Limited (SingPost). Before SingPost, Kiat was a key member of the Corporate Finance Practice in South East Asia at McKinsey & Company. Kiat started his career as an engineer at Shell, after completing his undergraduate studies on a Shell Merit Scholarship. Kiat holds a B.Eng. (First Class) from National University of Singapore and a M.B.A from INSEAD.

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LIM ENG KHIM

Managing Director, Indonesia

Eng Khim is responsible for the firm’s Indonesia coverage. Prior to joining Archipelago, Eng Khim was the CEO of PT Berlina Tbk (Berlina) and concurrently the Group COO of PT Dwi Satrya Utama. Before this, Eng Khim was the COO for two separate banks in Indonesia, Bank BII-Maybank and Bank Lippo. Eng Khim started his career at Jones Lang Wootton, before joining the Corporate Finance Practice of McKinsey & Company in South East Asia. Eng Khim holds a B.Business in Property and a B.Business in Economics and Finance (Honours) from University of South Australia, and a MSc. in Investments, Securities and Investment Banking from Reading University.

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DOMINIC HENG

Investment Director

Dominic Heng is an Investment Director responsible for portfolio management, research, due diligence and value creation. Prior to joining Archipelago, Dominic was Head, Strategic Investments and Integration at Singapore Post responsible for strategic partnerships, acquisitions, divestments and post-merger integration. Before Singapore Post, he worked in Delfi Limited and Singapore Telecommunications in Corporate Finance and M&A roles. Dominic started his career as a Senior Engineer at Systems on Silicon Manufacturing Company. Dominic has a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours) from Nanyang Technological University and an MBA from Judge Business School, University of Cambridge.

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SEOW XIULING

Finance Director

Xiu Ling is responsible for daily financial operations as well as tax compliance of the firm. She brings with her more than 20 years of experience in finance related functions in various industries. Xiu Ling started her career at Ernst & Young as an external auditor before joining Frasers Centrepoint. She had also spent 6 years at Fullerton Financial Holdings in finance and corporate planning roles. She was also Vice President, Financial Control & Planning at Senoko Energy. Prior to joining Archipelago, she managed the finances of 2 fast growing global tech companies as Finance Director. Xiu Ling holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) degree from Nanyang Technological University. She is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and is also a CFA®️ Charterholder. 

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SUELI LEW

Operating Partner

Sueli is an operating partner for Archipelago focusing on the fund's consumer sector investments. Previously, Sueli has led many large scale corporate transformations and turnaround in sectors as diverse as consumer goods, retail and oil & gas. She has previously held senior marketing & operational roles with Avon Cosmetics and Tesco. Sueli started her career as a Chartered Accountant in London before joining McKinsey & Company in South East Asia. She holds a Bsc (Econs) Accounting & Finance from the London School of Economics and an Executive MBA from Harvard Business School.

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SHELLEY ZHANG, CFA

Senior Associate

Shelley is mainly responsible for investment evaluation and post investment management. Prior to joining Archipelago, Shelley worked at Fubon Bank China, overseeing daily operations and credit risk management for Fubon Bank Beijing Branch. She also worked for Fullerton Financial Holdings for more than 7 years, where she gained in-depth knowledge and rich experience in the field of micro finance. Shelley is a Chartered Financial Analyst® charterholder and holds an FRM designation. She earned an MBA degree from Tsinghua University. 

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EVELYN CHUA FONG

Associate

Evelyn is mainly responsible for investment evaluation and portfolio management. Prior to joining Archipelago, Evelyn worked in investment banking for 7 years and most recently worked as a senior deal manager leading numerous sell-side transactions for BDO Capital and Investment Corporation. Prior to that, she was a  Senior Associate for B. Riley Financial Services in Los Angeles, focusing primarily on forensic accounting and financial restructuring advisory. She began her career at Deutsche Bank Philippines. Evelyn holds a double degree in Bachelor of Legal Management and Bachelor of Applied Economics from De La Salle University and an MBA from Tsinghua University.

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CHNG YI LONG

Associate

Yi Long is responsible for firm finance, accounting, operations and administration functions. Prior to joining Archipelago, Yi Long worked at Citco Fund Services for 6 years where he serviced many private equity and venture capital clients in Asia. Yi Long holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) from Nanyang Technological University and is a Chartered Accountant of Singapore.

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ADELINE LOH

Associate

Adeline is mainly responsible for investment evaluation and post investment management. Prior to joining Archipelago, Adeline worked at Fairprice Group for 3 years within the Investment Management Group Team. Within the newly set up team, Adeline and her team managed to complete the first portfolio managed acquisition and she was responsible for setting up the processes required for portfolio management. Prior to that, she worked at Zana Capital for 3 years, a private equity firm, where she focused on making growth investments in various industries such as consumer products, technology, F&B, retail and travel related. Adeline is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder and holds a Masters in Applied Finance from Singapore Management University and a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Business from University of London. 

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GABRIEL LO

Senior Analyst

Gab is responsible for market research, transaction support, and corporate performance analysis. Prior to joining Archipelago, Gab worked in investment banking for 3 years and most recently worked as a junior investment banker handling sell-side transactions for GIV Capital Holdings Corporation. Prior to that, he was an associate for Ernst & Young Philippines, focusing primarily on financial risk advisory. Gab holds a B.S. in Mathematics with specialization in Business Applications from De La Salle University.

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MOON JEEHEE

ESG Officer

Jeehee is responsible for integrating the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) considerations into the firm and its portfolio companies. Prior to joining Archipelago, Jeehee worked as a Research Manager at Asia Research & Engagement where she worked with companies, investors, financiers, and regulators to support their sustainability strategies and objectives with a focus on power, banking, and real estate sectors. Jeehee holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) from the University of Hong Kong.

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JESSICA LOW

Office Manager 

Jessica provides executive support to the partners and is overall responsible for the administration of the office. Before joining Archipelago, Jessica has years of experience in client management, and business development with Resorts World Sentosa. She was also an Assistant Manager of Sales and Services with HSBC Singapore. Jessica holds a Diploma in Business Informatics from Nanyang Polytechnic Singapore.