About us

Short introduction

We will transform the way you deal with corporate services.

BlueMeg is an independent corporate services provider, bridging the gap between tailored quality services and the new digital era. Corporate services supported by cutting edge technology to enhance clients’ experience at competitive and transparent pricing.

BlueMeg’s team of industry professionals, are fully committed to providing custom-made solutions to a diverse client base from entrepreneurs, start-ups and SME’s to multinational corporations and institutional investors.

Meet our team

Based in the 2 Asian key jurisdictions Singapore 🇸🇬 and Hong Kong 🇭🇰.

Management

JP Koolmees

Chief Executive Officer

JP has over 18 years of experience in trust and corporate services with a track record of setting up and growing profitable businesses. He founded Vistra Singapore and was a partner of the Vistra Group, one of today’s largest international corporate and fiduciary service providers.

JP has over 18 years of experience in trust and corporate services with a track record of setting up and growing profitable businesses. He founded Vistra Singapore and was a partner of the Vistra Group, one of today’s largest international corporate and fiduciary service providers.

Passionate about business, client’s experience and innovation, JP decided the time is right to revolutionise - the in many aspects - antiquated corporate services industry and bring a fully end-to-end digital experience to clients within a secure environment with a high degree of client intimacy and transparent pricing. He teamed up with a few like-minded people and founded BlueMeg in 2017.

Having lived in Asia for more than a decade, JP has developed a rich understanding of the business dynamics of the region. JP holds a LL.M degree in Law from Leiden University.

Jan-Arie Byloos

Chief Operating Officer

As a senior level executive Jan-Arie has been based in Singapore for 12+ years and has nearly two decades of extensive experience with a diversity of clients from EMEA, the US and the Asia Pacific region. Jan-Arie has management, financial and commercial experience in banking, financial markets, SaaS and distributed ledger technology.

As a senior level executive Jan-Arie has been based in Singapore for 12+ years and has nearly two decades of extensive experience with a diversity of clients from EMEA, the US and the Asia Pacific region. Jan-Arie has management, financial and commercial experience in banking, financial markets, SaaS and distributed ledger technology.

Jan-Arie is a hands-on operational business development professional who has held leadership positions in various industries and has a proven track record in building profitable and scalable businesses, from investment banking to IT/SaaS/Blockchain software and the hospitality sector.

Having started his career with large financial institutions, Jan-Arie was always more drawn to building new businesses and opening up new markets versus working on the “status quo”. With a solid knowledge base and having gained invaluable experience he realised he was missing the real entrepreneurial mindset at these firms. In 2011 he decided to venture into the Fintech scene. When the opportunity arose to start BlueMeg with a kick-ass team and change the corporate services world he did not have to think twice. Jan-Arie holds an MSc in International Finance from the University of Amsterdam.

Paul du Long

Chief Technology Officer

Paul is a seasoned expert and early adopter in the field of Blockchain and Technology. His experience with architecting web solutions and building engineering teams extends over eight years of setting up companies and growing the tech teams.

Paul moved from the Netherlands to Asia in 2014 and is a seasoned and early adaptor in the field of Blockchain Technology. His experience with setting up companies, architecting web solutions and building engineering teams extends over 8 years. Initially, creating automated crypto trading systems and shortly after that moving into building a Bitcoin mining farm. As an early Ethereum investor, he pushed to drive the adoption of Smart Contracts in Modern systems design.

Paul has a strong passion for the latest technology but aims to keep the solutions simple. The best tech will be useless if the adoption does not drive it. The client experience should be the focus throughout the product, not the technology. This vision drives Paul to tackle the challenges Blockchain technology faces today.

Paul is responsible for building the technology team creates the eco-system within BlueMeg. Supported by sharp business acumen and international experience, Paul holds a Master of Finance degree from the Nijenrode Business University.

Kiana Maggiolo

Chief Strategy Officer

Having lived in 4 continents and worked as a corporate lawyer for 7 years in developing markets, Kiana identified major legal issues aggravated by technology gaps. Thus, she decided to pursue a business degree to pivot her career into a more business focused path.

