As Executive Director, Charles is responsible for all facets of the Group’s activities in Asia. Leveraging his extensive VC / PE investment and management consultancy experience, Charles has been instrumental in establishing Aura Group in Asia and driving its fund management and wealth management initiatives.
Charles is also co-founder & managing partner of TNB Aura Fund. TNB Aura is Aura’s exclusive South East Asia VC investment vehicle having made ~9 investments over the past 12 months.
Prior to joining Aura, Charles founded Capital Associates, principal investments early-stage and growth equity firm, as well as worked as a management consultant with Booz & Company with a key focus on corporate strategy and M&A. Charles also served as Entrepreneur in Residence at Groupon in Shanghai.
Charles possesses extensive venture capital and private equity experience across the South East Asia region with a particular focus towards technology. Charles graduated from Harvard Business School as a George F. Baker Scholar and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of New South Wales (first-class honours, and university medalist).