Chuck Wilson - Vietnam
Chuck came to Vietnam in 1996 as part of his MBA program and signed a contract with The Saigon Times Group, which he implemented and continued for 3 years. He has been instrumental in the start-up of several schools in Vietnam and successfully managed an MBA program with over 400 graduates. He has worked with several North American University schools to introduce them to Vietnam.
He is a successful Corporate Trainer having trained clients such as the Ministry of Natural Resources and Vietnam Airlines. He is and has been a Lecturer at VNU-International University, Banking University, Hanoi School of Business and RMIT.
Chuck Wilson’s credentials include an MBA in Finance and a Master of Science in Management, both from Marylhurst University in Oregon, USA.
Scott Flower PhD - Papua New Guinea
Scott is a McKenzie Fellow at the University of Melbourne and a Visiting Professor at the University of Massachusetts. He holds a PhD in Public Policy from the Australian National University, (ANU) and has published his analytical work in books and in leading peer-reviewed academic journals. Scott's current research examines the use of the social sciences by Western militaries to develop socio-cultural analytical capabilities that support Civil-Military Stabilisation, Peace-Building and Conflict Prevention operations.
In addition to his academic research, Scott undertakes specialist consulting engagements for private sector and non-government organisations operating in the Pacific region, and has worked for some of the world's largest resource sector companies in the areas of Political & Security Risk Management, CSR (GRI, Equator Principles and UNGC), Artisanal Small-scale Mining (ASM) policy, Community Development, and Resettlement.
Prior to academia Scott worked as an analyst for the Australian Federal Attorney-General's Department.
Greg Arnold - Iran
Greg is a graduate of George Washington University, with a degree in International Affairs. He recently spent a year in Tajikistan, studying in an intensive Persian language program, as well as conducting research and working with a local NGO. He has written on a number of topics, such as international sanctions law, and innovation policy; he has also worked for a consulting firm specializing in contracting in Afghanistan. Greg currently lives in Myanmar, where he has worked to create a branch of a youth leadership exchange organization, and has worked with a local SME consultancy in its projects with shareholders ranging from the United Nations to minority groups in the border regions. He currently works with a local media organization. Greg has a wide network of contacts in Iran and Central Asia. Greg speaks proficient Persian and basic German.
Carl A. Hutchinson - Malaysia
Carl is a Building Services and IT Systems Design & Project Management consultant. He has had major project involvement on: KLIA Main Terminal Building, TM Head Office Building, UNIMAS Sarawak, Schlumberger Control Center - Cyberjaya, British Council, Multimedia University, UTM, The Curve Shopping Centre, Kulim Wafer Fabrication Plant, Philip Morris - Seremban. Offshore arm Project Resources & Investments Ltd. Carl has successfully undertaken projects in: Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, East Malaysia, Qatar and UAE.
Young Kyung Ko - Korea
Young Kyung Ko is currently a Professor in Finance at UNITAR, a leading Malaysian University. Young is also an editorial board member at the Journal of Industrial Management, Korea and a non resident researcher at the Asian Institute of Corporate Governance, Korea. Young holds a PhD in Finance from Korea University, an M.S in Southeast Asian Regional Studies from Yonsei University and a B.A in Sociology from Yonsei University. Young has an extensive network across SE Asia and Korea and has operating the region since 1997.