Chairman and Executive Director
Mr. Bob Diamond is the Chairman and Executive Director of AGBA Group Holding Limited (AGBA).
Mr. Diamond is also the Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer of Atlas Merchant Capital and has been since its inception in 2013. Until 2012, Mr. Diamond was Chief Executive of Barclays, having previously held the position of President of Barclays and was responsible for Barclays Capital and Barclays Global Investors (“BGI”). He became an executive director of Barclays in 2005 and was a member of the Barclays Executive Committee.
Prior to Barclays, Mr. Diamond held senior executive positions at Credit Suisse First Boston and Morgan Stanley in the United States, Europe and Asia. Mr. Diamond worked at Credit Suisse First Boston from 1992 to 1996, where his roles included Vice Chairman and Head of Global Fixed Income and Foreign Exchange in New York, as well as Chairman, President and CEO of Credit Suisse First Boston Pacific. Mr. Diamond worked at Morgan Stanley from 1979 to 1992, including as the Head of European and Asian Fixed Income Trading.
Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Wing Fai NG is the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of AGBA Group Holding Limited (AGBA).
Mr. Ng earned his reputation in restructuring and transforming financial institutions in Asia in investment banking and private equity. He was the Managing Partner and Founding Partner of Primus Pacific Partners; an Asian private equity fund focused on financial services. At Primus Pacific Partners, he oversees substantial investments in New China Life Insurance Co., Ltd., the fourth largest life insurance company in China, EON Bank, the seventh largest bank in Malaysia, and many significant proprietary investments worldwide with a value of over USD2 billion.
Mr. Ng joined Fubon Financial Holding Co., Ltd. (“Fubon Financial”), the largest financial service conglomerate in Taiwan, in 2000 as the Group Managing Director reported to the board and the founding Tsai Family. He was in charge of Fubon Financial’s overall strategy, capital markets, merger, and acquisition activities. In addition, he initiated a group-wide reorganization, driving the consumer banking business, customer relationship management system, and financing programs.
Among his many regional transactions, Mr. Ng represented and advised the Tsai family and Fubon Financial in its USD850 million strategic alliance with Citigroup in 2000. He also orchestrated the International Bank of Asia acquisition in Hong Kong in 2004. In addition, he led the winning bids to acquire Taipei Bank in Taiwan for USD2.3 billion the following year. Before his position at Fubon Financial, Mr Ng served as the Managing Director and Head of the Asia-Pacific Financial Institutions Group at Salomon Smith Barney (now known as Citigroup).
Mr. Ng received his undergraduate degree from the University of Cambridge where was a Jardine Scholar, and had an MBA from Harvard.
Mr. Felix Yun Pun WONG currently acts as the Chief Financial Officer of Inception Growth Acquisition Limited, a publicly listed special purpose acquisition corporation (NASDAQ: IGTA). He has acted in this capacity since April 9, 2021. He has years of executive experience with multiple leadership positions and a track record in helping private companies enter the public market. He has been the principal of Ascent Partners Advisory Service Limited, a finance advisory firm, since March 2020. From November 2017 to December 2020, Mr. Wong held the position of Chief Financial Officer at Tottenham Acquisition I Limited, a publicly listed special purpose acquisition corporation, which merged with Clene Nanomedicine Inc. (NASDAQ: CLNN) in December 2020. From August 2015 to September 2017, he served as Chief Financial Officer at Raytron Technologies Limited, a leading Chinese national high- tech enterprise. His main responsibilities in these rules have included overseeing the financial functions of the firms, assisting in establishing corporate ventures for investment, and working on deal origination of new businesses in the corporate groups. Prior to these efforts, he was Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of Tsing Capital from January 2012 to July 2015, where he managed four funds with a total investment amount of US$600 million and focused on environmental and clean technology investments. Mr. Wong also served as senior director and chief financial officer of Spring Capital, a US$250 million fund, from October 2008 until June 2011. Additionally, Mr. Wong was the chief financial officer of Natixis Private Equity Asia from November 2006 till October 2008 and an associate director of JAFCO Asia from March 2002 to October 2006. Mr. Wong was a finance manager for Icon Medialab from July 2000 to December 2001, a senior finance manager of Nielsen from August 1998 to July 2000, Planning-Free Shopper from April 1992 to August 1998, and an auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers from August 1989 until March 2000. Mr. Wong earned his Masters of Business degree in 2003 from Curtin University in Australia and a Professional Diploma in Company Secretaryship and Administration from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 1989.
Mr. Brian CHAN has over 23 years of experience handling litigations for civil claims, intellectual property rights protection and enforcement. Since September 2007 to present, Mr. Chan has been a Senior Partner at Chan, Tang & Kwok Solicitors, a member of the International Trademark Attorneys Association. From September 1995 to August 2007 he was an Associate at Baker & McKenzie, Associate at Stephenson Harwood & Lo, Partner at Stevenson, Wong & Co., Solicitors and Consultant at Benny Kong & Peter Tang. Additionally, Mr. Chan has acted as a Counsel to various Hong Kong and cross-border mergers and acquisitions and commercial matters since August 1999. Mr. Chan is also a frequent speaker on legal issues for intellectual property rights for the Hong Kong Productivity council. Mr. Chan graduated with a Bachelor of Laws Degree and passed the Solicitors’ Finals of the Law Society of England and Wales in 1993.
