David Tuck, MVO
David has three decades of experience in investigations, corporate communications, government service and journalism, most of which time has been spent in Asia. He was formerly Director & Head of Research for Spectrum Asia and a Director of Spectrum OSO Asia Co Ltd in Thailand. Prior to joining the business in 2005, he worked for Weber Shandwick further to four years as an Assistant Press Secretary at Buckingham Palace, and six years with the British Embassy in Thailand and Laos (where he headed the British Trade Office, the precursor to establishment of a full embassy), working on political, commercial and other matters. David reads and speaks Thai at an advanced level, and Lao to an intermediate level. He has a BA degree in Mediaeval & Modern History from University College London, and studied Thai at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London.