Andreas Derzsi is Director of Launchpad APAC and Amber Capital Pte. Ltd., a consulting and advisory company with a focus on real estate and finance. Through his company, he mainly consults and advises sitEX Properties Holding AG which he also serves as Secretary of the Board of Directors since July 2013. With his support the company grew to be one of Switzerland’s best performing publicly traded real estate companies while business processes and the financial structure have been optimized (e.g. equity ratio 45% vs. 23%; operating expenses -60%).
He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration at University of St. Gallen in Switzerland and underwent an exchange program at Singapore Management University. He also received his master’s degree in investment management at Cass Business School in London UK. Upon completing his education, he gained valuable experience in an international business consultancy, the Swiss embassy in Singapore as well as in a multifamily office with a focus on private equity transactions.
Ravi Kumar is an experienced investment professional, having worked as an associate at Momentum Ventures, a Singapore corporate venture capital and Sienna Enterprises, a boutique corporate finance and investment advisory firm. He has worked on numerous cross border transactions in the real estate and project financing space.
He has also co-founded and successfully exited a chain of F&B outlets in Singapore and has extensive experience in business operations and business management.
He graduated from the National University of Singapore with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and completed an exchange program at the Technical University of Eindhoven, Netherlands. He is a two-time recipient of the prestigious ASEAN Scholarship and a national athlete for Malaysia having competed at several international competitions in the sport of Floorball.