Head of Stakeholder Engagement, APAC, Facebook
Gavin leads stakeholder engagements to help develop Facebook’s internet and renewable energy investment interests in Asia.He also runs charitable activities to profile the company as a responsible investor and community partner for good, such as developing new models of engagement in sustainability, digital skills, cyber wellness, and involving youth, academia, non-profits and government partners.
His earlier stints at Facebook HQ involved the review of moon-shot connectivity projects and infrastructure strategies to support >3B people on Facebook’s family of apps. Prior to that he looked after policy issues that affect the digital economies in Asia.
Prior to Facebook, he was a partner at Control Risks advising multinationals on business risks as they invested in emerging markets. Early in his career Gavin covered a national strategic development portfolio with the Singapore Prime Minister’s Office.Other experiences: ran a data analytics start-up; university teaching; think tank policy advocacy.