Leong Horn Kee
Dr Leong is the chairman/co-founder of CapitalCorp Ventures (previously CapitalCorp Partners). He was Singapore’s non-resident Ambassador to Mexico, and currently Singapore’s non-resident High Commissioner/Ambassador to Cyprus and Argentina; as well as independent chairman/director of several listed companies including SPH Reit, SAC Capital and Hong Kong-listed IGG Games.
From 1994 to 2008, Dr Leong was an executive director/COO of Far East Organization, CEO of Orchard Parade Holdings and CEO of Yeo Hiap Seng. From 1984 to 1993, he worked in venture capital investments at Natsteel and Transtech Ventures and investment banking at Rothschilds. From 1977 to 1983, he was a deputy director at the Ministries of Finance and Trade & Industry. Dr Leong was a Member of Parliament for 22 years from 1984 to 2006.
In 2008, he founded CapitalCorp as a private equity and corporate finance advisory firm and has been deeply involved in many early-stage companies as founder, advisor and angel investor.
Dr Leong holds Bachelor degrees in Production Engineering, Economics, and Chinese Language; MBA from INSEAD; and Master and Doctorate degrees from the University of Western Australia (UWA).