Managing Director, Orbis Thailand
International Partner, Orbis Alliance
M. Alexandre Dupont, president of The Franco-Thai Chamber of Commerce, has been working in Thailand for more than 14 years. After working 6 years for a French Law Firm based in Bangkok, he founded with a few partners Law Solutions, a Business Law Firm in 2006 and CPA Solutions, an Accounting and Audit Firm in 2010. In view of services synergy and regional expansion the firms were rebranded to become 'Orbis' with new offices in Hong Kong (2012), Shanghai and Beijing (2014), Alexandre has advised and assisted clients in foreign investment in Asia.
Coach and Business Consultant
After 30 years spent in the oil services industry as a Senior Executive (as a Chief Financial Officer, a Non-Executive Director of a UK Plc. and a Chairman of a UK Plc. Audit Committee), Richard knew and understood the complexity of this professional universe. He used his expertise and skills as a mentor and consultant and he naturally trained to become a coach. He has acquired a specific skill set and abilities to mentor people and have obtained the formal certification of coach.
General Manager, Pimclick
Panya Sayavongsa is a mixed Thai-Chinese born in Thailand who grew up in a middle of Asian and Western culture, was involved in Joomla CMS and programming community since 2002 and has written several books and articles about coding and web security for specialised magazines. Since then, he has been determined to create a web agency in Bangkok with a passionate, talented, and multicultural team to facilitate business growth in digital realm with design and strategies carefully tailored for each client.
Pimclick, as one of the most dynamic web agencies in Bangkok, aims to help all businesses struggling to be familiar with digital world to be successful with what they are good at, while leaving the hard works for Pimclick to solve. Again and again, Pimclick has saved the day for many business owners with creative web development, SEO strategies, E-marketing, and outstanding design that draw attention and create values for businesses in digital world. Currently Pimclick has 28 experienced designers, web developers, and marketers from around the world and 5 offices in Paris, Casablanca, Dubai, Singapore and Bangkok to help drive successful projects.
Expertise: Construction and M&E
Managing Director, Ventury
Came in Thailand in 1988 and spent the first 6 years as an expat for a French company involved in Industrial Air Treatment. Founded Ventury in 1994, an engineering company expert in Industrial Air Conditioning. In 2000, the company has then evolved to offer turnkey projects involving all kind of facilities (Air Conditioning, Electricity, Compressed Air, Steam, Gas, Vacuum, Dust Collection, …) and has successfully achieved numerous Clean Rooms and other Industrial Applications. Since 2010, Ventury is offering turnkey factories including building construction as well.
Managing Partner, Ananda Intellectual Property
With over 13 years of experience in Thailand and South east-Asia protecting and enforcing Intellectual Property Rights, Franck Fougere is recognised as one of the top IP expert in Thailand. Founder and Managing Director of Ananda Intellectual Property as well as co-founder of Orbis Limited, Franck's practice area includes patent prosecution, anti-counterfeiting and litigation. He graduated from Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Strasbourg) in France and College of Europe (Bruges) in Belgium and trained with a major international law firm before moving to Thailand in 2002. In addition to servicing several high profile multinational corporations in Europe, China, and Southeast Asia, Franck is a frequent speaker of cutting-edge IP issues at professional symposiums and conferences. A recognised expert, Franck is a regular lecturer in patent law for the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and an advisor to the European Union (ECAP) and to the French Government on IP issues. He has authored numerous expert studies and articles as well as two IP guides for Thailand published in 2011 and 2013. Franck Fougere is former President of the Franco Thai Chamber of Commerce (FTCC), former Vice-Chairman of EABC Working Group on Intellectual Property and active member of APAA Copyright Committee. In 2013 and 2015 Franck Fougere received the ILO Client Choice award for best patent practitioner of Thailand in addition to Legal 500 and Asia Law Leading Lawyer awards.
Managing Director ATa Services Co.,Ltd.
Automation engineer, Thierry Guillossou has an experience of 14 years in Asia.
