We are experienced and passionate people, with deep expertise in personal finance and financial comparison

Our Executive Team

  • Sam Allen
    CEO

    Sam Allen

    CEO

    Before joining CompareAsiaGroup as Chief Executive Officer, Sam spent 9 years at KKR where he was a Director in KKR’s portfolio operations team and a member of the Asia Leadership Team. Sam worked with KKR’s portfolio companies across Asia, acting as an advisor and interim executive. Prior to this, Sam worked at McKinsey & Company and at AT&T Wireless.

    Sam holds an MBA from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford, and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania.

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  • Dennis Lerchl
    Chief Financial Officer

    Dennis Lerchl

    Chief Financial Officer

    Before joining CompareAsiaGroup as Chief Financial Officer, Dennis acted as CFO at Edirect Insure Group and Divisional CFO and member of the Executive Leadership Team at CABB, a private equity portfolio company operating across Europe and Asia. Prior to this, Dennis worked in investment banking at UBS advising on M&A and ECM.

    Dennis holds an MBA from INSEAD and a BA in Business from the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland).

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  • Prashant Aggarwal
    Chief Commercial Officer

    Prashant Aggarwal

    Chief Commercial Officer

    Before joining CompareAsiaGroup as Chief Commercial Officer, Prashant was Head of Commercial Products at Visa for the Southeast Asia region. Prior to this, Prashant held various leadership positions at American Express in the APAC region and started his career at Oracle in India.

    Prashant is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) from the University of Delhi, India.

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  • Widhadh Waheed
    Chief Marketing Officer

    Widhadh Waheed

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Before joining CompareAsiaGroup as Chief Marketing Officer, Widhadh Waheed was previously the Director of e-Business globally at Shangri-La, heading up all digital efforts for the brand. Prior to joining Shangri-La, she co-founded and sold multiple digital media companies. Prior to that, her advertising agency, where she served as CEO, helped Fortune 500 companies and fueled more than 1.5 billion dollars in acquisition value.

    Widhadh majored in Architecture, B.Arch but also studied Computer Science and Mathematics at the University of Oregon.

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Our Management Team

  • Alister Musgrave
    Country Manager - Hong Kong

    Alister Musgrave

    Country Manager - Hong Kong

    Before joining CompareAsiaGroup, Alister worked as an Associate at the Equity Sales & Derivative Sales Trading desk at Morgan Stanley. Alister holds a MSc and a BSc in Economics from Trinity College, Dublin.

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  • Calvin Yau
    MD, Products - Hong Kong

    Calvin Yau

    MD, Products - Hong Kong

    Calvin started his career as a developer and ran his own digital agency. Since 2007, he has been focusing on building digital customer experience for global banks and insurance companies. He has taken a number of technology & user experience consultant roles at PCCW, PayPal, JWT, HSBC, ANZ, Manulife, Heathwallace and CAPCO. 

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  • Ruby Chou
    MD, Marketing - Taiwan

    Ruby Chou

    MD, Marketing - Taiwan

    Before joining CompareAsiaGroup, Ruby was Head of Consumer and Digital Practices at Edelman. Prior to this she spent more than a decade marketing and advertising for global brands and Fortune 500 companies in Canada and Taiwan.

    Ruby holds an MA in Communication Studies and a Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Mass Communication and Psychology from York University in Canada.

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  • Roger Hsu
    MD, Commerical - Taiwan

    Roger Hsu

    MD, Commerical - Taiwan

    Before joining CompareAsiaGroup, Roger was the country head for Hotelbeds Taiwan.  Prior to this, Roger worked in various industries including software, opto-electronic, and online travel where he held management positions.

    Roger holds a Bachelor of Science in General Management from Purdue University.

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  • Benny Chee
    Country Manager - Malaysia

    Benny Chee

    Country Manager - Malaysia

    Before joining CompareAsiaGroup, Benny was the Head of Usage, Life-cycle Management & Strategic Partnerships at HSBC. Prior to this, he spent a significant amount of time at Visa and was also exposed to banking and FMCG in his earlier career with the likes of HSBC and L’Oreal in Malaysia.

    Benny holds a LLB (Honors) Degree from the University of Hertfordshire, UK.

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  • Riko Depari
    MD, Commercial - Indonesia

    Riko Depari

    MD, Commercial - Indonesia

    Prior to joining CompareAsiaGroup, Riko spent 18 years working in the banking industry in Indonesia, specializing in consumer asset and lending products, sales and distribution and business acquisition. Most recently, Riko was Group Head of Unsecured Lending Acquisition at Bank Danomon Indonesia, and prior to that held various positions at HSBC and Standard Chartered.

    Riko holds a BSc in Marketing from the University of Indonesia

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  • Rohith Murthy
    Country Manager - Singapore

    Rohith Murthy

    Country Manager - Singapore

    Before joining CompareAsiaGroup, Rohith worked within Banking, at companies such as Citi and Siam Commercial Bank in Thailand.

