Global Water Intelligence Opens Asia Office in Singapore
Global Water Intelligence, the leading information service for the international water industry, is the latest addition to the fast evolving cluster of water businesses that are making Singapore the center of the water world.
In conjunction with the Singapore International Water Week, Global Water Intelligence has announced that it will open its Asia office in national water agency, PUB’s WaterHub at 80 Toh Guan Road East Home to many renowned water-related organizations such as the Singapore Water Association, International Water Association, Netherlands Water House, and the Singapore Society for Trenchless Technology, WaterHub is also the R&D base of other global research institutes such as Siemens, Nitto Denko and Optiqua Technologies who are attracted by the vibrant R&D eco-system in
“For some time we have been watching the opportunity in the water sector drift eastwards, and the global financial crisis has accelerated this trend,” said Christopher Gasson, managing director of Global Water Intelligence. “We need to position ourselves to make the most of these opportunities, and PUB’s WaterHub is the perfect place to develop our next generation of business information services.
“Already many leading water companies have chosen to situate their R&D activities and regional head offices in
According to recent research by Global Water Intelligence, the water markets within six hours’ flying time of
“We are pleased to be able to work with GWI to site their Asia office in
Supporting EWI’s initiatives, WaterHub provides a strategic platform for PUB and the water industry to leverage on for technology development, learning and networking under one roof; making it unique and pivotal to
Besides setting up in the
Gasson explained: “The water industry has been a late-comer to globalization: it is still an intensely local business. However, as the scale of the water challenge grows, communities are looking internationally for solutions. Our role at Global Water Intelligence is to tear down the information barriers that stand in the way of this trend. We will be developing a new line of services in