OUR TEAM

Sonalie Figueiras
CO-FOUNDER AND CEO, HEAD OF PRODUCT

Before founding SourceGreenPackaging.com, Hong-Kong born French-Indian serial social entrepreneur and activist Sonalie Figueiras’s keen eye for market trends lead her to founding Ekowarehouse, the global sourcing platform for certified organic products, and the award-winning impact media platform Green Queen, where she is editor-in-chief. Based in Hong Kong with a global outlook and an international audience, Green Queen advocates for social & environmental change and is the leading sustainability news outlet in the Asian region. The publication is also a global reference for the alternative protein industry, one of the most important consumer products and investment opportunities of our time.

 

With over a decade of experience in publishing, digital marketing, organic trade, sustainability, alternative proteins and green packaging, she is an eco-wellness industry veteran, sought-after international speaker and moderator, sharing her expertise on stages across Asia and beyond, from Harvard Business School to TEDx. She regularly is invited to share her knowledge at corporations including JP Morgan, UBS and HSBC and leadership organisations such as YPO.

 

Further, Sonalie is a global advisor at Social Ventures Hong Kong, an Impact Purpose Organisation committed to re-imagining Hong Kong as a purpose-driven city, an advisor at The Remedy Project, which revolutionises access to justice for migrant workers globally, a cause close to her heart, and she is an avid home cook and published cookbook author.

Luc Des Vallieres
CO-FOUNDER AND COO, HEAD OF GROWTH

French-born Luc des Vallières is a sailor at heart, which is where his deep love for the ocean comes from. He served in the French Navy (Marine Nationale Frigate FS Nivôse) as a Navigation Officer in the Indian Ocean, off the coast of Somalia and Antarctica.

 

He has over 10 years of experience in sales, project management, key account management, negotiation, market research and financial analysis and most recently built the Small Tanker Desk as B.R.S. Shipbrokers Partner in Geneva. growing the business to a multi-million dollar business.

Luc holds a dual master’s degree (Cum Laude) from Paris Dauphine University in International Business & Finance and Economics.

 

Luc is Treasurer at Communaute Catholique Francophone de Hong Kong (CCFHK), where he volunteers to raise money for local charitable causes. He is extremely passionate about the environment and has been a nature lover since childhood, dedicating himself to wildlife conservation and sustainable agriculture.

 

On the weekend, you will find Luc camping on one of Hong Kong’s many beaches with his wife and three kids or playing rugby for Causeway Bay RFC.

Vikas Kumar
Lead Developer

Vikas Kumar has been a full stack PHP developer for the past seven years, his main areas of expertise are developing PHP and MySQL based products for CakePHP and WordPress frameworks. Vikas also has extensive experience with HTML/CSS, jQuery, JavaScript, Ajax and Apache. Vikas has worked on Ekowarehouse since the company’s launch. He has a BS (Computer Science) from NIIT University, India (2009). He is the founder of The Code Developer where he blogs about programming. In his spare time, Vikas runs a Student Welfare & Development program in his native village of Ransura, Uttar Pradesh. 

 

Vikas joined SourceGreenPackaging.com as Lead Developer and manages the platform’s back-end tech. 

Anya Roschke
Social Media Analyst

New York-born American Canadian Anya Roschke is a rising senior at the Canadian International School of Hong Kong and currently pursuing her IB Diploma. At ten years old, Anya went from living a country life to getting thrown into the Parisian urban jungle, which is when she experienced the disconnect from nature that a city lifestyle entails. She has been passionate about environmental conservation ever since.

 

She joined SourceGreenPackaging.com as Social Media Analyst to help accelerate the startup’s mission to disrupt packaging where she helps to create the company’s visual and social brand identity.

 

She plans to attend university in the UK where she will pursue an interdisciplinary degree of geography, environmental studies, and policy.

 

A competitive swimmer, Anya spends her free time outdoors, hiking, Hong Kong’s nature trails and scuba diving as often as possible.

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