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Our Group Senior Management Team.

Danny Yeung
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Our Group Senior Management Team.

Danny Yeung

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Danny Yeung is the Co-Founder of Prenetics and has served as Chief Executive Officer since its inception in 2014. Mr. Yeung’s journey into healthcare started as a way to utilize his extensive entrepreneurial career into making an impact for society. Mr. Yeung’s vision from day 1 was to always turn Prenetics into a global health company, recruiting the best talent, and to give everyone the power to be in control of their own health.

Prior to Prenetics, Mr. Yeung was a Founding Partner at SXE Ventures, having led multiple investments in genetic testing companies and in Honey Science, which was acquired by Paypal for US $4 billion in 2019. Mr. Yeung had also founded uBuyiBuy in 2010, which was subsequently acquired by Groupon. Prior to leaving Groupon in early 2014, Mr. Yeung served as CEO of Groupon East Asia, leading it to be the largest e-commerce company in the region. Mr. Yeung’s entrepreneurial journey started at the age of 25 when he ventured into franchising Hong Kong dessert chain “Hui Lau Shan” into the USA. After exiting Hui Lau Shan, Mr. Yeung successfully ventured into hospitality furniture and executed multi-million-dollar projects with MGM globally. Mr. Yeung’s life motto is “Play Hard, Work Harder”.

Stephen Lo
Chief Financial Officer

Our Group Senior Management Team.

Stephen Lo

Chief Financial Officer

Stephen has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Prenetics since 2018, and oversees the financial operations, corporate accounting and reporting, treasury, financial and tax planning and analysis and investor relations. Prior to joining Prenetics, Mr. Lo was in the Asia Pacific Investment Banking team of Citigroup, where he worked extensively on initial public offering transactions, placements, debt issuances and cross border mergers and acquisitions in Asia and the U.S. between 2014 and 2018. From 2007 to 2011, Mr. Lo was an auditor with Ernst & Young.

Mr. Lo received a Master of Business Administration from Yale University’s School of Management, a Master of Science in Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Hong Kong Baptist University. Mr. Lo is a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a Chartered Accountant of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a CFA Charterholder.

Dr. Lawrence Tzang, PhD
Co-Founder & Chief Scientific Officer

Our Group Senior Management Team.

Dr. Lawrence Tzang, PhD

Co-Founder & Chief Scientific Officer

Dr. Lawrence Tzang is the Co-Founder of Prenetics and has served as its Chief Scientific Officer and director since its founding in 2014. He has more than 20 years of experience in molecular diagnostics, genomics as well as laboratory automation. Dr. Tzang has been a registered Medical Laboratory Technologist I at the Board of Medical Laboratory Technologist since 2013, a founding member and ex-secretary at the Hong Kong Society for Behavioral and Neural Genetics in 2011-2022 and a fellow of the Hong Kong Society for Molecular Diagnostic Sciences since 2008. Dr. Tzang received his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology in 2003 and post-doctoral research fellowship at Department of Biology & Chemistry of the City University of Hong Kong from 2003 to 2009.

Dr. Tzang used microarray technologies on gene expression profiling for cancer researches, including vimentin and clusterin gene expression in hepatocellular carcinoma metastasis and key role of a protein in hepatocarcinogenesis, as well as drug resistance in cervical carcinoma. Dr. Tzang has also developed a biochip based genotyping platform for human papillomavirus genotyping and prevalence analysis in cervical cancer. In addition, he also participated in deep proteome profiling of sera from never-smoked lung cancer patients.

Joel Neoh
Chief Consumer Officer

Our Group Senior Management Team.

Joel Neoh

Chief Consumer Officer

Joel Neoh is a serial entrepreneur and technology executive with over 15 years of top-flight leadership and board experience. Joel’s experience in consumer technology spans sectors such as fintech, e-commerce, digital media, and health & wellness. Most recently, Joel was the founder of Fave, a leading Southeast Asian fintech platform backed by Sequoia Capital and acquired by Pine Labs, a unicorn company. Joel has been instrumental in accelerating digital payments and financial services for millions of consumers and merchants. Previously, Joel was the founder of GroupsMore, which was acquired by Groupon. While at Groupon, Joel headed up its Asia Pacific business, overseeing more than 2,000 employees. Joel’s entrepreneurial journey started out by co-founding Says.com, one of Malaysia’s largest digital news platforms. Joel is also a Board Director for the Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia, promoting excellence in corporate governance. His entrepreneurial success and leadership led to his recognition as Ernst & Young Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year (Malaysia) in 2012, and as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2013.