Having lived in 4 continents and worked as a corporate lawyer for 7 years in developing markets, Kiana identified major legal issues aggravated by technology gaps. Thus, she decided to pursue a business degree to pivot her career into a more business focused path.

During her studies she became interested in Blockchain technology and its applications, and was convinced that law, business, and technology should be cleverly combined to solve many of today’s global problems.

Kiana’s legal background and business skills, together with her knowledge of different markets and previous work with global teams, led her to explore Singapore as an exciting place to do business in 2017, where she became a member of BlueMeg’s founding team.

Kiana holds a professional degree in Law from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú and an MBA degree from INSEAD.

Carlo van den Akker

Chief Risk Officer

Carlo is responsible for Legal, Compliance and HR for the company’s operations in Singapore and Hong Kong. He has a solid knowledge and understanding of local business and cultures in Asia-Pacific for over 17 years.

Carlo is responsible for Legal, Compliance and HR for the company’s operations in Singapore and Hong Kong. He has a solid knowledge and understanding of local business and cultures in Asia-Pacific for over 17 years.

Carlo is a veteran, hands-on corporate lawyer and seasoned Ethics Officer and has worked at listed high-tech Healthcare and Semiconductors companies as well as privately owned Fintech companies. His entrepreneurial mindset (inherited from his (grand) parents business) and a common sense approach has proven to be a great combination for doing business. He is fascinated by the high-tech nature of things, in particular Blockchain technology with its various applications.

Carlo has a solid knowledge and understanding of local business and cultures in Asia-Pacific for over 17 years. He has extensive experience in managing large and smaller teams in Asia-Pacific from a variety of cultural backgrounds, both in Hong Kong and Singapore.

He is a former Board member in Semiconductors joint venture companies and SOTA (School Of The Arts in Singapore). Carlo holds a LLM degree in Corporate Law from Leiden University. He is based in Singapore.

Commercial

Ellen van de Laar

Head of Business Development (Hong Kong)

Ellen is responsible for Business development for the Hong Kong office. After spending long stints in London, the Caribbean and the Netherlands, Ellen made Hong Kong her home for the last 7 years. This has resulted in an extensive network and deep understanding of Asian society and culture.

Ellen is responsible for Business development for the Hong Kong office. After spending long stints in London, the Caribbean and the Netherlands, Ellen made Hong Kong her home for the last 7 years. This has resulted in an extensive network and deep understanding of Asian society and culture.

Ellen has experience in the Corporate Services Industry in several jurisdictions and holds a Master of Law degree of the University of Leiden (LL.M.).

Théo Lecoyer

Client Success Specialist

Based in Hong Kong. Théo is part of the sales team at BlueMeg, making sure that every customer is satisfied with top-notch services. Professional and reliable, Théo has been working in Asia for 2 years.

Based in Hong Kong. Théo is part of the sales team at BlueMeg, making sure that every customer is satisfied with top-notch services. Professional and reliable, Théo has been working in Asia for 2 years.

Théo is passionate about the Blockchain technology and its application in various businesses. After obtaining his master degree in Information System and New markets back in France, he headed straight to Hong Kong to be part of one of the most exciting business hubs in the world.

Operations

Joy Serafica

Senior Company Secretary

Joy provides corporate advisory and support to BlueMeg’s clients. She is responsible to ensure that the clients are in compliance with the requirements of the Companies Act, Cap. 50 and the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority, Singapore. She ensures that best practices and corporate governance are upheld.

Joy provides corporate advisory and support to BlueMeg’s clients. She is responsible to ensure that the clients are in compliance with the requirements of the Companies Act, Cap. 50 and the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority, Singapore. She ensures that best practices and corporate governance are upheld.

She has 10 years’ experience in the corporate services sector and has exposure on both onshore and offshore jurisdictions. Prior to joining BlueMeg, she worked with international corporate secretarial firms in Singapore.

She is currently completing her studies to become an associate of the Chartered Secretaries Institute of Singapore.

Vincent Cheng

Company Secretary

Being part of the Corporate Secretarial team in Singapore, Vincent manages a portfolio of clients, who ensures the integrity of the governance framework and compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements.

