Leadership Team

Alan Daniel Seigrist

Acting Chairman & Treasurer

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.

Tariq Dennison


Tariq Dennison writes analysis, strategy, and marketing pieces about investments and economics around Asia, and serves as Managing Director at Glory Port Holdings and Zigasig Corporation, which provide statistical and financial advice to small companies. He has previously worked at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), Bear Stearns, J.P. Morgan, CIBC and most recently Société Générale. Tariq holds a Master’s in Financial Engineering from UC Berkeley and degrees in Mathematics and Philosophy from Marquette University. In 2009, Tariq and his family travelled by train from Turkey to Singapore through 23 countries in 206 days, and have been living in Hong Kong since 2010.

Aaron Arthur Goach

Vice Chairman

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.

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