Board of Directors

Heng Fai Ambrose Chan Executive Chairman, Director

Heng Fai Ambrose Chan

Executive Chairman, Director

Mr. Chan Heng Fai founded Alset EHome International, Inc. and has served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer since inception in March 2018. Mr. Chan is an expert in banking and finance, with 45 years of experience in these industries. He has restructured numerous companies in various industries and countries during the past 40 years. Mr. Chan has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Alset EHome International Inc.’s subsidiary Alset International Limited (“Alset”), a publicly traded company on the Singapore Stock Exchange, since April 2014. Mr. Chan joined the Board of Directors of Alset in May 2013. Mr. Chan has served as an Executive director of DSS, Inc. (formerly known as Document Security Systems, Inc.), a New York Stock Exchange Listed company, since January 2017 and as Executive Chairman of the Board since March 2019. Mr. Chan has served as a Director of Sharing Services Global Corporation since April 2020. Mr. Chan has served as a director of Alset’s 99.69%-owned subsidiary GigWorld Inc. since October 2014. He also served as a director of Alset’s indirect subsidiary LiquidValue Development Inc. since January 2017. Mr. Chan has also appointed as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Alset Capital Acquisition Corp, a New York Stock Exchange Listed company, since October 2021. In addition, Mr. Chan appointed as a board member of Value Exchange International, Inc. since December 2021.

From 1995 to 2015, Mr. Chan served as Managing Chairman of Hong Kong-listed Zensun Enterprises Limited, an investment holding company which traded on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Mr. Chan had previously served as a member of the Board of Zensun Enterprises Limited from September 1992 to July 2015. Mr. Chan was formerly the Managing Director of SingHaiyi Group Pte Ltd (formerly known as SingHaiyi Group Limited, previously a listed company with Singapore Stock Exchange), the investment and management company, from March 2003 to January 2013, which under his leadership, transformed from a failing store-fixed business provider with net asset value of less than $10 million into a property trading and investment company and finally to a property development company with net asset value over $150 million before Mr. Chan ceded controlling interest in late 2012. From 1997 to 2002, Mr. Chan served as Executive Chairman of China Gas Holdings Limited, a formerly failing fashion retail company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, which under his direction, was restructured to become one of the few large participants in the investment in and operation of city gas pipeline infrastructure in China.

Mr. Chan served as Chairman and Director of American Pacific Bank. In 1987, Mr. Chan acquired American Pacific Bank, a full-service U.S. commercial bank, and brought it out of bankruptcy. He recapitalized, refocused and grew the bank’s operations. Under his guidance it became a NASDAQ-listed high asset quality bank with zero loan losses for over five consecutive years before it was ultimately bought and merged into Riverview Bancorp Inc.

Mr. Chan was formerly a director of Global Medical REIT Inc., a healthcare facility real estate company, from December 2013 to July 2015. He also served as a director of Skywest Ltd., a public Australian airline company, from 2005 to 2006. Mr. Chan served as a member of the Board of Directors of RSI International Systems, Inc., the developer of RoomKeyPMS, a web-based property management system, from June 2014 to February 2019. Mr. Chan served as a non-executive director of Holista CollTech Ltd., a publicly traded company on the Australia Stock Exchange, from July 2013 to June 2021. Mr. Chan also served as a member of the Board of Directors of OptimumBank Holdings, Inc., a NASDAQ Listed company, from June 2018 to April 2022.

Mr. Chan has committed that the majority of his time will be devoted to managing the affairs of our company; however, Mr. Chan may engage in other business ventures, including other technology-related businesses.

As the founder, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and our largest stockholder, Mr. Chan leads the board and guides our company. Mr. Chan brings extensive property development and digital transformation technology knowledge to our company and a deep background in growth companies, emerging markets, mergers and acquisitions, and capital market activities. His service as Chairman and Chief Executive Officers creates a critical link between management and the board.

Frank D. Heuszel Director
Tung Moe Chan Director
Sassuan (Samson) Lee Independent Director
John “JT” Thatch Independent Director

John “JT” Thatch

Independent Director

John “JT” Thatch has served as a director of the Company since May 9, 2019 and as Lead Independent Director since December 9, 2019. Mr. Thatch, is an accomplished, energetic, entrepreneur minded Executive who has the vision and knowledge to create growth and shareholder value any organization. Mr. Thatch has successful started, owned and operated several sized businesses in various industries that include service companies, retail, wholesale, on-line learning, finance, real estate management and technology. Since March 2018, Mr. Thatch has served as the Chief Executive Officer and current Vice Chairman of Sharing Services Global Corporation, a publicly traded holding company focused in the direct selling and marketing industry. He is a minority member of Superior Wine & Spirits, a Florida-based company that imports, wholesales and distributes wine and liquor throughout the State of Florida since February of 2016. Mr. Thatch served as Chief Executive Officer of Universal Education Strategies, Inc. from January 2009 -January 2016, an organization the development and sales of educational products and services. From 2000 – 2005, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Onscreen Technologies, Inc., currently listed on NASDAQ as Orbital Energy Group “OEG”, a global leader in the development of cutting-edge thermal management technologies for integrated LED technologies, circuits, superconductors and solar energy solutions. Mr. Thatch was responsible for all aspects of the company including board and stockholder communications, public reporting and compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley, structuring and managing the firm’s financial operations, and expansion initiatives for all corporate products and services. Mr. Thatch’s public company financial and management experience in the strategic growth and development of various companies qualify him to Board serve on the Company’s Board of Directors and Chairman of the DSS Audit Committee.

Wai Leung William Wu Independent Director
José Escudero Director
Shui Yeung Frankie Wong Independent Director
Hiu Pan Joanne Wong Independent Director