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. Through this capacity he works closely with family offices, venture capital and private equity firms.

He also currently lectures a graduate course on emerging technology and entrepreneurship part-time at the School of Design at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and is an Entrepreneur In Residence at the PolyU Innohub. He also currently advises numerous other venture backed startups. Andrew also mentors at numerous other accelerators and incubators including Eureka Nova, the startup accelerator of the New World Group.

Prior, Andrew was the Founder and CEO of Menuscript. Previously he also worked as a corporate consultant, 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.

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 15 years. In his spare time he volunteers within various causes focused on education and social services and mentors recent graduates and current students.

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.

Larissa Leung

Partner

Larissa Leung has over 10 years of experience in consultative sales and client management roles across 3 continents- Canada, United Kingdom, and Hong Kong. Her experience spans 3 diverse industries – payments (both open and closed loop models), retail (big-box national retail/ ecommerce) and telco. With extensive B2B experience crafting tailored solutions for large mid-market companies in working capital financing, Larissa has vast knowledge and engagement in various verticals specifically textiles, soft goods manufacturing, software/business services, aviation, and non-durable goods and trade. As a seasoned business development executive, Larissa has worked with C-suite executives from a wide range of organisations with annual company turnovers from $2M-$150M USD.

Larissa grew up in Vancouver, Canada with a love for the West Coast but has spent the past 7 years as an expatriate. Larissa graduated from the University of British Columbia with a BA in Arts, further supplemented with a graduate certificate in Executive Leadership from the University of Oxford and a diploma in Strategic Leadership and Management from the London School of Business and Finance. In her spare time, Larissa enjoys hiking, travelling, and working out.

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.