Industry Focus & Thought Leadership

March 2020: Women in Leadership

Women in Leadership Roles: Reflections and perspectives from a Business School Dean

By Professor Ruth Ashford, Senior Academic Advisor , Nurture Higher Education Group

The Business Case for Having More Women In Leadership

By Isabel Valle , Global Leadership Coach and Mentor, Global Room

I am Lonely at the Top: Overcoming Imposter Phenomenon

By Dr Heather Douglas, PhD, B Psych (Hons), University of Newcastle, Australia Lecturer in Psychology and e-bilities Consulting Psychometrician

Pathway to the Future

By Amanda Oldridge, Regional Human Resources Director , Linfox International Group

The “unfair” world of opportunity that awaits my daughter

By Oat Thanatawee, HR & Operations Director – Asia at SiteMinder

February 2020: Business Advisory: Legal & Tax updates


By Bernard Collin, CEO, SafeComs

Taxing Times Ahead – The Removal of the CGT Main Residence Exemption for Australian Expats

By Stephen French, Director, MMT Accountants + Advisers

A Look Back at Thai Labour Law in 2019

By Pimvimol Vipamaneerut, Partner, Dusita Khanijou, Consultant and Auradee Pantumkomon Wongsaroj, Attorney-At-Law, Tilleke & Gibbins

Thailand’s Personal Data Protection Act

By Athistha Chitranukroh,Partner and Director, Corporate and Commercial, Tilleke & Gibbins

Minimizing the Legal Exposures of Submitting the Mandatory Annual Working Conditions Form

By Florian Maier, Managing Director and Phi Ploenbannakit, Director , Antares Advisory, part of Antares Group

December 2019: CSR experiences

Students install solar in remote Chiang Mai village

By Alexander (Coke) Smith, Environmental Systems and Societies Leader, Bangkok Patana School

Laguna Phuket Corporate Social Responsibility & Community Relations

By Peera Pomsook, Assistant Director of CSR & Community Relations, Laguna Phuket

CSR in Travel: Key Aspects in Setting up Sustainable Community-Based Tourism Projects

By Julia Offenberger, Copywriter & Member of the Responsible Travel Working Group, Buffalo Tours (Discova)

November 2019: Education


By Cindy Adair, Cross Campus Assistant Principal, Extra Curricular Activities and Sport, Bangkok Patana School

Parental Engagement in Education

By Sara Berenguer, Assistant Head of Primary, Regents International School Pattaya 

Why current university students are ready to enter the workforce

By Emily Hunter Cohen, WIL Senior Industry Officer (International) and Career Accelerator , UNSW SYDNEY 

Teacher! Teacher! Teacher!

By Greg Cairnduff, Director, The Australian International School of Bangkok

IB, AP and A-Levels- What’s the difference?

By Linda Belonje, Director of Marketing and Development, KIS International School

An Education Crisis and Emerging Opportunities

By Ph.D., Assistant Professor Kritsada SriphaewDean, Rangsit International College (RIC)

The Importance of Partnerships between Parents and Educators

By Ryan Ruhl, Ed.S. NCSP, ABSNP, Middle School and High School Psychologist, International School Bangkok 

October 2019: Health & Well-being

Metabolic Syndrome

By Dr. Veerachai Sachdev, Family Medicine Specialist at Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University

Time to Get Real about Work-Life Balance

By Isabel Valle, Peak Performance Strategist

Are Customized Supplements Necessary?

