Benjamin has almost 25 years of cross-border experience between Asia and the rest of the world. He is specialised in Strategy, Investment and Implementation. He advises clients across a wide range of sectors with particularly deep expertise in the TMT (Technology/Media/Telecom), Consumer Goods and Services, Life Sciences and Engineering Products sectors.
Prior to consulting, Benjamin worked in Corporate Development and General Management roles for Microsoft, Pfizer and the Swire Group, where he began working in China in 1991. He was the first non-Chinese representative for the Swire Group in China in the Group’s 150+ year history there. Benjamin has lived in China, Indonesia, Singapore as well as in Europe, and speaks Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese), Bahasa Indonesia, French, German, as well as English.
He was educated at Oxford University (BA Hons, Chinese; MA Oxon.) and INSEAD (MBA). When at Oxford, he was awarded a Chinese government scholarship, and a college academic prize.