(Andreas with Tad and Adriana James, the founders of ABNLP)
Of note is his varied and wide cultural knowledge, having lived and worked in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore for the past 25 years. These exposures allow Andreas to bridge the diversity of Western and Asian culture and, with great understanding and patience, to bring to fruit the best of both world.
His working experience in Malaysia started while working for the UNDP at the Prime Minister’s Department in Malaysia, assisting the government of Malaysia in developing a National Spatial Development Plan.
Following this experience, he successfully established a Business-to-Business and Industrial Research Department for a leading market research company in Indonesia. After the collapse of the country in 1998, Andreas migrated to Singapore. Here, he assisted another Market Research Company from the US to create a significant presence in Asia Pacific.
Upon his return to Malaysia in 2000, Andreas worked with a HR Consulting Firm until 2005. He initiated, let, and cooperated in developing the renowned Best Employers in Asia Studies.