09 May Patrik Jonasson
Director Public Policy, Asia – Pacific
Patrik Jonasson manages GS1’s Asia-Pacific regional government affairs, with a specific focus on cross-border trade processes, supply chain integrity, traceability and food safety. He is charged with defining and executing regional strategies for external engagements and cooperation. Patrik is working closely with private sector and a number of APEC Governments to further the use of standards to facilitate safety and efficiency in international trade processes across the region. Patrik also speaks and moderates frequently at international conferences and meetings and has represented GS1 at for example UN, FAO, WCO, World Bank, ADB, RCEP, ASEAN and APEC.
During his 15+ years in Asia, Patrik has been based in Japan, Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia. In previous roles he was representing business in the public – private dialogue with the Governments of ASEAN, working on trade and investment issues, supporting increased market access and stronger business ties between EU and ASEAN.
Patrik has a Master of Science in Business Administration with Japanese studies from the School of Business, Law & Economics at University of Gothenburg, Sweden. He is currently based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Patrik Jonasson will be appearing in the following sessions: