Rouvin Thiruchelvam - Singapore / Malaysia
Rouvin is a FinTech and Private Equity expert most recently Head of Direct Investment for the CIMB Group, where he spent his time on financial services investments - in particular on FinTech opportunities within ASEAN. Prior to that, he was a Director in the Group Strategy and Strategic Investments division (private equity), a role that involved key functions of fund raising, origination, and portfolio management, completing acquisitions of companies and successful exits for various funds. He has served on Boards and Executive Committees of portfolio companies.
Rouvin currently advises a number of FinTech companies in Singapore and Malaysia. He is also a mentor at SBC FinTech FastTrack in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and a strategic advisor to a Singapore P2P FinTech company. He also enjoys the dynamics of assisting select clients on the buy-side and sell-side of private equity-type deals.
Rouvin completed his Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Finance at the University of New South Wales, Australia. Post university, he went on to complete GE's Financial Management Program, a two-year fast track graduate finance program.