By M.D. Tanupol Virunhagarun, Chief Operating Officer and Director, BDMS Wellness Clinic

Health Care Claim Trend Overview

By Grant Cameron, Chief Executive OfficerTrafalgar International Ltd


By Paul Mason, Director of Marketing and Sales, Miskawaan Health Group

Executives – High Stress, High Risk

By Nicole Bravata,Program Director, Thanyapura

Let Food Set You Free

By Nadia Kijjaroentorn, Certified Dietitian of Thailand, BNH Hospital 

How Testosterone Replacements Protect and Restore Vitality

By Asst. Prof. Dr. Pansak Sugkraroek,Physician specializing in Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN), Bumrungrad International Hospital


By BFC Dental

The emotional burden of underconfidence: Simple remedies may be at hand

By  Mark Cadman, Managing Director, Consulting Psychologist, ebilities

September 2019: Hospitality & Tourism

Hospitality & Tourism Update

By Benjamin Krieg,General Manager, Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20

Why Investing in Education is a Game Changer for Asian- Hospitality Sector

By Wayne Williams, Chief Finance Officer, Minor Hotels

Why all eyes are on travel and tourism in Asia

By Bradley Haines, Regional Vice President of Asia Pacific, SiteMinder

Together is the Only Way Forward

By Wolfgang Grimm, Owner, ANANA Ecological Resort

How Adopting a Coaching Culture Can Empower Employees, Keep Customers Happy, and Strengthen Employers

By Isabel Valle, Founder and Peak Performance Strategist,Global Room

Phuket Hotels Association Launches Sustainability Best Practices Guide

By Anthony Lark, President, Phuket Hotels Association

Are you catering for Muslim travellers?

By Jackie Douglas, President, HSMAI Asia Pacific

34th ASEAN Summit Marks a Milestone in Thailand’s ASEAN Chairmanship

By Department of Information, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Fortifying Cybersecurity for a Seamless ASEAN Connected to the World

By Department of Information, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

August 2019: Property, Construction, Architecture

Bangkok Patana School Offers Long Term Solutions with New Fresh Air Filtered Systems and Solar Arrays

By Shana Kongmun, Communications Coordinator, Bangkok Patana School

Know your rights before buying a residential unit in a mixed-use project

By Florian Maier, Managing Director and Phi Ploenbannakit, Director – Antares Advisory, part of Antares Group

Digital transformation

By John S. Anderson, Managing Director and Byron Cormack, C&S BIM Manager, Meinhardt Thailand

How Change in the Workplace is Changing the Bangkok Office Market

By Roongrat Veeraparkkaroon, Director – Head of Office Services, CBRE

Trends in Design and Construction

By Patrick Keane, Director, Enter Projects

Marrying Historic and Contemporary Architecture to Delight the Modern Traveler

By Dennis Gordienko, General Manager of FCC Angkor, Avani Hotels & Resorts

July 2019: Digital IT & Innovation

How to Build a Storytelling Wireframe

By David Norcross, Managing Director of Lexicon

Email Security, based around Phishing scams and how we can avoid being caught, as users and how IT admins can help

By Alex Konnaris,Group CIO, RMA Group

Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) – A quick guide for marketers and business owners

By Florian Maier, Managing Director and Phi Ploenbannakit, Director – Antares Advisory, part of Antares Group

ARTIS pheno cutting-edge robotic imaging to drive minimally invasive orthopedic surgery

By Pongtorn Sirithianchai, M.D. Orthopedic Surgeon, Bangkok International Hospital

Embracing the Agile Mindset

By Isabel Valle, Founder and Peak Performance Strategist,Global Room

Cybersecurity – On the front line

By Andrew Smith, Director of Computer Forensics Services, Orion Investigations Co., Ltd

Accelerating Agility through Digital Transformation

By Des Janes, Managing Director,WEM Solutions Pty. Ltd

Third Parties and Your Brands

By Vin Kumar, Director, Megatix Thailand

Taking back Control of your Data and Systems

By  Bernard Collin, CEO, SafeComs


June 2019: Logistics & Supply Chain technologies

Using Technology to Boost Performance

By Isabel Valle, Peak Performance Strategist and Leadership Coach, Global Room

How self storage can improve your e-commerce business

By Pakdee Anivat, CEO and Founder, i-Store Self Storage

May 2019: Human Resources Development

Developing future Thai leaders

By Amanda Oldridge, Human Resources Director at Linfox International Group

Paving the Way to Success through Employee Investment

By Ms. Wariya Suphaphun, Human Resource and Administration Manager, ANCA

Government Involvement in Thailand’s Human Resource Development

By Florian Maier, Managing Director and Phi Ploenbannakit, Director – Antares Advisory, part of Antares Group

