Meet Our Advisors
Our Strategic Active Advisory consists of mission-driven individuals whose knowledge in science, technology, risk management, marketing, distribution, joint venture and partnerships, banking and finance strategy, project guidance and more is imperative to Sayris Capital's mission to build a more sustainable economy, in which both people and planet thrive.
Leading Pepper International Family Office Consulting Firm, Carol has over 25 years of experience in the wealth management industry. Prior to her current role, she had extensive experience as a private banker at JP Morgan Private Bank, Citibank Private Bank and Credit Suisse Private Bank. She
managed over 1 billion of private client assets as a Senior Relationship Manager and Portfolio Manager at Rockefeller Co..
- Global Investment Advisor
Matthew J Nodgen,
- Capital Market Advisor
He was recently name one of the “Top 100 Most Influential People in the Botanical Wellness Industry” by High Times Magazine and ranked number 3 globally by Business Insider in terms of investment companies focused on the emerging botanical wellness sector.
Additionally, he is the founder of Nordco Consulting LLC, a private consulting firm dedicated to the business development of middle market companies with forward-thinking vision. To date, Mr. Nordgren has personally been involved with over $7 billion in transactions and maintains a portfolio of approximately 30 plus companies.
Michael Huang is a seasoned businessman with more than 15 years of experience. He helped in structuring the development of the agri-tech industry in Yunnan, China and has extensive operational experience in Agriculture & Technology-focused industry investments. Michael’s family business is focused on biopharmaceuticals and international collaboration for government-based mega-projects. He also serves as vice-chairman of ASX listed bio-tech company Stem Cell United.
Michael graduated from Lancaster University with a Bachelor's degree and from the London School of Economics with a Master’s degree.
- Asian Capital Market Advisor
C S Liew, Managing Director of Singapore-based Pacific Agriscience, graduated from Iowa State University in 1979 with a double major in Agronomy and Pest Management
After a year in Ciba-Geigy, he worked for 11 years in Uniroyal Chemical in various international roles from Market Research to Registrations and then to more senior management positions. Following that, after 7 years in a regional management role with Nufarm, he set up his own company in 1999 to trade in generic pesticides as well as specialty fertilizers. Throughout his career, CS was deeply involved in market development, sales and promotion of foliar fertilizers, micronutrients and biostimulants, aside from proprietary pesticides. He managed the distributors and was active in product training as well as developing and implementing marketing plans and strategies.
- Agriculture Advisor
Equipped with more than 10 years of expertise in the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, Philip Gu is currently the Chairman of Stemcell United (ASX SCU). He worked with multinational corporations and quasi governments which afforded him over 30 years of senior management and consultancy experience. He has curated a well-established global network and well-versed in both business management and technical knowledge in the agriculture sector.
- AgriTech Scientist Advisor
Political & Science
Dr Louis Horynak
- Science Advisor
Dr. G. Louis Hornyak, Ph.D. is currently serving as the CEO of Earth Products Consulting, a Thailand-based company and partner of Sayris Capital. He is internationally renown for his ground-breaking textbooks Introduction to Nanoscience and Fundamentals of Nanotechnology, both published by Taylor & Francis.
Dr. Hornyak served as the Director of the Center for Learning Innovation & Quality (CLIQ), the Center of Excellence in Nanotechnology (COEN) and later of Special Programs at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in Thailand since 2009 to the present. He is retiring from AIT in December 2020. Dr. Hornyak specializes in converting natural products into high technology as well as into products that protect the environment and enhance the health of human beings.
Most importantly, he believes strongly in a community-based approach to sustainable development and in promoting microeconomic technology-based enterprises in rural communities.