Dr. Peter Wong , DPHIL
Chief Technology Officer

Our Group Senior Management Team.

Dr. Peter Wong , DPHIL

Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Peter Wong is the Chief Technology Officer of Prenetics. Since he joined in 2017, Dr. Wong has been leading Prenetics’ global technology vision and roadmap, and engineering delivery. Prior to Prenetics, Dr. Wong was the Head of Engineering at Travelex, where he led Travelex’s first digital transformation and B2B business. Dr. Wong also successfully delivered a brand new international money transfer service, Travelex Wire, and launched Travelex’s first international payment platform with the World Bank Group. Dr. Wong has experience across various industries including investment banking and eCommerce; and is a frequent speaker at technology events including AWS Summit and various universities. Dr. Wong holds a Doctorate degree in Computer Science from the University of Oxford, and B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Computer Science from the University of Warwick.

Dr. Senthil Sundaram, MD
Chief Clinical Officer

Our Group Senior Management Team.

Dr. Senthil Sundaram, MD

Chief Clinical Officer

Dr. Senthil Sundaram is the Chief Clinical Officer of Prenetics, and is responsible for overseeing the clinical policies. Dr. Sundaram is highly recognised for his experience as a physician-scientist, having led numerous genetic research programs in the USA. Dr. Sundaram has discovered genetic mutations and rare genetic variants causing different neurological diseases using cutting edge next-generation sequencing technologies such as whole exome sequencing. Dr. Sundaram’s research articles have been published in reputed, high-impact journals such as Neurology, Annals of Neurology, Cerebral Cortex and others. Dr. Sundaram’s research works were funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH), USA. Dr. Sundaram also served as a reviewer of different journals and NIH study sections.

Samantha Kwok
Chief of Staff to Group CEO & Vice President, People & Operations

Our Group Senior Management Team.

Samantha Kwok

Chief of Staff to Group CEO & Vice President, People & Operations

Samantha Kwok is the Chief of Staff to Group CEO and Vice President, People & Operations, of Prenetics, and is responsible for all the overall people strategy, global talent acquisition, leadership development, organizational design, and delivering an inclusive employee and candidate experience which reflects Prenetics vision, mission and values. Samantha works with leaders across Prenetics’ different lines of business to support their dynamic needs, and is focused on developing and implementing strategies which drive business results and foster a positive and creative work environment. Prior to Prenetics, Samantha had extensive recruitment and HR consulting experience across Greater China, advising and consulting for many of China’s largest tech companies including Alibaba, VIPKID, Didi, Bytedance, Binance and Xiaomi, Daimler and FGS Global through her own entrepreneurial ventures. Samantha was also Chief of Staff, People and Operations at multiple tech startups, consumer brands and B2B platforms, helping several international brands launch and expand successfully throughout APAC. Samantha holds a degree in political, economic and social sciences from the University of Sydney.

Our Business Unit Management Team.

Danny Yeung
Chief Executive Officer of Insighta

Our Business Unit Management Team.

Danny Yeung

Chief Executive Officer of Insighta

Danny Yeung is the Co-Founder of Prenetics and has served as Chief Executive Officer since its inception in 2014. Mr. Yeung’s journey into healthcare started as a way to utilize his extensive entrepreneurial career into making an impact for society. Mr. Yeung’s vision from day 1 was to always turn Prenetics into a global health company, recruiting the best talent, and to give everyone the power to be in control of their own health.

Prior to Prenetics, Mr. Yeung was a Founding Partner at SXE Ventures, having led multiple investments in genetic testing companies and in Honey Science, which was acquired by Paypal for US $4 billion in 2019. Mr. Yeung had also founded uBuyiBuy in 2010, which was subsequently acquired by Groupon. Prior to leaving Groupon in early 2014, Mr. Yeung served as CEO of Groupon East Asia, leading it to be the largest e-commerce company in the region. Mr. Yeung’s entrepreneurial journey started at the age of 25 when he ventured into franchising Hong Kong dessert chain “Hui Lau Shan” into the USA. After exiting Hui Lau Shan, Mr. Yeung successfully ventured into hospitality furniture and executed multi-million-dollar projects with MGM globally. Mr. Yeung’s life motto is “Play Hard, Work Harder”.

