Rina Neoh is a seasoned entrepreneur, with more than 25 years of entrepreneurial experience and has been an angel investor since 2006.
Rina co – founded Mercatus Capital, a boutique VC fund in Singapore and is currently managing her second fund, Ficus Capital, world’s first ESG-Islamic fund. Rina Neoh has more than 25 years of experience in both the corporate and entrepreneurial worlds. With a solid foundation in Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Computer Science and a keen business sense acquired through a post-graduate MBA in International Business, Rina has delivered multi-million dollar returns from more than 80 startup companies which she has either ideated, incubated, accelerated, mentored or scaled up in various industries.
Rina is a seasoned executive with expertise in board leadership, impact investing, and promoting women's empowerment. She is recognized for driving innovation in education and advocating for social enterprises, sustainability, and fair-trade policies. Rina is known as a thought leader in entrepreneurial leadership and governance, with extensive experiences as the CEO and board director in Asia Pacific's private and public sectors. Other than that, she has active involvement in philanthropic initiatives for children's education, women's empowerment, digital literacy, and entrepreneurship education in East Timor, Peru, and the Philippines. A strong advocate for ESG principles and promoting board excellence, Rina is the elected Secretary General of ESG Association of Malaysia (ESGAM).