Our Team

With management's differentiating and outstanding business-builder mentality as evidenced by their stellar operating track record, we are the partner of choice for potential business combination targets

Management Team

A Proven Local Team of Founders, Operators and Investors

Winato Kartono

Winato Kartono

Executive Chairman of the Board

20+ Years of Experience

Professional Experience
  • Founder of Provident Capital and Provident Growth
  • Co-founder of JD.id
  • Founder of Tower Bersama
  • Founder of Merdeka Copper Gold
  • Former Head of Indonesia Investment Banking at Citigroup
Board Representation
  • Commissioner of Gojek
  • Commissioner of Tower Bersama
Education
  • BCommerce, Trisakti University
Winato Kartono
Michael Aw

Michael Aw

CEO & CFO

20+ Years of Experience

Professional Experience
  • Founder of Provident Growth
  • Former Asia Head of TMT at UBS Investment Banking
Board Representation
  • Director of Pomelo
  • Director of Horangi
  • Board observer of Traveloka
Education
  • M.Phil in Management Studies, University of Cambridge
  • B.A. in Accounting and Finance, University of Manchester
Michael Aw
Andre Hoffmann

Andre Hoffmann

President

40+ Years of Experience

Professional Experience
  • CEO and Executive Vice Chairman of L'Occitane Group
  • Invested in L'Occitane in 1995
  • Spearheaded and built L'Occitane's Asia business and started its online partnership in China
  • Part of senior team who led L'Occitane's successful acquisition of Elemis
  • Active serial investor in technology sector
Board Representation
  • Director of Pomelo
  • Advisory Board of Square Yards
Education
  • B.A. in Economics, University of California at Berkeley
Andre Hoffmann

Board of Directors

Seasoned and highly respected independent Board of Directors

Kenneth W Hitchner

Kenneth W Hitchner

Independent Director

Professional Experience
  • Former Chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs in Asia Pacific Ex-Japan and a member of Goldman Sachs' Global Management Committee
  • Former global head of the healthcare banking group and global co-head of the TMT group of Goldman Sachs
  • Selected transactions include the IPO of Xiaomi Corporation, Pinduoduo Inc., China Tower Corporation Limited, Meituan Dianping and Tencent Music Entertainment Group
Board Representation
  • Director of Shanghai-based Wuxi Biologics
  • Senior advisor to Wuxi AppTec
  • Board representation in CStone Pharmaceuticals
Education
  • M.B.A from Columbia Business School
  • B.A. degree from The University of Colorado
Kenneth W Hitchner
Charles Mark Broadley

Charles Mark Broadley

Independent Director

Professional Experience
  • Former investment banker at UBS, HSBC and Rothschilds
  • Former board member and CFO of the Hong Kong and Shanghai Hotels Group (Peninsula)
  • Founder and CEO of Voyager Partners, hotel focused private equity fund
  • Former board director of Fairmont Raffles Hotels Group
  • Former interim CEO and member of the audit committee of Future Mobility Solutions
Board Representation
  • Independent non-executive director, member of the remuneration committee, chairman of the audit committee and chairman of the sustainability committee of L'Occitane Group
Education
  • M.A. in Law, Cambridge University
Charles Mark Broadley
John Mackay McCulloch Williamson

John Mackay McCulloch Williamson

Independent Director

Professional Experience
  • Former chairman and managing partner of Generations Limited
  • Former CEO at SAIL Advisors
  • Former Senior MD of Search Investment Group
  • Former MD and Head of Infrastructure and Operational Risk at Morgan Stanley Asia
  • Former MD of NatWest Investment Services
  • Former Independent non-executive director of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX)
Board Representation
  • Non-executive Chairman of the UK Tote Group
  • Non-executive Director of the London Metals Exchange
  • Independent non-executive Director of Pacific Basin Shipping Limited
Education
  • B.A. degree from Heriot-Watt University
John Mackay McCulloch Williamson

Advisory Board

A wealth of technology sector and private equity expertise

Sidney Huang

Sidney Huang

Member of Advisory Board

Professional Experience
  • Senior advisor and former CFO of JD.com; Took JD.com public in 2014
  • Former Co-President, CFO and COO of VanceInfo Technology
  • Former investment banker at Citigroup in New York (NY)
  • Former audit manager at KPMG and CPA in the state of NY
Board Representation
  • Kuaishou Technology (HKEX listed)
  • Yatsen Holding (NYSE listed)
Education
  • Currently Academic Visitor at St Antony's College of Oxford University
  • M.B.A from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Bernard M. Baruch College
Sidney Huang
Roy Kuan

Roy Kuan

Member of Advisory Board

Professional Experience
  • Former Managing Partner at CVC Capital Partners
  • Co-founding member of CVC's Asian business
  • Served as a member of CVC's board of directors and its Asia investment and portfolio committees
  • Former investment director at Citigroup's Asia PE division
Board Representation
  • Director of Point Avenue Holdings
  • Director of Computime Group Limited
Education
  • M.B.A degree from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • B.A. Degree from Georgetown University
Roy Kuan

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