Board of Directors

The Board is committed to upholding standards in corporate governance, and business behavior. They are
responsible in developing company strategies, and its objectives.

Tarun Kanji

Tarun Kanji

Chairman

Tarun has nearly 25 years corporate and consulting experience spanning the US, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. His experience includes over 10 years with international accounting firms in New Zealand and Europe, and a number of senior executive roles over 10 years with Fosters Group. Tarun is a Fellow of The NZ Institute of Chartered Accountants, Certified Practicing Accountant of Australia, NZ Institute of Directors, Australian Institute of Directors and NZ Asian Leaders.

Eric Chan

Eric Chan

Non-Executive Director

Eric is the co-founder and managing director of Aura Group. Aura is an independent advisory and investment firm with offices in Australia and Singapore. Prior to Aura, Eric worked at Clayton Utz, a top-tier law firm in Australia. At Clayton Utz, Eric focused on the area of private equity and debt finance and had been involved in transactions in excess of AUD$1 billion. He is a solicitor admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of NSW and the High Court of Australia.

Avi Naidu

Avi Naidu

Non-Executive Director

Avi is a Co-Founder and Managing Director of the Taronga Group of companies. Taronga is an Australian based investment house specialising in technology and real estate related investment for institutional and high net worth clients globally. Prior to Taronga, Avi founded and was Managing Director of Aura Funds Management. Prior to these roles, Avi was an investment banker with a leading independent corporate advisory firm and before that a solicitor in the Mergers & Acquisitions team at King & Wood Mallesons. Avi has significant experience advising public company boards, management and government, and is admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW and the High Court of Australia.

Francis Simisim

Francis Simisim

Executive Director

Francis is the co-founder of Social Light Inc. Social Light Inc. is a technology-based solutions company that helps businesses become sustainable through value-added innovations. He also co-founded WhenInManila.com, one of the top media websites in the Philippines. He also founded Blogapalooza, a business to influencer marketing firm. He is also a partner at Original Pitch Venture Capital that invests in early stage companies.

Jesus Atencio

Jesus Atencio

Non-Executive Director

Jesus is the President and CEO of 8990 Housing Development Corp., and DECA Wakeboard Park. He holds directorship positions in eight other real estate subsidiaries of 8990 Housing Development Corporation. He has more than 20 years of experience managing and heading companies engaged in mass housing subdivision development.

Phillip Joe

Phillip Joe

Executive Director

Phillip has over 27 years of experience in consulting, venture investments and investment management and has operational experience in Australasia, Asia and the US. He has a passion for entrepreneurship and in the funding, establishment and management of start-ups with disruptive products and services or niche markets. He is a co-founder of Tomizone.