Timo Jokinen has been working with International trade since 1976, and most part of his time he has spent in South East Asia, where he has lived in Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan. SEA region he became familiar due to his import-export trade.

He has been long time very active also in international associations and for instance as Executive Director and later Chairman of the Thai-Finnish Chamber of Commerce and VP as well as Board Member of South-African Thai Chamber of Commerce. Special knowledge he has got on consumer products, food stuff including wines as well as tourism. Countries where his main operation has been are Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore and South Africa.

Timo is also Grand Echanson Honoraire of l'Ordre Mondial des Gourmets Degustateurs, Master Commander Emeritus of the Brotherhood of the Knights of the Vine among several positions in international wine and food associations.