Our People

John Stevens

Managing Partner

John is co-founder of Stonelotus and has been actively involved in several successful start-up ventures in Southeast Asia. John’s areas of expertise include fundraising, investor relations, marketing and operations.

Daniel McKay

Partner - FINANCE

Dan is a CFA and oversees the financial management of Stonelotus’ investee companies. Dan has nearly 25 years’ experience in Thailand and brings strategic, financial and operational expertise to the group.

Derek van Pelt


Derek has over 20 years’ entrepreneurial experience in Asia with ventures in trading, hospitality and real estate. Derek provides strategic, sales and technical knowledge to Stonelotus.

David Washenfelder

Partner - LEGAL

David is a co-founder of Stonelotus and a US trained attorney, formerly with Baker McKenzie in Thailand. David provides legal oversight as well as fundraising support to Stonelotus.

Bill Randall


With a 20 year background in venture capital and start-upsBill is skilled at assisting entrepreneurs to develop the leadership, the culture of innovation, and the strategies to transform new business ideas into commercial success.