Our Executive Team

Ren Rapi

Group Chairman
Global CEO
Paradigm Group Limited

Visionary and the cornerstone investor.

Founded Paradigm Group Limited and its subsidiaries. She is currently the Group Chairman and the Global CEO responsible in managing and overseeing the group business activities.

Her career in financial services is in the areas of investment advisory, asset management and wealth management which started in late 90’s. She had worked with affluent individuals and international Family Offices in Europe and Asia where she held various functional positions as corporate adviser initiating business opportunities in growing and expanding their businesses in global markets. Over the years in Ren’s professional career, she expanded her working relationship with international banks & large cap institutional investors from Europe to Asia.

Ren has a proven track record in growing the business, product development and business strategies through investment advisory and wealth management roles. And in the early years of 2000, the increasingly international nature of the business in Asia and the sophistication of investment opportunities and product development in financial services as well as the increasing demand for clients’ top-notch service has led to the creation of Paradigm companies in 2006.

She is currently registered Chief Executive with the Confederation of Insurance Brokers in Hong Kong and was licensed Responsible Officer with Securities and Futures Commission.

Ren holds a Bachelor's Degree in Accountancy and attended Executive Education in Corporate Finance, Private Equity. She is an active alumnus of London Business School.

Her areas of expertise in Finance: Private Equity, Corporate Finance, Asset Management, Wealth Management, Investment Advisory, Takeovers, Buyouts and growing start-up companies.

Myrna "Rocky" Limpin

Executive Director
President & Chief Operations Officer
Paradigm Global Investment Management, Inc.

Myrna is currently the Executive Director, President & Chief Operations Officer of Paradigm Global Investment Management, Inc. in the Philippines, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Paradigm Group Limited.

She oversees company operations to ensure implementation efficiency, quality service, and cost-effective management of resources. Ms. Limpin is a core member of the Executive Team Committee for Paradigm Global Investment Management, Inc.

Rising from the ranks afforded Ms. Limpin the opportunities to hone her administrative, managerial and interpersonal skills, and abilities to deal and work with the Senior Executives, colleagues and subordinates as well as internal and external clients or customers.

Ms. Limpin is an experienced and established Director with a good grounding in Forensic Accounting & Regulatory Compliance. With 22 years in banking industry, Ms. Limpin headed key functional positions wherein she either led or participated in a high level and broad range of strategy and system implementation in banking audit and operations activities in detecting fraud.

The extent of her experience also includes setting-up of new organizational structures in the areas of operations review and transaction control, international books, and foreign bank reconciliation processes, float management, and covers small to medium companies as well as large organizations.

Ms. Limpin holds a Bachelor's Degree in Accountancy and graduated as Magna cum Laude from University of Iloilo, Philippines. A diligent student from primary to university, she has been the consistent school Valedictorian.

Ron Wu

Executive Director
Chief Executive Officer
Paradigm Capital Partners Pte. Ltd.

Ron is the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Paradigm Capital Partners Pte. Ltd. in Singapore.

He is responsible for all Paradigm Capital Partners Pte. Ltd. business activities in the Asia Pacific Region including Greater China market.

Prior to joining Paradigm Capital Partners Pte. Ltd., he was a director for a Single Family Office focusing on private equity investments mainly in the renewable energy sectors as well as real estate investment and development activities in China. In his early days of corporate life, he was the pioneer member of a British multi-national corporation in the expansion of its APAC business in corporate and business solutions.

He also founded a private advisory firm focusing on private equity transactions, real estate investment and investment advisory. Ron has an extensive experience in capital sourcing and handling sophisticated and institutional investors globally.

He is currently a mentor to several technology startups in Singapore on issues on mainly financial and SWOT analysis.

His areas of expertise cover financial valuation, SWOT analysis, capital raising, and entrepreneurship and cross-border corporate solutions.

Anthony Bernardo

Chief Executive Officer
Paradigm Global Education &
Management Co. Limited

Mr. Bernardo is the Chief Executive Officer of Paradigm Global Education & Management Co. Limited in Hong Kong.

Prior to joining PGEM, Mr. Bernardo has been teaching for 30 years.

He spent 25 years working at Chinese International School in Hong Kong as the Head of the Computer Science Department, a teacher, university counselor, study programme administrator and curriculum designer.

His 30 years experience in the education field has given him not only a clear understanding of the benefits of international education, but also of the positive role of ethnic and cultural diversity in the educational development of his students to be a global citizen and responsible leader.

In addition to his teaching experience, Mr. Bernardo has 20+ years' experience in high-technology marketing, software development and operational management. He has an innate passion for technology and is very conscious of how students can benefit from technology for both learning inside and outside the classroom. He truly believes that technology is a tool that will help unlock the walls of the classroom and provide greater global access for education in the 21st century.

Mr. Bernardo taught MYP Computer Technology, Information Technology in a Global Society and Computer Science at Diploma Level. He served as an examiner for the IB Organization since 1995.

Mr. Bernardo holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Education, a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and a PTC Certificate of International School Leadership. He is a dedicated international educator with experience in the MYP, International Baccalaureate Diploma Programmes (IBDP), IGCSE and familiar with other curriculum system.

Mr. Bernardo strongly believes in the simple idea that “education is an opportunity for everyone.”

Jose V. Alvarado

Executive Director
Chief Executive Officer
Paradigm America LLC.
Praesto Global Advisory Inc.

Jose is currently the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Paradigm America LLC.

He is responsible for the overall business activities in Latin American and the Caribbean market for the group. He founded Praesto Global Advisory Inc., and Praesto Investment Advisors Inc., and serves as the Paradigm group’s business ambassador for the Latin American market.

Prior to joining the Paradigm group, Mr. Alvarado had held key functional role and executive position in financial markets for Latin American and some American companies such as: Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Banorte Securities Inc., Banif Securities Inc., International Financial Services and Exchange (“IFCE”), Latinvest Securities Inc., and Invermexico USA.

With his 25 years’ experience financial services, he served and assisted several large Family Office companies in the Latin American region focusing the Brazil, Panama, Peru, Chile, Colombia, Uruguay and the Caribbean market where he set up the Broker Dealer relationship and spin off the securities trading for the institutional clients and wealthy individuals for Ultralat Capital Markets Inc., and Souza Barros Securities Inc.

Jose is frequently invited as one of the key-note speaker for Market Media LLC events speaking and covering the Latin America financial market. He has been a notable speaker and member of the federation organized BM&F Bovespa (Brazilian Exchange) to promote business on trade and financial services between China and Brazil.

Jose is registered with Financial Industry Regulatory Authority “FINRA” with licenses 7 and 24. Has a Degree in Finance from Bernad Baruch College and speaks fluently in Portuguese and Spanish.