Chris is the founder and Managing Director of CLC Asia. He has over fifteen years’ experience working for both government and corporate clients in the Asia Pacific.
After beginning his career in Australia, Chris moved to Thailand where he became an internal advisor to the Thai government on privatisation and economic regulatory policy, working on the privatisations of PTT and Airports of Thailand, as well as working with a variety of state owned enterprises.
Since moving to the private sector, Chris worked in investment banking and consulting, particularly in the extractives sector, and has advised a number of private sector clients on government affairs, market entry, policy and political risk issues in Thailand, Indochina (Laos, Cambodia & Vietnam), China, Philippines and Indonesia. Today, he advises a range of clients around market entry issues into these regions.
Chris has an Honours degree in Economics as well as a Masters of Public Policy and Management from Monash University, Australia.
He has dual Thai and Australian citizenship and is married with three children. As a hobby, he runs one of Thailand’s most authoritative blogs www.thaicitizenship.com.
He is based in Bangkok and is fluent in both Thai and English.