Being part of the Corporate Secretarial team in Singapore, Vincent manages a portfolio of clients, who ensures the integrity of the governance framework and compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements.

To maximise efficient company administration, Vincent works closely with the Technology team to map analog corporate secretarial processes to digital workflows. Graduated with a Management Degree, Vincent is currently pursing to be a member of the the Chartered Secretaries Institute of Singapore (CSIS).

Samantha Wong

Associate Director

Samantha is the Associate Director of Corporate & Private Clients in the Hong Kong office. She joined BlueMeg in February 2018, bringing with her, over 15 years of experience in the corporate and trust services industry.

Samantha is the Associate Director of Corporate & Private Clients in the Hong Kong office. She joined BlueMeg in February 2018, bringing with her, over 15 years of experience in the corporate and trust services industry.

Samantha began her career in 1998 with a multinational fiduciary services business in Hong Kong before advancing her career in related sectors. Having studied and worked in Europe and Asia she has a good understanding of the cultural differences and is able to interact easily with local government bodies as well as our national and international clients.

Within BlueMeg Samantha is in charge of account management, company formations, maintenance and administration and Hong Kong Visa applications. She is also responsible for making sure that our clients are in compliance with the requirements of the different jurisdictions and services that we offer. Samantha is based in our Hong Kong office and speaks fluent English, Cantonese, Mandarin and Dutch.

Karanjeev Bhasin

Compliance Officer & Data Protection Officer

A Certified Practicing Accountant ('CPA'), Karan is in Charge of Know Your Client ('KYC'), Anti - Money Laundering ('AML') and Customer Due Diligence ('CDD') requirements for company incorporations across Bluemeg's entities.

A Certified Practicing Accountant ('CPA'), Karan is in Charge of Know Your Client ('KYC'), Anti - Money Laundering ('AML') and Customer Due Diligence ('CDD') requirements for company incorporations across Bluemeg's entities.

Karan holds a Bachelors in Business in Accounting from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology coupled with a CPA Australia professional qualification and has over 9 years of experience within corporate governance, accounting, audit and corporate services.

Karan, in his past experience as a Big 4 auditor within the Financial Services Industry, brings his level of expertise and professional scepticism attitude that includes a questioning mind and being alert to conditions which may indicate possible misstatements due to fraud or error.

Karan is also instrumental in linking up with the Technology team for integration of KYC, CDD and AML requirements onto Bluemeg's online Platform. He is also the Data Protection Officer ('DPO') for Singapore based entities in compliance with the Personal Data Protection Act ('PDPA') and is a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants ('ISCA')

Michael Hyunuk Jung

Principal Engineer

Michael has worked several startups as CTO, and a senior engineer from early stage to Series-B stage in Korea and Singapore. He oversees all tech-related matters with cutting-edge competencies in web and mobile technologies.

Michael has worked for Startups, both as a Chief Technical Officer and a software engineer from early stages to Series-B stages in Korea and Singapore with planning, designing, and developing web and mobile services over 10 years.

Having graduated from Seoul National University with a Bachelors in Mechanical Design and Process engineering, Michael held technical and managerial positions in tech-oriented and social network startups in Korea with planning, designing, and developing web and mobile services over 10 years.

Before entering the startup scene, Michael worked with South Korean multinational conglomerate, Hyundai Motor Group where he took on multiple roles such as product manager, tech lead, and software engineer. Michael managed over USD 1 million budgets and over 100 engineers through multiple countries.

Anelle von Wielligh

Chartered Accountant

Anelle lives in South Africa and studied accounting sciences at the University of Pretoria and did her honors through The University of South Africa. She is a qualified as a chartered accountant in 2007 and is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Anelle lives in South Africa and studied accounting sciences at the University of Pretoria and did her honors through The University of South Africa. She is a qualified as a chartered accountant in 2007 and is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants.

