Prashant Aggarwal is the CEO of MoneyHero Group, Southeast Asia's largest financial services platform, which made its debut on Nasdaq on 13 October 2023 under his visionary leadership. With over two decades of experience spanning product management, sales, relationship management, consulting, and finance, he has left an indelible mark on the financial industry. His career includes significant roles at Visa, American Express, and Oracle, providing him with global exposure and a diverse skill set. Based in Singapore, Prashant's leadership continues to drive MoneyHero Group's commitment to innovation and excellence in financial services for the region.
Kenneth Chan joined the MoneyHero Group Board in October 2022, served as the company’s interim co-CEO between October 2022 and April 2023 and has been instrumental in the reorganization of the MoneyHero Group into the revitalized consumer financial information leader across five dynamic Asian markets that it is today. Mr. Chan is a Senior Vice President of Pacific Century. In that capacity, he plays a leadership role in the group’s corporate finance operations in equity and debt raisings, major mergers and acquisitions as well as venture investments. Pacific Century is an entrepreneurial conglomerate headquartered in Hong Kong with a portfolio of well-established and fast growing businesses including PCCW Limited and HKT Limited (both listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange), FWD (a pan-Asia life insurer), PineBridge (a global asset manager with approximately US$150 billion assets under management) and bolttech (an international insurtech unicorn founded by Pacific Century). In addition, Mr. Chan is a director of Ava Quest, a technology venture fund founded by Pacific Century focusing on cryptocurrency and blockchain technologies. Prior to joining Pacific Century, Mr. Chan was a fund manager at RAB Capital and Sofaer Capital, where he managed Asian long/short equity strategies. Mr. Chan came into finance from a management consulting background. As a management consultant at The Boston Consulting Group, he advised the boards and senior management of global corporations on key strategic and operational issues. Mr. Chan holds a master’s degree in business administration with distinction from Melbourne Business School where he was awarded a full scholarship to pursue his studies as Murdoch Fellow. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of New South Wales.
Derek Fong joined the MoneyHero Group Board in October 2022 and served as the company’s interim co-CEO between October 2022 and April 2023. Mr. Fong is currently the MoneyHero Group’s Chief Innovation Officer, responsible for driving and managing the development of innovative strategies, technology initiatives and new business models for the company. Mr. Fong is a Senior Vice President of Pacific Century. In that capacity, Mr. Fong is a member of the team responsible for structuring and executing the group’s corporate finance transactions across both equity and debt capital markets, venture investments and major mergers and acquisitions, including at FWD and bolttech. In addition, Mr. Fong is a founding member of the Ava Quest investment team, focused on blockchain and crypto-related technologies, and oversees Ava Quest’s investment in CMCC Global. Mr. Fong is also General Counsel, Asia-Pacific of Pacific Century and serves as a board observer of several key private operating companies within the group. Prior to joining Pacific Century, Mr. Fong was a Vice President at Morgan Stanley in Hong Kong, with legal coverage responsibility for investment banking and global capital markets in the Asia Pacific region. Prior to that, Mr. Fong was a corporate finance lawyer at Herbert Smith Freehills, specializing in initial public offerings and secondary offerings, and advised multinational corporates, financial institutions and private equity firms on a wide range of M&A transactions, including public takeovers, private investments, cross-border acquisitions and disposals, and joint ventures. Mr. Fong holds an MBA from the Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA Program and a bachelor’s degree in jurisprudence from the University of Oxford. Mr. Fong is a qualified solicitor in Hong Kong and England and Wales.
Marc Syz, co-founder and Managing Partner of Syz Capital, has been serving as a director on the Company’s board of directors for over 7 years since August 2015, with a brief interruption until he rejoined in April 2023, continuing after the Company’s business combination in October 2023. With over 18 years of investment experience, Mr. Syz leads Syz Capital’s direct investments and is a member of the firm’s executive and investment committees. Prior to that, Mr. Syz was a Managing Director at ACE & Company, a global co-investment group, where he led the Asian, Hong Kong-based expansion for the group and managed several investment portfolios focusing on Europe and Asia. Mr. Syz has also previously worked as the Head of Capital Markets & Equity Sales at Union Bancaire Privée in Geneva and as a derivatives trader at Credit Suisse First Boston in the Structured Products division. Mr. Syz has a broad expertise in capital markets, asset management and alternative investments across geographies and holds an Executive MBA from INSEAD.
Susanna Lee, a seasoned senior regional executive with leadership experience and front-line insight across different business segments in the payment industry, began to serve as a director on the Company’s Board after the consummation of the Company’s business combination. From 2017 to May 2023, Ms. Lee served as the Managing Director (Hong Kong and Taiwan) and the General Manager of Insurance Asia at American Express International, Inc. (“American Express”), where she had held multiple roles since 1987 across different Asia Pacific markets. From February 2014 to April 2023, Ms. Lee was the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of American Express TLS HK Limited, overseeing the operation of Travel & Lifestyle Services in Hong Kong. In her most recent roles at American Express, Ms. Lee was responsible for driving the revenue growth and market share for the company’s consumer and commercial card business in both Hong Kong and Taiwan. Ms. Lee also led the development of American Express’ insurance business in Asia. In her previous capacity, Ms. Lee and played a critical role in the strategic development of the company’s merchant network and relationships in Hong Kong and Taiwan. In addition, Ms. Lee has been actively promoting diversity and inclusion in Hong Kong throughout her career, by participating in internal and external business forums to share best practices on building diversity in the workplace. Ms. Lee was the executive sponsor of the Women’s Interest Network (WIN) of American Express Hong Kong, an employee initiative dedicated to gender equity and improving the work-life balance for working women and working mothers. Ms. Lee holds a double major degree of Management and Economics from the University of Guelph in Canada.
Daniel Wang, the founder and Chief Investment Officer of Brianna Capital (Asia) Limited (“BCAL”), began to serve as a director on the Company’s Board after the consummation of the Company’s business combination. BCAL is a Hong Kong SFC Type 4 and 9 Licensed Entity and manages, as well as advises on, a number of portfolios for family office investors with a scope of service covering multiple asset classes in order achieve the stated investment objectives. Mr. Wang oversees all investment activities at BCAL, including asset allocation, portfolio management, research and security selection. Prior to founding BCAL in 2014, Mr. Wang was the Chief Investment Officer at Vision Investment Management. During his tenure, Vision Investment Management was one of the top alternative investment managers in Asia with high-caliber institutional clients from the United States, Europe, Middle East and Asia and had won multiple awards. Before entering the field of finance, Mr. Wang worked as a management consultant at McKinsey & Co. and an engineer at Jacobs Engineering Group. Mr. Wang has a Master of Business Administration degree from Columbia Business School and a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from University of Southern California.