Founder, CEO, President & Director
Hello Pal is the brainchild of KL Wong, who currently resides in Hangzhou, China. KL was born in Malaysia, studied and worked in the UK for 10 years, and worked in Hong Kong for 16 years. He graduated with a law degree from Cambridge University and started off his career as a lawyer with international law firm Clifford Chance in the UK and Hong Kong. He then worked in senior management positions at Chinadotcom Corporation (China internet portal) and Softbank International Investment (venture capital/private equity) before founding BrillKids shortly after the birth of his daughter Felicity.
KL is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese, and has a working knowledge of Malay and French. He is currently learning Japanese and Korean. He can be contacted at KL(at)hellopal(dot)com.
Mr. Roehlig has more than 15 years of experience in the financial and investment industry. In particular, Mr. Roehlig has experience in restructuring, managing and financing junior public companies. Most recently, Mr. Roehlig served as the president of Terra Ventures Inc., which held a 10% stake in the high grade Roughrider uranium discovery owned by Hathor Exploration. In May 2011, Terra Ventures was acquired by Hathor Exploration – Hathor was then subsequently acquired by one of the world’s largest mining companies Rio Tinto in late 20.
Mr. McMorran is a Certified Professional Accountant (CPA, CA). In July 1997 he founded Malaspina Consultants Inc., a private company that provides CFO, accounting and administrative support services to junior public companies. Mr. McMorran has held board and senior management positions with a number of public companies since 1991 and is a director and or CFO of a number of companies, including Encanto Potash Corp. and Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd