Jean has more than twenty-six years of experience in private equity investments and has been with UOBVM since 2003. She is responsible for making investment recommendations and decisions, monitoring of portfolio companies, seeking divestment opportunities, as well as fund raising activities. She has executed deals in various sectors including life sciences, marine logistics and offshore services, EV battery technology, eCommerce, nanotechnology, big data analytics, food and beverage, cargo security and tracking solutions, and has experience investing in Singapore, China, Vietnam, Indonesia and USA.
Prior to joining UOBVM, Jean spent more than ten years at Singapore EDB Investments ("EDBI") managing its life science funds. During her stint at EDBI, Jean spent one year in the Silicon Valley as Director (Investments) of its VC life science fund, Singapore Bio-Innovations of America Inc and close to one year as Vice President (Business Development) of A-Bio Pte Ltd, a contract manufacturing organization for biologics.
She is a member of CPA Australia. She has also completed the Chartered Valuer and Appraiser (CVA) programme in 2019. She holds a Master of Professional Accounting from Singapore Management University, Master of Applied Finance from Macquarie University and a Bachelor of Medicinal Chemistry degree from University College, London.