Eric started his career in Deloitte as an Auditor and moved into various accounting roles through the years. In 2005, Eric moved to China for work, and it gave him good exposure in the industry beyond the ASEAN context. The time spent in China groomed him to be an independent and experienced auditor, broadening his perspective along the way.
After leaving his last role at PricewaterHouseCoopers Singapore, Eric took the opportunity to travel to Australia to recharge, and that experience fueled his entrepreneurial spirit. He took on odd jobs in Australia, and even drove for a community hospital!
An entrepreneur at heart, he saw opportunities as an expatriate in the country that he could tap on and brought back his experience to Singapore to start a few businesses. His passion for entrepreneurship spurred him to learn various skills such as IT development, where he eventually created 2 apps for the property and insurance market, even when app development was still a fresh concept.
Although the applications did not generate much success, he relentlessly continued to find new opportunities and that was when Paul Hype Page & Co. was born. What sparked the idea of setting up an accounting firm was to help expatriates to come in Singapore to start their own company. Eric saw a distinctive gap in the market for China clients coming to Singapore, and since then, the company grew to what it is today.
Today, Paul Hype Page & Co. serves in 4 locations – Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Hong Kong, with partner offices around the world. As the industry begins to digitalise itself, Eric has launched their patented software, www.tantoo.io, to automate operations. Through his entrepreneurial spirit and conviction to succeed, Paul Hype Page & Co. continues to grow and digitalise itself for the next century and beyond.
Founder and Managing Director of SAKAZUME CONUSULTING PTE. LTD.
Managing Directors & External Managements of other companies in Singapore, Japan, US, Myanmar, and more
Noriyuki has more than 15 years of experience in the Financial/Accounting/Tax/Audit field since 2005. He was engaged in PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC Japan) as an Auditor after he graduated from The University of Tokyo in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in Economics. His key industry was in finance, e.g. banks, insurance/life insurance, security, and IT industry.
In 2012, he transferred his interest into M&A world. He moved to Deloitte’s M&A department to focus on cross-border M&A deals for clients around the world. In 2017, he was assigned as the Associate Director of Deloitte Singapore, then engaged and lead in Southeast Asia M&A deals as a Financial Advisor.
Noriyuki left Deloitte in 2018 and incorporated his own Financial Consulting Firm, “SAKAZUME CONSULTING PTE. LTD.”, in Singapore, and continues to play the role of a Financial Advisor in the M&A world and relating project managements on behalf of clients.
Through his integrity and professional experience, he has been able to build solid relationships with clients and companies globally. Now, he has also been assigned as Managing Directors/External Directors by his clients.
He and Eric, Managing Partner of Paul Hype Page & Co., has built a great Partnership since SAKAZUME CONSULTING’s incorporation in Singapore. He is earnest in collaborating the Paul Hype Page & Co. business to expand, support clients and finally provide superior services.
Having a passion for science and biology, Lisa spent many years in the pharmaceutical world. While working in the industry, she also discovered her drive for sales and working with sales teams to achieve success. Lisa managed to earn rave reviews from various companies, where many of which asking why her teams are more successful than theirs. With that, Lisa took it upon herself to realise her potential in this field, and she dug deeper to understand not only what makes a good sales tea, but what makes a great business.
Through her research and tenacity to hone her skill, it became clear to her that beyond the product, strategy, money for advertising, which are all important for business, there is a much deeper characteristic that all companies share – the People. Lisa had unknowingly developed a talent for leading teams and focusing on successes through engaging the people she manages. Looking back, she came to realise that success came from a passion to engage others and ensure that they could achieve their success before focusing on hers.
Adopting this new outlook, and with many competitor companies asking her to help transform their businesses, Lisa has now been focusing on consulting for the last 12 years. She continues to help companies and people find success through engaging the people and putting in place strategies and plans that are more than tick box outcomes. In actual fact, they are living documents that allow a company to drive success through not just strategy and revenue, but by engaging their people to get them there – this is what truly makes a sustainable and successful company.
Today, Lisa holds the position as a Director at Apex BRS where she offers C-suite experience and Board-level advice, along with strategic HRM and restructuring. Her key focus is to make businesses the best they can be, by utilising all of their assets, especially their people. Beyond that, Lisa also specialises in executive recruitment, business performance, and identifying the right role for future growth of companies. She is also currently a global mentor for Founders Institute where she guides growing start-ups to successful launches and capitalisation.
With a knack for speaking and having extensive knowledge in the industry, Lisa has been a global radio host with International Business Growth Radio (IBGR.Network) and also speaks for Executives’ Global Network. She is also Professor in Cambridge Corporate University.