Joel Neoh
Chief Executive Officer of CircleDNA

Our Business Unit Management Team.

Joel Neoh

Chief Executive Officer of CircleDNA

Joel Neoh is a serial entrepreneur and technology executive with over 15 years of top-flight leadership and board experience. Joel’s experience in consumer technology spans sectors such as fintech, e-commerce, digital media, and health & wellness. Most recently, Joel was the founder of Fave, a leading Southeast Asian fintech platform backed by Sequoia Capital and acquired by Pine Labs, a unicorn company. Joel has been instrumental in accelerating digital payments and financial services for millions of consumers and merchants. Previously, Joel was the founder of GroupsMore, which was acquired by Groupon. While at Groupon, Joel headed up its Asia Pacific business, overseeing more than 2,000 employees. Joel’s entrepreneurial journey started out by co-founding Says.com, one of Malaysia’s largest digital news platforms. Joel is also a Board Director for the Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia, promoting excellence in corporate governance. His entrepreneurial success and leadership led to his recognition as Ernst & Young Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year (Malaysia) in 2012, and as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2013.

Walt Ling
Chief Executive Officer of ACT Genomics

Our Business Unit Management Team.

Walt Ling

Chief Executive Officer of ACT Genomics

Mr. Walt Ling is the Chief Executive Officer of ACT Genomics Co., Ltd. He has over 25 years of experience in the medical device industry with a broad base of management and operational experience covering strategy, sales, marketing, finance, clinical applications, technical service and human resources.

Prior to joining ACT Genomics, Mr. Ling was the Vice President and Managing Director APAC for Oxford Immunotec, a company focused on infectious disease solutions. During his tenure at Oxford Immunotec, he was responsible for executing regional commercial operations and business expansion strategies. Mr. Ling was also responsible for the regional integration efforts in the recent acquisition of the company by PerkinElmer. Prior to Oxford Immunotec, Mr. Ling was the Vice President and Managing Director APAC for Leica Biosystems, a medical device company that develops and supplies clinical diagnostics to the pathology market.

Mr. Ling received a Masters of Business Administration degree from the J.L. Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelors of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas at Austin. Mr. Ling is a member of the Singapore Chapter of the Young Presidents Organization.

Our Board of Directors.

Danny Yeung
Director, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Our Board of Directors.

Danny Yeung

Director, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Danny Yeung is the Co-Founder of Prenetics and has served as Chief Executive Officer since its inception in 2014. Mr. Yeung’s journey into healthcare started as a way to utilize his extensive entrepreneurial career into making an impact for society. Mr. Yeung’s vision from day 1 was to always turn Prenetics into a global health company, recruiting the best talent, and to give everyone the power to be in control of their own health.

Prior to Prenetics, Mr. Yeung was a Founding Partner at SXE Ventures, having led multiple investments in genetic testing companies and in Honey Science, which was acquired by Paypal for US $4 billion in 2019. Mr. Yeung had also founded uBuyiBuy in 2010, which was subsequently acquired by Groupon. Prior to leaving Groupon in early 2014, Mr. Yeung served as CEO of Groupon East Asia, leading it to be the largest e-commerce company in the region. Mr. Yeung’s entrepreneurial journey started at the age of 25 when he ventured into franchising Hong Kong dessert chain “Hui Lau Shan” into the USA. After exiting Hui Lau Shan, Mr. Yeung successfully ventured into hospitality furniture and executed multi-million-dollar projects with MGM globally. Mr. Yeung’s life motto is “Play Hard, Work Harder”.

Ben Cheng
Independent Director

Our Board of Directors.

Ben Cheng

Independent Director

Ben Cheng is the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Artisan. He is also currently the Managing Partner at C Ventures, where he leads its sought-after deals and actively engages in major venture capital and private equity investments across the sectors of healthcare, consumer and technology. Named as “China’s Top 20 Most Outstanding Investor” by Lieyun.com in 2020, Mr. Cheng has helped execute many investments in the aforementioned “unicorns”, such as Xpeng Motors, NIO, JD Logistics, Gojek, FTA, Xiaohongshu and Pony.ai. Mr. Cheng is also a member of the Advisory Committee of Vertex SEA Fund, a subsidiary of Temasek Holdings, and a member of Venture Committee of Hong Kong Venture Capital and Private Equity Association.

