Brunswick Group

Tim Payne has been with Brunswick for 25 years – based in London, then New York, before moving to Hong Kong in 2004 where he founded and leads the firm’s 150-strong business in Asia. Tim’s advisory work focuses on reputation, risk and governance and has a critical issues focus, including crisis response and transaction communications. He has worked across the region on many of Asia’s most significant transactions, developments, corporate situations and challenges, for clients including Sinopec, CNOOC, China State Grid, CITIC, ICBC, HSBC, Hong Kong Stock Exchange, Jardines, Swire, Cathay Pacific, Pacific Century Group, BAE, CP Group, RGE, TPG, Bain Capital, Alibaba, Ping An, Yum China, Gome, Fonterra and J-Power.

Tim is a director of The Women’s Foundation in Hong Kong and previous Chair of the 30% Club, committed to improving gender balance on public company boards of directors. He is also a member of the International Advisory Board of Renmin University Business School in Beijing. Before joining Brunswick, Tim was a political campaign director for the Liberal Democrats in the UK.