Eric Gnock Fah, President & COO, Klook
Born and raised in Mauritius and educated in the United States, Eric Gnock Fah is an avid cultural explorer with a multicultural upbringing that taught him to speak seven languages. Before co-founding Klook, Eric worked in investment banking at Morgan Stanley Hong Kong, specializing in consumer retail and travel, and later joined an investment firm.
In 2013, a trip to Nepal with fellow co-founder Ethan Lin and friends helped Eric discover the immense potential of travel experiences booking in Asia. This inspired him to build Klook to better serve the needs of free independent travelers.
At Klook, Eric spearheads the company’s expansion across key regions in APAC including Greater China, South Korea, Japan and Southeast Asia. He is instrumental in establishing partnerships with key players in the travel space such as Asia Miles, Hong Kong Tourism Board, AirAsia BIG, Universal Studios and much more. Eric’s leadership contributed significantly to Klook’s rising popularity, tallying more than 5 million trips booked in 2016.
Recently honored on the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2017 List, Eric is often featured in the world’s leading media including Wall Street Journal, TechCrunch and Forbes, among others. Under his management, Klook is consistently recognized by the media and local governments as one of the region’s startup role models.