Leadership

THE ADMINISTRATOR

Christina Wee is our Chief Administrator. She manages all of our communication channels and takes care of event registrations. If you are communicating with GBN, then chances are that Chris is on the other end of the line.

THE GBN ADVISORY COUNCIL

Boyd Au is the former Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Enzer Corporation Ltd. He was responsible for managing the growth of the Group and providing strategic directions for the Group. He currently heads 7 Notes Capital.

Boyd holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Hull, a Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management from the Singapore Institute of Management and a Diploma in Industrial Management from the Institute of Industrial Management (UK). He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. Prior to starting the Group’s business in 1984, Boyd started his career as a Technician in National Semiconductor in 1972 and was subsequently promoted to Training Manager, specialising in management and quality programs. He left National Semiconductor in 1982 to join Multi-Corporation as its Management Development Manager.

Chandra Widjaja has over 18 years of professional experience in business consulting, investment, mergers & acquisitions and business development. He has been involved in a wide-range of businesses throughout the different stages of their development, from the conceptualisation stage through to fund raising and expansion. He is currently a director of an electrical cable distribution company with regional presence.

Gan Choon Beng is a practicing lawyer and is the Senior Director at Infinitus Law Corporation and head of its Corporate, Commercial and Technology Department. He graduated from the University of Singapore (now known as the National University of Singapore) in 1977 with an LLB (Hons.) and was admitted to the Singapore Bar in 1978.

He has extensive expertise in the field of corporate law including joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate restructuring. He advises extensively start-up and spin-off companies including those from ETPL, NUS and NTU in corporate structuring, structuring and negotiating investments from angel investors, corporate investors, venture capitalists, SPRING and other Singapore government related entitles. A substantial part of his practice includes technology licensing, commercial law, franchising, computer law and advising on internet and e-commerce transactions, and management corporations. He is a member of the Law Society of Singapore and the Singapore Academy of Law, and is a Notary Public and a Commissioner for Oaths. He is also a member of the Licensing Executives Society (Singapore), the Singapore chapter of the Licensing Executives Society International (LESI), and an associate member of the Franchise & Licensing Association (Singapore).

Jacob Tay started Info-Tools Pte Ltd in 1992. He was the first to develop real estate database management software and subsequently started Singapore’s first and largest multiple listings services. He is also the co-founder of www.iProperty.com.sg, Asia’s Largest Property Portal network listed in ASX. Jacob is currently an investor in properties, commodities, currencies & online marketing platforms.

Raymond Choudhury is the CEO of Antioch Singapore Trading, which is an international trading house dealing in the export of commodities such as food, agriculture products, minerals etc. He travels extensively and has been involved in the international trading for over 20 years and has particular experience in trading in emerging markets.

Seow Kiat Wang is a partner in a private investment company which he co-founded in 2005. Prior to this, he has more than 20 years of operational experience in the electronics related manufacturing industry. Kiat Wang received his first class honors degree in Mechanical Engineering from the National University of Singapore in 1984 and his Masters degree in Engineering from the same university in 1988.

Victor Leong has worked as a corporate lawyer and an investment banker. He has extensive experience in the areas of business advisory, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and capital market issues. He has worked with various governments and corporations in Asia for many years. He has assisted many high growth companies in raising capital, advised corporations on mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, corporate and debt restructurings. He is currently heading Xtreme Lubricants Lab.

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