YouTrip, Singapore’s leading multi-currency neobank, announced that Tim Lee, an angel investor, former Partner at Sequoia Capital and tech industry veteran, will be joining YouTrip’s Board of Directors from 1 April.

In this new appointment, Tim will be partnering with YouTrip to oversee its strategic business growth and strengthen partner relations.

“Tim has journeyed with YouTrip as a trusted advisor from our early days and we’re thrilled to take this relationship further with Tim as a valuable member of our Board,” said Arthur Mak, Co-founder & Chairman, YouTrip.

“His sharp business acumen and rich experience in scaling high-growth companies makes him ideal to turbocharge our mission of developing the best payment innovations for Southeast Asia,” added Caecilia Chu, Co-founder & CEO.

“As a leading player in multi-currency payments in Southeast Asia, YouTrip is well-placed to tap the massive opportunities coming out of the region’s burgeoning digital economy. In my new role as its Board Member, I am excited to be part of the YouTrip journey to reimagine cross-border payments for the region and to help take the company to the next level,” said Tim.

Tim brings close to two decades of experience building and investing in technology startups in Silicon Valley and South East Asia. He is an active angel investor in regional companies such as Ajaib, Intellect, Payfazz and Super.

During his five years at Sequoia Capital, Tim worked with companies such as, Pocket Gems and WhatsApp. He also held roles at Google and McKinsey prior to his time at Sequoia. A successful entrepreneur, Tim founded the machine learning enabled sports media company, Avid AI and the podcast growth platform