2000 to 2005: Sales manager for a French company in food process
2005 to 2008: General Manager for a Danish company specialized in spray drying process
2008: moved in Thailand to open ATA Services.
Conveniently Located next to Central Bangna, Ata Services is a serviced office company with more than 700m2 office.
We also specialize in administrative management and Thai labor regulation which enables us to help companies who want to develop a business in Thai without creating a local subsidiary upfront. We take charge of the Thai administration of your human resources; we hire and externalize the recruitment of people in Thai under a Thai contract. We provide the visa and work permit for foreign employees.
Secondary business with car rental.
Expertise: HR / Change Management
Managing Director, AmPerformance
Anne-Marie Machet has over 20 years of international management experience in Asia and Europe with over 10 years in business performance and change management.
In 2011, she created AmPerformance to offer to the companies and persons her expertise in people strategy and transformation. AmPerformance partners with CEOs, HR, executive teams and leaders within an organization to promote business performance with effective tailor-made solutions.
Expertise: Trading / Sourcing / Procurement / Logistics
Managing Director, Premium 360 - Sourcing360 - Siam Heavylift - iJolie
Hubert Quentier came to Thailand in 1993, and started working for Geodis in charge of Lao, Cambodia and Myanmar. Geodis quickly opened an office in each country. Hubert was transferred to Shanghai in 1997 to manage eastern China, in a JV with the Shanghai Municipality. In 1999, he moved to Hong Kong to be regional director for sales Asia Pacific, and saw the light in 2001.
This is when Hubert Quentier started his career as an entrepreneur. He started both the Premium360 and Sourcing360 businesses in 2001, capitalizing and combining his geographical and logistics / trading experiences and expertise. Siam Heavylift and iJolie came in 2011 .
Premium360 has grown into the most recognized gifts and premium company in Thailand, and possibly the biggest in volume, making it effectively the leader on the Thai market. Its clients include most of the large Thai corporations, most FMCG and Fortune 500 companies.
Sourcing360 has mostly focused on the mining industry in Laos and is well recognized in this field. With emphasis on complicated reagents, on chemicals supply chain, and increasingly on mining equipment. Sourcing360 also service a variety of other clients with a very diverse portfolio. The company has occasional business with Papua New Guinea.
Expertise: Training & Education
Managing Director, Insight English
James Stoddart has more than 15 years of experience working in Thailand. He has been involved in education since 2000 and established a corporate training company in 2004. This has grown into a franchised language school chain that offers a broad range of training and development solutions to corporations and individuals.
James runs a business in a highly competitive industry and has been able to adapt to a constantly changing business landscape. A key factor in his business success is providing excellent customer service, combined with strong products that meet the needs of the Thai consumer.
Expertise: Mobile Marketing, Digital Strategy Consulting
Founder, CEO ASTEMIS LIMITED
Emmanuel Fauvel is originally from Normandy, France. He is 42 years old, settled in Bangkok, Thailand 17 years ago and he co-founded then exited 2 startups.
He has more than 17 years experience in Tech Startups, IT & Emarketing, He is the founder of ASTEMIS, a company specialized in digital strategy consulting and mobile marketing. Emmanuel is also partner in a startup related to Clinical Research named Credevo.com.
He is a member of La French Tech Thailand steering committee, member of the Bangkok Business Angels Club (BBA) and has been recently appointed speaker for APM Professional Network in Bangkok.
Yannick is the Founder and Managing Director of Linxens KnL and joined Linxens Group management team in April 2015 with the mission of accelerating the development of the Linxens KnL product and service offering.
Yannick has built a 15+ year career in the smart card and radio frequency industry. He has held senior positions in R&D, Marketing and Operations in leading large organization in Asia, Europe and North America, including Gemalto and Smartrac Group.
He started KnL in 2011 with business angel founding, a company manufacturing RFid component. Growing the team, the revenue and the profitability year on year to reach in 2014 300 employees and multi-millions USD revenue. In 2015, Yannick sold the company to an international group Linxens. He remains in Linxens group being part of the Executive Committee.