Gogreen Holdings Pte. Ltd. (Incorporated October 15, 2008) is Asia’s leading zero-emission transportation provider. Besides being the exclusive distributer for Segway products and accessories in Singapore, we also manage and operate two popular attractions within Sentosa, namely Gogreen Segway Eco Adventure and Gogreen Cycle & Island Explorer. Both of which are well-loved by visitors for providing fun, leisure and educational experiences without leaving a negative impact on the environment.
For Information on Gogreen Holdings please visit www.gogreenholdings.com
For information on Segway® Personal Transporters please visit www.segwaysingapore.com
Board of DirectorsSorted in Alphabetical Order
Mr Arthur Tay is Chairman and CEO of the SUTL Group of Companies where he actively oversees core business activities of SUTL in Singapore and throughout Asia.
Under Mr Tay’s leadership, SUTL has expanded its business, focusing on three core business units in the Leisure Lifestyle industry, Consumer Goods, and Technology, with a distribution presence in more than 18 countries across Asia.Read More »
Mr Tay is also the brainchild behind the distinguished ONE°15 Marina Sentosa Cove, Singapore, a five-time winner of Best Asian Marina/Yacht Club of the Year at Asia Boating Awards since its opening in 2007. Built at a cost of more than $70 million, the beginnings of the marina was formed in 2004 when he successfully tendered to the Singapore government’s plan for Sentosa to cater to the affluent. Located one degree and 15 minutes north of the equator, it has since flourished to be ranked Southeast Asia’s top yacht club, a convenient gateway to the Southern Islands and a destination of choice for dignitaries including Prince Albert of Monaco.
An entrepreneur who prefers to lead, Mr Tay’s vision is to create and develop marinas within Singapore as well as its surrounding neighbours and beyond. These strategically located marinas connect destinations so boaters have easy access to amenities during their journey. Being an avid and seasoned boater and water-skier, Mr Tay identified the need to cater to the burgeoning superyacht community and growing market, and to create and expand yachting infrastructure in the region. Partnerships and a memorandum of understanding have also been signed to foster the development of a nautical hub in Vietnam, marking the start of improved connectivity between regions.
Mr Tay’s vision also reflects striving for excellence within the community, with forays into advocating and developing environmentally-friendly initiatives. Measures such as using water instead of chemicals for the maintenance of ship hulls; introducing mussels to filter pollutants from the water to as act as an additional source of food for marine life, promote the appreciation of biodiversity of marina life.
Named 2014 Asia Pacific Boating’s Personality of the Year, Mr Tay also initiated the inauguration of the Singapore Yacht Show which has been held at the ONE°15 Marina Sentosa Cove, Singapore, since 2011. Within a short span of 6 years, the show has grown widely and now known as Asia’s leading boat show.
Mr Tay was also instrumental in bringing the Volvo Ocean Race 2008/09 series to Singapore for its first-ever Southeast Asian stopover. The Club also hosted the prestigious Clipper Race Round the World 2013/2014.
Mr Tay is also Founding Chairman of the Superyacht Singapore Association (SSA) formed in 2007. Married with twin daughters, Mr Tay is an avid sportsman and enjoys diving, yachting, snow skiing, golfing, and biking. He holds an MBA in Real Estate and Finance.
Chan Kum Tao
Mr. Chan Kum Tao is Non-Executive Director of Achieva Limited. He is also the Chief Financial Officer of the SUTL Group of Companies. Before SUTL, he was Chief Financial Officer of A&P Coordinator Pte Ltd, and has held positions as Financial Controller and Internal Auditor within the Alfa Laval Group. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK), and a Fellow of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.
Charles is now the CEO of Okkami Inc, a hospitality technology platform providing the ultimate in convenient and secure “connected travel” in a shared economy environment. OKKAMI aggregates information from airlines, transportation providers, hotels, restaurants and other merchant services and curates offerings into one easy to use app and allows individuals to become an Okkami Concierge helping Okkami Travellers. He is also the CEO of AltCap Management Pte Ltd the holding company of Okkami.Read More »
From 2005 to December, 2015 Charles has been the CEO of DOCOMO interTouch, a provider of leading edge technologies and managed services to the global hospitality industry. Since joining the company, he led the transformation of the company (then known as interTouch) with an annual revenue of $10 million in 2005 to become DOCOMO interTouch with an annual revenue of over $150 million in 2010. He was the architect of the merger of MagiNet, Nomadix, Azure and interTouch in 2008 to create DOCOMO interTouch, which is now one of the global market leaders and a clear number one in Asia. Charles recently led the successful exit for its shareholder NTT docomo.
Prior to joining DOCOMO interTouch, Charles held the position of CEO at Personal Broadband Australia (“PBA”) rolling out the first iBurst WIMAX Broadband Wireless System in the world. PBA was acquired by Telstra. Charles was also a senior executive at Telecom Venture Group, which was voted best private equity fund in Asia in 2001 by the Venture Capital Association. He was on the board of numerous portfolio companies across Asia. He also held senior positions at O2 (Hong Kong and the United Kingdom), as well as, Excelcomindo, a major mobile phone operator in Indonesia.
