Boon Ping Chua
Boon Ping is a Senior Advisor at Cento, leading its investment strategy and deal origination efforts, in addition to serving as a member Cento’s investment committee. He has over 20 years of extensive experience in venture capital and M&A in the technology, media and telecommunications sectors.
Prior to Cento, he was the CEO of Straits Capital Investment Pte Ltd (“Straits Capital”). Straits Capital is the corporate venture fund of SPH (Singapore Press Holdings), one of the largest media groups in South East Asia. In that role, he managed a corporate venture fund totalling in excess of U$70 million that he invested with a global multi-stage mandate into technology companies.
Prior to that, Boon Ping served as Senior Vice President of EDBi, the investment subsidiary of EDB (Economic Development Board of Singapore), the government agency leading innovation and economic initiatives for the Republic of Singapore. He was responsible for leading its Technology investment team.
Boon Ping is a Singaporean and holds a Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) and a Master in Business Administration (Banking & Finance) from Nanyang Technological University. He passed CFA Level 3 exam in 2001.