Meet the passionate people who are changing the game in order to address the global water crisis.
Bas has over 28 years of investment banking and wealth management experience. He is the co-founder and Principal Adviser of Convergence Wealth, an advisory firm providing clients with flexible, engaging, and proactive financial and business advice for nearly a decade.
Prior to establishing Convergence Wealth, Bas held senior Executive Management positions spanning over 16 years at the Australian arm of global Investment Banks, including National Westminster Bank plc, Salomon Brothers, Smith Barney, and Citigroup. He was also a member of a variety of bank committees including Risk Management, Credit & Counterparty Management, new Product Development, and Strategy & Sales.
During his investment banking career, Bas was responsible for the credit & risk management of multi-billion-dollar equity & capital markets transactions, worked on over $1.5 billion debt origination mandates, steered a team of over 150 investment advisers & stockbrokers nationwide, and originated & lead a leveraged equity division with over $2 billion of funds under management.
After leaving Citigroup in 2004, Bas served as the Managing Director of a boutique financial services company for over 5 years, which placed top 50 in the prestigious AFR FAST Starters in 2006. At Convergence Wealth, Bas is a strategic financial adviser to key clients in a variety of industries.
Bas joined the advisory board of Infinite Water in August 2017 to provide corporate advisory, strategy and human resource services to the Company.
Matthew has worked internationally as an investment banker since 1995 and as a CEO of a London listed company, which he founded in China in 2000.
Matthew commenced his career as a corporate finance executive in Sydney in 1995, and worked in Australia, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China and New Zealand for five years providing capital markets, mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance advice to companies across a range of industries including banking, food, property, technology, infrastructure and mining sectors.
Returning to China in 2000, Matthew founded and ran as CEO of an online travel company, ET-China.com international Holdings Limited, which he has developed it into an international travel business from conception, financing, operation, merger and acquisition, listing and eventual an agreed trade sale in 2010, and the group became the second largest tour operator company in China.
Matthew holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics & Physics, a Master of Science in physics from Auckland University and an MBA from the AGSM of the University of New South Wales, Australia.
Wes has over 20 years of experience in industrial services, construction and wastewater management industries.
He was the Managing Director of Steamit Group and Executive Director of the publicly listed Transpacific Industries. Wes manages Infinite Water’s operation in both Australia and China, and provides critical insight into manufacturing, quality control, logistics and commissioning of water treatment solutions for customers.
Wes was instrumental in leading an operation and engineering team to design and construct a large-scale water treatment plant manufacturing facility and production line in Ningbo, China.