Deputy Secretary General
Rico has over 15 years experience in emerging markets across properties, supply chain management, E-commerce, Techfin, private equity & public listed corporate management. Rico has significant experience in business development for institutional distribution channels for cross-selling emerging market equity and debt products across markets in Asia, Middle East & Europe with unparalleled coverage network with venture capitals, UHNW family offices & sovereign wealth funds.
Rico is currently the Founder & CEO of Sanctum Pte. Ltd. – a leading Multi-Family Office that serves UHNW families across Asia & Middle East primarily on emerging technology portfolios and digital assets transformation.
Rico is the Founder & COO of the Fido Protocol - The enterprise ready Blockchain solution that is undisruptable, secured and scalable.
Rico is the Founder and MP for Sanctum Venture Partner - The Ecosystem Funds to incubate unicorns with the technologies that will contribute towards the development of Digital Economy & Smart Cities.
Rico has been interviewed by media globally including CNBC, ABC News, China News & etc. He is frequently invited as Chairperson, Keynote speaker and Host at conferences including Australia National Education Conference, ISANA Annual Conference, Malaysia-China Entrepreneur Conference, China-ASEAN E-Commerce Summit, Asia Blockshow, Malta AI & Blockchain Summit. Rico also appeared on Live Broadcast for
Prior to his entrepreneurship, Rico was the Charter President of New Century Lions Club of Kuala Lumpur City Centre at the aged 21 after awarded as the Top Leo Club President for District 308B1 at the aged of 19. He was elected as the National President for the Australia International Student Peak Body NLC in 2005 for two consecutive terms. Since then, he has been a serial entrepreneur and spend most of his time on building businesses that will make a positive difference in the world through working with like minded partners.
Rico is an active advocate and always believe in giving back to the society.