Robert Fox is Chairman Digital Economy / ICT group for Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce in Thailand, Chairman of the European Association for Business and Commerce, and active in EU-ASEAN Business Council events. He is also Regional Director Asia Pacific for SPBTV Asia, a media services technology group headquartered in Switzerland, and operates a regional trade and investment advisory business.
He was group CEO of one of Malaysia’s largest listed companies (a multi-service telecoms operator), regional director Asia Pac for business strategy and development for BT (British Telecom), regional director Asia Pac for a NASDAQ listed broadband services company and later a similar role for a US/Israeli consumer analytics company.
He was one of the founders of Starhub Singapore and a member of its original organizing board, project director and main board (Council) member for Australia’s first and only full scale private university (Bond University now in its 29th year) and CEO of Australia’s first high end mail order company.
He was with Baker & McKenzie as an attorney for some years in foreign investment, joint ventures and various cross-border issues. Other activities include teaching (NUS, SMU, Mahidol, Bond, UNSW – MBA and LLM students), and frequent conference speaking on Digital Economy and many trade & investment issues.
Formal qualifications include BA LLB (University of NSW), Masters from Stanford University Graduate School of Business (Sloan Fellow); telecoms and IT management certifications (BT/Singtel Academy); MSID.