Bas Fransen, CEO of EcoMatcher
After graduating from Delft University of Technology and after his time as officer of the Royal Dutch Navy, Bas had executive roles with Philips CE, Philips Semiconductors, IBM Technology and ASML before he started his startup career. Bas has been in Asia for over 20 years and lived in Taiwan, Japan and Singapore before he moved to Hong Kong.
Despite Alvin’s young age, he has already built up an impressive track record in developing software and start-ups in Indonesia. Graduated from Bandung’s famous Institute of Technology (ITB), Alvin is EcoMatcher’s Technical Director.
Jovian is software engineer of EcoMatcher. He has a strong background in web application and system design. Jovian graduated from Bandung's famous Institute of Technology (ITB).
Graduate from Malaysia's famous Monash University with a degree in computer science, Kevin is chartered to look after EcoMatcher's incoming inspection and building processes (Standard Operating Procedures).
Reza has a strong background in UI/UX and graphical design for web and mobile app design. With more than 10 years of experience in the IT industry, Reza focussed to enhance the whole user experience of EcoMatcher.
Wei has a strong background in system architecture and back-end software engineering. Experienced as a software engineer for more than 5 years, Wei focussed on applying Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in EcoMatcher.
Mely is a graduate student from Indonesia's bespoken University of Pembangunan Nasional "Veteran" in Yogyakarta. She has a background in running the AIESEC Indonesia's marketing operation. At EcoMatcher, Mely is in charge of setting up the EcoMatcher Academy.
Herman Wijffels, Dutch economist and former CEO of Rabobank, is a widely recognized authority on sustainability, business and governance. He worked between 1981 and 1999 at the Rabobank, ultimately as CEO....
From 1999 – 2006 he was chairman of the Dutch Social-Economic Council, an independent and influential advisory body of the government. From 2006 to 2008 Herman Wijffels was director and Dutch representative at the World Bank in Washington. Between 2006-2007 he lead the negotiations between the political parties to create a new Dutch government. From 2009 to 2016 Herman Wijffels was professor ‘Sustainability and Societal Change’ at Utrecht University.
He chaired and led several innovative initiatives and committees, including the World Connectors and the Sustainable Finance Lab, to reform the banking sector. Some of those initiatives are carrying his name, such as the Herman Wijffels Innovation price.
Currently, the Programme Director and Lecturer, Corporate Environmental Governance Programme of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Hong Kong. Margaret has 25+ years in the field of sustainability...and a proven track record helping clients integrate sustainability into core organizational decision-making processes and culture. Working in partnership with organizations to build internal capacity to align their purpose with the need for environmental stewardship, community responsibility while achieving commercial success.
Margaret has lectured at Baptist University on business ethics and corporate social responsibility, has developed and delivered sustainability leadership training modules for a large MNC, and partnered with International NGO Earthwatch to deliver experiential learning for leadership learning. She is often a guest speaker, and partners with organizations in Hong Kong to provide support to their in-house Corporate Social Responsibility / Sustainable Development initiatives, including companies like Gammon, ACML, Towngas, Shangri-La Hotels Asia, AAHK, Sino Group, MTR corp., among others.