hourvillage is an online social marketplace that runs
on time. It encourages individuals, organisations,
schools and communities to give and receive services,
skills and errands.
To build a global &
values all members
Founder & CEO
Andy is a veteran in the business world, having worked as a management consultant to being in an advisory role for businesses based out from Asia and Europe to being a serial entrepreneur in starting up businesses in various sectors such as financial services, education, IT, media, property, luxury products, food & beverage, healthcare and retail.
He has established extensive business partnerships and served as President of the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan and a member of the Board of Governors of the European Business Council. In recognition of this, he was awarded an OBE by Queen Elizabeth II in 2011. Outside the business realm he actively contributes as Vice President of the Rotary Club of Singapore.
Co-Founder & CTO
In a tech world that is changing and disruptive, Asheesh is a highly experienced technology expert having worked in IBM, Oracle, Digital Equipment & Tata Group. He is venturous having actively involved with multiple start-ups in the software and technology space.
Asheesh has a deep ability to make sense of the complex and emerging technologies, provide unique perspectives on how technology would make a difference in enhancing lives. In the social space, he continues to give as a member of Round Table India which drives computer literacy and formal education to low income children and at the Rotary Club of Singapore.
Co-Founder & Director
A sage in talent management KA had an accomplished career spanning over more than 30 years holding key positions in large organisations such as Singapore Exchange, Tiger Airways, Civil Service College and Norske Skog PanAsia.
He was a recipient of the Global Forum / Robert L. Dilworth Award in 2011 in recognition of his exceptionally valuable contributions to Executive Development and Action Learning (AL) worldwide and continues to contribute to AL initiatives. At a personal level, KA continues to contribute and volunteers with various VWOs.
Able enjoys working with people across various sectors globally in enhancing capabilities to deliver results. In the years of education, management consulting and being a practice leader in human capital development, he finds it deeply gratifying when he makes a positive change in the lives of others.
He continues to be curious, open to embracing emerging technologies and actively seeks interesting opportunities in enabling and empowering people. Able has led organisations in various CSR initiatives, continues to show a deep passion in education and continues to seek opportunities to work with students and working professionals in making a difference to society.