OUR MISSION

Break down barriers, then educate, excite, and enrich everyday people on our digital asset platform

Best Prices. Large trade volumes provide beneficial buy prices

Low Trading Fees. Benefit from a low trading fee of 0.2% per transaction

Fast Transactions. Orders are matched quickly, enabling fast trading

Innovative investment opportunities for everyone

We are spearheading the next generation of feasible, secure asset investments. We scour the world for the best, most exciting investment and diversification products – and put them in the palm of your hand with our free, easy-to-use apps and websites.

We are a team of entrepreneurs, economists, engineers, and designers joining forces to build a robust, trusted, and accessible product — for you —

Everyone should be able to easily and securely invest anywhere, anytime.

By supporting us, we are creating something really special together.

Our founders

Marcus Lim

CEO and Co-Founder

Marcus, with his vision to ‘make investing easy’ and strong business acumen, oversees the entire regional expansion and development of Zipmex. He is an accomplished entrepreneur who previously founded Oneflare.com.au, Australia’s fastest growing marketplace for local services, which was acquired to form part of the Domain Group (ASX:DHG) and an expert in the digital assets industry. His vast experiences and expertise in digital assets has earned him speaking opportunities on Bloomberg, The Australian Financial Review, The Business Times (Singapore) and many more.

Akalarp Yimwilai

CEO Thailand and Co-Founder

Dr. Akalarp is a legal veteran in the finance industry specializing in capital markets and new asset classes. Having seen the benefits of blockchain and how digital assets can be used for driving positive change, he is a strong advocate in bringing the benefits to the everyman. Prior to realizing this calling, Akalarp was previously an executive director in a securities brokerage and investment bank. With his Georgetown law degree and a PhD in Public Administration, Akalarp is at ease working within senior government and corporate finance remits.

Our management team

Nathan Halliday

Country Manager

Nathan is an experienced high-growth operations leader. He spent 12 years in Operations at Australia’s largest travel insurer Cover-More where he managed the day to day customer operations across claims and customer service and supported the expansion into Asian markets. Nathan completed a MBA at Macquarie Graduate School of Management and then spent the last 5 years scaling a subscription vehicle start-up in Sydney across Australia and into the UK, Canada and Mexico. He is passionate about bringing innovative crypto solutions to Australians from all walks of life and is consistently engaging with and listening to our customers.

Dmitri Kolesnikov

Compliance Manager

Dmitri Kolesnikov is our Australian Compliance Officer. He brings with him over ten years of industry experience and specialises in regulatory compliance and international entities law. Dmitri received a Juris Doctor degree in Law from the University of Sydney and a Master of the Commerce from the University of Auckland. Prior to joining Zipmex, Dmitri was a compliance manager in several APAC and EU countries (Singapore, HK, Cyprus). He was responsible for the implementation, integrity and ongoing testing of the global compliance program and routinely worked with a variety of financial regulators. Outside of Zipmex Dmitri is passionate about social issues, human rights, and enabling economic growth and prosperity to the broader society.

Shivang Kotak

Finance Manager

Shivang is a natural finance leader with over 12 years of experience working for a variety of company structures, offering hands-on technical accounting, financial reporting, understanding of IFRS and a big picture strategic capabilities. He is data driven, number cruncher and a qualified CPA, and offers depth, breadth and quality of accountancy knowledge. As a proud member of CPA Australia which is one of the largest accounting bodies in the world, he brings with him commitment to integrity and business ethics. For the last many years, Shivang has been part of the broader fintech ecosystem and utilises his skills and experience to deliver a risk management framework that helps the business to flourish in a compliant way. He is a crypto enthusiast who has passion for business improvements and transformative technologies like blockchain.

Andrew Gavel

Private Client Services Manager

Andrew, with his love of working with clients, heads up our Private Client Services offering in Australia, providing a top-tier service based on trust. Andrew joined Zipmex after 7 years in Corporate & Institutional Banking at ANZ Banking Group. He holds a degree in Economics from the University of Sydney and is Completing his Masters in Information Systems at Melbourne University. Andrew’s passion in digital assets stems from his interest in the technology and economics that underpin Bitcoin and other digital assets. Equipped with industry knowledge, Andrew excels at adding value to our top-tier clients through our suite of products and services.

