Ek Ming Tay

Managing Director

Ek Ming joined Ikhlas Capital as one of the pioneer team members. He has over 14 years of private equity and investment banking experience, with extensive M&A and capital markets deal execution and origination experience in Asia, US and Europe.

Prior to joining Ikhlas Capital, Ek Ming was an Executive Director at Goldman Sachs’ investment banking division covering the technology, media, telecommunication and consumer sectors, and a co-founder of The Asia Investor, a SME-focused financial services firm. Ek Ming joined Goldman Sachs initially in Hong Kong before relocating to Singapore to focus on Southeast Asia, and was one of the youngest to be promoted to Executive Director at Goldman Sachs. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Ek Ming was at Deutsche Bank’s investment banking division in Hong Kong.

Ek Ming holds a BEng (First Class Honours) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from University College London and was awarded on the Dean’s List for outstanding academic achievements.