Brian serves as General Manager at Ruder Finn Asia in Singapore, where he provides strategy, counsel and execution support for a variety of clients in the enterprise technology, corporate, fintech, financial services and hospitality sectors.
He is instrumental in leading ASEAN and APAC-wide regional communication and media engagement activities focused on brand positioning, amplifying client POV, thought leadership positioning and internal communications. Brian advises both Singapore, ASEAN and APAC-focused clients leading a diverse team of consultants to ensure communication consistency and seamless execution of integrated communication programs.
Brian’s past and current work includes regional corporate and product communications support for Visa, Pan Pacific Hotels Group, Hytera, Fuji Xerox, Indosuez Wealth Management, 3M and Trafigura. He has provided regional insights and localization support for Ruder Finn global clients such as Infor and Fiserv, and leads an internal communications team supporting clients such as DBS Bank, AbbVie and Becton Dickinson.
Prior to his work in Singapore, Brian advised international clients as part of Burson-Marsteller’s Public Affairs and Government Relations teams in Beijing. He holds a Masters Degree in International Policy Studies from the Monterey Institute of International Studies and a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Ithaca College. He speaks Mandarin Chinese and is an avid traveler.