CCRManager invests in and operates technology platforms and financial solutions for the global trade and working capital industry.
We are a group of seasoned banking and technology professionals with a shared passion for continuous product innovation and we create value for financial institutions through disciplined development and execution of unique trade finance, cash and FX business models.
CCRManager is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tin Hill Capital Pte Ltd, and supported by the Monetary Authority of Singapore through the Financial Sector Development Fund.
Meet The Team
Executive Chairman and CEOKah Chye serves as an independent board member and advisor for a select number of global organizations including International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Academy and Markham Rae LLP.
Most recently, Kah Chye was the Chairman of the ICC Banking Commission, the leading industry body for the establishment of Trade Finance standards and policies. Under his leadership, ICC introduced the ICC Trade Finance Register to assist the industry in formulating the right Basel III capital adequacy policy. Kah Chye also co-founded the ICC Academy to provide industry leading business education.
With over 20 years of banking and asset management experience in Singapore, Frankfurt and London, Kah Chye’s career has included global P&L responsibilities at institutions including JPM Chase, Barclays Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, Deutsche Bank and Citibank. Kah Chye also notably led the successful development of the world’s first synthetic securitization of trade finance assets.
Nast was most recently with Standard Chartered Bank where he held a number of global
leadership positions including Global Head of Cash Management, Global Head of
Transaction Banking Sales & Client Management, and Global Head of Transaction Banking
Mr Nast was also formerly a partner at McKinsey & Company, where he led the Asia Pacific wholesale banking practice and provided strategic advice on transaction, corporate and investment banking, capital markets, exchanges, and securitisation to financial instititutions, central banks, and regulators.
Chief Operating Officer
George was most recently with International Enterprise Singapore, an agency of the Government of Singapore, where he led the Consumer Sector, Talent Development and Trade Finance policy teams. During this time he also contributed as an Academic Committee member of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Academy and as a member of the Government of Singapore’s inter-agency Trade Finance Working Committee.
George’s career has also included policy development, strategic and P&L roles in organisations including Fullerton Financial Holdings and Accenture, with operating and greenfield experience in Singapore, Malaysia, the UAE, and Indonesia.
Chief Technology Officer
With almost 20 years of enterprise technology experience, Andre brings deep financial sector technology experience to the team in the areas of enterprise and mobile application development, technical and organization transformation, project and programme management, enterprise technical architecture, and IT security and compliance.
Most recently Senior Vice President, Head of IT Architecture and Strategic Planning for Commonwealth Bank, Indonesia, Andre was previously with Accenture in project management and solution architecture roles.
Chief Business Officer
Vivek Gupta is a Trade Finance expert with over 20 years of experience in various global banks. He was most recently the India head of trade & working capital for Barclays Bank and prior to that he was the trade & supply chain sales head for HSBC, Singapore. He has also been the trade head for JP Morgan Chase, India and Deutsche Bank, Indonesia.
Vivek has been instrumental in executing a number of industry leading solutions for clients during his career. These include a medium term pre-export financing backed by renewable guarantee, first transaction with International Finance Corporation (IFC) in India under Global Trade Finance Program (GTFP), partnering with a public sector bank for financing suppliers under private label letters of credit (LCs), development of an integrated import tax payment system in Indonesia and an IT enabled service for software exporters to process their export declaration forms in India.
Chief Product Officer
Emily has over a decade of corporate and transaction banking experience with major international banks such as HSBC, MUFG and Standard Chartered Bank. Her experience spans across relationship management, solution structuring, product commercialization, strategy and business planning. She has an established track record in origination and structuring of trade and supply chain solutions. As a result of her diverse and deep experience in the business, she was seconded into Human Resource, where she led the people development and competency building agenda for Standard Chartered’s Transaction Banking business globally.
In late 2015, she transitioned into the area of digital trade payments and financing working with financial technology companies such as MasterCard and Affinitium Pte Ltd. During this period, her projects include those relating to e-commerce payments and trading platforms, e-pay and collections solutions as well as government-led initiatives to digitize trade and facilitate inclusive growth tools for SMEs.