With decades of experience in managing investments on behalf of Ultra-high Net Worth Individuals and Families, our asset managers handle clients’ financial portfolios and meet their wide-ranging wealth management needs. They also competently provide regular updates using consolidated performance reporting, keeping clients in the loop with useful market news and financial information.
Our Asset Managers are supported by the Operations team, consisting of individuals with wide experience in information technology, compliance, risk management and banking operations.
Shirley Crystal Chua
CEO and Founder
Shirley Crystal Chua founded Golden Equator in 2012 with her extensive networks and vast experience in the wealth management sphere, having been a trusted adviser for ultra-high net-worth clients for over a decade. An enterprising visionary, she has successfully leveraged a wealth of experience gained during the course of her career to distil and master the exceptional art of business architecture.
Since its inception, Golden Equator has grown within and beyond the financial services industry, a testament to Shirley’s natural flair and aptitude for charting out the course of companies at different stages of their growth.
Deeply involved in entrepreneurial and startup communities across various stages of their growth, Shirley is highly regarded as a thought leader by both her peers as well as among industry experts. Always one to share her valued knowledge and expertise, her participation in various courses, conferences and events, has seen her display a natural eye for potential expansion, a passion for mentoring and education, and an unwavering keen focus on innovation.
Shirley enjoys trying out new recipes in the kitchen and often unwinds over a glass of red wine over good conversations.
COO and Co-Founder
With extensive business management, regulatory compliance, partner relations and operational experience, Grace brings to Golden Equator a wealth of varied experience together with exemplary problem solving skills. She leverages her ability to interact with and cater to a wide spectrum of cultural and team dynamics to successfully identify and align the company’s overall business goals. Outside of work, Grace enjoys immersing in the beauty of other cultures, scenery and the varied experiences that visiting new destinations have to offer.
An experienced media, digital marketing and business strategist, Adam’s expertise lies in providing real-world guidance to a broad range of clients. From product development and business direction to go-to-market strategy, he works closely with growing businesses to streamline and smoothen their internal and external processes. Adam also brings to the Golden Equator Consulting team his branding prowess and aptitude for effective marketing solutions. A travel enthusiast, he has a realistic goal of visiting every country in the world – he has already ticked off over 80 of them.
Grace brings to her role deep experience in investment advisory and client relationship management. She takes pride in delivering quality recommendations on numerous asset classes, leveraging on more than a decade of experience in handling High Net Worth portfolios. Prior to joining Golden Equator, she served international clients during her stints with various banks. In her free time, Grace enjoys a good game of tennis, and attending local cooking classes on her travels to exotic destinations.
Over the span of two decades in the financial services industry, Rosanna has successfully leveraged her extensive experience in global market products, providing exemplary investment advisory to private banking clients. During this period, she has displayed proficiency in increasing her clients’ assets under management and revenue. Her passions surround photography and travelling around the world with close friends.
Aryani leverages her wealth of experience gained over two decades in the financial services sector to provide her clients with professional portfolio advisory services, assisting her clients and their families in building their business legacy. She loves outdoor activities and being surrounded by nature while hiking, camping and rafting. She’s also highly committing to social work/causes, organising activities for children and teens in underdeveloped areas near Jakarta.
Prior to joining Golden Equator, Cecilia developed her career at various private banks, specialising in assisting clients to preserve their wealth through expert and efficient legacy planning. She leverages her extensive experience as well as approachable nature to strengthen professional relationships while meeting the financial needs of high net-worth clients. In her free time, she likes to clear her mind with a run or a good game of badminton.
Andreas brings to the company expert wealth management, sales and leadership skills, coupled with in-depth product knowledge within the financial services industry. His fluency in English, German, and Spanish also allows him to maintain fluid communication channels, liaising effectively with clients from around the world. An enthusiastic football fan, he also enjoys travelling, immersing himself and taking in different cultures around the world.
Goh Shi Hui
Associate, Wealth and Investments
Shi Hui started her career in the investor relations and operational areas of a real estate fund management company. Inspired by the role models in her life, she welcomes new challenges as she believes strongly that “life begins at the end of your comfort zone”. Her ‘growing wealth together’ approach sees her helping clients to advance their financial portfolios through a shared vision built on long-term relationships and commitment to delivering results. Being a huge Japanese food lover, she balances her calories through barre classes and any other activity that proves to be just as dynamic and upbeat.
Associate Director, Business Support
Karen works closely with the CEO to support and assist her in aligning overall organisation goals, and consults with Golden Equator’s portfolio companies on marketing and sales initiatives. With more than a decade in media agency experience, she is adept at advising clients on the successful and effective implementation of sponsorships and marketing partnerships. Outside of work, Karen enjoys her yoga sessions and indulging in an episode or two of the latest adventure/fantasy series on netflix.
Phuong works closely with the COO on matters relating to business management and operational requirements. Prior to joining the company, she was Senior Audit Associate at BDO LLP, the 5th largest accounting network globally. She brings to her position technical knowledge in auditing & compliance, and experience in working with clients from a wide variety of industries. When she is not practising with The Youth Choir, Phuong is both a movie buff as well as an aspiring painter.