Prior to joining The Hive Southeast Asia, Watson was a management consultant and buy-side investment analyst for a boutique investment bank in Malaysia. Watson also previously interned at Khazanah Research Institute as well as the UK National Audit Office. Throughout his career in the investment bank, he has acquired various skill sets and opportunities to analyze different stages of companies throughout the investment cycle. As a Principal with The Hive Southeast Asia, Watson is tasked with analyzing potential investment opportunities and portfolio management within early-stage investments.
Watson received a Master's Degree in Management Science (Decision Sciences) from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He also received a First-Class Honors Bachelor's Degree in Financial Economics from the University of Essex.