Bio: Paul Woodward was appointed as Managing Director of UFI, the global
association of the exhibition industry on 1st July 2010. In this position, he is
responsible for events events and activities as well as the management of
UFI’s head office operations in Paris and the Asia/Pacific and Middle East
Prior to taking up this position, Paul was the founder and Chairman of
Business Strategies Group Limited (www.bsgasia.com), a Hong Kong-based
business intelligence and strategy consulting firm specialising in business
media, information and events in Asia. BSG also manages the Asia/Pacific
office of UFI.
Paul was based in Hong Kong and involved in the development of business
media and events in the Asia Pacific region from 1985 until 2010. There he
conducted over 500 business intelligence and strategy consulting projects.
Prior to founding BSG in 2000, he was Managing Director of Asian Strategies
Ltd., the research and strategy consulting division of Miller Freeman Asia and
a Director of Miller Freeman Asia, now UBM Asia. There he was responsible
for regional strategy development, corporate communications and businesses
around the Asia-Pacific region.