Meet The iSwitch Team and Trace Our History

WHO WE ARE

iSwitch offers plans of varied flexibility that help our customers to enjoy greater electricity cost savings. We invite you to meet the iSwitch team, who strive to make the process a simple and hassle-free experience for you. Trace our history, which dates to 1964, and learn more about our parent company the RCMA Group-an established player in the global commodity and energy sectors with an annual turnover in excess of US$1 billion.

LEADERSHIP TEAM

David Maher
Chief Executive Officer
Andrew Koscharsky
Chief Commercial Officer
Senthil Kumar
Chief Operating Officer
Aveline Chan
General Counsel (Legal & Corporate Affairs)

David Maher

Chief Executive Officer

David specialises in identifying, building, resourcing and leading Energy related initiatives. He has successfully worked with Major Corporates, Private Equity/Funds, smaller Start-ups, Government Agencies and Regulators globally. He holds degree in Electrical Engineering (Hons) and has 20 years’ experience in the Energy space. David is also CEO and board member of Jade Energy Holdings - a dynamic, fast growing and diversified Energy company which is active in Energy trading and Energy related Acquisitions/Divestments.

Andrew Koscharsky

Chief Commercial Officer

Andrew has worked in the Asian Energy Markets across Power, Gas, Coal, Carbon and Retail for 18 years at various Funds and Utilities. In 2011, Andrew moved to Singapore to take advantage of the changing energy markets in Asia. He is now Chief Commercial Officer of Jade Energy Holdings and is Co – Founder of the electricity retailer, iSwitch. He focuses on Trading, Risk and Commercial Partnerships and Opportunities. Andrew was formerly a Director of a Credit Union in Australia and holds degrees in Psychology and Commerce.

Senthil Kumar

Chief Operating Officer

Senthil brings with him 12 years of direct experience in the electricity retail business. He started as a Business Analyst with a leading retailer in Singapore and rose to the rank of Assistant Vice President. He was involved in day-to-day operations and engaged internal and external stakeholders to deliver the organisation’s strategic objectives. Senthil holds a bachelor’s degree in Engineering and an MBA.

Aveline Chan

General Counsel (Legal & Corporate Affairs)

Aveline oversees the legal, compliance, and corporate secretarial functions of the RCMA Group, including corporate affairs, with a focus on finance and M&As. She has 11 years of experience in litigation and oil & gas, and joined RCMA from Gunvor. Aveline is an advocate and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore.

"Electricity can transform people's lives, not just economically but also socially."

Chris Pardey

EXECUTIVE TEAM

Ricardo Cheung
Director
Aveline Chan
Director
Andy Chua
Director

Ricardo Cheung

Director

Ricardo Cheung joined the RCMA Group in September 2015 with more than 20 years of experience across the entire industrial supply chain, manufacturing, and financial services. As CFO of both RCMA Group and Jade Energy (including iSwitch), he is responsible for leading financial leadership and group financial initiatives, corporate finance and treasury, as well as, corporate governance, organizational design and reporting.

Aveline Chan

Director

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Andy Chua

Director

Andy brings more than 12 years of experience in the electricity industry with the Client Relations team in SP Services Ltd. He provided operational and technical support to various industry stakeholders –the Energy Market Authority, electricity retailers and contestable consumers. His experience also includes billing settlement, customer transfer systems (EBT) management and customer servicing in the electricity industry. He was also involved in numerous major system upgrading projects in support of the utility agencies like the Public Utilities Board (PUB), SP PowerGrid, PowerGas and CityGas.

TRACE OUR HISTORY

At iSwitch, we are proud to be a member of the RCMA Group, established in 1964 and a respected player in the global commodity and energy sectors with an annual turnover in excess of US$1 billion.

2019

Jade Energy Holdings Pte Ltd was formed in 2018 from the previously established RCMA Energy businesses. We leverage our market expertise; specific skill sets and industry knowledge to develop and invest in Energy-related initiatives.

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2017

iSwitch, as a licensed electricity retailer, established itself in Singapore’s electricity market and helped more than 3,000 commercial and industrial entities to save on their electricity cost.

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2016

RCMA Group renamed its companies under the umbrella of the ‘RCMA Group’ brand. Tong Teik Pte Ltd was renamed as RCMA Asia Pte Ltd.

RCMA Asia surrendered its Electricity Licence to the EMA while iSwitch obtained its Electricity Retail licence from the EMA.

RCMA Group acquired the cotton trading business of Plexus Cotton Ltd.

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2015

RCMA Asia Pte Ltd (formerly known as Tong Teik Pte Ltd), a subsidiary of RCMA Group, began trading and facilitating over-the-counter electricity products in the Singapore electricity market.

RCMA Asia received its Electricity Retail licence from the Energy Market Authority (EMA).

RCMA Asia started trading in the Singapore electricity futures market.

I Switch Pte Ltd was formed.

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2013

RCA was renamed to RCMA Group.

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2011

RCA acquired Corrie, MacColl & Son Pte Ltd.

RCA entered the coffee trading market.

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1998

A joint venture between RCMA and Singapore Tong Teik Pte Ltd established RCMA Commodities Pte Ltd (RCA), headquartered in Singapore. Tong Teik Pte Ltd was incorporated.

Rubber Cultuur Maatschappij Amsterdam (RCMA) was formed.

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1964

Singapore Tong Teik Pte Ltd was founded.