Oceanus is focusing on sustainable growth, collaborating with strategic partners to extend both upstream and downstream, such as the establishment of its joint venture, Oceanus Australia Abalone World Pty Ltd (“OAAW”). OAAW allows Oceanus to own an abalone processing footprint in Australia and access to the consumer market through a duty-free shop in Gold Coast. OAAW will also be focusing on product R&D, driving domestic sales within Australia as well as international sales and trading via a Singapore-based international sales office.
Recognising the importance of technology, Peter led the Group’s efforts to employ a science and evidence based approach to breed abalone and premium seafood, relying on cutting-edge aquaculture technology to monitor and analyze breeding parameters and statistics for effective farming. Through its R&D arm, Oceanus Tech, the Group works closely with the brightest minds and industry thought leaders of leading institutions and universities to produce quality and affordable premium seafood products through sustainable and innovative farming practices. This niche allows Oceanus to remain at the forefront of business innovation.
Before joining Oceanus, Peter was the Founder of Pete’s Creation International, a marketing and branding consultancy with presence across three continents. Pete’s Creation secured merchandise licensing rights for the FIFA 2006 World Cup, and in 2009, the company won The Summit International Award for marketing effectiveness in the USA. He spent 22 years building the company that stretches over three continents before selling it off to take some time off from work.
His past and present directorship appointment include PT. Kertas Blabak, Indonesia’s fourth largest recycled paper mill, Eagle Coin, a joint venture with China largest food manufacturer and State Owned Enterprise, as well as Investment Advisor to the Sino-Indian Conglomerate Ramky-Revo for their overseas investments.
An astute entrepreneur, Mr. Koh also actively champions social causes and was conferred the Public Service Medal in 2014. He currently sits on the council of the North West Community Development Council of Singapore. His previous appointments include sitting on the Advisory Board of the National Youth Council’s National Youth Award, Chairman of Rotary Club of Singapore Vocational that oversees the Rotary-ASME Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Council member of Central Singapore Community Development Council and Singapore Community Chest.
Prior to AIF Capital, Mr. Lee worked for the City of North York in Toronto as an urban development engineer and Unibrite Corporation, Toronto where he was a director responsible for real estate investments, land development feasibility studies and financing strategies.
Mr. Lee graduated from the University of Toronto, Canada with a B.Sc. degree in Civil Engineering, an M.E. in Transportation & Urban Planning and an M.B.A. He is a professional engineer, a CFA charter holder and a SEPC graduate from Harvard Business School. Mr. Lee is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.
Mr. Kee is currently the Managing Partner of 125 Capital LLP, an Investment Management company.
Previously, Mr. Kee was Regional Manager and Managing Director of Goldman Sachs, and also sat on the Board of Goldman Sachs Singapore Pte Ltd from 2003 to 2008. In addition to his 20 years of experience at Goldman Sachs, he also played managerial roles specialising in investments at Nikko Merchant Bank (Singapore) and United Overseas Bank (Singapore).
Mr. Kee graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore.
Mr. Ho is responsible for all of the Group’s global financial functions including financial planning and analysis, budgeting, financial statement reporting, cash flow management, financial control, audit and corporate tax. He is also responsible for securing financing options available to the Group to fund its growth strategies, as well as leading the Group’s internal financial controls and risk management efforts.
Prior to his appointment, Mr. Ho spent four years in corporate advisory and restructuring firm, Borrelli Walsh, managing financial and operational restructurings as well as process improvements for its clients across Asia. Mr. Ho also led numerous C-level negotiations, M&A feasibility studies and provided end-to-end corporate financing advice to companies listed in Asia-Pacific.
Mr. Ho’s professional accreditations include CPA Australia, since 2013, and is a chartered accountant of Singapore. He graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne with a double major in Accounting and Finance.