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GTR Ventures has recently appointed Poh Teck Tan as its new Executive Vice President, as well as Audrey Weber as the new summer analyst. They join a well-established team led by co-founders, Rupert Sayer and Kelvin Tan.
Poh Teck is a seasoned international business and investment veteran, backed by more than 40 years of working experience in various sectors ranging from real estate, infrastructure, to M&A and group level investments.
Notably, he has worked in various companies within the Singapore government linked investment arm Temasek Group, including many years with Sembcorp Industries Ltd. He was involved in several large-scale commercial/industrial townships & infrastructure development projects in Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Dubai, Fujairah, China, Indonesia, Myanmar and more recently in Bangladesh. He was also instrumental in successfully setting and managing various overseas offices and joint-venture companies.
Having served as the Deputy to CEO of the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) and Head of Global Business Division, Poh Teck brings to GTR Ventures a wealth of experience in making global alliances in emerging markets. During his time at the SBF, he forged strong connections with Singapore based companies and led various business missions to Africa, Asia, China, & the Middle East. At the same time, he was responsible for all commercial ventures, including large scale business events in Singapore such as the Global Entrepolis@Singapore and APEC 2009. In terms of setting up and managing various international cross-border initiatives, under his charge were the following platforms: the Abu Dhabi Singapore Business Forum, the Africa Business Group, the ASEAN Business Group, the China Business Group, the Middle East Business Group, the Malaysia Singapore Business Council, the Russia Singapore Business Forum, and the Saudi Singapore Business Council.
Audrey Weber is final year Economics and Finance student at the University of Exeter. Audrey has prior experience as an accounts specialist at a psychotherapy clinic in Washington, DC, and as a program intern at the National Association of Regional Councils.