Our Story

Gerald aka GQ
An avid toy collector and Hulk fan boy, GQ is known as a risk taker. He has a commendable track record of successful ventures & international patents with partners whom he regard as his mentors and benefactors. GQ and Kevin’s (co-founder of HDBdirect) goal was to create and kick start a self-sustaining online community for all HDB transactions.  GQ believes it’s time to pay it forward thru HDBdirect. He stands by his aspiration of being marvel hero to his 2 young sons. Heartland Hero, will be his hero nick for now.

Matthew aka Mr Ang
A New Zealander “Ang Mo”, hence, his nick Mr. Ang, as coined by Kevin and GQ. Matthew’s love for this sunny island blossomed 20 years ago, when he decided to make Singapore his home. He considers “Bak Chor Mee” as his soul food and enjoys his cup of “Kopi gao” as his morning ritual before heading to work. A veteran IT professional who was somewhat infuriated over the availability of rental platforms in Singapore, Matthew was encouraged to team up with GQ and Kevin in attaining a self-sustaining online community for HDB transactions.

A Star Wars fanatic and a true blue HDB kid, Kevin enjoys bringing his two daughters to playgrounds near his HDB estate and singing Disney’s theme songs together with them. He worked in the finance industry for the past 15 years and the idea of HDBdirect came about when he was searching for his ideal HDB home. He wanted to create a community where both property professionals and homeowners may be united in one goal of creating a venue for all sorts of HDB transactions that will benefit both parties.

He believes that a free-to-use platform will be future of how properties information will be exchanged and how HDBdirect will bring balance to the current pay-to-list environment.