Meet the team. International Advisory Board (Part I)
BTour Chain is very proud to present our international advisory board and gratefully acknowledges the dedication of each advisor.
Our International Advisory Board is composed of highly-experienced and globally respected leaders and innovators in the field of public service, business, finance and technology. The advisors make valuable contributions to the project by offering their expertise and guidance to the team.
Dr. Subin Pinkayan, served as the former Minister of Commerce and the former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand. Currently, he is the Chairman of SEATEC Group, an engineering consulting firm.
Dr. Pinkayan is presently working on opening an GG56 office in Thailand.
Dr. Suh Nam Pyo is a world-renowned scientist and the former President of KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) from 2006 until 2013. He is also the founder director of the Laboratory of Manufacturing and Production at MIT and served as the Head of the Mechanical Engineering Department at MIT.
Dr. Suh invented the OLEV (On-line Electric Vehicle), an electric vehicle that charges wirelessly while moving by using electromagnetic induction, which was listed on the TIME’s Top 50 Inventions of the Year in 2010.
Dr. Shenglin Ben is the dean of the Business School and Academy of Internet Finance at the Zhejiang University. Before joining the University of Zhejiang in 2014, Dr. Ben served as a CEO in leading financial services firms such as ABN AMRO, HSBC and JP Morgan Chase in China and as a member of the JP Morgan Global Leadership Team. Dr. Ben received his bachelor’s degree in engineering from Tsinghua University, China, a master’s degree in management from Renmin University, China and Ph.D. degree in Economics from Purdue University, USA.
Dr. Marsha Vande Berg is a C-suite executive with a vast international experience in public and private sector. She is an executive board director and expert on the Asia Pacific’s dynamic investment and policy environment, focusing on macro risk factors for International markets investors. She also serves as an independent director of Quantum Advisors Pte., and RAND Center for Asia Pacific Policy board. She is the former CEO of the Pacific Pension Institute in San Francisco. Dr. Vande Berg holds a doctoral degree in German studies from Vanderbilt University and a master’s degree from Duke University.
Zulfiquar Z. Ghadiyali is our Advisor from the Middle East. Mr. Ghadiyali is the Executive Director, Directions Investment Holding Co (DIHC) under Chairmanship of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Sultan Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
Dr. Kenzo Hiroki is currently a professor at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Japan. Dr. Hiroki served as Head of Secretariat, UN Secretary General’s Advisory Board on Water and Sanitation (UNSGAB) and established the High Level Expert Panel on Water and Disaster (HELP/UNSGAB) under the chairmanship of Dr. Han Seung-Soo, former Prime Minister of South Korea.
Sir David Wright is a former British Diplomat who served as the British ambassador to Republic of Korea (1990–1994), and Japan (1996–1999). Currently, Sir David is the Chairman of Skarbek Associates, and Non-Executive Director of Rezolve. During his career he was Private Secretary to HRH The Prince of Wales and the first CEO of British Trade International, and the Vice-Chairman at Barclays.
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