Wai San Loke
Founder & Managing Partner
Novo Tellus Capital Partners
Wai San is a founder and Managing Partner of Novo Tellus Capital Partners, a Singapore based lower middle market private equity firm focused on the industrials and technology sectors in Asia. Since its founding in 2010, Novo Tellus Capital Partners has led several management buyouts, privatizations and turnarounds, delivering top quartile returns globally. Novo Tellus Capital Partners’ investments include companies in medical consumables, semiconductor equipment, robotics, IT lifecycle solutions, specialty connectors and printed circuit boards.
Prior to founding Novo Tellus, Wai San was a Managing Director with Baring Private Equity Asia in their San Francisco and Singapore offices. While at Baring Asia, Wai San focused on technology investments in enterprise software, specialty cabling, IT hardware and IT services. Prior to Baring Asia, Wai San was a senior manager at A.T. Kearney in their TMT practice. Wai San started his career as an R&D engineer at Motorola Inc, in their Cellular Infrastructure Group. Wai San holds an MBA degree from the University of Chicago, and a BSEE from Lehigh University.