Thomas has more than 25 years of greenfield and new business development in Asia Pacific region. A technopreneur who has licensed leading edge technology from nanocoating solutions to heat barrier filler to electromagnetic interference coating. A mechanical engineer from Singapore Polytechnic with a Masters in International Business from University of Wollongong, Australia.. Thomas has been a Regional General Manager setting up operation in India, China, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam for a local SME. He was also the Asia Pacific Director for US MNC in hs previous carerr. In the last 5 years he has done business consultation and licensing of technology in conjunction with Singapore Research Institutions. Thomas has focus on emerging new technologies like nanocoating, aerogel, heat barrier materials and EMI shielding solutions. Now turning his expertise to run an event management organizations with focus on convergence of technology integration and adoption. In ACE Corporation, Thomas is the business director to lead the company in event organizing, innovative technology related products and services.
George has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (International Marketing) from the University of Leicester, UK, graduate Diploma on Management Studies from University of Hull, UK and Technical Diploma in Production & Mechanical Engineering from the Singapore Polytechnic.
George has wide experience of having working in the public and private sector to understand the important working relationship of Public- Private Partnership and helping the SMEs and business community.
In the Military, he has worked to support major overseas tasks & assignment and National events. In the private sector, he was the General Manager of a local company for a good 10 years and later started his business in 2007 in the lifestyle sector. He served in the Association of Electronics Industries in Singapore (AEIS) as the Executive Director to lead the Association into the region and global market to champion Singapore companies going global.
In ACE Corporation, George is the Operation Director to lead the company into key technology lifestyle products and important event management of electronics, technology & innovation related industry.