Mr. Chen is the Chairman and Founder of Clearbridge BioMedics.
Prior to founding Clearbridge, Mr. Chen worked at Pacific Century CyberWorks Limited, the incumbent and leading telecommunications company in Hong Kong. Mr. Chen is a member of the pioneering team at PCCW and was the President of CyberWorks Ventures, the Venture Capital and direct investment arm of PCCW. Mr. Chen was also the youngest member of PCCW’s Mergers Acquisitions executive committee, and was responsible for much of PCCW’s strategic expansion and many of its successful acquisitions and investments.
Mr. Chen has more than 12 years of entrepreneurship experience with start-ups, being the co-founder of 2 start-up companies with successful exits. Mr. Chen has also given talks on entrepreneurship in Hong Kong and the United States, including the Sloan School of Management at MIT. Mr. Chen is an active angel investor and was a member of the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park (HKSTP) incubator selection panel and a venture committee member of the Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (HKVCA). He is also currently a member of the Singapore NRF POC grant panel.
Mr. Chen is the recipient of the prestigious Sword of Honour from the Singapore Armed Forces, and holds a B.A., M.A. and M.Eng from the University of Cambridge, (U.K.).
Mr. Qian was the vice president, the director of public affairs and the secretary of the Board of Trauson Holdings Company Limited. Mr. Qian graduated from Simon Fraser University in Canada with both BBA and MBA degrees. He is now a registered senior economist. He serves as a member of Changzhou Municipal Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC). Mr. Qian brings with him a wealth of experience in IPO and M&A, where he was responsible for project coordination and legal affairs, along with corporate re-organisation.
Dr. Fu is a General Partner of Bioveda Capital, a venture capital firm focused exclusively on investments in healthcare and biotechnology.
She has more than ten years of clinical experience with a focus on internal medicine, and has practiced in the Singapore General Hospital, National University Hospital and in a group practice in the United States. She does investments through a family office in Kuo International Pte Ltd and is a director of Kuo Investments Ltd. In her own personal capacity, she does angel investments in early start-up companies.
Dr. Fu received her B.S. in Biology from Columbia University, New York and her M.D. from the University of Southern California. She is certified with the American Board of Internal Medicine and is also a registered physician with the Singapore Medical Council.
Dr. Roelofs served as Senior Vice President at Agilent Technologies Inc., as well as President of its Life Sciences Group from 2009 to 2013. He also served as the Vice President and General Manager of the Life Sciences division from 2006 to 2009. His contributions during his term at Agilent Technologies Inc., in the areas of business development, sales, manufacturing, R&D and marketing saw him play a key role in the life science business.
Prior to joining Agilent Technologies Inc., Dr. Roelofs was with Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc., from 2005 to 2006 and served as the Life Science Group’s Group Operations Officer heading five business divisions spanning life science and food science. His time at Stratagene Corporation from 2001 to 2005 saw him serve as Senior Vice President of marketing, sales and business development for the first 2 years and as Chief Operating Officer for the last 2 years.
Professionally, Dr. Roelofs is a Global 50 Member and also a part of the Malaysian Biotechnology International Advisory Panel. He also serves on the Advisory Board of Chemical & Engineering News for the American Chemical Society Magazine from 2010 to 2013. Dr. Roelofs completed his M.S. in Organic Chemistry from Iowa State University following which he completed his PhD in Organic Chemistry from the University of Nevada, Reno.