Companies and individuals nominated for the 3rd Expat Entrepreneur Awards 2018 appear on the following 12 pages. More nominations will be published in the October issue of this magazine.
Candidates have been chosen according to a variety of criteria relevant to their individual line of business. A panel of judges will select the eventual winners.
The joint Expat Entrepreneur Awards and Thailand International Business Awards (TIBA) will take place on Tuesday 16 October 2018 at the Amari Watergate Bangkok.
TIBA is an event organized by the British Chamber of Commerce Thailand (BCCT) with The BigChilli. Special guest of honour at the awards will be His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester.
Ian Potter, Founder
IN the 27 years since he founded CWL Lighting, Ian Potter has seen the enterprise go from a design and equipment supply company in Phuket to a Bangkok studio providing lighting design services to the hospitality sector across the Asia Pacific. With clients including the Hilton Group, Intercontinental, Indigo and Holiday Inn brands from IHG, together with properties from the Dusit and Accor portfolios, we can certainly say the future is looking bright for Ian.
Kate Jackson, Founder and Managing Director
BASED on the principles of adult learning for the long-life learning sector, Kate Jackson founded Andragogy to offer tailor-made communications training in business English, customer service, as well as leadership communication and presentation coaching for businesses of all shapes and sizes and learners ranging from C-suite executives to low-level staff. Over the years, Kate’s bespoke training programs have worked for clients such as Colgate-Palmolive, Jaymart, Srichand, David Yurman, Tesco Credit Card Services, and Airbus Asia-Pacific.
Patricia Isaac, Founder
NOT content to follow her husband’s career from country to country, Patricia Isaac decided to make her own. Patricia found opportunities everywhere she landed, leading to the establishment of her boutique interior design and decoration studio. She describes her studio as a niche business that creates personalised homes with Western décor styles that can be infused with Asian influence. From decoration and furnishing, to renovations and specialised property seach, the company provides services for current and future home owners in Bangkok, Hua Hin, or Phuket.
Civil Master International (CMI)
Co-founder and Managing Director
AFTER 19 years at the helm of the Bangkok-based company Civil Master International (CMI), Matthew Harrison couldn’t be happier with his professional and private life in Thailand.
His architectural contracting company specialises
in virtually anything that involves builiding renovations, including inspection, facade renovation, repainting, and repairs.