2010 – Present
The "Face" of the service available to licensees worldwide and watched in more than 100 countries.
UK based, the role requires: live and pre-recorded TV hosting, in studio and onsite; short- and long-form interviewing; hosting panel discussions, live matches and transfer deadline day news-casting; analytical work with touchscreen, augmented and virtual reality components; content creation and original concept creation.
Aug 2010 - Present
May 1997 - Jul 2010
1997 – 2010
Senior presenter/commentator at ESPN STAR Sports, Singapore
Previously with Star Sports, TVB, World Sport Group, South China Morning Post (all in Hong Kong)
Football: Premier League, Champions League (twice presented live from UCL Finals), FA Cup, Asian Football Confederation tournaments and leagues, European Championships, World Cups (for ESS and SuperSports Africa).
Cricket: Hosted live onsite coverage of 1999 World Cup, Test series in India and Australia, ODIs in Sharjah and India and produced and presented a long-running weekly magazine show on Star and ESS.
Rugby: Hosted coverage of two World Cups, Six Nations and Rugby Championship along with many HK Sevens.
Formula 1: Hosted Raceday and Live coverage on ESS for 5 years.
Tennis: Anchored Wimbledon coverage onsite twice. Likewise, at Flushing Meadows for the US Open.
Golf: Covered Tiger Wood’s Masters “Calendar Slam” at Augusta National.
Commentary: was Asia’s leading English language football commentator during my spell at ESS, working on UEFA Champions League, AFC, Chinese Super League and international football.
Have worked extensively for the Premier League on promotional events.
- Twice compered Barclays Premier League Live fan park events (Mumbai and Cape Town – please see attachment) in front of audiences of 35,000 fans, as well as sponsor and media engagements surrounding Barclays Asia Trophy tournaments in Singapore, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur.
- Hosted a Premier League CSR initiative at the Houses of Parliament in London in front of Home Secretary Theresa May
- Hosted a visiting delegation from the China Entrepreneurs Club at a Premier League/Visit Britain event, conducting the event in English and Mandarin.
- Hosted the Asian Football Federation Annual Awards Gala on several occasions.
Voiceover and radio work
Scripting and producing digital content
Writing and blogging
Social media engagement:
I support Premier League initiatives (and those of other clients) by utilizing Twitter (Q&As, viral campaigns, etc), Google hangouts etc and by contributing to clients’ digital platforms.
Conversational Mandarin, Cantonese, French.
My wife is Singaporean, my daughters (16 and 12) were born there.