Peter Brimble has worked extensively in Central, South-East and North Asia on industrial efficiency, investment promotion, foreign direct investment, private sector development, and public policy issues. He has carried out research on industrial and technological development, FDI, and government policy issues across the region. In the past three decades, Peter has worked on private sector development, public-private partnerships, logistics and business development in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS); including the formation of the GMS Business Forum some decade and a half ago.
Following terms with ADB resident missions in Cambodia (July 2010-March 2014) and Myanmar (March 2014-December 2016), Peter joined the DaNa Facility in December 2016 as Team Leader. He transitioned in July 2018 to Senior Technical Advisor with a focus on the technical assistance programs of DaNa. The DaNa Facility supports inclusive economic growth through responsible and sustainable private sector development in Myanmar, by enhancing business growth, investment and trade across the country. The Facility is a £25 million UK Department for International Development (DFID) funded programme, initially running to December 2020.
Peter is an Economics graduate of the London School of Economics, Georgetown University, the University of Sussex, and Johns Hopkins University. His Ph.D. thesis examined the productivity performance of Thai manufacturing firms.
06 Jun 2018
Read session notes here. Session Description Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are the backbone of Southeast Asian economies, making up 89%-99% of all enterprises and 52%-97% of total employment. The establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015…Read More