Frank Debets

Frank Debets
Managing Partner
Tel: +65 6236 7302
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Frank is the Managing Partner of PwC’s Asian Worldtrade Management Services (WMS) practice, based in Singapore. He is the project and client relationship manager for some of the largest WMS clients, both globally and in the Asia-Pacific region. On top of his managing and coordinating role, Frank advises companies on all aspects of the cross border movement of products, from a tax regulatory as well as logistics perspective.

Frank has worked with many major multinationals to analyze and improve their trade risk management profile and maximize benefits from trade regulatory opportunities. His background is in supply chain management and he combines in his customs and trade work logistical considerations as well as tax and transfer pricing regulations. His focus is on valuation, preferential trading rules and export controls.

Frank is the editor of WMS’s bimonthly “Trade Intelligence - Asia” publication. He chairs the Supply Chain Management Committee of Singapore’s AmCham, the Regional Trade Committee of Singapore’s EuroCham, is an invited member of the Singapore Customs Advisory Committee and an FTA Advisor for IE Singapore.

Before transferring to the Asia-Pacific region in 1999, Frank worked in PwC’s London office for six years, and as a Research Associate at INSEAD business school in Fontainebleau.

Frank received a Masters Degree in Econometrics (Operations Management) from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, Netherlands, as well as a diploma in Systems Analysis from Hull University, UK. He is a member of the UK Institute of Export.