How Successful People Overcome Uncertainty

By Isabel Valle, Peak Performance Strategist and Leadership Coach

April 2019: Doing Business in ASEAN

Preparing Tomorrow’s Workforce for The Fourth Industrial Revolution

By Isabel Valle, Peak Performance Strategist and Leadership Coach

Sustaining the Planet for our Future Generations

By Mr. Don Pramudwinai, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand

Thailand’s Role in Driving ASEAN towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution

By Department of Information, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

March 2019: SMEs in Thailand

Competition in the Digital Age: Is It Better to Be Small?

By David Norcross, Managing Director of Lexicon

Unlocking the Growth Mindset for SMEs: 7 Steps to Achieving Success in Your Business

By Isabel Valle, Peak Performance Strategist Global room

CSR from a Thailand based SME perspective

By Dale Lee, Co-Founder & Managing Director at CoffeeWORKS Limited

Four Misconceptions about Cyber Attacks

By Grant Cameron, Chief Executive, Trafalgar International Ltd

How to Make Your SME Stand out from the Online Crowd

By Stuart Pollington, the owner of the Smart Digital Group in Thailand and Smart Traffic Pty Ltd in Australia

Why Digital Marketing Is a Must for Any SME

By Stuart Pollington, the owner of the Smart Digital Group in Thailand and Smart Traffic Pty Ltd in Australia

Business Advisory … (cont.)

Thailand Introduces New Investment and Tax Scheme on International Business Center

By Baker McKenzie and Pornapa Luengwattanakit, Partner, Head of the International Commercial and Trade practice in Bangkok Baker & McKenzie Limited

Employment Conflict Management: To outsource when there is a potential conflict or risk if managed in-house

By Florian Maier, Managing Director and Phi Ploenbannakit, Director – Antares Advisory, part of Antares Group

 February 2019: Business Advisory: Legal & Tax updates

Investment Incentives In Thailand

By Naddaporn Suwanvajukkasikij, Partner and Oramart Aurore Saardphak, Associate LawPlus Ltd

Thailand: Personal Data Protection Act

By Rajen Ramiah, Consultant SIAM CITY LAW OFFICES LIMITED     

Thailand’s New Transfer Pricing Law: Implications for Businesses in Thailand

By Melea Cruz, Partner and Ishan Shah, Manager Grant Thornton 

US – China Trade War: What’s at stake for Thailand

By Tanva Mahitivanichcha, Partner Grant Thornton

Free Investing For Those Moving or Returning To Australia

By Darren Beech, Wealth Planner Expat Financial Planning (Globaleye) 

Thailand: Transfer Pricing Regulatory Regime And Documentation Requirements

By  Andrew Jackomos, Senior Partner and Bhrigu Dhingra, Transfer Pricing Manager BDO Advisory Limited

The Thai Personal Data Protection Bill and its Impacts on Thai Businesses

By Dhiraphol Suwanprateep, Partner and Kritiyanee Buranatrevedhya, Associate Baker McKenzie

Extra severance pay and more benefits for employees in Thailand in early 2019

By Florian Maier, Managing Director and Phi Ploenbannakit, Director – Antares Advisory, part of Antares Group

Merger Control Regime in Thailand – a new M&A barrier?

By Pornapa Luengwattanakit, Partner, Ampika Kumar, Partner and Narumol Chinawong, Associate Baker & McKenzie Limited

CRS is happening now and creeping around the world

By Paul Gambles, Managing Partner MBMG Group

Knowing About “IBC” the Replacement of ROH and IHQ

By Kosol Suriyaporn, Director JTJB International Lawyers Co., Ltd 

Time to Re-examine Your Intellectual Property Strategy in Thailand

By Nathan D. Wood, Business Development Manager Satyapon & Partners Limited 

January 2018: Outlook for 2019

How Exceptional Brands Create Exceptionally Loyal Fans

By Dr. Allen Nazeri DDS MBA, Smile Republic Co., Ltd

Counting Down 2019’s Top Digital Marketing Trends

By David Norcross, Managing Director of Lexicon

 Is Thailand’s manufacturing sector vulnerable to a potential slowdown in China?

