Robin bears his breast

I've lived in Singapore for 15 years.

I guess that means you must have moved here when you were about two then I've been here since February 2000 and before that was based in Paris working on European privatisations.

Companies here that were previously government departments and statutory boards nearly always had audited accounts and benchmarked themselves against international players. But what has been happening once the government starting putting a corporate veil over these companies and bringing in a new set of consultants such as ourselves was that new benchmarks would be created. SingTel, for example, is a very efficient urban telco, but at one point was benchmarking itself against rural telcos which...

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