Lawrence C. Qua, 74, Filipino, is the founding Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of The Ionics Group of Companies consisting of Ionics EMS, Inc., Ionics Properties Inc., Iomni Precision Inc., and Ionics Inc. (formerly Ionics Circuits Inc).  He is also the Chairman and Director of Aqua Holdings, Inc.  He is further, a director and member of the investment committee of ICCP Venture Partners, Inc. and a director of various companies engaged in retailing and property development.  He has been a trustee of the Semiconductor & Electronics Industry of the Philippines Inc. since its organization.  He served as a board trustee of the Graduate Business School of De la Salle University for three years.  Mr. Qua graduated from De La Salle University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Yoshihiro has been with the SBI Group for over 11 years. Prior to relocating to Singapore and joining SBI Ven Capital, he was with the Overseas Business Department in Tokyo headquarters, where he handled global strategic partnership deals and also monitored the group’s strategic investments mainly in Southeast Asia, Russia and Israel. He is a trained legal expert with over 7 years of experience in the SBI Group’s Legal & Compliance Department, where he had engaged in a wide variety of legal cases ranging from international joint venture agreements to investment contracts. Yoshihiro holds a Bachelor of Laws from the Meiji University.

Miguel joined ICCP Venture Partners in 2020. He has over 15 years of experience in fund management, financial advisory, and corporate banking.  As a venture capitalist, he built an extensive network in Europe and Southeast Asia by focusing on ecosystem building, regularly appearing at events and sharing his thoughts on his Medium channel.

In his career as an investor and venture builder, he has completed over 60 deals and co-founded 8 companies including an early stage venture fund in Germany. In 2017, he moved to Berlin to establish Unifier Ventures, which provided family offices and corporates from Southeast Asia with access to technologies in Europe. Prior to that, he was leading financing and investments for Novel Capital, a pioneering multi-family office in the Philippines, where he initiated the foray into private equity and venture capital.

He currently sits on the Board of Directors of the AsiaBerlin Forum. He is also a mentor for the Berlin Founder’s Fund and the Enpact Empowering Entrepreneurship initiative.

Miguel graduated from Ateneo de Manila University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Engineering and a minor in Finance. He participated in intensive training courses in London with HSBC’s Group Graduate Development Program and in Singapore with ANZ’s Risk Analysis and Deal Structuring Bootcamp.

Yujin Otsuka is the Chief Representative of SBI Holdings Representative Office (Philippines). He has 15 years of experience in venture capital and private equity investment activities in Japan and South East Asia.  Along with ICCP SBI Pacific Synergies Fund he works as investment committee member and board member in two other overseas funds related to SBI Holdings, Inc., and as board member of several companies SBI had invested in. Yujin received an MBA from SBI Graduate School and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Waseda University, Japan.

Ed joined ICCP Venture Partners in 2003. He has over 35 years of management and technical experience in US technology businesses in various roles. Since 1982, Ed has been developing technology, managing technology firms, investing in technology start-ups, or founding technology startups. He is a serial inventor – author to 11 patents to date – and has a sharp eye for disruptive technologies. 

Ed was the CEO and Co-Founder of Newmoon Systems, an enterprise software company which was acquired by Tarantella, a division of Oracle. He also co-founded Audible, the pioneer and leading provider of spoken audio content on the internet which was acquired by Amazon.

He currently serves as the President of Phizzle, and is also a member of its Board of Directors. Ed is currently a Board Observer of Popular Pays. He was the former Chairman of TuneIn and served on the boards of FastSoft and BioImagene.

Ed holds both a Master of Science and a Doctorate degree from the University of California, Berkeley and a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science and Mathematics from New York University.

Guilly established ICCP Venture Partners in 1997. He is the founder of the ICCP Group of Companies, a mid-sized conglomerate in the Philippines with interests in financial services and property development and management. He is an experienced private investor with extensive investment experience across numerous sectors. He provides considerable experience, networks, and insights throughout the Firm’s investment process and helps portfolio companies with connectivity and access to leading companies in Southeast Asia. 

Guilly currently holds director positions on the boards of several publicly-listed companies in the Philippines: Ionics – a leading electronics manufacturing service provider; Phinma Corporation – a conglomerate engaged in manufacturing, energy, consulting, education and property development; and Roxas & Company Inc. – a holding company with interests in sugar milling, coconut processing and property development. He is also on the boards of a number of privately held companies. Guilly is active in a number of bi-lateral business organizations in Southeast Asia.  He is the Philippine Co-Chairman of the Philippine Singapore Business Council and is also a member of committees of the Philippines-United States Business Council and the Philippine-British Business Council.

He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Harvard Business School and graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from De La Salle University in the Philippines.