By Joseph Oliver Willan, Business Development Specialist Baker McKenzie Thailand

Do Your Own Homework!

By Darren Beech, Wealth Planner Expat Financial Planning (Globaleye) 

Global Trends Affecting the Workplace in 2019 and Beyond

By Isabel Valle PCC ACTP, Peak Performance Strategist Global Room

December 2018: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

Blackmores B for Earth “1 bottle from you = 1 meal for a child”

By Blackmores Thailand

Round Square International Service Projects 2019

By Regents International School Pattaya

Putting Sustainability into Practice with Everleaves

By NIST International School

Supporting Sustainable Development in Cambodia with Community-Based Tourism

By Graham Harper, Director Buffalo Educational Travel

Free Clinic: A Hope for Underprivileged People


Corporate Social Responsibility of the Year Bumrungrad’s continuous commitment in community healthcare

By Bumrungrad International Hospital 

Best Western® Hotels & Resorts Shares Loving Kindness with Under-Privileged Children in Thailand

By Best Western® Hotels & Resorts

November 2018: Education / Professional Development in Thailand

Surround yourself with good people…

By  Belinda Skinner, Country Manager at en world Thailand Specialist 

Professional Development is Now Online

By Rob Kawada, Managing Director, English Gang Thailand

The Energy and Persistence of Multilingualism

By Ondine Ullman, Primary Leader of Language Acquisition, Bangkok Patana School

Creating a pipeline for skills for Thailand

By Nigel Carpenter, CEO of Sustainable Skills

Education and Leadership Development

By Jake Varley, Elementary Principal at Berkeley International School

Growing up among worlds, how schools support TCK’s

By Kirsten Durward , the PYP Co-ordinator at KIS International School 

Learning and Re-learning, Beyond the Classroom

By Dr. Ian Fenwick, Interim Deputy Director (External), at Sasin School of Management (Bangkok)

It’s not the same as an overseas holiday

By Gregory Joseph Cairnduff, Director, The Australian International School, Bangkok

A Shifting Model of Professional Development

By Sara Berenguer, Assistant Head of Primary at Regents International School, Pattaya 
October 2018: Digital Space

Exploring the World of Digital PR 

By David Norcross, Managing Director of Lexicon

 The Digital Education Space in the Workplace 

By Rob Kawada, Managing Director, English Gang

AI will enhance the human workforce – not replace it

By Ratna Wright , Director at Grant Thornton Thailand

A Quick Look at Programmatic Media in 2018

By Tom – Nguyen Truong Tung, Managing Director at Syndacast

Personalized experience

By  RJ Rojvirasingh, Managing Director at MAD APPE DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD. 

Role of digital technology in tourism

By Kanlaya Mathyakom, Founder at Pickaboo co., Ltd

September 2018: Health & Wellness

Holistic Wellness “You can choose”

By Blackmores Thailand

PlasmaBlade: An Innovative New Device That Improves the Treatment of Breast Cancer

By Dr.Supakorn Rojananin, Breast surgeon, Wattanosoth Hospital, Bangkok Cancer Hospital

Wellness in Workplace

By Sarah Dalton, the Director of Wellness, MSpa International Ltd (Minor International)

Learn about Vitamin D and avoid being “D-ficient”

By Dr Veerachai Sachdev, Part Time Medical Instructor at Department of Family Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University.

Six Heart-Healthier Foods Worth Adding to Your Diet

By Udo Kim, Senior Manager, Expatriate Market Segment at Bumrungrad International Hospital 

Treating Disease with Oxygen

 By Udo Kim, Senior Manager, Expatriate Market Segment at Bumrungrad International Hospital

Nurture Differences To Achieve Your Team’s Potential

By Damien Posterino, Head of Sales, South East Asia, Virgin Active

Why choose 24 Hour Fitness?

