In his work with GlobalData, Tim provides economic forecasts, consumer insights, channel assessments and business trends to companies looking to expand their business footprint in the South East Asian region.
Tim has worked in B2B research and media in Asia since 1992 with organisations such as the Economist Intelligence Unit, Ipsos Business Consulting and Eco-Business. Recent studies and publications include the rise of food delivery in Asean, single-use plastic in food packaging, the regional transition to a low carbon economy and the Asean Economic Community.
His opinion pieces and articles have been published in Eco-Business, The Business Times and the Straits Times as well as other regional newspapers. He is a regular speaker and conference moderator for industry and client events.
Prior to this, he was a Captain in the British Army where he was awarded campaign medals for active service with the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus and coalition forces in Operation Desert Storm, Iraq.
He has an MBA from Henley Business School in UK, and is a registered consultant with the Institute of Management Consultants Singapore.
In his spare time, he is an adjunct lecturer in market research at Republic Polytechnic. He also enjoys sailing his trimaran around Southeast Asia’s islands with his family and cleaning plastic debris from beaches and reefs.