Here’s a more formal version of my career in CV form.

Nationality: British


MA, South East Asian Studies (1985-6): School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

BA Hons, History (1980-3): University of Exeter, Devon, UK.


Consulting/speaking work for companies, organisations, associations individuals on topics ranging from productivity to new media. (ongoing; Singapore/Hong Kong/Indonesia/Macau)


Training journalists in blogging and online journalism. Teaching students journalism and online journalism. (Ongoing: Singapore/Indonesia/Hong Kong/Malaysia)


(For a more detailed account of my journalistic work, go here.)

Columnist/writer/commentator for The Wall Street Journal, BBC World Service, DestinAsian etc (2000-now). Based in Singapore.

Indonesia Correspondent, The Asian Wall Street Journal and the Far Eastern Economic Review (1998-2004)
Reporting on Indonesia and East Timor. Based in Jakarta.

Page One Editor, The Asian Wall Street Journal (1997-98)
Based in Hong Kong.

Chief Sub-Editor, Reuters (1996-7)
Based in Hong Kong.

Correspondent, Reuters Indonesia (1993-6)
Deputy bureau chief covering Indonesia and East Timor. Based in Jakarta.

Senior Correspondent, Development, Reuters (1992-3)
Editorial User Liaison for development, implementation of and training for a company-wide editorial computer system. Based in Singapore

Senior Correspondent, Reuters Hong Kong (1991-2)
Deputy bureau chief covering politics, business and general news in Hong Kong /South China. Based in Hong Kong.

Correspondent, Reuters Indochina, Thailand and Burma (1988-91)
Covering general, political and economic news of the sub-region.
Based in Bangkok.

Freelance journalist (1987-8)
Based in London and Bangkok.

Staff writer for the BBC Far Eastern Service (1987)
Based in London.

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