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The Urban Kampong

Where opportunities and experience meet

About Us

The fast-changing urban economies in South East Asia are recognized as a source of growth, opportunity and innovative thinking. While the traditional cultures of the kampongs (villages) in the region are known for their collective wisdom, knowledge and experience.

The Urban Kampong is a Singapore based business development and marketing consultancy that draws inspiration from both of these environments to deliver development, support and revenue in the following areas;

About Us

Our Services


Media and sponsorship sales


Asia market entry and business set up


Business development and planning


Data led marketing and performance advertising


Brand and product strategy


Travel and tourism marketing and tour guiding

Our Services

The Urban Kampong is led by

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Elaine  Tan - Co-Founder and Village Chief

With years of experience in brand marketing and television content development. Elaine is a Singapore and she has a deep knowledge of both Asian and western markets from her time working in both. She built her career in leading global advertising agencies and worked with clients such Mars. P&G and Disney. She also led marketing for Nickelodeon across Asia, before bringing her experience to The Urban Kampong


Jonathan Hardy - Co-Founder and Firestarter

Hailing originally from the UK, Jonathan has spent the majority of career in Asia working with some of the world’s leading media and technology brands such as Time Warner, Dow Jones DoubleClick and Microsoft.  Jonathan has used his sales and business development skills to build a strong track record in launching and growing new business, with a particular focus towards the travel industry.

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