Communications consultant with over 20 years experience in Asia (Hong Kong, Shanghai, Kyoto, Tokyo), founding and managing three independent market-leading communications agencies, specializing separately in high-tech/telecoms public relations, local language custom publishing (one of the first independent publishing agencies to obtain a license to do business in mainland China), and Asia-Pacific-focused public affairs.
Over the years have worked on a wide range of communications issues throughout the Asia-Pacific region for clients including Microsoft, adidas, Apple Computer, AT&T, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Reuters, Sony Pictures, Toyota Motor Corporation, Walt Disney Company and Warner Bros.
Have broad experience developing and delivering communications on a wide range of platforms, integrating text and graphics to maximize impact; experience advising global organizations on communications and lobbying strategy; organizing events (e.g. film production workshops for heads of Chinese movie studios; community leaders forum focused on post-tsunami reconstruction in northern Japan); and developing graphical storytelling projects for relief/aid organizations (e.g. Medecins Sans Frontieres, Second Harvest Japan).