Mr. Cheng has also served as a General Manager at New World Development since March 2016 and the Chief Investment Officer of Private Equity Department at ARTA TechFin Corporation Ltd since July 2021. Prior to his current roles, Mr. Cheng was an investment banker at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Standard Chartered Bank. Mr. Cheng holds a bachelor’s degree in Quantitative Finance with honors from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Winnie Chiu
Independent Director

Our Board of Directors.

Winnie Chiu

Independent Director

Winnie Chiu serves as an Independent Director of Prenetics. Ms. Chiu is also the President and Executive Director of Dorsett Hospitality International, the Executive Director of Far East Consortium International Limited, and the Chairperson of AGORA Hospitality Group Co., Ltd.

Ms. Chiu serves on numerous social committees in various capacities, including the Greater Bay Area Homeland Youth Community Foundation, the Better Hong Kong Foundation, the Community Chest, Our Hong Kong Foundation, the Federation of Hong Kong Hotel Owners and Hong Kong-Japan Business Co-Operation Committee. Ms. Chiu is an active philanthropist primarily focused on arts and education. She is Chairman of the Hong Kong Art School and Joint President of the Society of the Academy for Performing Arts. She also holds positions on the Hong Kong Arts Development Council and on Boards at Hong Kong University and Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Amongst her accolades, Ms. Chiu received Honorary Fellowships from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and the Vocational Training Council in Hong Kong. She also received the World Outstanding Chinese Youth Award in 2016 and was nominated for Asia’s Power Businesswomen by Forbes in 2014. Ms. Chiu holds a B.Sc from King’s College, University of London.

Our Scientific Advisory Board.

Prof. Tony S. K. Mok

Our Scientific Advisory Board.

Prof. Tony S. K. Mok

Prof. Mok will lead the SAB and currently serves as Chairman of the Department of Clinical Oncology of Chinese University of Hong Kong, is a non-executive director of AstraZeneca plc (LON:AZN), and an independent director of HUTCHMED (China) Limited (Nasdaq/AIM: HCM; HKEX: 0013). His main research interest focuses on biomarker and molecular targeted therapy in lung cancer.

Prof. Mok was the Principal Investigator and first author on the landmark IRESSA® Pan-Asia Study (IPASS), which was the first study that confirmed the application of precision medicine for advanced lung cancer. He has also led and co-led multiple studies including the FASTACT 2, IMPRESS, ARCHER 1050, ALEX and AURA 3. These projects address various aspects on management of EGFR mutation positive lung cancer, and have played a significant role in defining current practice. Prof. Mok has also engaged in clinical research on ALK positive lung cancer and immunotherapy. The series of clinical trials, led or co-led by Professor Mok, have defined precision medicine. His work has been adopted by multiple international guidelines including NCCN, AMP/IASLC/CAP, ASCO and ESMO.

Prof. Pasi A. Jänne, MD, PhD

Our Scientific Advisory Board.

Prof. Pasi A. Jänne, MD, PhD

Prof. Pasi Jänne is a globally renowned translational thoracic medical oncologist at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is also the Director of the Lowe Center for Thoracic Oncology and the Director of the Belfer Center for Applied Cancer Science. Prof. Jänne's research combines laboratory-based study with translational research in clinical trial of novel therapeutic agents in patients with lung cancer. He has made seminal therapeutic discovery including co-discovery of EGFR mutations and has led the development of therapeutic strategies for patients with EGFR mutant lung cancer.

Prof. Pasi Jänne's translational research work also led to the successful development of HER3-ADC in NSCLC and combination with Osimertinib to further enhance the potential efficacy of HER3-ADC. Prof. Jänne has received multiple awards for his work including from the AACR, ESMO and ASCO.

Prof. Pan-Chyr Yang, PhD

Our Scientific Advisory Board.

Prof. Pan-Chyr Yang, PhD

Prof. Yang is the former President of Taiwan University and has been a professor in the department of internal medicine at the College of Medicine for 27 years. He has also served as the Director of the Advisory Office for the Ministry of Education and as Dean for the College of Medicine at Taiwan University. Dr. Yang was honoured with the Joseph W. Cullen Prevention/Early Detection Award at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) 2020 World Conference on Lung Cancer.

