The Team

John Innes

John Innes

Executive Director

John is an Executive Director of BIG. Following a successful 30+ year career as a Corporate Lawyer he is now focused on venture capital and the portfolio of disruptive technology companies. He holds qualifications in law, accountancy, corporate finance and IT and has operated at Director, General Manager or Senior Executive level within some of the largest Australian insurance carriers and US technology corporations, responsible for product development, business development, technology solutions and strategic business units in Australian, Asia, China and USA markets. John is a Member of the Association of Corporate Counsel Australia and the Hong Kong Corporate Counsel Association.

Raymond Tai

Raymond Tai

Executive Director

Raymond is an Executive Director of BIG. Raymond’s commercial and sales experience in the IT Industry with scope that spans from strategy to integration to outsourcing and includes IT products and services. His industry coverage includes Banking and Finance, Government, Energy Distribution, Shipping, Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) and Telecommunications. Most recently, in the Information Technology industry, he has been a dealmaker with over 0.5Bn successfully completed in deals in India, China, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong , Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore. Raymond is a Certified Practicing Accountant, Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Wesley Chow

Wesley Chow

Chief Financial Officer - Corporate

Executing Vision & Strategy
Financial Operations Management
P/L & EBIT Improvements
Risk & Compliance Controls
Budget & Cash Flow
Commercial Tender Evaluations
International experience – Asia Pacific, USA, Australia

Nizar Irani

Nizar Irani

Chief Financial Officer - Portfolio

Executing Vision & Strategy
Financial Operations Management
P/L & EBIT Improvements
Risk & Compliance Controls
Budget & Cash Flow
Commercial Tender Evaluations
International experience – Asia Pacific, USA, Australia

Ronald Slocombe

Ronald Slocombe

Principal Industrial Adviser

Qualified chemical engineer
Industrial products and environments
Technical processes
Renewable energy and clean fuel technologies
Fossil fuels
Mineral processing
Fire and heat protection systems
Building products and processes
Packaging and paper products
Occupational health, safety and environmental programmes
International experience – USA, Europe, China and SE Asia

Gregg Eichhorn

Gregg Eichhorn

Principal Technology Adviser

Technology products
Software applications
Digital displays, software UI and computing services
CAD, virtual reality, gaming and augmented reality technologies
FMCG
Automotive, electronics and entertainment
Tooling, manufacturing supply chain and fulfillment planning
Australia, China, Taiwan, USA and European markets

Lindsay Collinson

Lindsay Collinson

Commercialisation Adviser

Biotechnology / Life Sciences
Medical Devices
Molecular Diagnostics
Healthcare IT
Business Planning
Sales Management
Technology Licensing
R&D
Service Delivery

Margaret Smart

Margaret Smart

Commercialisation Adviser

Bio-chemical / Reagents
Life Sciences Fine Chemicals and Diagnostic Products
Educational Services, Books and Publishing
FDA approvals and ISO certification
Motivational, Mentoring and Business Coaching
Australia, New Zealand, Asia-Pacific