By Dane Cantwell, the Country Manager of Jetts Fitness in Thailand

Make a mountain of this mole

By M.D., Ph.D Saroj Suvanasuthi, M.D. at Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital

Less is More: Ultra-small tools offer distinct advantages to endoscope used in minimally invasive procedures such as RIRS

By Suntchai Wirotsaengthong, M.D., Urologist at BNH Hospital

Health and Wellness Tourism

By Dr. Iain Corness,    , Bangkok Hospital Pattaya

Thailand’s Dental Tourism on the rise despite global competition for patients

By Dr. Allen Nazeri DDS MBA FICOI MICOI, Bangkok Smile Malo Clinic

August 2018: Australian Alumni

July 2018: Hospitality & Tourism

Thailand: Partnering with Australia to develop world-class hospitality skills

By H.E. Mr. Paul Robilliard, the Australian Ambassador to the Kingdom of Thailand

Beauty that delivers on the bottom line

By Hospitality Head  of Design, dwp| design worldwide partnership 

How to Create a High-End Tourist Market

By Atakawee Choosang, Associate Director – Head of CBRE Hotels, Thailand

Responsible tourism

By Kanlaya Mathyakom, Founder at Pickaboo co., Ltd

Design Destinations

By dwp| design worldwide partnership

MICE and Major Events competitiveness compared to other emerging / growing SEA nations

By Mr. Michal Zitek, Area General Manager at Angsana Laguna Phuket

June 2018: The Digital Space

Stats Don’t Lie – Facebook is Still the King of Social – Especially in Thailand

By David Norcross, Managing Director of Lexicon

Digital Disruption: What does it mean for accounting?

By Andrew McBean, CEO, PKF Holdings Thailand.

How Digital Investments Can Create Strategic Value for Organisations

By Sanjay Sachdev, Partner, Grant Thornton Thailand

AI and Healthcare: A Progress Report on Watson for Oncology

By Udo Kim, Senior Manager, Expatriate Market Segment at International Bumrungrad International Hospital


May 2018: Human Resource Development

85 years the legacy of Blackmores: HR Strategy

By Blackmores Thailand

Thailand 4.0: Developing our Human Resources for a Brighter Future

By  Ms. Jareeporn Jarukornsakul, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Group Chief Executive Officer, WHA Corporation PCL

AI is Coming to the World of Recruitment: Should We be Worried?

By Ratna Wright, Director, Grant Thornton

What types of programs can companies invest in to help improve the skills of entry level employees upon joining the workforce?

By Ben Horgan, Senior Programme Manager at Language Express/Corporate Training Express

How to raise a generation of accountable leaders?

By Sebastien De Stoop, Executive Consultant & project manager at Lee Hecht Harrison Thailand

8 Ideas of Attracting and Retaining a Talented Workforce

By Amanda Oldridge, Human Resources Director at Linfox International Group

April 2018: AEC

ASEAN’s logistics infrastructure: ready for growth?

By James Evans, Director of Legal & External Affairs, Linfox International Group and AustCham Director

Learning how to do inter-ASEAN business.

By  Jim Holloway, International Advisor, V. Pack & Move (Bangkok) Co., Ltd.

