Team

Heang Chhor

Founder & Managing Partner

Heang is the Founder and Managing Partner of Qualgro. He has led Qualgro’s investments in several companies across the region, and has helped them expand their international presence and business networks.

He was previously a Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company (26 years) and a member of the McKinsey Global Board. He has worked many years in Europe and the last decade in Asia, especially in Japan (Head of McKinsey Japan) and in Southeast Asia.

He has extensive business experience and networks in Consumer, Retail / e-commerce, Banking / Fintech and Technology areas.

Heang is a French citizen, was born in Cambodia, educated in Europe and has worked across continents. Before McKinsey, he was an entrepreneur with his own company.

Jason Edwards

Partner

Jason is a Partner at Qualgro, having led a number of investments in the B2B space, and has extensive experience in deal structuring and fund raising for portfolio companies.

He previously worked at Clearwater Capital Partners, a multibillion dollar Private Equity fund, as the General Counsel and was part of the Investment Committee. He has also acted as a consultant to investment banks like Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank on investments in emerging markets.

He was previously a Partner with Baker & McKenzie, before moving into Private Equity. He has worked in Asia for almost 20 years, in Singapore, Hong Kong and Bangkok.

Jason holds a Law Degree (Hons) and a Master of Laws, and is admitted to the bar in Australia, Hong Kong, England & Wales.

Peter Huynh

Partner

Peter is a Partner at Qualgro, and has led investments in SaaS, data, marketplaces, messaging and hardware, in Southeast Asia and Australia. He has helped numerous companies with international expansion and leadership development.

He was previously a Director at Singtel Innov8, Singtel Group’s Corporate VC fund, and Co-Founder of Optus-Innov8, a Corporate VC investing in Australian startups. He has also led Technology M&A transactions for Singtel Group Digital Life. He has worked in Asia, Europe, US and Australia.

Peter also worked at Hutchison Group (in the telco business unit), where he held business development, corporate development and product roles, based in Sydney and London. Prior to that he held senior roles in digital agencies at WPP, and started his tech career at Computer Sciences Corporation. Peter is also an Investor/Mentor at Startmate, regarded as Australia’s leading accelerator program. Peter holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws, and is based in Sydney.

Olivier Sibony

Investment Committee Member

Olivier is a Senior Advisor and Investment Committee Member of Qualgro, and has been involved in every investment that Qualgro has made to date. He is a professor, writer and consultant, specializing in the quality of strategic thinking and the organization of decision processes.

He was a Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company (more than 20 years) with experience in Europe and US.

He is an Affiliate Professor at HEC Paris, an Associate Fellow of Oxford’s Saïd Business School and a guest lecturer at London Business School. He has advised companies on the topic of strategic decision making, in private equity, venture capital, energy, pharmaceuticals, luxury goods and consumer products. Olivier also serves on the corporate or advisory boards of several companies, including an Israeli e-commerce company, a French diversified holding company, an advisory unit reporting to the French Prime Minister. He is a graduate of HEC Paris and is based in Paris.

Dan Bertoli

Venture Partner

Dan supports Qualgro in an advisory capacity, on the assessment of deep-tech businesses, and provides support to portfolio companies, leveraging his start-up and business experience across Asia & Europe.

Dan previously served as Chief Investment Officer of Digital Businesses at Telenor Group and Country Manager at Xiaomi.

He also worked as an Investment Director at FSN Capital (a leading European Private Equity Fund), Manager at McKinsey & Company, and CEO of an online-gaming start-up.

Dan holds an MBA from Harvard Business School (Bill George Fellow), and MPP from Harvard Kennedy School (David Rubenstein Scholar), and a BSc from UC Berkeley. He is originally from Germany and has been working across Southeast Asia for 12 years.

Minh Vu Hong

Manager

Minh is a Manager at Qualgro, with a focus on SaaS and other enterprise technology spaces such as industrial AI. He is involved across the investment process, and works with portfolio companies in Southeast Asia and Australia.

Minh was previously a Manager at A.T. Kearney in Paris, working across key markets in Europe, Southeast Asia and the Middle-East with a focus on operations and private equity.

Prior to that, he held several positions in business development and strategy in Engineering and Construction, and has experience launching new ventures within the corporate environment.

Minh holds a BSc. and MSc. from Ecole Poytechnique (France) as well as a Masters of Science from UC Berkeley.

Weisheng Neo

Manager

Weisheng is a Manager at Qualgro, where he is involved in deep-tech areas. He is involved across the investment process from sourcing, due diligence through to portfolio management.

Prior to Qualgro, he was Head of Southeast Asia at UpGrad, an online education startup, where he launched the Southeast Asian office. He was previously based in Hangzhou at Alibaba Group where he led projects to help startups engage with the Alibaba ecosystem. Weisheng began his career at Parthenon Group, where he advised on strategy and due diligence across Southeast Asia and China.

Weisheng holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from Singapore Management University and an MBA from The Wharton School.

Wanying Zhang

Manager

Wanying has end to end experience across the investment process, including deal sourcing (across Southeast Asia & Australia), due diligence and portfolio management activities.

She has been involved in the investment process for SaaS, data and marketplace businesses – having led deals and diligence processes for companies in Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, AdTech, EdTech, SMB and Enterprise SaaS, amongst many others.

Wanying is a graduate of the National University of Singapore Business School, and relocated to Singapore from China as a scholarship student, and is fluent in written and spoken Mandarin as well as English.

Badai Tanmizi

Associate

Badai supports the investment team with analysis, due diligence and portfolio management as an Associate (across Southeast Asia and Australia, with a focus on Indonesia and other emerging markets).

Prior to joining Qualgro, Badai has undertaken roles in innovation consulting, operations, research and investments.  He has worked in Singapore and New York, where he worked with tech startups in the coworking/incubator and cryptocurrency space.

Badai has supported the team in investment processes for companies in deep tech, such as robotics, enterprise SaaS and data analytics.

Badai graduated from National University of Singapore (NUS) with a Bachelors in Business Administration (Finance) and is an alum of the NUS Overseas College Program. He is an Indonesian national and speaks English, Mandarin and Bahasa Indonesia.

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