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 for the industrial automation, manufacturing software, and supply chain sectors. The well-known Logistics Viewpoints blog is published by ARC.
He joined ARC after a decade-long career in industrial technology media, most recently as 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.
Bob conceptualised and launched supply chain management and logistics technology publication Logistics Insight Asia to the regional market in 2007. Through his connection to this industry, he is a regular voice at logistics and supply chain industry conferences in Singapore.
As a qualified engineer with 15 years’ experience in automation, manufacturing and logistics, his career included stints at companies such as British Aerospace, GEC, and the Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech).
In Singapore, he was part of the SIMTech project team that developed the warehouse control system for Singapore Airlines’ first fully automated cargo terminal (T6). The project received the Institute of Engineers Singapore (IES) Prestigious Engineering Award in 2003.
Bob graduated from the University of Wales, UK, with a BSc in Electronics and an MSc in Manufacturing Systems Engineering. He also has a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore.