Mr. Joel is the Managing Partner of Kasemsri Farnworth & Associates, a consulting firm based in Bangkok, Thailand offering a wide range of programmes and services to clients including Strategy, Leadership and Human Resource Management. Current clients are a mix of corporate, governments and educational institutions with a primary focus on raising HR’s capability to service growing business demands in the “developing world”. He spent 20+ years in LEADERSHIP & HR CAPABILITIES DEVELOPMENT services with HSBC, mainly in the ASP and MENA regions – 30 countries and 40+ nationalities – holding both specialist Management Development and generalist HR roles including Head of HR for Thailand, India, and MENA. His last role with them was as Global Head of Talent, Learning and Organization Development, based in London. He holds an MA in Management Learning from CSML Lancaster, UK and is a Chartered Member of CIPD with Fellowship status pending. He has also attended development events at such leading institutions as Roffey Park, UK and Michigan Business School, US. Joel’s lengthy commercial career strongly influences his practical, hands on approach that emphasizes translating what we know into key
impactive capabilities that aid and drive sustained competitive advantage and success.