STEPHEN MOORE, Director & Head of Precision Engineering Practice Intercedent Asia – Singapore Mr. Moore has 20 years’ experience in industrial market intelligence, all of it focused on Asia Pacific markets. For several years, Mr. Moore worked for McGraw-Hill, Inc. in their Tokyo office as Asia-Pacific Editor, covering Japan and the rest of Asia, for two industry-leading trade publications: Chemical Engineering and Modern Plastics International. He later relocated to Singapore, and established the Asian subsidiary of US-based Chemical Week Associates upon its acquisition of the aforementioned magazines from McGraw-Hill.
In 2000, Mr. Moore established Plastics & Chemicals Intelligence Asia (PCIA) in Singapore to provide the market with hands-on, in-depth analysis of these industries. As part of this effort, Mr. Moore has organised, chaired, or spoken at numerous international chemical and plastics industry conferences in Asia. He also participated in and managed numerous consulting and research assignments in the areas of chemicals, plastics as well as other segments such as electronics.
Mr. Moore regularly contributes to UBM publication PlasticsToday. He has also written for Modern Plastics Worldwide, Injection Molding Magazine, Australian Manufacturing Technology Magazine, Turbomachinery Magazine, Plastics Age Magazine, and Platopia Magazine.
In 2005, PCIA started working closely with Intercedent to provide consulting services to the precision engineering sector, covering areas such as plastics and textile processing machinery, die casting machinery, alternative energies, and metal forming. To better leverage both companies’ capabilities in this segment, and leverage on the regional resources of Intercedent, Mr. Moore joined Intercedent in his current position in March 2009.
Mr. Moore is a graduate of Auckland University (BSc in Chemistry) and holds a Master of Science degree from the University of Tokyo in Japan. A Japanese Ministry of Education (Monbusho) Scholar, he has been published in the Japan Journal of Applied Physics. A 10-year resident of Japan, Mr. Moore is fluent in Japanese (spoken and written).