Team

Hugo Minderhoud

Hugo Minderhoud

Chairman

Has 25 years experience in finance and banking in emerging markets including Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Russia, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. Hugo has an excellent reputation and many entrepreneurs turn to him for advice on raising capital. He led ABN AMRO Bank in Uzbekistan for 10 years and developed strong working relationships with the finance and banking authorities in the country.

Linus Koh

Linus Koh

Partner

Linus Koh has created businesses throughout his 30-year career, building a culture of execution through high performance teams. Since 2008 he has served as Chairman of Nutmeg Capital, a family office with venture capital and private equity interests in finance, technology and healthcare, and has advised and participated on the boards of several portfolio entities. He was a founder and Chief Executive Officer (2015-2018) of the Singapore Diamond Investment Exchange, the first global electronic commodities exchange for physically settled diamonds.

Geoffrey Ng

Geoffrey Ng

Partner

Geoffrey Ng brings an accomplished and award-winning career spanning more than 23 years in the field of investment management. He is a Director with Fortress Capital Asset Management (M) Sdn Bhd, having joined in February 2014 in the capacity of Adviser, Strategic Investments. He continues to be part of the core senior team in building the firm’s investment reach into strategic public equity and private equity investments across the Asia-Pacific region.

Fiezullah Saidov

Fiezullah Saidov

Partner

Fiezullah Saidov has over 20 years’ experience in Finance and Banking. He was Managing Director of an independent asset manager in Central Asia, managing the $200mln PE portion of a $400mln fund. Funds were almost entirely raised in Western Europe and in Japan through public offering. Fiezullah is currently in independent consulting role with IFC on transformation of state-owned banks and serving as an advisory director at PwC.

Komiljon Urinbaev

Komiljon Urinbaev

Partner

Komiljon Urinbaev has 20 years’ experience in management and finance. He served as CFO at ABN AMRO Bank and COO/CFO at Royal Bank of Scotland in Uzbekistan, worked as CFO at Agromir Group, one of the largest company groups in the country. He is currently independent consultant to IFC on transformation of state-owned banks under the privatization program. Komiljon brings his extensive experience in transformation and organizational change management, as well as developing and implementing financial systems to drive business decisions.

Robert W. van Zwieten

Robert W. van Zwieten

Advisory Board

Mr. van Zwieten is Managing Director Asia-Pacific at Convergence, the global network for blended finance. Robert combines 22 years of private sector experience in global financial markets with 10+ years of mobilizing institutional private sector capital into development and innovating development finance. He was the President and CEO of EMPEA, the global industry association for private capital in emerging markets, and worked at ADB as the Director leading the Private Sector Capital Markets Division, covering 42 developing member countries during the Global Economic Crisis.

Peter Clateman

Peter Clateman

Advisory Board

Peter Clateman has 25 years of legal experience in investing and investment funds, including 20 years experience as general counsel. Peter is currently Executive Vice President for Business Development and General Counsel of Curaleaf Holdings, Inc., where he has played a leadership role in building Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. into the world’s largest cannabis company through a series of acquisitions and its listing on the Canadian Securities Exchange. He is also a managing partner in Measure 8 Ventures, a US-focused multi-strategy investment fund.