About Us

Management team

Our management team comprises seasoned business executives with years of professional and business experience.


Mr. James Mengdong Tan is the CEO and Director of 8i Capital Ltd, 8i Enterprises Acquisition Corp, 8i Holdings Limited and 8i Enterprises Pte Ltd.

He has more than 25 years of experience in managing private and public companies based in Asia and USA. He was the Chairman and CEO of Moxian Inc from 2014 to 2017, a Nasdaq listed company. Prior to that, he was the CEO of Vantage Corporation, a Singapore public listed company from 2005-2009, and a Director of Pacific Internet Ltd, a Nasdaq listed company from 2006 to 2009. He was concurrently (from 2005-2009)the CEO and Chairman of Vashion Group Ltd, a company listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange.

Mr Tan graduated from National University of Singapore (NUS) with a Bachelor of Arts in 1985.


Mr. William Yap is currently Head of Investment Banking for a Chinese SOE in Shanghai, China. He founded Cataya Pte Ltd, a business that focuses on originating private equity, loan and M&A deals in Asia, with an emphasis on China, Myanmar and Indonesia.

William specialised in originating proprietary private equity and venture deals in China for investment funds in Singapore.

He graduated with a degree in Physics from the University of Oxford in 1986. He has been a member of the CFA Institute since 2000.


SVP – Business Development

Kevin Chew is a senior corporate executive with over 20 years’ experience in the gaming and hospitality industry spanning the Asia Pacific, Europe and the USA. He has held senior management appointments with top international brands such as MGM Resorts International, Sands/Venetian, Stanley Leisure PLC London, Genting Star Cruises Asia, and Shangri-La Hotel/Resorts, with a track record of achieving sales, marketing and strategic business targets.

Kevin brings with him many years of leadership and management experience with large international brands, and a strong personal network of high net-worth customers which has been established over more than 20 years.

Kevin holds a Bachelor of Business Degree in Hospitality Management and International Business from Edith Cowan University, Western Australia and has attended the Executive Master of Hospitality Degree Program with University of Nevada, Las Vegas Singapore.