Hon Consul of Serbia to Singapore
Calvin Cheng is currently Co-Chairman of ASX listed Retech Technology Co Ltd
(RTE:ASX), a technology solutions provider that creates online platforms for
corporates, mainly in China, to deliver their corporate training online. Retech’s
clients include large Chinese SOEs and MNCs. In 2010, Calvin founded Jue Rui Bao Si, a
training company in China that trained some of the leading companies in China in soft
skills. In August 2015, Calvin merged his company, and a PRC online corporate training
company Rui Tai (Retech), to form Retech Technology Co in Hong Kong, which he then
led to an IPO on the Australian Securities Exchange in June 2017. It was the largest
technology IPO in Australia in 2017.
Previously, Calvin was the co-founder of Lumina-Looque International, an integrated
media company with offices in Singapore, Malaysia and China, which owns event
companies, model agencies and a publishing company. Calvin was also the Asia-Pacific
Head of Elite Model Management, the world’s largest modelling agency.
He is now an independent investor in technology, media and entertainment, especially
in Ed-tech, Blockchain and Fin-tech. In the last 3 years he has successfully invested
and divested from a leading Singaporean blockchain solutions company, and a Chinese
online brokerage. Calvin was issued one of the first 25 virtual asset licenses in Dubai,
alongside global virtual asset companies like Binance and Okex.
Calvin was an appointed Member of Parliament of Singapore in the Eleventh
Parliament. He has also served on various Ministerial advisory boards including the
Media Literacy Council, the Singapore Media Festival, Screen Singapore and the
Government Feedback REACH supervisory council. In November 2022, Calvin was
appointed as the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Serbia to the Republic of
Singapore, and tasked to establish the first Consulate of Serbia in Singapore.
Calvin graduated from the University of Oxford with a Master of Arts in Philosophy,
Politics and Economics, and a Master of Science in Management.