Raja Hamzah Abidin

Raja Hamzah is currently the Head of Business Development in Rasma Corporation, a boutique mechanical and electrical engineering services firm based in Malaysia. In his current role, he focuses on building and developing partnerships with government-linked companies, listed and private corporates and local authorities. Prior to joining Rasma, Hamzah was a Principal Investment Analyst with Guoco Management Company, a multi-billion US-dollar fund based out of Hong Kong. He used a fundamental, bottom up approach to investing, focusing on listed equities, IPO and pre-IPO investment opportunities across Asia and the U.S. He was also a Senior Analyst in the institutional coverage team of Goldman Sachs Asset Management based out of Singapore. There, he worked extensively with various institutional funds across Southeast, recommending investments across various asset classes for accounts which include Temasek, GIC, Bank Indonesia, the Employees Provident Fund of Malaysia and Khazanah Nasional. Hamzah graduated from the University of Warwick, UK with a degree in Accounting and Finance.

Rachel Lau

Leading up to her role in RHL Ventures as a founding partner in February 2016, Rachel served in several investment advisory roles in New York and Hong Kong. She previously worked as an investment analyst with Netherlands-based NN Investment Management as part of the Asian Equities team in Hong Kong, Emerging Market Debt team in Atlanta and Multi-Assets Strategies in New York. There, she conducted fundamental analysis on global companies in Asia, Latin America and the US across different capital structures – be it equity, debt or derivatives. Throughout her career, Rachel has deployed billions of dollars of long-term capital to meet outsized returns for institutional investors. Rachel graduated from the Australian National University with a Bachelor of Commerce and received a Master of Law from the University of Sydney. In addition, Rachel represented Malaysia in the sport of rhythmic gymnastics in various tournaments as well as the British Council as a delegate in the Young Global Citizen Summit to solves issues on global poverty and human rights. She also serves on the Leadership Team of the Hong Kong chapter of Ellevate (formerly 85 Broads), a 3 global network of professional women, and sits on the Program Committee of EMpower non-profit organisation that supports at-risk youths within developing countries.