Our partners

Rachel Lau

Rachel Lau

Before setting up RHL Ventures as a partner in February 2016, Rachel was vice president at a leading investment management firm. Rachel helped managed USD$4bn of global long-only and absolute return equity strategies, focused on the Asia Pacific region.

Raja Hamzah

Raja Hamzah Abidin

Managing partner

Raja Hamzah is currently the Head of Business Development in Rasma Corporation, a boutique M&E (mechanical and electrical) engineering services firm based in Malaysia. Hamzah joined Rasma in 2015. In his current role, he focuses on building and developing partnerships with government-linked companies, listed and private corporates and local authorities. Rasma is currently a partner with MRCB for the RM1.6bn Bukit Jalil sports redevelopment project and is pursuing various opportunities across the construction, property development and engineering services space.

Lionel Leong

Lionel Leong

General partner

Lionel is the Director of Operations of Mah Sing Group, the largest non-GLC property developer in Malaysia. Mah Sing has 46 residential and commercial development projects spanning across the country, with an existing GDV of RM49bn.

Our advisors

Lim Wee Chai

Tan Sri Lim Wee Chai

Tan Sri Dr Lim Wee Chai is the Chairman and Founder of the Top Glove Group. The Group was established in 1991 and listed on the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange on 27 March 2001. What started as a glove manufacturing and trading business with only three production lines has under Tan Sri Lim’s visionary stewardship emerged as the world’s largest glove manufacturer, capturing 25% of the global market share. The company currently owns and operates 27 manufacturing factories globally and 500 production lines. It has production capacity of 47 billion pieces of gloves per annum and exports to over 200 countries globally.

Raja Nong Chik

Datuk Seri Utama Raja Nong Chik

Datuk Seri Utama Raja Nong Chik is Chairman of Rasma Corporation, a leading mechanical and electrical contractor, which he founded in 1991. Rasma has completed millions of dollars of public works (including electrical, mechanical, civil engineering works) projects under different government ministries and private sector clients. Under his leadership, the company has grown into a nationwide conglomerate and is currently venturing and expanding into the Malaysian rail industry and the property development industry.

Leong H Y

Tan Sri Dato' Sri Leong Hoy Kum

Tan Sri Dato' Sri Leong Hoy Kum founded Mah Sing Group in 1979 and listed the Group on the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange in 1992. Tan Sri Dato' Sri Leong is the key driving force behind the phenomenal growth and success of Mah Sing Group Berhad. Being the Group Managing Director/Group Chief Executive, he has been instrumental in shaping Mah Sing as a multi-award winning real estate specialist. His vast experience spanning 30 years as well as his entrepreneur spirit culminated in the Group expanding rapidly with projects in Malaysia main growth corridors.

Marlon Sanchez

Marlon Sanchez

Marlon Sanchez is Head of Global Prime Finance Distribution, Asia Pacific, at Deutsche Bank. Marlon started his career in 1994 at Morgan Stanley, working in debt capital markets origination. He focused on US / Euro medium-term notes for banks and corporates from 1994 through the summer of 1996. He moved to Hong Kong where he joined equity capital markets at Morgan Stanley in 1996, focusing on convertible bond origination. He started business school in 1998 at the Wharton School, where he graduated in May 2000 with an MBA degree and a specialisation in emerging capital markets.

Francesco Barrai

Francesco Barrai

Francesco is Senior Vice President with DE Shaw, a global investment and technology development firm with more than $40 billion in investment capital, and offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. Francesco is responsible for Asia Pacific Equity Linked portfolio and is a Responsible officer for the HK office. Prior to the role, Francesco was the CEO of DE Shaw India and the Head of Brokerage, Proprietary Trading and New Business departments. Francesco has been with DE Shaw for the last 16 years.

He received his Masters of Mathematics of Finance from Columbia University and Bachelor of Economics from Bocconi University.