Valuable Investing Experience and Skills in Building World-class Global Businesses

Creador's Global Advisors brings deep and valuable investing experience as well as skills in building world-class global businesses in the US, India, Middle East and Asia.

Datuk Lim Hong Tat

Datuk Lim Hong Tat is a former banker with 37 years of experience including CEO of Maybank Philippines, Head of International Banking, Head of Consumer Banking, CEO of Maybank Singapore and most recently as Group CEO, Community Financial Services, Maybank.

In his previous role as Group CEO, Community Financial Services, he was solely responsible for driving and implementing Maybank’s community banking strategy across all geographies. His regional expertise includes branch banking, consumer lending, small-medium enterprises and business banking, sales and distribution, wealth management, payments, virtual banking, product innovation and customer segmentation. As Country Head Singapore, he was responsible for the full suite of financial products and services – commercial banking, global banking, investment banking, and rolling out the insurance business.

Datuk Lim also served as a Member of the Visa Client Council for Asia Pacific, Member of the Board of the European Financial Management Association (EFMA), Associate Member of International Academy of Retail Banking, Council Member of Association of Banks in Singapore and a Director of Maybank Philippines Inc., Maybank Kim Eng Holdings Ltd, Maybank Kim Eng Securities Pte. Ltd., Etiqa Insurance Pte. Ltd. and Mutiara Mortgage & Credit Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ministry of Housing, Sarawak.

Currently, Datuk Lim is serving on the board of Maybank Philippines, and is also a Senior Advisor for Creador, and Advisor to Grab Malaysia.

Datuk Lim graduated from University Malaya in 1981 with a Bachelors in Economics ( Business Administration), and completed his Advance Management Programme (AMP) at Harvard Business School.

Datuk Lim was the first Malaysian to be awarded the Retail Banker of the Year in 2014 for Asia Pacific/Middle East Regions by Asian Banker and won the Asian Banker of the Year in 2017 by Fortune Time Singapore. He also won the CEPI (Cards & Electronic Payments International) Asia Leadership Award twice - the Individual Award for year 2017 and 2018.

Tan Sri Krishnan Tan Boon Seng
Chairman

Tan Sri Krishnan is the Executive deputy chairman of IJM Corporation. He was previously CEO and Group Managing Director of IJM where he was responsible for the group's infrastructure, plantations and real estate businesses. Prior to joining IJM, he was with Kumpulan Perangsang Selangor Berhad. His directorships in other public companies include IJM Plantations Berhad, Malaysian South-South Corporation Berhad and Grupo Concesionario del Oeste S.A., Argentina. He is a member of the Board of Govenors of Malaysia Property Incorporated (MPI). He also serves as a member of the Malaysian Accounting Standards Board as well as the Financial Reporting Foundation, and a Trustee of Perdana Leadership Foundation. He is actively involved in the promotion of Malaysia-India business ties and is currently the President of the Malaysia-India Business Council (MIBC) and Chairman of the Malaysia India CEO Forum. He qualified as a Certified Public Accountant after graduating with a Bachelor of Economics (Honours) degree from University of Malaya, and holds a Master's degree in Business Administration from Golden Gate University, San Francisco, USA.

Dr. Ir. Bambang Subianto
 

Dr. Ir. Bambang Subianto was the Finance Minister of Indonesia from 1998-1999. He is currently the Chairman of Booz & Company and PT Arghajata Consulting in Indonesia. He holds a degree in Chemical Engineering, which he obtained in 1973 from Institut Teknologi Bandung and he holds a PhD in Corporate Finance & Economic Business from Leuven Catholic University, Belgium. Dr. Ir. Bambang started his career as a lecturer at the Economics Faculty of Universitas Indonesia. He joined the Ministry of Finance in 1988 as Director of Finance and Accounting and became the Director General in 1992. He was appointed Chairman of the Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency (IBRA) in January 1998. Following his term as Finance Minister, he was appointed Partner of Ernst & Young where he served for 5 years until his retirement in 2005. Dr. Ir. Bambang currently serves as the President Commissioner of PT Star Energy Investments and Independent Commissioner of PT Unilever Indonesia.

Robert (Bob) Kennedy

Robert (Bob) Kennedy is the Tom Lantos Professor of Business Administration at Michigan's Ross School of Business and Executive Director of the William Davidson Institute (WDI), a think tank that focuses on practical research, education programs, and capacity building in emerging market economies. Bob's research focuses on the opportunities and challenges facing businesses in developing countries and has been widely published. He has authored more than 120 articles, chapters, notes, case studies, and computer exercises on emerging market issues. From 2002-2012, his teaching materials were used at every one of Business Week's top 25 U.S. business schools. Kennedy also sits on the governing and/or advisory boards of numerous organizations active in the economic development sector, including the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE), the Global Business School Network (GBSN), the “Development Through Enterprise” website NextBillion.net, the University of Michigan's Center for Global Health, and the Ross School's Global Initiative.