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Meet the Team

 

Frank Phuan

CEO & Executive Director

 

Frank has over 20 years of experience in the solar industry, and possesses an Honours Degree in Applied Science in Materials Engineering from Nanyang Technological University (NTU). Prior to setting up the company, Frank spent time in his family business, manufacturing solar panels and learning the ins and outs of the business.  An experienced entrepreneur, Frank also spent time delving into advertising, IT and F&B. Frank is also a member on the NTU College of Engineering Advisory Board.

 

Lawrence Wu

President & Executive Director

 

Lawrence has more than 14 years of experience in investment banking, specializing in M&A and restructurings, reverse takeovers, schemes of arrangements and de-listings of public companies, having worked at DBS Bank, Macquarie and BNP Paribas. Lawrence spearheads the group's efforts in capital raising and securing requisite funding. He has a first class Honours Degree in Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University as well as CFA and the Chartered Accountant of Singapore.

 

Keith Lim

Chief Financial Officer

 

Keith has more than 16 years of experience in the accounting and auditing profession. Keith has experience in IPO, fund raising through convertible bond placements to private equity fund, asset financing and sales & leaseback transactions. He has held audit positions with KPMG LLP, Singapore Land Authority, and Samsung Asia Pte. Ltd. He graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University in 1999 and is a Chartered Accountant of Singapore

 

Milan Koev

Vice President, International Business Development

 

Milan Koev joined Sunseap in October 2018 as Vice President of International Business Development. Before joining Sunseap, Milan acted as Vice President of Sales and Marketing in Asia-Pacific for REC Group.Prior to his role with REC, he was a Managing Director of Singaporean EPC and project development company - Rays Experts. He also has been serving as Head of Global Marketing Operations of CNPV Solar and later as Head of Eastern European Sales Operations for the same company. Milan has extensive experience in developing new markets with over 10 years of experience in downstream and upstream companies in the solar industry.

 

Claude Von Arx

Director, Oceania

 

Claude possesses a resume that includes various regional management roles in the investment banking industry. Prior to Sunseap, Claude acted as the Managing Director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML), where he was responsible for overseeing multiple capital market products & divisions.

 

Rob Khoo

Vice President, Marketing & Communications

Managing Director (SolarPVExchange)

 

A focused media veteran with an in-depth knowledge of the Asian market with more than 20 years experience in broadcasting (TV/Cable , Online and Radio), Advertising and Production, having worked in Mediacorp, MTV Asia, Channel [V] International, Fox TV and activeTV (an international Emmy award winning TV production company). Also co-founder of Asia’s first solar marketplace and renewable energy crowdfunding platform, SolarPVExchange..

 

Dominic J. Garetto

Vice President, Corporate Origination & Development

 

Dominic focuses on the group’s corporate development efforts and financing initiatives in Asia with North America. His past appointments include, Chief Investment Officer for publicly-listed Bumrungrad Hospital Group and Vice President with Chase Manhattan’s Asia-Pacific private equity business.

 

Mr Laurence Kwan

Director, Sunseap Energy

 

An experienced individual with proven leadership qualities and management styles in both public and private sectors, Laurence is Sunseap Group’s subject matter expert in the areas of electricity and electricity transactions in Singapore and Asia Pacific. He has amassed years of managerial experience in a variety of corporate sectors across a wide industry spectrum. In addition to being a subject matter expert, Laurence also develops and oversees business development strategy, and risk management at the Group level.

 

Brandon Lee

Senior Business Development Manager

 

A pioneering member, Brandon has more than 10 years of experience in the solar industry.

Brandon oversees the company’s development in the business of solar energy. He has successfully negotiated and clinched deals with the likes of Jurong Port, Maritime Port of Authority, and many more. He has also successfully established the name of Sunseap in various markets for his regional work.
 

Shawn Tan

Senior Business Development Manager, Special Projects

 

Shawn has over 8 years of experience in the solar industry, specializing in the development of innovative photovoltaic projects. His expertise lies in his knowledge in operating large-scale solar systems in Singapore. Shawn is also familiar with processes including PV system design, planning and development.



 

Yirun Lu

Senior Project Manager

 

Yirun oversees installation and commissioning of solar projects. He has over 5 years of experience in the renewable energy industry, including wind turbines, solar tubes and solar hot water systems. He has also successfully completed and commissioned Singapore’s first MW project at Singapore American School.

 

Joselyn Foon

Legal Counsel

 

Joselyn holds a Double Honours Degree from University of London and the National University of Singapore with Bachelor of Law (LLB) and Bachelor of Science (Building) and Business Administration respectively. Prior to her full-time practice as the Legal Counsel in Sunseap Group, she was the Legal Counsel and headed the legal department of SGX listed Secura Group and Cityneon Holdings. She brings with her extensive experience in corporate and commercial transactions especially within Asia Pacific region.

 

Jennifer Loh

Group Head, Human Resource

 

Jennifer holds a Degree in Marketing, and 2 Post Graduate Diplomas in HRM and Organisational Psychology as well as Human Capital Management. Her expertise includes creating HR systems, as well as revamping existing HR processes. She also served primary HR functions including operations and strategic partnering, and she has spent time in various service sectors including Real Estate Asset Management, Retail, F&B, and Non-Government organisations.