William Koo

Department
Bio-industrial
Position
Principal

William Koo joined Novo Holdings Asia in December 2022 as Principal to lead Bio-Industrials investments across Asia. He has more than 13 years of commercial banking, venture debt, private equity investment and advisory experience.

Prior to joining Novo Holdings Asia, William was Managing Director of Temasek Lifesciences Accelerator, where he managed The Life Sciences Innovation Fund. He has also held senior management roles at Standard Chartered Bank and SPD Silicon Valley Bank in China. William began his career at the Singapore Economic Development Board, where he was responsible for the Life Sciences, Food and Biochemicals industry.

William graduated from Stanford University with double Bachelor degrees in Chemical Engineering and Economics, and a Masters degree in Management Science and Engineering. He also earned an Executive MBA degree from Peking University.