    Rohith holds a BE in Computer Engineering from the National University of Singapore.

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  • Maria Martinez
    MD, Marketing - Singapore

    Maria Martinez

    MD, Marketing - Singapore

    Before joining CompareAsiaGroup as Marketing Director, Maria spent over 13 years in the LATAM and APAC regions in the FMCG and Healthcare industries. She worked as Senior (Brand) Marketing Manager for Procter & Gamble (Mexico) and IQVIA (Singapore). 

    Maria holds an MBA from Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM Australia) and a BA in Marketing from ITESM University (Mexico).

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  • Moritz Gastl
    Country Manager - Philippines

    Moritz Gastl

    Country Manager - Philippines

    Before joining CompareAsiaGroup, Moritz spent over 3 years in Southeast Asia in the Investment Banking industry, working as an Associate for Mabuhay Capital and as a Consultant to the ADB. Prior to this, he worked in several financial roles in London and Amsterdam.

    Moritz holds a BSc in International Business from University of Maastricht.

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  • Munmun Nath
    MD, Marketing - Philippines

    Munmun Nath

    MD, Marketing - Philippines

    Munmun joined CompareAsiaGroup in 2017 after having been a Product Marketing Manager in IBM. She has 12+ years of experience of working in several technology companies in India, UK, and Belgium.

    Munmun holds a BE in Mechanical Engineering and a MS in Decisions Sciences from the London School of Economics.

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  • Muenfun Thanyaphaisit
    Country Manager - Thailand

    Muenfun Thanyaphaisit

    Country Manager - Thailand

    Before joining CompareAsiaGroup, Muenfun was a Head of Digital for Chubb Insurance Thailand, and Head of Marketing & Digital for AIA ALC, in Hong Kong and SVP – Marketing & Partnership Management for Siam Commercial Bank.

    With 12 years of working experience in retail business both online and offline in Thailand, Muenfun was a founder and launcher of “The 1 Card” the biggest loyalty card for Central Retail Group, its commercial website and online platforms. She was the founder and launcher of e-Commerce for The Mall Group, and was an Assistant Managing Director of Siam Piwat (The owner of Siam Paragon, Siam Center, Siam Discovery, and The Icon Siam) as a head of E-commerce & Mobile apps, Digital Marketing, Marketing & Promotion, Sales and Partnership both online and offline business for the company.

    Muenfun holds a Master of Commerce degree in Marketing Management, from University of Western Sydney, Australia and BA in English at Thammasat University.

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  • Steven Di Vincenzo
    Regional General Manager of Scoring

    Steven Di Vincenzo

    Regional General Manager of Scoring

    Regional General Manager of Scoring, also part of CompareAsia Group. Launching soon in HK, CreditGo will be HKs first free credit scoring & product recommendation service for Hong Kong banking products. Prior to CreditGo, Steven was Head of Comparison at Experian UK (the UKs leading credit scoring service). Steven is also an early stage investor in Monzo Bank and is active in multiple cryptocurrency and fintech advisory roles.

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Board Members

  • Sami Ahmad
    Goldman Sachs

    Sami Ahmad

    Goldman Sachs

    Sami Ahmad is Head of Asia Private Investments at the Venture Capital and Growth Equity team at Goldman Sachs Investment Partners.”

  • Philip Lynch
    Stem Financial

    Philip Lynch

    Stem Financial

    Philip Lynch is the Founding Partner of Stem Financial, a Hong Kong based private investment firm focused on financial services.

  • Marc Syz
    ACE & Company

    Marc Syz

    ACE & Company

    Marc is the Managing Director of ACE & Company, a global private equity firm headquartered in Switzerland.

  • Giri Jadeja
    IFC

    Giri Jadeja

    IFC

    Giri Jadeja is Global Head of Financial Innovation and member of the Investment Committee for VC and Fintech Investments at the International Finance Corporation.

  • Mads Faurholt-Jorgensen
    Nova Founders Capital

    Mads Faurholt-Jorgensen

    Nova Founders Capital

    Mads is Managing Partner of Nova Founders Capital, a globally active internet investment company with a portfolio of over 15 companies across Asia, Europe and Americas. As of today, he has started over 30 companies globally.

  • Raphael Strauch
    Nova Founders Capital

    Raphael Strauch

    Nova Founders Capital

    Raphael is Managing Partner of Nova Founders Capital, a globally active internet investment company with a portfolio of over 15 companies across Asia, Europe and Americas. As of today, he has started over 30 companies globally.

Our Investors

  • IFC
  • Alibaba
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Ace Company
  • NovaFoundersCapital
  • Pacific Century Group
  • Jardines
  • Route Sixty-Six