Chief Executive Officer, Executive Chairman, Executive Director / Invion
Mr Chew has over 25 years' experience in investing, finance and transforming business operations. He is Managing Partner at Polar Ventures, a private investment and consulting firm that provides capital, strategic and operating solutions, focusing on small to mid-sized enterprises in Asia. Mr Chew was previously an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs (Hong Kong and New York) responsible for the firm's proprietary investments including growth capital, private equity and special situations in both private and public companies. Prior to this, he was a Consultant Project Manager to Morgan Stanley, New York. Mr Chew also held a number of positions in KPMG across Asia Pacific including Director at KPMG Consulting (Singapore and Sydney) where he led several large scale operational restructuring, post-merger integration, transformation, and business performance improvement programs. As a Senior Manager at KPMG (Taipei and Melbourne), he led several business process re-engineering initiatives, and also performed financial and information technology audit, risk and assurance engagements across multiple industries. Mr Chew holds an MBA from the Wharton School (Palmer Scholar), MA from the Lauder Institute, University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor of Information Systems from Monash University. Mr Chew is an Adjunct Professor at HKUST's MBA program and previously qualified as a chartered accountant.