Addressing environmental and social issues for long-term business success in ASEAN

By Michael Waters, International Water and Environmental Consultant

March 2018: Manufacturing and Marine

Thailand’s Evolving Marine Industry

By Zara Tremlett, Marina Manager at Phuket Yacht Haven

3 warning signs your racking system is on the verge of collapse

By Peter Johansson, Managing Director of Tellus Systems

5 reasons to invest in a premium sofa

By Eddy Bellavoine, Director of Marketing at Asalon Co., Ltd

Two Decades of International Yachts in Phuket

By Scott Bradley, the Managing Director of East Marine in Phuket

Dentalife Australia – Opportunities for Growth

By Tom Stray, General Manager of the Dentalife Australia group, PharmaDesign

February 2018: Business Advisory

Thailand joins the Inclusive Framework on BEPS

By  Utumporn Tongpian, Senior Manager at BDO Thailand

Transfer Pricing Law Due Soon: Companies will be required to prepare TP documentation

By Stuart Simons and Kancharat Thaidamri , tax partners at Deloitte Thailand

Labour Law Update 2018

By Oramart Aurore Saardphak, Associate at LawPlus Ltd.

Thailand’s Customs & Tax Landscape – Look Back at 2017 and Ahead into 2018

By  Grant Thornton

Employee health care costs, the fastest increasing cost to business?

By  Andrew Crawford, Employee Benefits Director and Grant Cameron, Chief Executive at Trafalgar International Ltd Insurance Brokers and Consultants

Australian Immigration 2018 – What To Expect

By Simon Wetherell, Managing Director at  SW Consulting (Asia) Co Ltd

January 2017: Outlook for 2018

Outlook for Phuket 2018

By Harry Usher, the AustCham Thailand coordinator for Phuket and a Director of Lady Pie Phuket

Thailand’s Leading Role in the International Medical Care Industry

By Dr. Erik Fleischman, Medical Director – International Bumrungrad International Hospital

 The Rise of Digital Skills

By RJ Rojvirasingh, Managing Director at MAD APPE DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD. 

Rise of the Automatons: 2018 in the Storage Industry

By Peter Johansson, Managing Director at Tellus Systems Limited

December 2017: CSR

WHA Group Nurtures Young Minds Through Community Art Programs

By WHA Group

Education for Life at the Mercy Centre

By the Mercy Centre

Khon Lek Charity Mini Marathon

By BlueScope Thailand 

Thailand Tigers kicking goals with children from Klong Toey

By Jarrod Roberts, President at Thailand Tigers Australian Football Club and Bangkok Auskick

‘Care for Cancer – 2017 Fun Run’ at Lumpini Park

By Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel

November 2017: Education and Training

The IB Diploma: Excellent Preparation for University

By Linda Belonje, Director of Marketing and Development, KIS International School, Bangkok.

The Middle Way: Australian leadership in Thailand

By Dr. Scott Berry, Executive & Technical Coach, Scott Berry Consulting Group

How to inspire innovation

By David Bell, Managing Partner, Crestcom – Ra-Kahng Associates Ltd.

Raising the bar for education in Thailand

By Emma Goligher, Head of Marketing, Brighton College International School

Dawning of a new league – AISAA

By Lloyd Wilson, Marketing Communications at Berkeley International School Bangkok

Business Schools for Digital Generations

By Dean Outerson, Project Head of Marketing & Communications, Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration

Business Strategy in Education

By Dr. Om Huvanand, Principal, Language Express CO., LTD

How Third Culture Education Creates Tomorrow’s Leader

By Sara Berenguer, Assistant Head of Primary, Regents International School Pattaya

Educating for the future: Learning from the world’s biggest brands

By The International School Bangkok (ISB)

Three Ways the Best Schools Are Changing…And Why It Matters

By Jared Kuruzovich, Director of Communications at NIST International School

The Many Benefits of Learning Outdoors

By Alexander (Coke) Smith, Environmental Systems and Societies Coordinator at Bangkok Patana School

September 2017: Hospitality and Tourism

Managing and Leading a Millennial Workforce

by Peter Lucus, General Manager, Four Points by Sheraton Bangkok and Benjamin Krieg, General Manager, Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20 & Director, Australian-Thai Chamber of Commerce

August 2017: Health products and services 

In The Pink of Health: How Corporate Wellness Programmes Can Reinvigorate Your Company

By Damien Posterino, Head of Sales, Virgin Active S.E.A.

July 2017: Legal business


by Alan Polivnick, Partner, Watson, Farley & Williams and AustCham Directo