Leadership Team

Stuart Patton


  • Global CEO a.k.a. Ecosystem Architect, ACE EdVenture
  • Globe trekker in the business world & big picture strategist
  • Former board member of companies from Europe to Asia, from start-ups to international corporations
  • Business coach for top management
  • Co-Founder of Polkuni Hong Kong, virtual Edtech accelerator
  • Co-Creator Education Alliance Finland, world’s first commercial Edtech evaluator and certifier
  • Specialises in identifying new business opportunities and growing them

Dr. Gerard Kho


  • Group Chief Commercial Officer, ACE EdVenture
  • Group Chief Strategy Officer at a digital entertainment organisation, WebTVAsia
  • Chief Marketing Officer at Sunway Group and Khazanah’s subsidiary, Medini Iskandar Malaysia
  • PropertyGuru Malaysia MD driving online marketing share from 14% to 30% and doubling revenue in 2 years, moving it to No. 2 ranking
  • CEO at Malaysia’s No.1 real estate agency, Reapfield

Anne Tham


  • Teacher, Entrepreneur & Founder, ACE EdVenture
  • Award-winning female entrepreneur
  • Thought Leader in Education
  • Runs an efficient education ecosystem that forms the backbone of 2 international schools, a learning centre and multiple tuition centres in Malaysia
  • Lifelong mission is to transform the world’s education landscape