Robert is a Partner with Naxos UK and prior to joining Naxos, he was a Managing Director in charge of the London office of Allianz Capital Partners GmbH and instrumental in the development of its private equity, mezzanine and infrastructure activities. Prior to this, Robert was part of the founding team of Nikko Principal Investments Limited and was part of the original Nomura Principal Finance Group. Robert has an MBA from the London Business School, more than 15 years of private equity experience and has board level responsibility with several companies internationally.
Ms Wong Yee Fun was appointed as the Deputy Chief Financial Officer of Genting Berhad on 2 January 2018 prior to her appointment as the Chief Financial Officer of Genting Berhad on 1st January 2019. Prior to join Genting Berhad, she was the Chief Financial Officer of Maybank Islamic Berhad since 1 May 2016 and is responsible for formulating the finance strategies partnering with, and in support of Maybank Islamic Berhad’s business. She possesses a good breadth and depth of finance experience given her 20 years of experience with the Maybank Group. She has held various senior role covering finance, corporate finance, capital management, group corporate treasury, strategic planning, investor relations, mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances and initiatives, and finance related projects which span across multiple lines of business within the Maybank Group. Additionally, she has had extensive hands-on experience in management and leading strategic initiatives.
She graduated with an Honours degree in Bachelor of Accounting from the University of Malaya. She is a member of CPA Australia, a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and a member of The Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA). She also obtained a Certificate in Islamic Banking & Finance Law awarded by the International Islamic University Malaysia.
Karl brings leadership and diverse experience across the chemicals, renewable energy and related process industries, most recently serving as president and Chief Technology Officer of Elevance. He has been instrumental in unifying the technical and business development activities across the company.
Previously he was president and CEO of Accutest Laboratories; president, COO and CEO of InEnTec; and held several positions at AkzoNobel, including vice president and global SBU manager, general manager and global business manager in organometallic specialties, polymer chemicals and agriculture applications. During his 25-year career, Karl has also held executive leadership, management and R&D positions at Crompton, Witco, Amoco, Albemarle and Ethyl.
Karl earned both his B.S. and Ph.D. in chemistry at the University of Virginia.