About us

Core team

Rapid Asia has a core team of experienced project managers and consultants who are based in Bangkok. They are supported by a large network of thematic consultants, sub-contractors and freelance interviewers, which enables Rapid Asia to carry out evaluations anywhere in the world. Evaluation expertise is at the core and project teams are put together around M&E requirements. With the help of our thematic expert consultants, we can work effectively across thematic areas.

The Founder

Daniel Lindgren - Rapid Asia Founder

Daniel Lindgren, founder of Rapid Asia, has extensive experience in international business consulting, project management and research. He is a true International consultant having lived, worked and studied on four continents including Europe, US, Australia and Asia.

During his career he has held a number of senior positions with leading global consulting firms, working with economic consulting, finance, business consulting, monitoring & evaluation, political polling, and social research.

Since beginning of 2010, Rapid Asia has carried out multi country and large scale national studies across Asia and beyond, working with a number of high profile UN and other development agencies. Between 2002 and 2009, Daniel worked as a Director and later Regional Director for TNS Research International starting in Indonesia where he oversaw numerous large key accounts as well as being the Country Head of the Polling & Social Sector. In this capacity he developed and worked with a number of international Aid and Donor organizations. In 2007 he relocated to Bangkok to establish a regional hub for Social Research. During this time Daniel cultivated an extensive network of sub-contractors and clients, and carried out several large multi country projects for a variety of regional development agencies.

Daniel is an occasional speaker and has written several feature articles for various publications. He is also joint author of several books including:

  • “The New Investor’s Handbook for Indonesia” (2004),
  • “Public Opinion Polling in a Globalised World” (2007),
  • “From Customer Retention to a Holistic Stakeholder Management System” (2008).
  • “A new way of measuring behavioural compliance for prevention programme interventions using KAP Score” (2019).

He is an active member of several, regional networks in Bangkok.

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