She enjoys over 14 years of working experience, with 3 years at an audit firm. She is responsible for doing accounting, auditing, tax computations and compiling financial statements that comply with International Financial Reporting Standards. Previously, she worked in international finance and special projects with two offshore companies, one in Singapore and one in Hong Kong. She specialises with various accounting, tax and legal aspects of these countries. Recently, she joined the University of South Africa as a senior lecturer in Financial Management.

Evelyn Shong

Finance Manager

Evelyn joined BlueMeg Singapore in March 2018 and holds the position of Finance & Accounting Manager. She is responsible on all aspects of finance roles for Singapore and Hong Kong offices as well as provide accounting services to clients as and when required.

Evelyn joined BlueMeg Singapore in March 2018 and holds the position of Finance & Accounting Manager. She is responsible on all aspects of finance roles for Singapore and Hong Kong offices as well as provide accounting services to clients as and when required.

Evelyn has more than 15 years of experience in the accounting services. Having worked in all matter of accounting and finance roles in corporate secretarial service firms, she also served for 5 years in Vistra Singapore as an Office Manager where she oversees all aspects of office management.

She has proven record for professionalism and integrity in her accounting services, ability to communicate with people of all levels and a good team player.

Juliyah Samian

Office Manager

Based in Singapore, Juliyah is responsible for keeping the Singapore office running smoothly and delivers administrative support. She is our HR specialist and assist clients with their work passes application processes.

Based in Singapore, Juliyah is responsible for keeping the Singapore office running smoothly and delivers administrative support. She is our HR specialist and assist clients with their work passes application processes.

Juliyah has earned her Diploma with Merit in Business Practice from Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore.

Prior to joining BlueMeg, she has worked for a UK law firm (Eversheds) and for a Dutch law firm (VoskampLawyers) as the Office Manager. Besides several years of facilities and office management experience, Juliyah's experience include operational and customer service experience mainly in the airline industry, with experience in handling several airlines, such as Emirates, Northwest Airlines, AirAsia, etc.

Juliyah has a good understanding of cultural differences and is able to work well with international teams. Her background and vast experience has groomed her to always focus on delivering excellent customer service experience.

job vacancies

Full-Stack developer (Javascript & Blockchain oriented)

Ready to transform an industry while exploring the possibilities of Blockchain applications?

As a full-stack developer, you will be building our online console where our clients can effectively govern their companies in a user-friendly way. You will work independently on specific modules where you have the responsibility to build the solution front-to-end.

Your primary focus will be on Node.js and JavaScript. We will train you on how to integrate this with Blockchain smart contracts.

We are looking for curious, sharp and all-around full-time developers who want to join our adventure. At the moment we have 2 locations in Asia: Hong Kong and Singapore. We are actively looking to develop our development bench in both locations. You will be part of a small but driven team of industry experts.

Working with BlueMeg means to be part of a fast-growing culture. We are building something that has not been build before. We will value and expect your input to proactively think with us.

As a full-stack developer, you will be building our online console where our clients can effectively govern their companies in a user-friendly way. You will work independently on specific modules where you have the responsibility to build the solution front-to-end.

Your primary focus will be on Node.js and JavaScript. We will train you on how to integrate this with Blockchain smart contracts.

We are looking for curious, sharp and all-around full-time developers who want to join our adventure. At the moment we have 2 locations in Asia: Hong Kong and Singapore. We are actively looking to develop our development bench in both locations. You will be part of a small but driven team of industry experts.

Working with BlueMeg means to be part of a fast-growing culture. We are building something that has not been build before. We will value and expect your input to proactively think with us.

Required skills
  • Node.js & Javascript
  • JavaScript / HTML5 / CSS / Bootstrap
  • Database Design (MongoDB)
  • API Integration
  • Github Workflow
Desired skills
Or ability to learn fast
  • React
  • Server administration (AWS)
  • Cryptography
  • Unit testing & optimisation
  • Blockchain Application Development
  • MEAN Stack Development
Additional benefits
  • Work from Singapore 🇸🇬 or Hong Kong 🇭🇰
  • 20 days annual leave
  • Competitive salary
  • Yearly bonus
  • Equity
  • MPF/CPF coverage
  • Medical coverage

or send us an email at hr@bluemeg.com