Bill is an international economist with over 35 years’ experience working on and in Asia with a very broad experience in the investment field. He served for ten years at the Asian Development Bank in Manila as a member of its Executive Board and then as Vice President. Prior to being at the ADB he was an economist with the U.S. Treasury and an investment analyst with Legg Mason. In the past he has advised governments and several leading investment management companies in Asia, including Franklin Templeton, Lloyd George Management and Schroders. He was also Chairman of the Siam Recovery Fund and Momentum Asia Ltd., is involved in venture capital and has published numerous articles on Asian economic and political developments.