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Sep 24th PBEC Webinar – “The Future of Supply Chains in Asia”

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Download the presentation slides here

Webinar Speakers

Barrett Bingley – Director @The Economist Group | AmCham HK Trade and Investment Committee Co-Chair | SOPA Board Member
An  experienced international executive with a focus on public policy, government relations, corporate growth and innovation. Over the past 22+ years Barrett has worked in Foreign Affairs, International Trade, Canadian federal politics, private equity, corporate services, media and publishing. He is an active member of the business community in Hong Kong, who enjoys being the Master of Ceremonies, Moderator duties and chair of committees,  having held Board Director and Committee level leadership positions for several organisations including The Society of Publishers in Asia, The Canadian & American Chambers of Commerce in Hong Kong. He likes to focus primarily on policy, public affairs and government relations in these roles.

Anne Petterd – Partner @Baker McKenzie APAC International Commercial & Trade Practice
Anne Petterd is a partner at Baker McKenzie and currently the Head of the Firm’s APAC International Commercial & Trade Practice.  Much of her recent work involves digital transformation and supply chain disruption projects.  Anne returned to Sydney in February after spending the last 3 years with Baker McKenzie in Singapore focused on ASEAN technology projects.

Fatya Mamcu -Executive Director @Li & Fung Limited Greater ASEAN Regional Head
Fatya Mamcu is an Executive Director at Li and Fung Limited having worked for them for the past 21 years. She is based in Vietnam and is the current ASEAN Regional Head for the Group running the sourcing and operations divisions, she has had a birds eye view on DFI in Manufacturing that has been pouring into Vietnam these past few years. Fatya is well seasoned in disruptive practices and the digitalisation of supply chains in the region.

Alex Capri (Senior Fellow & Lecturer & Research Fellow @NUS Business School & Hinrich Foundation)
Alex has over 20 years of experience in value chains, logistics and global trade management, both as an academic and a professional consultant. He has advised many of the world’s best-known companies on cross‐border projects in more than 40 countries and he has worked in some of the most challenging regulatory environments throughout the world.

Ritesh Kumar Singh (Chief Economist & Founder @Indonomics)
A Business Economist with specialization in Investment and Trade Policy. He possesses in-depth knowledge of India’s Macroeconomic Problems & Policies. India’s Regulatory Regime including Sectoral Investment & Trade Policy Issues. India’s Rights & Obligations arising out of its bilateral/regional (PTAs/RTAs) and multilateral trade pacts (WTO). India’s Geo-economical Equations and Chinese Trade Regulations & WTO Accession Protocol. A regular Nikkei Asian Review Columnist.

Ben Simpfendorfer (Co-Founder & CEO @Silk Road Associates & SRA Intelligence)
Worked in Asia and the Middle East for 20 years developing data-rich strategies and tapping specialist networks to help clients track the region’s fast changing markets. Mandarin and Arabic speaker. Leading expert on the region’s emerging commercial opportunities. Previously worked as chief China economist at RBS and senior China economist at JPMorgan based in Hong Kong. Started career in Beirut in the 1990s as a management consultant. Later joined Dun & Bradstreet based in London as the firm’s Senior Analyst for the Middle East & North Africa. Delivered keynotes and CEO briefings worldwide. Author of two books: “The Rise of the New East” (Palgrave: 2014), examining commercial opportunities and complexities in the Asia market; “The New Silk Road” (Palgrave: 2009), analysing China’s rising commercial ties with the Middle East.

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