Expert Presenters

The ELO Peer Advisory Groups have an outstanding group of expert presenters from throughout North America, Asia and Europe. See below for further details. 


BFBill Foo, Chairman, Tung Lok Group, Singapore – Dr. Bill Foo has over 30 years’ experience in financial services in Asia (1983-2015). He was CEO, ANZ Singapore for 12 years, one of the largest banks based in Singapore with about 2,100 staff. He was Vice-Chairman ANZ South Asia for 4 years, Southeast Asia Head of Investment Banking and President of Schroders Indonesia for 6 years and was with Citibank/Citicorp (Director) & Bank of America (AVP) for 10 years. Read More>> 


john lennoxJohn Lennox Professor Emeritus, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK – John Lennox is a master communicator. He has heard the best and he has communicated as a professor, public speaker, Bible teacher, and debater. He recalls hearing one of CS Lewis’s last lectures at the University of Cambridge as an undergraduate student. He became a Professor of Mathematics, but he continued his Bible teaching forays into the Soviet Union during the Cold War. He has delivered keynotes on the intersection of science and faith. He has spoken in front of thousands of people live and his YouTube recordings have been watched millions of times. Read More>>


spSimon Pillar, Managing Director, Pacific Equity Partners, Sydney, AUS  – Simon Pillar is the Managing Director of Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) and has an exceptional background in business. PEP is the largest local private equity firm in Australia and New Zealand. Funds managed by PEP have made more than 30 operating company investments, and more than 100 bolt-on acquisitions. PEP has 20 years’ experience executing core investment strategy with market-leading returns of 47% gross IRR over the past 10 years. Returns are driven by transformational profit improvement. Read More>>


David Sun, CPA, Hong Kong SAR, China – David Sun, a CPA by profession, has spent the bulk of his career working in Hong Kong and throughout the Asia Pacific region. He was Managing Director for Ernst & Young Asia Pacific with 15,000 employees and was part of the international board of Ernst &Young. After concluding his long career at Ernst & Young haccepted the appointment as the Auditor-General of Hong Kong. During his career, he has been on the boards of many private and public companies. He is intimately familiar with the review of financial statements. Read More>>


HVHank Vander Laan, Chairman, Hava Holdings, London, ON, Canada – Hank is a veteran entrepreneur with a large part of his career having been spent building up Trojan Technologies to a global enterprise with over $200m in revenue. He then did a successful transition out of the CEO role and later sold his stake to a multinational corporation. He has since been involved as an investor and board member of other companies throughout Canada in various industries. Read More>> 


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