Former Board Members
Mr. Erfan serves as a non-executive director of Reebonz. He has worked in venture capital and private equity for over 17 years. Previously he was a senior partner in the venture capital group of 3i Group, a member of the management committee for the global venture capital business and led 3i’s venture capital expansion into the Middle East and China. He is also a director of The Electrum Group and was a founding board member of Leor Energy, an oil and gas exploration company in Texas, that was acquired by EnCana for $2.55 billion in 2007. He is also a Director at Draper Oakwood Royalty Capital Ltd. and Better Grain Ltd. Mr. Erfan is founder of the Cogito Scholarship Foundation, a UK charity. He holds a BA and MA (Hons) from Oxford University, and an MBA from the London Business School. He is a Fellow of the Kauffman Foundation for Venture Capital.
Mr. Chua serves as a non-executive director of Reebonz. Mr. Chua is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Vertex Group, a Singapore headquartered venture capital group. Prior to joining Vertex, Mr. Chua was the President and an executive director of Biosensors International Group, Ltd., Managing Director of Walden International, and Deputy President of NatSteel Ltd. Previously he also served as a member on the board of directors at Logitech International S.A. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from University of Wisconsin at Madison and a Master of Science in Engineering from Stanford University under a distinguished scholarship from NatSteel.
Mr. Richards serves as a non-executive director of Reebonz. He is currently a Managing Partner at GGV Capital, focusing on investments in the Internet, software and mobile sectors. He currently sits on the board of numerous private companies including Bigcommerce, Boxed, Brightwheel and Percolate, and has previously sat on the boards of Appirio, Buddy Media and BlueKai. Previously Mr. Richards also served as a Vice President of digital content services at VeriSign, Inc. after a company he had co-founded in 2003, R4 Global Solutions Inc., was acquired by VeriSign, Inc. He co-founded and held an executive position at QuantumShift where he led the operations, sales and marketing teams of the venture-backed hosted software company operating in the telecommunications sector. Previously, Mr. Richards was a management consultant in the strategy and organizational change practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Richards holds a Bachelor of Arts in Government from Dartmouth College.