OUR MISSION

Transpear has a mission to ensure that donors and investors know what is actually happening to their funds.

We work for the funder, providing regular and comprehensive updates from specialist engineers and other relevant experts, so that you know work has been completed properly, at each stage.

The interim reports build to a final document, setting out the project’s progress in a bound book, with photography and commentary. more

OUR TEAM
Clive Wright
CrowdHub Group CEO
Clive has 30+ years’ experience in marketing, market research, business strategy and business development, including managing P&Ls at both large multinationals and startups.
His career in Asia includes four years at VISA, where his responsibilities included market research across all product groups and markets, marketing for the launch of signature debit and online cardholder relationship strategy development.
Market research roles have included AC Nielsen (UK), where he was based onsite at SmithKline Beecham, providing marketing decision-making support and software training to more than 70 sales and marketing staff. At MBL Hong Kong, Clive specialised in brand strategy and advertising development research, with clients such as Martell, De Beers and San Miguel.
He has undertaken short and long-term consulting engagements to over 100 SMEs and startups during his time in Singapore.
Clive’s marketing and management roles have included new product development, repositioning and line extension development, for VISA, Boots, Celestion Audio and Cussons. He has led teams in TV production, digital marketing and sales support.
He was a founding board member of The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) Asia.
Originally from the UK, Clive has lived and worked in Asia since early 1995.
Paul Niederer
CrowdHub Group COO
Paul Niederer is one of world’s leading authorities in equity based crowdfunding, investor aggregation and the blockchain. He has successfully assisted 92 companies to raise capital.
He is known as “Mr Governance” due to the fraud-free 7+ years heading ASSOB, the world’s oldest equity crowdfunding platform. He is a respected authority in, and popular speaker on minimising fraud in equity based crowdfunding.
As a result of his experience in due diligence processes in capital raisings for businesses and non-profits, he is sought after to advise in this area. He specialises in designing trust-based systems. This includes business process re-engineering and on-line processes to encompass blockchain based solutions.
With a financial background, Paul’s experience includes strategic consulting and senior management roles, in both Europe and Australia, and crowdfunding with both accredited and unaccredited investors.
Ralph Leonard
Transpear CEO
Ralph has had extensive cross-functional experience during his 35+ years in Asia. He has carried out charitable fundraising for a number of for several global and local NGOs, including WWF, in Hong Kong/China, and around Asia in helping to raise more than US$250 million dollars since 1986.
Ralph has a deep and broad knowledge of philanthropy management, due diligence and risk management in the Asian context.
He sits on the boards of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (Hong Kong Chapter), and The Hong Kong Foundation for Charities.
Ralph has provided strategic advice and counsel on Hong Kong and China major gift fundraising. He has developed pan-Asia major gift fundraising strategic plans and capacity reviews. Ralph has also provided strategic advice and counsel in Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and China on major gift prospect stewardship and solicitation.
He prepared and launched a capital fundraising campaign for The Child Development Centre in Hong Kong, which included two Asian “firsts” – privately placed financial offerings via Social Enterprise Bonds and Preferred Shares to help leverage donor and investor support.
Ralph holds a joint Executive MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

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