Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Gerard Teoh is an expert on advising family-owned conglomerates on their business and philanthropic strategies. He is the owner and executive director of Crave Capital, a consulting agency that supports companies across Asia with strategy, expansion, mergers and acquisitions, and restructuring.
Gerard is actively involved in venture investment across the Asia-Pacific region, with strong networks in Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam, Myanmar, Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and China, as well as the Middle East, the United States, and Europe. His leadership experience includes building, marketing, executing, developing and operating start-ups in various IT industry segments, including venture investment, software development, security, portal, e-business and BPO outsourcing.
In 2013, Gerard began advising Asian family conglomerates on the non-profit side of their work. Projects executed from this practice include a US$200 million partnership between the Mayapada Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Indonesia Health Fund initiated with eight Indonesian families, and a SGD$15 million partnership between the Fullerton Group of Singapore and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. He is the advisor to ASEAN for the Global Fund.
Gerard holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom and the Certificate of Legal Practice (CLP) of the Legal Profession Qualifying Board of Malaysia.