Our Management Team

Karthik Ramamurthy

Head

UAE

"Karthik has been with Business Consulting since 2005 and currently leads the AIM (Africa, India, Middle-East) region. He brings along extensive international experience across multiple verticals in helping global clients with Market Entry, Competitive Intelligence and BU Strategy. His current focus vertical is Industrial Goods and Products."

Xiaobo Cui

Head

Beijing

"Xiaobo has 13 years of consulting experience covering both client and agency sides. After joining Ipsos in 2006, he has built up a very strong and dedicated team in Beijing to serve clients from various industries such as Healthcare, Agriculture, Industrial, Government & Non-profit."

Wijaya Ng

Head

Shanghai and Wuhan, China

"Wijaya has over 8 years of experience advising clients on business growth strategies across the Asia Pacific region. Supported by a strong team with diverse backgrounds, Wijaya provides innovative, targeted, and strategic advice to help clients achieve the goals of their business."

Lynn Morgan

Head

UK

"Lynn has over 20 years of research and consulting experience covering areas such as sales and marketing and innovation and market understanding. She has worked with major multinational companies across the EMEA region in sectors such as food, consumer goods, and healthcare as well as a range of business to business sectors."

Markus Scherer

Associate Director

Hong Kong

With over 9 years of experience working and living in China, Markus is able to offer clients from multinational companies a unique perspective on developing business in China and across the region. Markus focuses on the automotive, construction and industrial sectors providing clients with comprehensive market entry and growth strategies.

William Hall

Chairman

Japan

"40+ years practical business experience in Japan. Industry focus on Healthcare and Agriculture, with expertise in market entry strategy and competitive intelligence across a wide range of sectors."

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Masatoshi Shioda

Head

Japan

"20+ years of experience in business management and investment, particularly in ASEAN and Japan. Specialize in IT & technology, consumer retail & E-commerce, and outsourcing industries."

Per-Henrik Karlsson

Head

Singapore

"Per-Henrik joined the company in 2004, bringing with him 12 years of consulting and marketing experience across various industries such as ICT, Healthcare, Construction, Automotive, Industrial and hospitality. He has successfully managed market assessment studies, competitive intelligence, market sizing and forecasting."

Douglas Cassidy

Head

Indonesia

"Douglas leads a strong team of consultants and analysts in our Indonesia office which first opened in Jakarta in the 1990s. He assists clients with all aspects of their sales and marketing strategies in Indonesia, and has also worked extensively across Europe and Asia."

Jennifer Ha

Head

South Korea

Colin Kinghorn

Head, Mekong Sub-region & Indonesia

Thailand

"Colin leads the teams in the Mekong Sub-region and Indonesia practice, and has particular focus on the Agribusiness and Animal Health sectors, particularly on Go-to-market strategies and business unit strategy."

Chukiat Wongtaveerat

Head

Thailand

"Chukiat carries almost a decade of extensive experience on management consulting projects & industry research, served a series of high profile clients across Asia Pacific region. His key expertise includes Go-to-market strategies, partner evaluation, competitive benchmarking and business model generation."

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Kiranjit Singh

Head

Malaysia and Philippines

"Kiran has over 20 years of experience in managing businesses across Europe, Asia, and the United States. He heads the Ipsos Business Consulting practice for Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines where he provides strategic advisory to senior executives and steering committees of multinationals, large local enterprises, and Government Linked Corporations (GLCs). His key areas of expertise are strategic planning, market entry & growth strategies, and feasibility analysis with a specific focus on industrial and public sectors."

Yen-Fuen Leow

Associate Director

Malaysia

"Yen Fuen has worked with various clients across different geographical locations to assist them in market and competitive landscape assessment, market entry and feasibility analysis as well as strategic planning. With extensive experience in both consumer research and business consulting, she has led and managed projects for multinational corporations, large local companies and government agencies across different industries."

Santosh Kurian

Head, Sub-Saharan Africa

Kenya, Nigeria and Johannesburg, South Africa

"Santosh’s global sales and business development experience cuts across multiple industries/sectors such as Education & Training, Telecommunications, Insurance and IT services. As part of the corporate planning, he has also taken up roles in organizational planning and restructuring. He has led high-value solutions sales to C-level decision makers across Africa (Mitsumi Group Kenya, Telkom South Africa, African Bank SA, Inquba SA), GCC (YBA Kanoo, KSA/Oman/UAE), Americas (IusacellMexico), ASEAN (Celcom Malaysia, Starhub Singapore). Born in Africa, Santosh spent 17+ years of his life between Kenya and South Africa."

Bhasker Canagaradjou

Head

Gurgaon and Mumbai

"Bhasker leads the consulting practice at Ipsos Business Consulting, India. He brings more than 12 years of Business Consulting and Corporate Strategy experience across Industrial, Healthcare, Automotive and related industries. Bhasker has advised the top management of the leading companies on their most pressing strategic issues such as profitable growth, market entry strategy, channel strategy, business plan, business due diligence, and innovation management. Bhasker has advised clients within leading global and Indian corporate, PE firms, government and public-sector companies."

Phong Quach

Country Manager

Vietnam

"Phong is the head of Ipsos Business Consulting in Vietnam with additional responsibility for Cambodia. His considerable experience includes assisting Fortune 500 firms, government agency and other institutions with their sales and marketing strategies in areas such as Go-to-Market strategy, Growth Analysis, Competitive Intelligence, Partner Evaluation, Supply Chain Analysis and business unit strategy. Phong leads a strong Vietnamese team that prides itself on working closely with their clients as they look to enter, expand and evolve in developed and emerging markets in Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar. Phong and his team have a strong understanding of many Vietnamese industries including Agribusiness, Automotive, Healthcare, Construction, Bio-pharmaceuticals, Banking & Insurance, Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, and Telecommunications."