>> Clive Tan
Clive Tan was appointed Non-Executive Chairman in September 2015.
As co-founder and executive director of parent company, 8I Holdings Limited, Clive is familiar with the strategic planning, business development, corporate policies and risk management practices for the financial education and asset management business.
Within 8VI, Clive advises on corporate governance, strategic planning and overall direction of the Group.
Clive holds a Post-Graduate Diploma in Education from the National Institute of Education and an Honours Degree in Mechanical and Production Engineering from the Nanyang Technological University. He also attended the University of Technology, Sydney on an academic exchange programme. He began his professional career in the public education sector in Singapore.
>> Ken Chee
Executive Director & CEO
Ken is the co-founder of the Group and sits on the board of parent company, 8I Holdings Limited. As CEO of 8VI, he is involved in driving the all-round growth of the Group’s FinEduTech business under the VI brand.
He has more than 20 years of professional experience across business development, operations, strategy and marketing from his past roles in data management firms including Quicken (Singapore) and Telekurs Financial. Prior to his current appointment, Ken held executive and management roles in 8I Holdings Limited and was the originator and key trainer of its financial education programmes.
Ken was awarded the Spirit of Enterprise, Honoree Award in 2005 by the President of Singapore for outstanding business results. He is also a Young Presidents’ Organisation member under the Singapore Chapter.
Ken graduated from the Singapore Polytechnic with a Diploma in Banking and Financial Services, and the University of Queensland with a Bachelors’ Degree in Business Administration. He also attended Columbia Business School in New York and graduated from its Executive Program in Value Investing.
>> Pauline Teo
Pauline is involved in the management and regional operations of the Company, leading VI College. She is also one of the key speakers for the various programs, seminars and coaching sessions that the Company undertakes.
Under her leadership, VI College is currently the leading Financial Education provider in Singapore and Malaysia, with presence in Taiwan and mainland China. She leads 8VI’s retention team in terms of organising, planning the activities and topics for our subscribers, keeping conversations alive in the community.
Pauline is based in Singapore and has more than 10 years’ experience working as a public servant, primarily in the field of learning and development. During her days with Singapore Ministry of Defence and Civil Service College, Pauline led a team of course developers and had the full spectrum of experience in training and development, ranging from conducting learning-needs analysis to outcome evaluation.
Pauline graduated from the Nanyang Technological University with a Master of Arts (Instructional Design and Methodology) and holds a Bachelor in Business Studies.
>> Charles Mac
With rich IT corporate experience comprising 15 years in the SAP industry dealing with multinational companies across the Asia Pacific region, Charles provides advisory and counsel on the operations, strategy and compliance for the Company.
Charles Mac was appointed Non-Executive Director in May 2019. Charles has more than 18 years of IT corporate experience, of which 15 years was spent in the SAP industry dealing with multinational companies across the Asia Pacific region. He has held various leadership roles for large, global multinational companies with extensive experience across Asia Pacific in Team Management, Quality Management, Audits, Business Development and Contract Deliveries.
Charles currently serves on the Board of Australian-listed companies, 8I Holdings Limited and 8VI Holdings Limited as a Non-Executive Director. Charles is an Australian citizen and holds a Bachelor of Computing (Information System) from Monash University.