Born in the east and educated in the west, Frederick Chavalit Tsao is fourth-generation leader of IMC Pan Asia Alliance Group. He became chairman in 1995 and transformed the family business from a traditional shipping company to a diverse, multinational conglomerate. With more than 40 years’ experience as an entrepreneur, Fred has worked successfully with business partners and governments in multiple markets across diverse cultures. His exploration into Eastern Wisdom led him to focus on Chinese esoteric traditions and Western quantum science. Both are paradigms of conscientiousness and evolution. He is the founder of OCTAVE Institute, a comprehensive integrated life journey approach towards wellbeing that includes SANGHA Retreat, an innovative health and wellness retreat located in Suzhou, China.