Our Leadership Team

Andrew H. Chen Managing Partner Andrew H. Chen is Managing Partner of Arion Ventures. Arion Ventures is a strategic advisory firm that provides various management consulting services including private placements and strategy consulting. He also currently lectures a graduate course on emerging technology and entrepreneurship part-time at the Multimedia Innovation Centre in the School of Design at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is also a member of the board of advisors of Ampd Energy, a venture backed energy storage company based in Hong Kong. Prior, Andrew was the Founder and CEO of Menuscript, a cloud based omnichannel digital menu platform that also functioned as a mobile/desktop website and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software for restaurants. Previously he also worked as a corporate consultant for 4 years, where he worked with a wide range of organisations to solve strategic issues. Through his engagements he has worked with early stage ventures, Fortune 500 companies, academic institutions, non-profit organisations, and social enterprises. Prior to this Andrew has also founded numerous other entrepreneurial ventures including Grabbit, a task outsourcing startup with 300+ freelancers. Previously he also worked as a part time research associate with the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology’s Centre for Asian Family Business and Entrepreneurship Studies. Andrew grew up in Toronto, Canada, is a graduate of University of Toronto where he graduated with high distinction and currently has resided in Hong Kong for 11 years. In his spare time he volunteers within various causes focused on education and social services and mentors recent graduates and current students. He also enjoys dining, runs a indie band and a foodie dining club.
Daniel P. Chan Partner Daniel Chan is a seasoned supply chain management professional with extensive background in various Fortune 500 companies, and successful track record managing regional/international operations and projects. Daniel was co-founder of a eCommerce Online-to-Offline (OTO) fulfillment startup, responsible for the strategic management and daily operations across the company, advising customers on omni-channel strategy and end-to-end system integration. Prior to that he was Senior Supply Chain Planning Manager of Asia Pacific at Microsoft, managing the regional Sales & Operation Planning function which includes collaborative forecasting across multiple channels, demand & supply planning, inventory optimization and new product introduction. Prior to joining Microsoft, Daniel worked as Leader, Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning at Bloomberg. In the 16 years prior, Daniel held various senior supply chain positions at Nortel, Nike, General Motors and BASF. He holds an MBA and Master of Logistics & Operations Management degree from Macquarie Graduate School of Management, and Mechanical Engineering degree from University of Toronto.
Derrick Miu Partner Derrick Miu has over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry spanning the 3 largest markets US, Japan and China. His experiences include large scale projects such as M&A, Business Development, Organization/Process/Systems Integration, Digital Transformation Projects and other Strategic initiatives. He specializes in Healthcare Digital Strategy, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Closed Loop Marketing, Master Data Management, Social Listening, Big Data and Predictive Analytics. Derrick is also an expert in Project Management, Change Management and Lean Six Sigma capabilities.  He has coached, mentored and taught over 100+ Executive-belts, Black-belts and Green-belts across various countries in Corporate Organizations and in Hospitals and Research organizations. He completed his Bachelors of Science from Columbia University and his Masters of Business Administration from New York University.
Our Board of Advisors Robert W. Lim Robert Lim is a private equity professional with 20+ years of experience.  Robert is currently Principal and the Deal Director of TransAsia.  He is a seasoned career private equity professional with over 15 years of relevant experience in North and South-East Asia. He has held senior roles in his previous posts and has managed teams of analysts prior to joining TransAsia as Principal. Before joining TransAsia, he was a Managing Director at the Private Equity arm of Ajia Partners, an independent Asian alternative investment group and worked on growth capital deals including a focus on consumer and restaurants sectors. Prior to Ajia Partners, Robert was an early team member of the Asian private equity division of the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation. Earlier in his career, he managed global mergers, acquisitions and divestitures for Bank America Corporation. Robert holds an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley.