Monexo is the realization of a dream of it's founders who have been pillars of the financial services industry - In various capacities - until they came together to lay the foundation of Hong Kong's very first Peer-to-Peer marketplace. With complementary Industry skills and expertise of decades, Monexo's team of professionals are perfectly poised to bring to Hong Kong innovative financial products that help investors earn better returns and borrowers bring down their cost of credit.
"It always seems impossible until it's done."
-- Nelson Mandela
Mukesh brings 20 years of consumer banking experience from Citibank. He has worked across geographies and lived in India, Singapore and Hong Kong. He has led diverse regional teams in his role as Regional Director for Product & Marketing of Citibank. Prior to that he was CFO for Cards and Unsecured Lending for the Citibank APAC region. In his last role he was a Business Head for Western Union - Financial Inclusion Program for Asia. Mukesh enjoys outdoor activities, traveling and photography. He can be either seen dragon boating on the weekends or hiking trails. In Jan' 2014 - he ran the Hong Kong Trail of 50 Km from Peak to Big Wave beach - he climbed his Mount Everest and has since been an avid runner sporting a Polar watch on his wrist.
"The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity."
-- Amelia Earhart
Sonal has over 16 years of experience working in a technology company and startups. She held various leadership roles at Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), the largest tech company in India. She has led distributed teams on complex client assignments in the areas of process consulting, strategy, and business research and business management for Fortune 100 clients. She enjoys travelling and learning about different cultures - having studied from 8 schools and lived in 5 countries. She enjoys collecting contemporary Indian art and is passionate about digital learning for young kids.
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"If what you did yesterday seems big; you haven't done much today."
-- Lou Holtz
Sundar brings over 30 years of professional experience as a Chartered Accountant. He is a Partner in a leading CA firm, headquartered in Chennai, India. He has vast experience in credit operations, underwriting of retail consumer, mortgage loans of varied nature and size for more than 25 years. He has been associated as a professional service provider, with leading banks / NBFCs in India including Citibank, HDFC Bank, SBI, Deutsche Bank, American Express Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Yes Bank, Corporation Bank, Capitalfirst, Fullerton India Credit Co. Sundar enjoys travelling, networking, good vegetarian food and Carnatic music.
Atul is a senior financial services executive. He is currently a senior advisor to General Atlantic, a private equity firm in the financial services domain. In the past he has held senior positions in the banking industry such as Regional Head, Asia Private and Business Clients, Deutsche Bank, CEO Hong Kong, Citibank and CEO Maritime Bank, Vietnam. He was also on the Business Global Executive Committee for both Deutsche Bank as well as Citibank.
Mr. Ken Wong is a founder, shareholder and the Chief Executive Officer of Asia Credit Monitors (Holdings) Limited since its incorporation in year 2000 in Hong Kong. The company engages in account receivables management for banks, finance companies, money lenders, insurance companies and large service providers. He previously worked for Citibank, American Express and Overseas Trust Bank in Hong Kong. He has ample experiences in account receivables management, debt collection, distressed asset acquisition and recovery, banking industry and start-ups in various trades. He graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor Degree in Social Science. He founded the Hong Kong Asia Lions Club with others in 2004. In year 2011, he accepted the invitation by the CUHK Center for Entrepreneurship as a mentor of the CU Entrepreneurial Mentoring Program. Ken loves scuba diving, travelling and hiking to various parts of the world.
Steve is Head of Edge, leading Group Innovation at AIA. He has worked earlier as Chief Innovation Officer at DBS Bank and has held a number of senior roles in financial institutions across Asia including Shinsei Bank, OCBC Bank and Citibank in disciplines including Consumer Banking, Consumer Finance and Corporate & Investment Banking. Steve is presently an LP in True Global Ventures, a leading Angel Investment group specialising in FinTech.