"If you're the smartest person in the room, you're in the wrong room." - Confucius
Born in Myanmar, raised in Singapore, studied in Scotland, and currently based in London – Yin is an international globetrotter.
She is the co-founder and CEO of Coillection, an award-winning green energy startup that helps households reduce the damage caused by waste cooking oil for the conversion to biodiesel. Before OpenOcean, she worked as an Entrepreneur Relations Associate at Angels Den (Europe’s biggest angel network) and as a Wealth Management Analyst at Rathbones Investment Management.
Yin has a deep routed technical background, with a BSc in Computer Science from the University of St Andrews. Her passion for creating and implementing new technology drove her to pursue a MSc in Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Management at Imperial College London. During her time at university, she was President of the Imperial Technology, Media & Telecommunications Club where she successfully hosted 12 events with the participation of industry giants such as Microsoft, Google, Studio XO, etc. Yin has also won ‘Best Student Hacker’ at Railsbank FinTech Hackathon and enjoys spending her free time as a gamer and food blogger.
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