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Chairman, Luis Arcangel is the chairman and current chief executive of Montgomery Fitch + Associates, a multinational conglomerate holding company with diversified interests in creative communications, digital media, events management, political risk and applied technology operating in nearly ten countries.
He is a published writer and sought after resource speaker on startup entrepreneurship and the millennial generation, with keynotes delivered to numerous industry conferences, business summits, Fortune 500 corporations and non-profit organizations worldwide. Luis also sits on the board of advisers of multiple tech, service and consultancy startups within the ASEAN region.
In addition, he was honored as a finalist for the Capital One Young Leader Of The Year at the 2016 Asia CEO Awards, which recognizes outstanding achievement among high-level business executives within the region.
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Member, Bolormaa Luvsandorj is the President of Women Entrepreneurs Council at Mongolian National Chamber of Commerce and Industry and a founding member of Women Corporate Directors’ chapter in Mongolia. Mrs. Bolormaa is the founder and CEO of Bodhi Financial Advisory Services LLC (B.F.A.S LLC). Established in 2009, BODHI provides financial advisory services including business strategy and development, corporate restructuring, and fundraising.
She has been in the financial industry over 20 years holding senior positions as a CEO Golomt Financial Group (GFG), an Executive Vice President / Chief Investment Officer for Golomt Bank, a chairperson of Golomt Securities LLC, and a director of Mandal Insurance LLC. Prior to joining GFG and Golomt Bank, Mrs. Bolormaa served as the First Deputy CEO of the Development Bank of Mongolia (DBM). Her banking experience includes nine years in Risk Management of Deutsche Bank (2000-2009), Tokyo / NY and Deputy Head of International Department of Ardyn Bank (1992-1996). She was a Director of the Mongolian Stock Exchange (May 2010-2011) and a Director of Development Bank of Mongolia (Nov 2010- April 2011).
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Member, Rene Ledesma holds a double degree in Applied Economics and Business Management from De La Salle University (1995) and a Masters Degree in Real Estate Development from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2001). He was the first Asian to deliver the valedictory speech at MIT Center for Real Estate. He is a sought after motivational speaker, 3-Time Best Male Emcee Awardee at the Aliw Awards, 3-time National Book Awards finalist and the best-selling author of 6 books.
He is a GoNegosyo Mentor and an Agora Awardee for Outstanding Achievement in Entrepreneurship for Small Scale Enterprises. He is the host of One News/Bloomberg TV Philippines' show Bright Ideas - a show featuring start up businesses - and one of the hosts of CNN Philippines Philippine Realty TV. He serves as the Honorary Consul of Monaco in the Philippines, is the Co-Founder Mercato Centrale - the largest night food market and food business incubator in the Philippines, Enterph - a consultancy firm that enables foreign investors in setting up and growing their businesses in the Philippines; and EasyFranchise.com - a digital platform that connects franchisors with franchisees/franchise investors .
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Member, Cheryl Chong commenced her career as an Assurance Associate with PricewaterhouseCoopers. She subsequently joined the Real Estate Investments industry, specializing in acquisitions and divestments. Her corporate experiences include Wheelock Properties Singapore as well as the property management arm of the OCBC Group. In her day job, Cheryl heads the private investor division of equity and debt crowdfunding platform, FundedHere.
Cheryl is co-founder of The Social Co., the team that initiated the 50 For 50 project in September 2014 where they brought together more than 80 young people under the age of 35, and 70 corporations to raise awareness of and funds for lesser-known causes such as mental health, suicide prevention and charities that serve those with physical and mental disabilities. Over 2 phases of the 50 For 50 movement, 38 sustainable projects were created and a total of S$4.5 million was raised for 58 local charities. The last campaign that The Social Co. championed was Pledge it Forward, an initiative that supported 51 charities that contribute significantly to building a more inclusive and resilient community in Singapore.
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Member, Hajime Uchida was born in Hong Kong in 1966 and moved to Brazil in 1970 and lived in Sao Paulo till 1979. After graduated from the Faculty of Law of CHUO University in Tokyo, Japan, Uchida san joined Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation ("SMBC") of today.
From 2001, he moved to SMBC in Brazil, Banco Sumitomo Mitsui Brasileiro S.A and was appointed in Japanese Corporate Department to support many Japanese companies in Brazilian market. Moved back to Japan in 2012 and from the end of 2013, he was appointed as the Head of Representative Office in Ulaanbaatar as the first Japanese Bank in Mongolia. The main mission was to develop secure banking transactions to natural resource projects, social infrastructure projects, and environment projects to battle against the global warming issues. From October, 2017, Uchida-san took the role of Chief Representative of Trade and Development Bank of Mongolia based in Tokyo Office, Japan.
