Mr. Octoman is a Navis Senior Partner and an Investment Committee member. Mr. Octoman is also the Chief Operating Officer.
Mr. Octoman joined Navis in 2000. The bulk of his time is spent managing the investment committee decision-making process, overseeing the Portfolio Operations group, the systematic portfolio company deep dives, and ESG at the Portfolio Company level. He continues to selectively originate transactions and work with companies with a primary focus on Malaysia and Southeast Asia.
Prior to joining Navis, Mr. Octoman worked with Price Waterhouse Coopers with a focus on capital market transaction and financial due diligence, specializing in energy, telecommunications and manufacturing. Mr. Octoman also worked for KPMG in Australia and Canada in Business Advisory services. Mr. Octoman is a lifetime resident of Australasia, having been raised and educated in Australia. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accountancy from the University of South Australia and is an Australian qualified Chartered Accountant.