Eko is an investment professional with regional private equity, top-listed corporate, and M&A/ capital market advisory background. In Alpha JWC, Eko is leading the investment team, strategy and operations, covering both new deals and post-investment activities.
Prior to joining Alpha JWC, Eko served as a Vice President in Creador, a regional private equity fund focusing on growth capital investments across Southeast Asia and India, responsible for domestic and cross-border deals sourcing and execution, portfolio management and exits: trade sale and IPO. He was also actively involved in multiple value creation projects for key portfolios: from regional expansion, strategic partnership to operations improvement. Prior to Creador, Eko held Managerial position in the Corporate Development & Strategy division of Astra International Tbk. (IDX: ASII), a major Indonesian diversified conglomerate, responsible to spearhead the Group’s major investment and business development initiatives, including greenfield and joint-venture deals. He also worked closely with key Management of Astra and Jardine Group on various mid-to-long term strategic projects: from buyouts to major corporate restructuring and spin-offs.
Prior to his investment roles, Eko spent over 6 years as a consultant and banker. He served as a Manager in PwC Corporate Finance division, providing end-to-end M&A and capital market transactions advisory to local & multinational corporations and global/ regional private equity clients. Eko was consistently placed as top-ranked consultant for all 5 consecutive years. Prior to this, he was a Regional Banker in ANZ Bank, Singapore, covering strategic planning for retail, corporate and private banking business across 9 Asia Pacific countries.
With combined 10+ years of sell-side and buy-side experiences, Eko has stacked up holistic expertise across various industry verticals including retail and consumer, industrial, financial services, business services and technology. He is well-positioned to integrate growth stage investing experiences and earlier stage, technology angle in venture capital investing.
Eko obtained BBA from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where he graduated with triple majors in Finance, Investment & Banking, Marketing and Economics.