Director Asia Pacific, GlobeScan, Hong Kong SAR
Wander is a senior executive with 20+ years business and management consultancy experience in Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America. With a Passion for social development and sustainability and as Purpose to better the world on its two most important causes: human inequality and environmental degradation.
Wander is Director Asia Pacific for GlobeScan, a global research consultancy established in 1987, which measures, understands and helps building valuable relationships between organisations and their stakeholders, to work on delivering a sustainable and equitable future. GlobeScan provides evidence-led strategic counsel that understands the drivers, dynamics and outcomes of these relationships to make sense of the external context.
Prior to GlobeScan, Wander worked for 14 years in various roles at TNS, a global research firm, as Managing Director for China, Hong Kong and Singapore and CEO for Latin America.
Next to his corporate career, Wander is a business advisor and impact investor. He invested in and advises social enterprises in Africa and Asia, examples being Musoni Kenya (micro finance), WakaWaka Light (solar power) and EcoMatcher, a digital platform connecting corporations and causes.
Wander has a Master’s degree Development Geography and Development Economics from the University of Nijmegen. He is married with 2 children (born in Amsterdam and Hong Kong), and his passions are travelling, scuba diving, trekking & hiking. And the history of the development of humankind: ‘Why are some countries rich and others poor?’ – especially, what we can do about it!