- Founder and CEO, WealthTraders.com
George Notaras started out in the computer industry in 1983 where he managed a computer bureau plus actively promoted and trained others in online research, auctions, and catalogues long before the Internet as we know it evolved.
In 1987, he moved into the direct marketing industry handling the production needs of a diverse range of marketers – subsequently became a consultant to various international direct marketers and not-for-profits -- was Executive Director of Asia's longest established direct marketing services company -- and now mixes consulting with web related activities through WealthTraders.com which he co-foundered in 2003.
He has co-developed two significant coaching programs: Marketing on the Information Superhighway (in 1996) and The Real World Marketer.
George has a Bachelor of Economics from James Cook University in Australia.
The founder and Managing Director of Immedia, a Singapore-based group which delivers brand analysis, product development, logistical solutions, sales representation, content/digital support and database management.
Previously, Peter worked as Publisher of Travel +Leisure magazine in Sydney, Australia and was responsible for the full P&L of the magazine and its associated digital platforms.
Prior to his posting in Australia he worked as the Director of Marketing and Circulation for the Financial Times in Hong Kong as well as Director of Circulation Asia/Pacific for The Economist. Before moving to the East he worked in London as the Circulation Director for The Economist UK, Middle East & Africa, as well as the Director of Circulation – Europe, based in Frankfurt. Prior to these assignments he assumed management roles at Dow Jones Courrier and DHL Aviation both in Brussels, Belgium
Peter received a BA in Management from Webster University, and an MBA from Boston University in Brussels. He has also served as a board member of Distripress (World Association for the Promotion of the International Circulation of the Press), and is a frequent lecturer at industry exhibitions in Europe and the Asia Pacific.
As a computer science graduate, Stewart started his working career in Australia with Adelaide University where he progressively became the Network Manager responsible for systems which spanned six campus locations.
Subsequently, he established his own IT business in Adelaide - Digital Works - plus a a 50 seat Internet cafe catering for backpackers and airline personnel which utilized VOIP technology to allow customers to make discount calls to anywhere in the world. After selling both businesses, he joined IBM.
In 2004, he moved to the Philippines to work in the call center sector, firstly as an owner running campaigns, then as a facility lease provider operating a "call center hotel" for new startup companies so they could test their systems and concept before growing their company.
His experience encompasses all technical elements of a call center from designing dialer systems to building complete new call center facilities tailored to the needs of a specific client. He has also built and implemented Tesda training facilities for the education of new call center agents plus acted as the point consultant for many centers, small and large.
Philip is English but has lived and worked in Asia for more than 18 years and has almost 30 years business experience focused on IT in the UK, Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia. He has worked in healthcare, FMCG, logistics and distribution, transportation, manufacturing, software development and IT Outsourcing.
He has extensive experience in setting up and running IT operations, product design and development, project management, ERP implementation (SAP, JDE, Microsoft and others), Business Intelligence solutions, business process improvement, risk management, business continuity planning, disaster recovery and quality process improvement and certification.
Starting as a systems architect and project manager with JBA International in the UK, Philip has worked as Regional IT Director for DKSH Healthcare, IT Director at Zuellig Pharma Thailand and Philippines, CIO for Jardine Transport Services (Hong Kong), Delivery Head for Soltius Infotech (India) and Quality Head for US-based AgreeYa Solutions, operating from their Global Delivery Centre in Delhi.
One of Asia’s leading property professionals with over 25 years experience in the Asian market.
A qualified CFM (Certified Facilities Manager), Mr. Hynes has worked with leading property companies including Colliers International, CBRE and Knight Frank.
He has extensive experience of the Vietnam and Philippines property markets, two of the boom markets in Asia. In addition to being part of our team, Mr. Hynes is currently General Manager of The Yupangco Property Group, a leading property investment, management and marketing group in the Philippines.
Jeff has a Phd and is a Certified Facilities Manager.
A Consultant / Business Coach with an extensive background, including Vice President Marketing and other various executive positions with Bank of America in New York (his home town), San Francisco Headquarters and Hong Kong; and later Managing Director of Encore Marketing International, a leading direct marketing travel club organization.
He subsequently became a founding partner and President of Storm Communications, an integrated advertising and communications agency, attracting major multinational clients such as Coca Cola, Shell, Honda, Nissan, Foremost Foods and numerous other prominent international companies.
He now focuses on providing Consulting / Business Coaching services to a select group of clients.
A Dutch citizen of Indonesian heritage, Edward has an extensive background in the hotel industry where he held a F&B management positions with a number of European and US hotel operations . He held managerial positions for cruise companies such as Royal Viking Line ( Norway); Royal Caribbean Cruise Line ( Miami - Fl) ; Sea Goddess Cruises Ltd. ( Miami) and Wind Star Cruises ( Miami - FL).
Upon his retirement, Edward developed a Hotel Management Company in Frankfurt, Germany. This company was sold to an Austrian Property Development group which he joined as Partner.
Edward is currently a member of a group of professionals and investors actively involved in reforestation projects, business development and real estate marketing incl. foreclosure prevention and note acquisition