Jonathan Tat Tsen Koh is currently heads CrimsonLogic’s Trade Facilitation Centre of Excellence, which provides domain expertise for the company’s flagship trade solutions. Jonathan’s current research focuses on Business Process Modelling, Reference Models for Trade Facilitation, as well as Supply Chain Operations, and Government Procurement.
Jonathan has been involved in providing consultancy and advisory services to many governments for their Single Window / Trade Facilitation initiatives, including countries in Asia Pacific, Middle East, Central Asia, North & Central America, and the Caribbean. He currently serves on the International Advisory Committee for the United Nations Network of Experts for Paperless Trade in Asia and the Pacific (UNNeXT).
Jonathan has hands-on experience in many Single Window projects including Qatar’s Customs Clearance Single Window and Kenya’s Electronic Single Window System. He has also served as the lead consultant for several Trade Facilitation Benchmarking studies including Mongolia, Jamaica, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Kenya and Papua New Guinea. Most recently, he conducted a trade facilitation diagnostic study for the Government of Peru, under the auspices of APEC Ease of Doing Business Action Plan.
Prior to CrimsonLogic, Jonathan served with SAP AG where he provided strategic advisory services to governments, public sector companies and multinational corporations on Supplier Relationship Management and Strategic Procurement. Prior to this, Jonathan was a partner in a consultancy practice, specialising in global trade management, free trade agreements, preferential trading regimes and trade financing. He started his career with the Ministry of Defence, in the logistics and supply chain roles.
Jonathan has a B. Eng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from the University of New South Wales, Australia, and a MBA (Finance & Investment) from the University of Hull, UK.