Bob Gill

Bob Gill

General Manager - Southeast Asia, ARC Advisory Group

Bob Gill is responsible for managing ARC Advisory Group’s business operations and market research activities in Southeast Asia. ARC provides technology research and advisory services – ¬including a growing Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) practice – to many of the world’s leading automation and software suppliers as well as end-users from industrial sectors such as oil & gas, chemicals, pulp & paper, and food & beverage.   

A qualified engineer with 15 years’ experience in automation, manufacturing and logistics, his career has included stints at companies such as British Aerospace, GEC, and the Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech).

He also after a decade-long career in industrial technology B2B media, with positions including Editor-in-Chief at Singapore’s Contineo Media, where he had editorial management responsibility for the Control Engineering Asia, Asia Food Journal, PharmaAsia, Logistics Insight Asia and Payload Asia titles, while also concurrently being Editor of Control Engineering Asia. 

Bob graduated from the University of Wales (UK) with a BSc in Electronics and an MSc in Manufacturing Systems Engineering. He also has a MBA from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore. As well as numerous articles for industry publications, he is a contributing author to the books Action Learning Cases In Organisational Behaviour (2004) and Many Ships, One Boat: Expat Tales and Tips (2011).