Dennis Valencia has more than 38 years of professional experience in several managerial capacities. His career began as a Marketing Research Supervisor with Soriamont Shipping (1984-1986), followed by several years and positions in the property industry with Marina Properties Corp. (1988-1990) and Ayala Land Inc. (1990-1994). He joined PT Lippo Karawaci Tbk in 1994 in Business Development and later joined Asia Kapitalindo Securities (1997-2000) as a Senior Research Manager. After a brief role as an entrepreneur (2000-2005), then he joined Agung Podomoro Group as Business Development General Manager (2005-2007) and rejoined PT Lippo Karawaci Tbk as Corporate Finance Senior Consultant (2007-present).
He is a Philippines citizen, aged 59 as of 31 December 2022. He has a Master’s Degree in Business Management from the Asian Institute of Management and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Economics from the University of the Philippines.
Liu Raymond served as President of Universitas Pelita Harapan (UPH) for four years (2014-2016). He is currently the Commissioner of Agro Investama Group (Palm Plantation). His extensive knowledge of the pulp industry rests on over 20 years of experience with Sinarmas and International Paper where he focused on corporate management and headed international mergers & acquisition projects, research, and development in pulp making, pulp purchasing, corporate logistics, and pulp sales. His additional four years of research experience on pulp making came from the International Paper Corporate Research Center in New York, and further three years in pulp mill management as Chief Executive of over 9 pulp mills across the USA, Canada, and France.
He is an Indonesian citizen, aged 64 as of 31 December 2022. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from the National Taiwan University (1982), a Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from West Virginia Institute of Technology, USA (1987), and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA (1992).