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Trade and transportation face unprecedented disruption – leveraging digital solutions enhances resiliency and can help steer a successful course.

Dr. Jonathan B Beard

Partner, Strategy & Transactions Asia-Pacific Platform (STAP) – Infrastructure Advisory, Ernst & Young Transactions Limited

Globally experienced transport and logistics infrastructure advisor. Focused on strategy, transactions, policy and regulation.

Jonathan is a Partner in Infrastructure Advisory with more than 20 years’ industry experience. His experience covers strategic masterplans, national blueprints, forecasting, mergers and acquisitions, public-private partnerships, benchmarking, competition and regulation in the transport sector.

His work has spanned projects in over 25 countries, advising leading airports, ports and operators, including guiding the master planning for some of the world’s largest ports, notably Shanghai, Klang and Hong Kong. He has also consulted on major transactions around the world.

In addition to major corporates, Jonathan’s client portfolio includes national and local governments and related authorities, sovereign wealth funds, multinational development banks and overseas aid agencies.

He holds a BA, an MA and a PhD in Geography from Cambridge University, and is a Certified Management Consultant (ICMCI).

How Jonathan is building a better working world

“I bring together multidisciplinary teams to help our clients address the disruptive challenges and opportunities facing trade and transportation.”

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