Interview Series: Issue 1
Perspective on macroeconomic developments in Asia
Mr David Thornes, Partner in the Singapore office of Accuracy, shares his insight regarding macroeconomic developments in Asia and France, the impact of China’s emergence as the world's leading economic power on these developments and the impact of each country’s culture on these relations.
About Mr David Thornes
Mr David Thornes heads the Singapore office of the financial advisory firm Accuracy. A 42-year-old Frenchman, he grew up in Belgium until he was 18, then graduated in France from a prestigious engineering school, the École Centrale de Paris. Recruited by Accuracy, he worked for 12 years in France before heading the Singapore office for the past 5 years.
Financial advisory firm Accuracy operates in the field of Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A), Arbitration and Litigation (for which Singapore is an important centre in Asia) and provides advice on the funding of large infrastructure projects.
What are the key macroeconomic developments in Asia and France? How does the emergence of China as the world's leading economic power affect these developments? Finally, how similar are the French and Singaporeans in terms of business practices?
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Special thanks to Accuracy Partner Mr David Thornes and Assistant Director of the Centre of Language Studies at the National University of Singapore Dr Daniel Chan.