Charles started his career with the British Army with the rank of 2nd Lieutenant in the Royal Engineers. His commercial career started with PriceWaterhouse Coopers (“PWC”) where he was a Senior Associate in the Capital Projects and Property Group of the Management Consultancy Division in the London office. Charles holds a bachelors degree in Engineering Mathematics from the University of Bristol. He is a British national.
Matt McGuire is President of JCAM Advanced Mobility, a company he co-founded with Jackie Chan in early 2006. JCAM focuses on identifying and marketing eco-friendly and efficient, advanced transportation technologies throughout Asia Pacific with primary attention in South Korea, China PRC, Hong Kong, and Singapore. As President, Mr. McGuire is responsible for daily operations and tactics of JCAM as well as identifying new business expansion opportunities and charting the company’s long-term direction. Under his leadership JCAM has grown into a company with diverse and growing business interests, operating in over 7 countries. In addition JCAM has earned Hong Kong Business’s High-Flyers Outstanding Enterprises Award (Modern Alternative Technology) 2006, and generates revenues exceeding HK$20MM.Read More »
Mr. McGuire has spent his entire career in the advanced technology field. While studying design, communications, and Japanese language at Northeastern University in Boston, he began his employment at SensAble Technologies Inc., an MIT startup and leading developer of 3D touch-enabled (force feedback) solutions and technologies that improve the way humans interact within and through virtual environments. During this time Mr. McGuire was responsible for providing usability feedback and quality assurance that assisted greatly in the development of the Phantom® Haptic Device and FreeForm®, a digital 3D modeling software that utilized the Phantom to empower designers to actually feel the computer generated models they were developing.
In 2000, Mr. McGuire relocated to Tokyo, Japan to assist in opening SensAble’s APAC regional office and provide regional product sales and specialist support for the Asia Pacific region.
In 2002 Mr. McGuire left Japan for Hong Kong to open and manage SensAble’s second Asian office and to focus on marketing the technology in South East Asia, primarily to Southern Chinese manufacturing facilities. Through his experience in working with these facilities Mr. McGuire realized a common disconnect in communication between designers and manufacturers that often resulted in less than satisfactory production quality, extended production lead times, and excessive costs to both the design firms and manufacturers.
In 2003 Mr. McGuire founded AML, a company that utilized the hardware and software systems he had helped develop and market in Asia. These technologies helped to bridge the gap in communication and understanding between Western designers and Chinese manufacturers. Since 2003 AML has assisted toy companies including MegaBloks® and Schleich GMBH as well as medical educational companies such as Anatstat in successfully developing and producing higher quality parts from China while realizing quicker turnaround times and reduced costs.
Mr. McGuire has a keen interest in innovations that have the capacity to improve society and at every opportunity incorporates them into his personal life. He is committed to continually searching out and developing other socially responsible businesses. He currently lives in Hong Kong with his wife and daughter.
Michael K Tan
Michael started his working life as a career Air Force officer for about 9 years specialising in operations and contingency planning, doctrine development and new capability development.Read More »
He then spent the ensuing 18 years in primarily the events, publishing and media circles largely in sales and marketing, business development and general management roles. In events management, he played critical roles in some of the largest medical congresses ever held then in Singapore in the fields of ophthalmology, radiology and dentistry, staging some of the earliest Broadway musicals and the first Ringling Bros Walt Disney World on Ice. His years in consumer publishing covered pan-Asian publications in the premier lifestyle, flight, travel and fashion genres. Moving to business publishing, he was Asia COO of a Reed Elsevier unit that published for the fields of electronics, entertainment, travel and manufacturing across all major markets and business information service LEXISNEXIS(tm). Prior to joining SUTL Corporation as their COO for Leisure and Lifestyle, he spent five years consulting for the media industry including the movie and TV content sector.
At SUTL, he looks after all businesses within Asia that covers the marina, quick-service restaurants, wellness, casual dining, family entertainment and leisure sports sectors.
He is married with four children, conversant in English and Mandarin and speaks several Chinese dialects and a smattering of Asian languages.
Michael loves sports and continues to play several regularly.
A veteran in the real estate business for over 30 years, Simon has made his mark in the industry after taking over his family business Heng Fatt Property in 1982. Since 1994, Simon had been instrumental as the real estate guru for famous names in the Hong Kong entertainment and show business such as Jackie Chan, Wakin Chau, Andy Lau, the late Anita Mui and Teresa Teng, handling and managing their property investments.Read More »
Following his success in the real estate industry, Simon branched out into the nightlife and entertainment business in 2001. Over the past 11 years, Simon has created a strong following for his Chinese music nightlife business concepts at the Tanjong Pagar area - the 50s which offers an all-in-one entertainment experience with karaoke, music lounge and bar concept in a 4-storey conservation shophouse, while EZ50 offers live Chinese music through veteran musicians in a lofty bar setting.
Married with four children, Simon leads an active lifestyle and enjoys golfing, swimming and working out in the gym on a regular basis.