Prof. Yang is a pioneer and leader in pulmonary ultrasound diagnostics and therapeutics that have revolutionized the management of pulmonary diseases which include lung cancer. He has led a research group to develop the method for detection and quantification circulating cancer cells in peripheral blood and to better predict the prognosis and response to treatment for lung cancer patients. His has led a research group to discover novel genes and pathways that associated with lung cancer pathogenesis and progression. They identified specific gene expression and microRNA signatures that can assist to predict the treatment outcome and may be beneficial for personalized therapy of lung cancer patients.

Dr. Lawrence Tzang, PhD
Co-Founder & Chief Scientific Officer

Our Scientific Advisory Board.

Dr. Lawrence Tzang, PhD

Co-Founder & Chief Scientific Officer

Dr. Lawrence Tzang is the Co-Founder of Prenetics and has served as its Chief Scientific Officer and director since its founding in 2014. He has more than 20 years of experience in molecular diagnostics, genomics as well as laboratory automation. Dr. Tzang has been a registered Medical Laboratory Technologist I at the Board of Medical Laboratory Technologist since 2013, a founding member and ex-secretary at the Hong Kong Society for Behavioral and Neural Genetics in 2011-2022 and a fellow of the Hong Kong Society for Molecular Diagnostic Sciences since 2008. Dr. Tzang received his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology in 2003 and post-doctoral research fellowship at Department of Biology & Chemistry of the City University of Hong Kong from 2003 to 2009.

Dr. Tzang used microarray technologies on gene expression profiling for cancer researches, including vimentin and clusterin gene expression in hepatocellular carcinoma metastasis and key role of a protein in hepatocarcinogenesis, as well as drug resistance in cervical carcinoma. Dr. Tzang has also developed a biochip based genotyping platform for human papillomavirus genotyping and prevalence analysis in cervical cancer. In addition, he also participated in deep proteome profiling of sera from never-smoked lung cancer patients.

Dr. Frank Ong, MD

Our Scientific Advisory Board.

Dr. Frank Ong, MD

Dr. Frank Ong, MD, is a seasoned industry-leading physician-scientist in Clinical Development (Certified Principal Investigator, Certified Clinical Research Professional, Medical Monitor) and Medical Affairs with clinical fellowship specialization in medical genetics and sub-specialization in clinical molecular genomics laboratory testing for hereditary oncology, common and rare hereditary adult and pediatric conditions, pharmacogenetics, carrier screening, and women's health. Dr. Ong was the Chief Medical Officer and Chief Scientific Officer of Everly Health and held previous leadership roles in Guardant Health (NASDAQ:GH), Illumina (NASDAQ: ILMN) and Roche (SWX: ROG). Dr. Ong led the first FDA 510(k) cleared NGS-based assay and NGS platform in 2013 as well as the first at-home COVID test to obtain Emergency Use Authorization by the US FDA in 2020.

Dr. Ong received his Medical Doctorate at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California in 2002, and completed his residency and fellowship at the University of California, Los Angeles and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center before serving on the faculty at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Dr. Hua-Chien Chen, PhD

Our Scientific Advisory Board.

Dr. Hua-Chien Chen, PhD

Dr. Hua Chien Chen is the Co-founder and the Chief Scientific Officer of ACT Genomics. He has more than 20 years of experience in cancer biology, genomics and drug discovery. Dr. Hua Chien Chen earned his PhD in Biochemistry from National Yang-Ming University in Taiwan and completed his postdoctoral training in Molecular Biology at Case Western Reserve University in the USA.

In 1998, Dr Hua Chien Chen was an Assistant Investigator at the National Health Research Institute, where he worked on the discovery and development of molecular targets for new drugs. Dr. Chen then joined TaiGen Biotechnology as the Biology Director, where he oversaw the drug screening program. From 2006 to 2014, Dr. Chen took up a position as Associate Professor at Chang Gung University, where he established a multiplexed micro-RNA quantification platform for the Molecular Medicine Research Center. This platform was developed to identify non-invasive biomarkers for cancer and other diseases. Dr. Hua Chien Chen has extensive experience in the biotech industry, technology-based project evaluation and license negotiation. Dr. Chen is also an accomplished scientist and acknowledged expert in the fields of molecular biology, oncology and genomics.

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