At IOL, we are very passionate about education and keen to help young professionals to advance their career. 

Eric Sim, CFA, PRM, is founder of Institute of Life (IOL), whose mission is to help young professionals to be more successful at work and in life. In Dec 2019, He won LinkedIn China Spotlight award for his valuable content on life and career skills. In addition, Mr Sim guest lectures at Renmin University. Previously, he was a managing director at UBS Investment Bank, and in his career he has been involved with derivatives, structured finance and investment banking. He has been described by eFinancialCareers as a star banker helping budding bankers with their careers.




John Patrick Mullin is a FinTech entrepreneur, investor, and educator living in Hong Kong. He’s the Managing Director of Tritaurian Capital, a boutique investment bank focusing on providing financial services and capital raising solutions for startups and SMEs. Prior to this, he was the Managing Director of a cryptocurrency exchange and advisory firm. He also has a traditional investment banking background having worked at Guotai Junan Securities in Shanghai, China. As an educator, he has spoken at leading universities across the world, including Harvard University, London Business School, and Peking University. Additionally, John is a mentor for Entrepreneur First, a leading, deep-tech accelerator and LongHash. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, friends, and husky named Loki.