Trained as a Mechanical Engineer from Nanyang Technological University (graduated in 1998), Wilicks spent a good 6 years assuming technical project construction roles with Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing and Hewlett Packard Singapore. From 2005 to 2009, he took on the role of General Manager with a German Company - Röchling Engineering Plastics, led and developed the business in Asia. His first foray entrepreneurship was in July 2009, when he founded the Solar EPC Company - Polymeur Sun Singapore Pte Ltd. In 2015, the solar system solution business expanded to Malaysia, under subsidiary, Polymeur Sun Malaysia.
Wilicks Nger attended the Off-Grid solar course under SEDA (Sustainable Energy Development Authority of Malaysia). He has over 10 years of Solar Design, Construction and Project Management experiences, and has managed over 5MW of C&I Solar Projects in Singapore and Malaysia, including projects for House and Development Board, Land Transport Authority and one of the biggest off-grid projects in Southeast Asia - a 3.5 MWp project in Serawak, Malaysia.