Brian is a Director with NUS Enterprise, and oversees Ecosystem Development, Digital Infrastructure, and Corporate Partnerships. He has been involved in building up the eco‐system supporting the startups and entrepreneurs both on and off‐campus & regionally, establishing the infrastructure, programs and networks for the eco‐system. This includes building up Block71, which has now become part of the JTC Launchpad area; an iconic entrepreneurial space in Singapore. He has been actively involved in building up “deep-tech” startups and having a keen interest in Foodtech, Agritech and Aquatech.
Prior to NUS, Brian together with some friends were involved in pioneering Adroit Innovations from a start‐up company to be a publicly listed company on the main board of the Singapore Stock Exchange in 2000. In his last position in Adroit, Brian headed and led the Malaysia operations, sales & marketing, and general management activities. Built a profitable market presence for this regional subsidiary.