Professional Development Committee

The Professional Development Committee (PD committee) seeks to identify key areas for continued professional development of our members. In partnership with our member firms and external industry bodies, we organize trainings, courses and events curated for the private capital community. Some key initiatives include:

  • SVCA’s bi-annual conference bringing together all members of the community to exchange knowledge, ideas, thoughts and providing an exclusive forum for industry wide networking

  • Foundational courses such as Fundamentals in PE/VC, Masterclass in negotiating PE/VC termsheets

  • Knowledge events on fundraising, tax and legal diligences and industry trends amongst others


Chew Huai Fong, Regional Lead, East Asia & Pacific Funds, IFC Private Equity Funds Group (Co-Chair)
Hemal Mirani, Managing Director, HarbourVest Partners (Singapore) Pte Ltd (Co-Chair)

Vorapol (Brook) Supanusonti, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Asia Partners Fund Management Pte. Ltd.
Jessy Cheong, Partner, M&A, Deloitte & Touche Financial Advisory Services Pte Ltd
Danny Tan, Asia-Pacific Head of Investment Funds, Ashurst LLP
Soh Xuan Yong, Managing Director, Tower Capital Asia Pte. Ltd.
Louisa Chiam, Managing Director, Affinity Equity Partners (S) Pte Ltd