Mr Nakrin Narula
Nakrin’s professional experience to date has been focused on acquisitions and growth strategies in SE Asia. At Claris Consulting, Nakrin’s focus was on the planning and execution of geographic and new-product growth strategies for small to medium sized businesses. In his time with the Abraaj Group, Nakrin obtained deal and investment experience, particularly in the Logistics and Oil and Gas sectors.
Nakrin holds a MBA from the Harvard Business School and a BSc from USC’s Marshall School of Business where he graduated magna cum laude.
Mr. Kok Tjun Chan
Prior to Springtide, Kok Tjun’s experience centered around developing strategies and execution plans. At BCG, he developed and executed distribution and marketing plans for large insurance and consumer goods companies. Outside of BCG, he has worked significantly with SMEs, having developed operational plans for an e-commerce warehouse and project-managed an extension to a Malaysian palm oil mill.
Kok Tjun holds a MBA from the Harvard Business School and a BSc in Government and Economics from the LSE where he was awarded the Crawford, CS MacTaggart and Head of Department’s prizes.
Mr Robert Pike
Rob brings strong marketing, sales, and management experience to Springtide. Currently, he is a VP at DTAC Thailand, where he has completed an intensive retail transformation project and currently leads the newly created Digital Retail division.
Prior to DTAC, Rob was Country Director at Mars Thailand where he doubled the size of their Chocolate business. Rob has also held senior management positions at Philips Electronics in Hong Kong and Coca-Cola Thailand, where he led flavor innovations of key drinks such as Fanta, Sprite, and Coke Zero, then expanded to retail strategy as channel & commercial manager for modern trade.
Rob graduated B.A. with high honors from Harvard University and M.B.A. from INSEAD.
Other members of our investor group have requested to remain anonymous.
We currently have openings for additional individual investors.
If you would be interested in investing with Springtide, please contact us for a copy of our investment memo.