About us

Forise International Limited

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Forise International Limited


Founded in 2008, Forise International Limited (SGX: I5H) is listed on the Singapore Exchange Security Trading Limited and incorporated and domiciled in Singapore. Headquartered in Singapore, our business activities span across the PRC, Hong Kong, the UK and Australia. Our subsidiary Forise Management Limited’s major clients are high net worth individuals and corporates from the PRC whom we serve by providing innovative corporate advisory services comprising strategic planning, corporate advisory, financial restructuring advisory, management consulting and commercial factoring solutions. Our other subsidiary Great Holding Limited is engaged in garment trading.

Forise International Limited strives to become an internationally competitive advisory firm and adopts a forward-looking approach by integrating global financial resources to promote the economic development of trade and industry, while upholding the integrity and spirit of rigorous, scientific innovation.

With a strong global network of partners, resources and competent professionals, Forise International Limited has developed a truly global approach towards the delivery of innovative advisory services.

Board of Directors


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Peng Weile
Executive Director


MR. PENG WEILE (“Mr. Leo Peng”) is the Executive Director of our Group. He was appointed to our Board on 19 August 2015 and was last re-elected at the Company’s AGM on 27 April 2018.

Mr. Weile has an experience of over seventeen years of experience in investment banking, direct investment, asset management, corporate advisory, financial restructuring advisory, and strategic planning, and has strong knowledge relating to the capital markets in the PRC, Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia. Mr. Weile has served as the Executive Director of Healthbank Holdings Limited (f.k.a. SMJ International Holdings Ltd) since October 2016 and has been appointed by several companies as their external financial advisor, to provide strategic planning, financial structuring, listing and fund-raising services during the past few years. Also, he has been involved in a number of successful listings, pursuant to which he has successfully assisted various Chinese companies in their listing on the stock exchanges in Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia, and has a very good network and in-depth knowledge of capital markets, both on-shore and off-shore. He was previously with Deutsche Morgan Grenfell Securities Ltd and HL Bank Singapore, in which he assisted companies in their fund raising from the equity capital markets in Singapore. Mr. Leo Peng holds a Master’s degree in Finance from the National University of Ireland, Dublin and a Diploma in Wealth Management from Wealth Management Institute of Singapore.



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Boye Kobaek Hartmann
Executive Director


MR. BOYE KOBAEK HARTMANN (“Mr. BOYE”) is the Executive Director of our Group. He was appointed to our Board on 1 July 2020.

Mr. Boye is a rare entrepreneur with vast experience in Mobile Marketing and Mobile Web Marketing Strategy, International Business Development, Sales and Marketing, Telecommunication, Advertising, Technical Trends, Web Innovation and Financing. He is also a self-starter who has established more than 60 companies across Asia, Europe and America in the last 20 years. He has also successfully built several of his own businesses by taking up an interest in assisting start-ups finding their foot, coaching and mentoring young entrepreneurs, as well as aiding business funding. Presently, he serves as a business mentor and/or advisor to over 10 companies including the Mountain Partners, The Founder Institute and Lean Start-up Machine.

Mr Boye holds a Bachelor degree in Marketing from Copenhagen Business College, Denmark.



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Peng Fei
Non- Executive Director


MR. PENG FEI (“Mr George Peng”) is the Non- Executive Director of our Group. He was appointed to our Board on 19 August 2015 and was last re-elected at the Company’s AGM on 29 June 2020.

Mr. George Peng served as Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of Healthbank Holdings Limited (f.k.a. SMJ International Holdings Ltd), where his responsibility was to drive its strategic direction, as well as manage the Group’s corporate finance investments and overseas expansion. He has over 20 years of investment management experience, corporate advisory, financial restructuring advisory, strategic planning with strong knowledge relating to capital markets in the PRC, Hong Kong, Singapore and the United Kingdom. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. George Peng served as the President of Reignwood International Investment Ltd., where he was responsible for managing the group’s overall investment portfolio activities. He had successfully assisted the company in acquiring a property in London in 2011 and led the conceptualization and execution of the plans for the development of the property into a hotel and service apartment to enhance the returns of the property. Previously, he was also the vice president of Aluminum Corporation of China Ltd and CHINALCO Overseas Holdings Ltd and was responsible for CHINALCO (a Fortune 500 company)’s major overseas investment business.

Mr. George Peng holds a MSc in Finance and Investment with Distinction from Durham University, UK.



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Azman Hisham Bin Ja’afar
Independent Director


MR. AZMAN HISHAM BIN JA’AFAR (“Mr. Azman”) is our Independent Director. He was appointed to our Board on 1 January 2019 and was last re-elected at the Company’s AGM on 29 April 2019.

He is an Advocate & Solicitor and has more than 20 years of experience in legal practice and is currently the Managing Partner of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP (the “firm”). He is also the Chairman of the firm’s ASEAN Plus Group, and heads the firm’s Indonesia Practice. He has advised and represented clients in numerous transactions involving mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, mining, oil and gas transactions in Singapore, China and Indonesia. Mr. Azman is an ad hoc tutor and lecturer at the National University of Singapore Law Faculty’s Legal Case Studies Programme and is a regular speaker at seminars on mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings and regulatory compliance in Singapore. He is fluent in Mandarin and Bahasa Indonesia.

He obtained his LL. B (Hons) from the National University of Singapore.



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Chin Sin Beng (Robin)
Independent Director

MR. CHIN SIN BENG (“Mr. Chin”) is our Independent Director. He was appointed to the Board on 15 November 2019 and was last re-elected at the Company’s AGM on 29 June 2020. Mr. Chin is a senior partner of Foo Kon Tan LLP and has a wealth of experience spanning more than 30 years in audit and assurance practice. Mr. Chin provides comprehensive support and guides the firm’s international as well as Singapore based clients desiring to expand overseas. Mr. Chin is involved in various aspects of assurance advisory with a special focus on implications for both corporate governance and restructuring, IPO, RTO and financial investigations. Mr. Chin has done public listings on SGX, ASX and AIM. Additionally, he has conducted significant financial investigations for both local and overseas clients both listed as well as privately held businesses. Many of his local clients have business operations in the Asia Pacific region. He is also principally responsible for the firm’s People and Culture policy matters. Mr. Chin is a Director of HLB International, a global advisory and accounting network, council member of HLB International and Nomination committee member of HLB International.

Mr. Chin holds a Masters degree in Applied Finance, Macquarie University, Australia, fellow memberships of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW) and the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA). In addition, he is a member of ISCA Disciplinary Committee, Allied Health Professions Council Disciplinary Tribunal and Complaints Panel, the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), the Institute of Chartered Secretaries (ICSA) and the Management Committee of the Securities Investors Association Singapore (SIAS) Administrators.