The Passion Behind the Business
Managing Director, Sky-Futures Malaysia
Wijnand leads the development of Sky-Futures business in Southeast Asia through the Sky-Futures Malaysia Franchise. He is a highly experienced senior executive who has worked in Aviation, Oil & Gas and Petrochemical industries. His experience of more than thirty years covers both operations (Maintenance, Inspections, Asset Management, Flight Operations) and business management. His network ranges from Europe and the Middle East to Southeast Asia and North America. Wijnand is regarded as a dealmaker, resilient with an acute ability for attaining results. A strategic thinker, who quickly understands how seemingly very different elements can be brought together into game-changing solutions and who understands what it takes to get there.
CEO, Sky-Futures Malaysia
Riezal represents the interests of the Essem Group, the holder of the Sky-Futures franchise in Malaysia, and together with Wijnand, helps to chart the development of the Sky-Futures brand in Malaysia and South-East Asia. With over 12 years in the corporate and finance industry in the UK and Malaysia, he brings with him a wealth of experience in managing and developing new investments and exploring new horizons. Backed by the Essem Group, which has over 30 years’ experience in the oil & gas and maritime sector and also active in the energy and utilities sector, Riezal helps to integrate the Group’s resources to spur the development of Sky Futures Malaysia as an extension of the global Sky-Futures brand whilst at the same time developing its local capabilities and relationships.