Mr. Thomas NG has 30 years of broad experience engaging in the fields of Education, Media, Retailing Marketing and Finance. He is a pioneer of IT in education and he was the author of “Digital English Lab,” one of the first series of digital books in Hong Kong. Since September 2018, he has been the Chief Executive Officer of e-chat, an IPFS block chain social media focused company. From March 2017 to April 2018, Mr. Ng was the Chief Financial Officer of Duofu Holdings Group Co. Limited. In February 2016, Mr. Ng founded Shang Finance Limited and was the Chief Executive Officer until February 2017. From March 2015 to November 2015, Mr. Ng was the Chief Financial Officer of World Unionpay Group Shares Limited. In August 2003, Mr. Ng established Fuji (Hong Kong) Co. Ltd. and was the Chief Executive Officer until December 2014. Mr. Ng obtained a Certificate of Education majoring in English from the University of Hong Kong in 2000.
Group Chief Operating Officer
Ms. Almond WONG is the Group Chief Operating Officer of AGBA Group Holding Limited (AGBA).
Ms. Wong is also the Acting Chief Executive Officer of OnePlatform. OnePlatform is one of the key pillars of AGBA, a comprehensive Finbiz-as-a-Service (FaaS) platform that expands the opportunity to financial advisors, brokers, agents, and financial institutions.
Ms. Wong has a wealth of experience in both people and operations management. In addition, she brings unparalleled expertise across business transformation, organizational development, corporate cultural building, talent engagement and development, and internal communication.
Ms .Wong is driving OnePlatform to become a unique, omnichannel one-stop financial business service platform in the Greater Bay Area. In addition, she works closely with the management team to optimize operational efficiency across the Group.
Before joining AGBA, Ms. Wong worked for a number of renowned multinational corporations, including AXA, SunLife Financial, Hutchison Ports, CSL, and Wyeth.
Ms. Wong earned her Master of Business Administration from the University of Leicester and she completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School.
Group Chief Strategy Officer
Mr. Jeroen NIEUWKOOP is the Group Chief Strategy Officer of AGBA Group Holding Limited (AGBA).
Mr. Nieuwkoop has more than 20 years of experience in finance and corporate development. He brings extensive experience in private equity, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate finance across the financial services industry in Asia. As part of the AGBA management team, he spearheads strategic corporate development initiatives, manages FinTech investments, and oversees several corporate departments. He also represents AGBA on the boards of Tandem Money, a British challenger bank; Zai, a global payments company based in Ireland.
Previously, Mr. Nieuwkoop also served on the board of Nutmeg, the largest digital wealth manager in the UK.
Prior to joining AGBA, Mr. Nieuwkoop was the Managing Director at Primus Pacific Partners, a private equity firm based in Hong Kong. Before that, he was the Director, Corporate Development at Fubon Financial Holding Co., Ltd., based in Taiwan. Mr. Nieuwkoop started his career as an investment banker in the Financial Institutions Group at Salomon Smith Barney (now known as Citigroup) in New York.
Mr. Nieuwkoop earned his Master of Science (MSc) in Business Administration and Management, General from Erasmus University Rotterdam.
Group Chief Information Officer
Mr. Arthur Kwok Leung WONG is the Group Chief Informational Officer of AGBA Group Holding Limited (AGBA).
Mr. Wong has extensive exposure in banking and financial institutions covering Hong Kong and Asia Pacific regions. Mr. Wong headed up information technology department in various banks including China Construction Bank, Chong Hing Bank, Hong Kong Interbank Clearing Ltd, Fubon Bank and Sun Hung Kai Financial.
Mr. Wong holds an MBA degree from the University of Warwick.
Acting Group Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Desmond Pei Huang SHU is the Acting Group Chief Financial Officer of AGBA Group Holding Limited (AGBA).
Mr. Shu plays a key role in providing strategic management of investment and finance actions. Mr. Shu was the vice president of Primus Holdings (H.K.) Ltd, an Asia investment holding company with a focus on the financial services industry. Prior to that, Mr. Shu was the corporate development manager of DRB-HICOM Berhad, one of the largest diverse conglomerates in Malaysia with business across banking, insurance, automobile, and services. Mr. Shu has over 20 years of experience in the investment banking and financial services industry. Mr. Shu has gained all-round experience through working with MIMB Investment Bank, SIBB Investment Bank, and KPMG Corporate Services.
AGBA Group Holdings is committed to upholding the highest standards of business ethics and conducts business in accordance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations. Our corporate governance policies are designed to protect the interests of our shareholders and promote responsible business practices and corporate citizenship.
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