Olivier Wallner
Obtained a Masters degree in Business Administration from the leading French business school HEC in 1984. Upon graduation, he joined a subsidiary of the BNP Group as a Private Banker in Africa and returned to France to become the BIAO Group’s treasurer. In 1989, he joined the Lazard Freres Group and held the position of CFO of Lazard’s banking subsidiary SOVAC until March 1996 when the company was sold to GECC. He was one of the founders and Chairman of AFGAP (the French Assets and Liabilities Management Association.) In early 1996, he was appointed Managing Director of Lazard Asia in Singapore. In late 1997, Olivier set up his own management advisory firm, Phoenix Management Asia, and has since then been actively involved in helping global companies operating in the region undertake corporate restructuring and investment projects. In 2001, he co-founded WP Capital. He currently resides in Belgium.

Gerard L. Pennefather
Chartered Accountant by training. Spent 12 years in corporate finance and treasury in New Zealand with New Zealand Equities and Ord Minett. On returning to Singapore, Gerard ran a British Human Resource Consultancy and in 2001 he co-founded WP Capital and the Huntington Group which owns, operates and invests in companies specializing in providing Intellectual Capital Solutions. He currently resides in Singapore.