Desmond Marshall

Managing Director <br> Rouge International & Rouge Ventures

Desmond Marshall is the MD of Rouge International & Rouge Ventures (, a full-line professional services firm, focusing on sustainability innovations related analytics, intelligence and fundraising advisory.

Over his 25+ years in the industry, he has served and helped many local and international companies, from startups to listcos, on strategic innovation, restructuring, and enhancing operations.  With his extensive experience and global connections with private and public organizations, he founded several unique and successful operations:

  • The world's most comprehensive intelligence tool on sustainability innovations: FUTURE (
  • Asia’s top sustainability innovations accelerator program Pitch Perfect (
  •  Founder of Rouge International ( and Rouge Ventures

    Mr Marshall has worked with numerous top global companies from Asia, US, Europe, Japan, and even Israel, including: HSBC, LVMH, UniCredit, Ralph Lauren, JP Morgan, Rolls Royce, Maserati, IBM, Microsoft, Wunderman, Shu Uemura, Leica, Monaco Govt, China Govt and many Fortune 500 companies.

He is also

  • Global Top 10 Blockchain Expert in Asia (Nominated by Cryptocoin News)
  •  Popular Top Media Spokesperson on Innovation and investments in Asia and China
  •  Linkedin Influencer

Mr Marshall is a regular guest for international interviews, investor pitching events, and is active in related communities for startups and sustainable development areas.