He successfully closed the first Carbon Credit Intermediate transaction for Japanese banks. The transaction was recognized worldwide and was nominated one of the best 5 sustainable banking transactions at FT Sustainable Banking Awards of 2007 and received "Runner-Up" Prize as the first Japanese Bank.
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Founder & CEO, Enkhzul Orgodol is a strategic growth advisor, specialized in entrepreneurship, innovation and Asian emerging markets. She is also the founder and chief executive officer of the Doing Business in Asia Alliance (DBiAA), an international business association with strategic partners from Mongolia, the Philippines, Nepal, Cambodia, and Hong Kong, so far. The alliance also represents MNCs like Dezan Shira & Associates, Montgomery Fitch + Associates and Warwick & Roger in Central Asia. As a researcher and practitioner of social entrepreneurship and innovation, Enkhzul contributes to and collaborates with the tri-sector - the public, private and social or developmental sector through her works.
She earned her master's degree in public policy from the prestigious Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, the National University of Singapore, under the Asian Development Bank scholarship which is awarded to exceptional young professionals from the region.
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DBiAA Country Robin Garcia is a political scientist and the founder and chief executive officer of Warwick & Roger, a leading political affairs advisory firm specializing in emerging markets. He has extensive experience in providing political analysis across different industries including academia, government, media and business. As a corporate public affairs professional, he was head of legislative research for Stratbase, a partner of BowerGroupAsia in the Philippines. Previously, he was senior associate for an investment transaction consulting firm as well as policy consultant for several government and political institutions.
Representative for Philippines
Robin holds a Ph.D. degree in International Politics specializing in political economic change of Asian economies from the School of International Relations and Public Affairs (SIRPA) of Fudan University in Shanghai, China where he was awarded the Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence.
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DBiAA Country Eliza Fan is a seasoned Human Resources Business Partner with proven track records in business/store start-up, mergers and acquisitions. Beginning as a training specialist in industries spanning from airlines to education, hospitality and retail with MNCs, she then takes the lead in full spectrum of Human Resources functions across Greater China, MENA, North America and Europe.
Representative for Greater China (Hong Kong, Macau) + Taiwan
Recently, Eliza has taken a focus on supporting SME in developing businesses with her strong network while adding values to building business sustainability with a Corporate Social Responsibility edge.
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DBiAA Country Prashanta Pradhan is a Business Strategist and Economic Policy Advisor currently based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. He has advised governments at the highest level in South and Southeast Asia helping them develop strategies and policies on trade, investment, public private partnerships and skill development.
Representative for Cambodia and Nepal
He started his career with Standard Chartered Bank and later went on to work in advisory teams of PricewaterhouseCoopers and Frost & Sullivan. Prashanta has delivered consulting projects for United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, United Nations Development Programme, International Labour Organisation and GIZ, among others.
Originally from Nepal, Prashanta holds a Master’s in Public Policy from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore in addition to an MBA.
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Senior Associate, Ariungoo is a lawyer, holding a master's degree in law from Nagoya University, Japan and a bachelor’s degree in law from the National University of Mongolia. While working as a head of Business Development Division in Ochir Undraa LLC, she successfully led a project to introduce import substitution products and services. Later, while working for international law firms as a lawyer, she has provided consulting services to foreign and domestic investors on various corporate legal issues.
She has published her research articles relating to law issues on professional books and magazines several times. Moreover, she has vast experience working with international organizations such as the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, Swiss Development Agency and UNDP.
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Senior Associate, Tumen-Ulzii is a business consultant who runs a one-stop business solutions firm - Suntec City - for foreign investors and international business people, entering to and expanding in Mongolia. Through his firm, he has consulted, guided and assisted mostly Japanese businesses, operating in diverse fields such as bitcoin mining, leather manufacturing, imported car sales and artificial intelligence.
Prior to establishing his own firm, Tumen-Ulzii was in charge of his family businesses which included gold mining, property rental and sales and heavy machinery rentals. He is very well connected with the private and public sector leaders in the country through his over ten years of work experiences across multiple sectors like the mining, oil and gas, real estate and automotive.
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Associate, Tuvshinjargal manages the company’s fiscal activities, including budgeting, reporting and auditing, and oversees the preparation of all financial reporting while supporting daily operations and activities.
She holds bachelor’s degree in business administration from the National University of Mongolia, majored in finance; and also, studied in Asia University, Taiwan with 100% scholarship. She has accumulated notable experiences working as an economist in real estate sector, and a project analyst and researcher on agricultural projects. She is also an active supporter of entrepreneurship and acted as a project lead at Educated Enterprise LLC, a Mongolian based social enterprise, during a UNDP powered project on youth entrepreneurship.