Andrew Mulholland

PR/Partnerships Manager

At Zipmex, Andrew brings to life blockchain’s vast array of opportunities, by partnering with Australian’s businesses to capitalise on the growth opportunities surrounding cryptocurrency. Andrew is highly experienced in building businesses, with a strong track record of leading significant business transformation projects within household names like NRMA and Flight Centre Australia. With a combination of strategy, project management and strong communication skills, Andrew will ensure your organisation is aware of opportunities and potential paths for growth. From simply exploring the marketing, to ideation of market opportunities, to reviewing and deploying commercial partnerships, Andrew is always available.

Pavandeep Gill

Chief Legal Officer

A former Allen & Overy and Clifford Chance lawyer, Pavandeep Gill (Pav) has extensive experience in financial services laws, focusing on payments and digital assets/cryptocurrencies. He recently led the legal teams in the Asia-Pacific region in a mix of full-time and advisory roles for companies including Wirecard and Wise before joining Zipmex, a digital assets and wealth generation platform based in Southeast Asia, as its Chief Legal Officer. Pav is best known for being the whistleblower who exposed Wirecard, one of Europe’s greatest financial scandals.

Scot Cheung

Chief Operating Officer

Scot builds businesses. Previously at Uber for 7+ years, he led the expansion into nine markets and scaled up centralized operations, managing change from startup to public company. Accustomed to the fast-paced tech environment, he adopts a data-centric, customer-first approach, always failing fast to pivot and optimise strategy. Scot thrives on solving difficult problems, having degrees in Law and Philosophy, and is excited to grow Zipmex to become APAC’s leading digital assets exchange.

Nicolas Keravec

Chief Financial Officer

A venture capitalist, tech entrepreneur, and finance leader with over 15 years of cross-border experience, Nicolas has a deep understanding of tech-driven scalable business models. Expertise in fund management, Venture Capital, fund accounting, IPO, FP&A, US GAAP and IFRS, and Treasury makes him perfectly suited to be a part of the Zipmex brain trust. He also serves on a number of company Advisory Boards and is an active mentor in various Accelerators in Singapore.

Jonathan Low

Chief Commercial Officer

A Bachelor of Business, Finance and Economics (Hons) graduate from the University of Technology Sydney, Jonathan is a seasoned banking professional who specialises in launching and scaling new products and divisions. Previously at ING, he led a Global Lending Program tasked with keeping ING at the forefront of digital innovation across 8 of its markets. With his executional expertise, Jonathan’s passionate about ensuring that the best product is brought to market.

Ken Tabuki

Chief Product Officer

Ken is obsessed with making Zipmex fun and seamless. For him, it’s about connecting with people to grow their wealth by offering the best product. He previously worked with Marcus at Oneflare as COO and Head of Analytics, where he grew the company by 60x. Ken brings nearly a decade of unrivalled experience in data analytics and big data, developing algorithms to understand consumer behaviour as part of formulating business strategy and user experience.

James Tippett

Chief Technology Officer

James has a rare skill of understanding both humans and code very well. He is a technology leader and an astute entrepreneur, who specifically oversaw several major transitions, including MySQL to PostgreSQL and memcached to redis. Since 2013, he has mined and coded many blockchain-related technological applications. He was previously the Head of Engineering at AirTasker where he designed and developed numerous APIs, along with other back-end infrastructure and systems design.

Proud Limpongpan

Chief Marketing Officer

As a trained economist with both strategy and operational experience, Proud brings deep expertise in tech strategy and marketing to making finance fun. She has worked with private equity firms and multimillion dollar companies across nine countries, as well as invested in and built companies from scratch. She grew her latest manufacturing company by 16x in revenue within 3 years. Prior to Harvard Business School, Proud was a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group, focusing on establishing strategic initiatives for C-suite clients.

Kelvin Lam

Managing Director

Kelvin has a larger than life personality that, combined with his fintech and e-commerce expertise, makes him the perfect person to spearhead current and new business ventures. A former employee of Bain Capital and Morgan Stanley, Kelvin knows the ins and outs of private equity firms, global commercial and investment banks, solicitor firms, and barrister chambers. He has recently co-founded and exited FeedMe Guru, HK’s largest online dining experience platform) to New World Media after having graduated from Harvard Business School