Michael George DeSombre
Alan Daniel Seigrist
Mr. Seigrist is the Chief Executive Officer and board director for Minibox Self Storage, one of the largest providers of high quality self storage in Asia.
Prior to this, Mr. Seigrist was the Chief Financial Officer at The Executive Centre; having started in 1999 when he spearheaded a management lead buyout of the business from the original owner. Mr. Seigrist, partnering with the founder and CEO Paul Salnikow, built the company from a small business to the third largest in the industry globally today.
Mr. Seigrist also worked as an investment manager for private equity firm Pathfinder Holdings and its affiliate East Asia Property Group, with USD 500 MM in assets. Mr. Seigrist also previously worked at Bechtel, IBM and Unocal.
Mr. Seigrist has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and an M.B.A., both from the University of California at Berkeley. He serves as Chairman of the Board for The Jane Goodall Institute, Hong Kong. He currently serves as Vice Chair and Treasurer for Republicans Overseas Hong Kong.
Aaron Arthur Goach
AARON GOACH is Chairman and CEO of Global Criterion Solutions, a strategy firm promoting frontier technologies, sustainability solutions and impact investing in the Philippines, Indochina and other markets across APEC, ASEAN and SAARC.
Mr. Goach is a Bretton Woods Committee Member, an ADB, IMF, World Bank and World Economic Forum Delegate, American Citizens Abroad Country Chairman and an Independent Power Producers Forum Officer.
He has appeared on Bloomberg TV and other media networks and has been featured in major industry publications including American Lawyer, Asian Legal Business, Corporate Counsel, Euromoney, FinanceAsia and International Financial Law Review.
Mr. Goach is a graduate of Harvard University.
Jim Gosart is President JMG Consulting of Hong Kong, a company Jim established in 2011 to provide consulting services to lighting and industrial systems companies seeking to expand operations in China, Asia and the US. Previously, Jim was CEO of private equity owned JK Lighting of Fujian, during which time JK successfully acquired a Silicon Valley based high tech lighting company.
Jim’s career included 34 years with GE in various lighting and industrial businesses, most recently in Shanghai as President & CEO – Asia Pacific for GE Lighting. Jim has lived in Asia for more than 20 years, including 15 years in Hong Kong, five years in Shanghai and two in Singapore.
A graduate of Cornell University, Jim and and wife Carol reside in Hong Kong and Sarasota, Florida.
of Governor, American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong (2006-2011).