Jason is based in Control Risks’ Singapore office and is involved in bespoke political, security and regulatory projects in South-East Asia, in particular Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia and Papua New Guinea. He also analyses regional geopolitics, focusing on issues affecting ASEAN, the South China Sea and the Belt and Road Initiative’s impact on the region. He contributes regularly to Control Risks’ regular political risk monitoring updates.
Recent tasks that Jason has worked on include:
Prior to joining Control Risks, Jason worked at ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute (formerly the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies), Singapore, as a Research Officer for the ASEAN Studies Centre, where his responsibilities included analysing regional geopolitics and ASEAN affairs as well as managing ASEANFocus, the Centre’s primary publication, as Assistant Production Editor. Jason also previously worked at the Institute of Asian Research at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada, where he was Research Fellow and Program Administrator for the Centre for Southeast Asia Research. Jason holds a BA (Hons. Class I) in History with International Relations from UBC. He is fluent in Mandarin, Bahasa Indonesia and Malay.