Kamet Capital hires EDB veteran behind Global Investor Programme 

Matthew Lee joins the multi-family office as partner and will support clients integrating or localising in Singapore.

Matthew Lee,Partner ,Kamet Capital

Multi-family office Kamet Capital has hired former Economic Development Board stalwart. Matthew Lee as a partner.

Lee was previously senior vice president at EDB, leading Contact Singapore, a division that oversees the Global Investor Programme, which provides ultra-rich foreigners a route to permanent residency.

In his new role, Lee will support Kamet clients integrating or localising in Singapore, ‘providing more than traditional consulting to ensure a seamless transition’, according to a statement from the firm.

Lee was with EDB for 17 years, with his main role being bringing businesses and global entrepreneurs into Singapore. This included ‘craft[ing] frameworks such as the GIP during his]EDB tenure that enabled numerous investors and families to establish roots in Singapore seamlessly’.

At Kamet, Lee will work to create tailored roadmaps for families and entrepreneurs looking to relocate or invest in Singapore, and to help with assimilation.

Kamet has also hired Foo Khai Lin as senior advisor for corporate finance advisory. Foo has over two decades of investment banking experience, holding senior roles at Rothschild & Co, ABN Amro Rothschild, Rabobank, and PwC.

Foo Khai Lin, Senior Advisor, Kamet Capital

Foo will add to Kamet’s strategic financial advice and investment management services to promote generational wealth growth and enhance the firm’s ‘Kamet Founders Club’.

Kamet was established in 2017 by Kerry Goh, targeting ultra-high net worth individuals with services including investment management, wealth planning, international mobility services, household management, administrative support, and philanthropy advice.

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