Jayaprakash Jagateesan (Prakash) is the Founding member of RHTLaw Asia and RHT Group of Companies. He has over 20 years of experience in managing professional services firm including top law firms in Singapore with regional and global focus. His responsibilities include the strategic alignment of business groups and their subsidiaries and development of an eco-system of professional business services serving clients from diverse industries through every stage of their business life cycle. In addition, he also manages the growth, development, restructuring, diversification and regional expansion of businesses in the areas of corporate finance and advisory, governance, compliance, risk management, communications and public relations and fintech platforms covering digital assets exchanges, tokenization and blockchain.
Prakash is also the board of director of a Singapore based carbon exchange, leading investment and fund-raising projects and managing investor relations. He also spearheads mergers and acquisition and joint ventures including the acquisition of a Hong Kong corporate advisory firm with client base covering over 1000 companies. His achievements include successfully negotiating the trade sale of a major subsidiary which was co-founded and built over a period of 7 years to be one of the market leading corporate advisory firms.
Prakash is instrumental in setting up a joint venture with a Gibraltar based blockchain company.
Apart from that, he is also a recipient of several awards and accolades for business as well as contribution to the community and is ranked as one of the 30 people to watch in the business of law in Asia in 2016 in an article by the Asia Law Portal.
Prakash is also an active member of the Hub Services Deep Dive, an initiative of the Committee on the Future Economy (CFE) set up by the Government of Singapore, to identify specific strategies that will strengthen Singapore’s value propositions as a Global-Asia hub for business, finance and trading. He regularly contributes articles to The Business Times, Straits Times and is often featured in other local periodicals.