Andrew KwanChairman of the Board
Andrew Kwan is the Group Managing Director of Commonwealth Capital Group of companies, which has investments across the food vertical including barramundi fish farming, cold chain logistics, central kitchen, butchery, bakery and ice cream production. Apart from its fully integrated food production & logistic platform, the Commonwealth Capital group also has investments in several brands such as PastaMania, Swissbake, Udders ice cream, The Soup Spoon, Baker & Cook and NYC Bagel Factory.
Andrew’s companies have won numerous accolades over the years including the Business Times Enterprise50, Fastest Growing50 and consecutive “Franchisor of the Year” titles for two separate businesses in different industries from the Franchise and Licensing Association.
He holds a BBA from Schulich School of Business, York University, Canada.
Andrew is happily married with 4 children, a member of the Council of Elders at church, is a non-resident fellow of Eusoff Hall, National University of Singapore and serve on the board of Spring Singapore, Restaurant Association of Singapore, Steward Company of Singapore Ltd & Focus on the Family.
Hans Den BiemanCo-founder / Board Member
Hans co-founded Barramundi Asia. He is an industry veteran with distinguished credentials of operating and expanding companies in the aquaculture industry. Hans has an extensive network within the global aquaculture industry and has headed various seafood multinationals. He was the CEO of Heiploeg, CEO of Marine Harvest, COO of Nutreco and served as board member of multiple listed aquaculture companies in Chile, Netherlands and the USA. Hans is a graduate of the Wageningen University.
David GohBoard Member
Mr David Goh Kay Yong is the Chief Investment Officer and Chief Strategist of the Tecity Group, and a Non-Independent and Non-Executive Director of The Straits Trading Company Ltd, one of the oldest listed companies in Singapore. Mr Goh also serves as Director of Pastamatrix International Pte Ltd, Stewardship Equity Pte Ltd and NPE Print Communications Pte Ltd. Mr Goh holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree in Economics from York University, Canada; a Master of Science in Management (System Dynamics, Finance and Strategy) from Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Management, and is a CFA Charter Holder.
Matthew RidgewellBoard Member
Matthew Ridgwell has been based in Singapore since the beginning of 2011. He has nearly thirty years of business and investing experience in a wide variety of sectors. He grew up in Malaysia and the majority of his working experience has been in Asia, the first nine years of which were with the Swire Group. He has a BA from Oxford University and an MBA (with honours) from IMD, Switzerland.