Desmond is the Senior Manager for Global Partnerships, Lead for Canada and the UK.
Prior to Tent, Desmond worked in both non and for profit sectors across North America and Asia. He served as a Battalion logistics officer for the Singapore Armed Forces, and as Commercial Consul at the Singapore Consulate General in Shanghai, China. In Shanghai, he held a concurrent appointment as Regional Director for Enterprise Singapore, a Singapore government agency focusing on growing Singapore’s external economy. In Toronto, Desmond was a Manager at Bain & Company, and worked with clients on projects related to private equity, change management and enterprise strategy. He is currently a volunteer responder with the Canada Suicide Prevention Service and the Distress Centres of Greater Toronto.
Desmond holds a BA in Economics from Columbia University, a MSc in Public Policy from Japan’s National Graduate Institute of Policy Studies, and an MBA from the Rotman School of Business.