Celine Yeap has more than 16 years of General Management, Direct Marketing and Bancassurance experience in Life, Accident and Health Insurance Industry in Asia Pacific and EU. She is a good strategic thinker with global vision and multi-cultural leadership. Also has proven track record of achievement and delivery in Asia Pacific and EU. Prior to the current assignments, her experience includes product management and development, sales training, corporate strategic planning, strategy implementation, bancassurance implementation, IT and operation.
Kittima Sethi has extensive experience in the field of public relations and media. A former journalist at The Nation for 10 years, she was the editor of the Nation Junior magazine, a bi-monthly leading youth magazine and Nation Kids!, a weekly English-tabloid for children. She has written extensively for The Nation and has also worked as a copyeditor for its publications. Kittima writes on a variety of subjects including youth, education, business, personality interviews, travel and other features. She was involved in an English-language television program for young Thais learning English and on a radio talkback show.
Kittima holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Delhi University, India. She also holds a Diploma in Freelance Journalism and Authorship from International Correspondence School, United Kingdom and a Diploma in Marketing and Advertising from ICS, Pennsylvania, USA.
In 2003, Kittima has worked for Bec-Tero, a leading Thai concert and events management company, where her role involved coordinating with various departments regarding events and concerts; coordinating ticket sales and preparing presentation to potential sponsors.
Kittima is also active in several voluntary organizations, including Bangkok Community Theatre and Caravan Theatre where she is the Publicity Coordinator. She is also one of the founders of International Parenting Network, set up in September 2008, where she is the Publicity Officer.
She set up her company, All About Words in 2008 and is currently a freelance writer for two of Bangkok’s English-language dailies, The Nation and Bangkok Post. She also writes for several publications, including My Life, Expression, Travel&Lifetstyle, Sawasdee and Education Living.
She also does translation of stories and articles from English-Thai-English as well as copyediting and editing articles, writing of promotional materials and press releases.
Kittima has also assisted a Public Relations company in media liaison for several clients and has experiences in arranging press conferences, press interviews, guest speakers and publicity events. These include clients in the field of finance, brand consultancy, telecommunications, automobile inspection company, human resource company, art gallery, theatre, computer software and restaurants.
Piyawee Ruenjinda is the founder and Managing Director of Stonewater Limited, a high-end travel company based in Bangkok. Her passion for travel started in childhood when her parents, both university academics, took their children on field trips led by biology professors. She is the co-founder of a successful internet-based travel company, the Country Manager for a London-based travel company, and the General Manager for a Bangkok-based hip hostel.
Her background includes experience in the technology, medical devices, and travel industries. Piyawee spent several years in management positions as assistant to the executive, a quality assurance manager, and as the co-founder of an internet-related business. She has traveled extensively both domestically and abroad and spent several years in the Philippines. Travel is more a means to an education than a leisure activity. Exposure to new experiences and environments provides a great opportunity to learn. Piyawee makes it a habit to utilize life experience as a way to develop and improve herself.
She holds a BBA in Quantitative Management from Chulalongkorn University and a MBA in Marketing Management from Thailand’s National Institute of Development Administration. Her interests include travel, research, people, youth, and women’s issues.
Shalini J. Yamdagni, Advanced EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) Practitioner. Shalini hold a degree Bachelor’s in Psychology and a Master’s in Social Work. Having personally experienced physical ailment which confined her to bed rest she sought alternative healing methods to help herself and discovered various energy healing techniques- Chakra Balancing, Chakra Diagnoses, Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT). Within a short time, she was able to heal herself completely using EFT and discover a passion to help others heal.
Shalini is now an Advanced EFT practitioner. She does individual EFT sessions and facilitates weekly Group EFT Sessions as well. Having worked with over 100 clients, Shalini has used EFT for various physical, emotional as well as performance issues like- headaches, back pains, acidity reflux, sports performance, fear of public speaking, grief, poor self image, anger, anxiety, grief and much more . She does Individual EFT Sessions and facilitates weekly Group EFT Sessions. Shalini has given talks at various social events in Bangkok on a variety of topics. She has also been featured in various local magazines and newspapers. Shalini is well recognized in the Bangkok community as holistic health expert.
Sawittree Rattanawong has over 15 years of hands on experience in the telecommunications, logistics, contact centre, insurance industries with multinational companies. She managed Teledirect Telecommerce, a leading provider of customized solutions in telecommerce and telecommuting in Asia. The company serves companies in the financial, IT and telecommunication sectors and specializes in generating high sales growth, improving call centre performance and developing profit generating customer service. Under her management, the company grew by 30 percent from 2006 to 2007 and increased its telesales force from 250 to 300 seats. Followed Teledirect Sawittree joined CIGNA Insurance in managing its Account Relationship and Business Development. She left CIGNA in 2009.
Sawittree has a Master of Arts in Linguistics from Mahidol University with a post graduate diploma from the Asia Pacific Management Cooperative Program from Capilano College, Vancouver, Canada, Sawittree has previously worked for Hutchison CAT Wireless Multimedia Limited as an assistant vice president for Business Partnership Management. She has also held other regional sales and project management positions with companies in the US and Hong Kong.