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Our Mission

Entarctic is maximising energy efficiency in cold warehouses to achieve economic benefits for our customers and environmental benefits for our planet.

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We are a Singapore-based, industrial refrigeration and energy efficiency specialist helping cold storage facilities in Asia drastically reduce their rising electricity costs.

We are funded by ENGIE Factory, the startup studio of ENGIE Group – a global leader in low-carbon energy and services.

Our Team

Chief Product Officer &
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This is Leon, Entarctic's Founder. 

Leon is a former officer at the Singapore Economic Development Board where he closed 5 multi-million-dollar investment deals with Global 500 companies and developed national sustainability strategies in energy efficiency and circular economy. 

He previously co-founded The Hidden Good, a 10-year-old award-winning social enterprise, and graduated from Oxford University with a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics.

You can often find Leon at Coney Island or East Coast Park cycling, meditating or swimming with his two dogs.

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Technical Director
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This is Jean, Entarctic's industrial refrigeration expert.


Jean brings over 20-years of technical experience working with HVAC&R systems in cold storage, food processing and commercial facilities, from small freezer rooms to 100,000sqft warehouses.

His business experience spans the entire customer journey, from consulting, through to design and deployment, and to technical sales, in industry-leading companies such as Johnson Controls and Carrier Corporation. He is ASHRAE and SCEM certified. 

When he is not in a cold room, he's probably mountain biking or trail running somewhere in Southeast Asia.

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Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder

This is Malcolm, Entarctic's product geek.


Malcolm's passion in technology commercialisation has led him to work across the entire spectrum, from lab scale research to technical pre-sales.


He is a former technology scout and has helped some of the world's biggest brands partner with startups and researchers in solving their business problems. 


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Our Investor

We are funded by ENGIE Factory, the startup studio of ENGIE Group

ENGIE is a global leader in low-carbon energy and services, committed to driving energy transition through innovative energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly solutions. 


ENGIE Factory works with founders to ideate, validate, launch and commercialize their ventures. Each venture is an independent company led by founders. The venture is also backed by ENGIE which gives founders inside access to ENGIE’s global business networks and resources, and support from a dedicated team in ENGIE Factory.

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Board of Advisors

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Caroline Guyot

MD, Engie Factory

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Edwin Cheang

COO, Engie Factory

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What They Are Saying

Cedric Lucas - Equans Axima
"Entarctic's refrigeration engineering consultancy exceeded all our expectations. Their innovative solutions and exceptional technical expertise transformed our cooling systems, leading to improved efficiency and reliability. Outstanding service and support from a truly professional team."

Cedric Lucas, CEO

Equans Axima Singapore Pte Ltd

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