Founder of SUN WAI HONG CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT (PRACTISING)
Luke has years of experience in the Accounting and Business Development field since 2007. He was engaged in Deloitte Touché Tohmatsu (Deloitte Hong Kong) as an Auditor after he graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in Professional Accountancy.
He developed interest in business development after a few years, thus he joined a startup company in Hong Kong in 2014. He then established a company a year later, which was a graduate company of the incubation programme run by the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park.
His company has been running a few businesses, including e-commerce, blockchain product, and immigration consultancy. He possesses extensive experience in business development and corporate incorporation.
In 2021, Luke expanded his businesses to Singapore; since then he built an engaging relationship with Eric, Managing Partner of Paul Hype Page & Co. His background and connections would facilitate to provide professional advisory services for clients of Paul Hype Page & Co.
Founder and Managing Partner of ENTRINDO CONSULTING INDONESIA
Bimo is the Managing Partner of the firm who leads the Corporate Services function. As an experienced professional in the field, he has extensive knowledge in a wide range of corporate transactions and foreign direct investments, particularly on mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures transactions.
Beyond corporate transactions and foreign direct investments, Bimo also has notable expertise in intricate commercial contracts as well as complex shareholders arrangement, corporate governance, restructuring, terms of business, and partnership agreements. His background provided him a range of methods in dealing with clients and advising corporations across all business aspects.
Bimo started his career in Indonesia’s two leading market entry consultants as an Associate and in his last employment he works as Senior Associate in a Law Firm. He was seconded to be lead corporate counsel for Indonesia biggest state own enterprise in energy and power sector, advising them in the development of national strategic projects.
Education-wise, Bimo graduated with a degree in Business Law from FHUI (Faculty of Law University of Indonesia).
President Director DMG Investment Services at Double M Indonesia
Marc is currently the CEO of Double M, a company originated from Spain with wide experience in sales, and investment consulting for Indonesia, Vietnam, and Southeast Asia. As the CEO, he supports end-to-end services for internationalisation for foreign companies. He is also involved in developing the business strategy to grow Double M as well as providing strategic counsel in topics such as international trade.
Aside from that role, Marc is also the President Commissioner at PT Indogal Agro Trading. He serves as a member of the Board of Directors and CDO for the frozen meat and genetics import company. In this role, he is responsible for obtaining commercial authorisations for high complexity products, supporting in the resolution of problems and barriers to the project in Indonesia, and development of annual plans.
Prior to his current roles, Marc was the co-founder and Commissioner of PT Indordesa Nutritional Laboratories. This is the product of the joint venture between Double M and Laboratorios Ordesa S.A. as its subsidiary for the Indonesian market. He leads the organisation from its initial set-up, development of business plans, leading the process of joint ventures to the supervision of all import processes and legal compliances.
Education-wise, Marc graduated with a degree in Business Administration from the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria before completing his Masters of International Business, Trade, and Commerce from ICEX-CECO.
Pial Islam left the World Economic Forum in early 2009 to launch pi STRATEGY as its Managing Partner. Within pi STRATEGY, Pial leads all client engagements and business development efforts, as well as manages the day-to-day operations of the Firm. Over the last few years with pi STRATEGY, he has led client engagements spanning education, governance, health, mobile finance, electricity, renewable energy, and non-profit sectors.
With the World Economic Forum (WEF), Pial was a Global Leadership Fellow (GLF). His portfolio at the WEF included three diverse areas: defining the emerging digital ecosystem and forecasting the convergence of Technology and Media industries at the global level 10 years and beyond; developing and managing governance frameworks for PPPs in the education sectors in India and Palestine; and studying scalable and inclusive business models at the ‘base of the pyramid’, focusing on Telecom and Finance sectors. As a GLF with the WEF, Pial received leadership and management training specially designed and offered by London School of Economics, INSEAD, and Columbia University on topics covering international relations, global finance, power & influence, strategic intuition, and applied innovation.
Pial joined the WEF after graduating with an MPA from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University where he was a Mason Fellow. He also holds an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, an MBA, and a professional designation in management consulting, Certified Management Consultant (CMC), where he ranked among the top-10 management consultants in Canada in the qualifying exam.
Previously, Pial worked as a management consultant for several years with Cap Gemini, Ernst & Young and Pricewaterhouse Coopers, advising clients from private, public, and non-profit sectors in North America, Europe and Asia on issues involving strategy, policy, innovation, operations management, and international development. Before that, Pial worked as the Assistant Country Manager for MCI, founded an internet start-up, and worked as a manager for a technology venture of Grameen Bank in Bangladesh.
Pial has been published in Kennedy School Review, Harvard University, interviewed by magazines and invited to speak at national and international conferences. He also sits on the Board of a non-profit organization that helps unite youth from diverse backgrounds, providing them leadership training, and engaging them in public service-oriented projects in Bangladesh.
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