Active in Beijing, Hong Kong, Singapore
Ben Richardson is responsible for running Finsbury’s operations in Asia and has extensive experience working across the region. His clients include BlackRock, Aviva, ABB, CPPIB, Allianz Global Investors, Global Switch and UBP. Before moving to Hong Kong, Ben worked out of Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Mumbai. He has advised on corporate profile raising and stakeholder engagement plans in China, cross-border acquisitions in Asia, Europe and the US, bond defaults, litigation and arbitration preparation, the redevelopment of Malaysia’s national stadium, management change, investor outreach, and share-price recovery plans. A former BBC bureau chief in Singapore, Ben ran the BBC’s flagship business TV programme in Asia and has extensive experience as a digital journalist having worked for the BBC’s website and at Bloomberg News. Ben has also created and delivered bespoke media and crisis training programmes for CEOs and top management, as well as press teams, in-house comms divisions and international news organisations. Ben graduated from Durham University (U.K.).