Association Chiefs

Rajeev Kohli: Mapping the future

Embarking on the final stretch of his tenure as Euromic’s president, Rajeev Kohli reflects on the intricacies of steering a global association of DMCs through the pandemic, and on shaping a future where Asia will play a pivotal role

For the greater good

Jessie Lim, president of Rotary Club of Kuching, shares her excitement about the upcoming Rotary International District 3310 Conference 2024, and how the association embodies its mission to create lasting, positive change worldwide

Dickson Low: Scale up beyond borders

Dickson Low, president of the Franchising and Licensing Association (Singapore) emphasises the pivotal role of franchising and licensing to foster business growth in today's world, and lays out what the association does for its members

Carlo Miguel: Feasting forward

Although the immediate past president of LTB Philippines Chefs Association has finished his term, Carlo Miguel continues to strongly advocate the use of local Filipino ingredients, as well as plant-based dining in the name of sustainability

Marta Gomes: Positive evolution

ICCA has grown from strength to strength, and so has its annual congress. However, this year's event will take on a new approach that reflects the needs of members now and into the future. Marta Gomes, president of the ICCA Board, details the transformation

Waikin Wong: A great time for meetings

Association meetings are returning strongly to Asia-Pacific, and so are ICCA’s efforts to scale up destination support and member engagement, says Waikin Wong, ICCA regional director Asia-Pacific

Peter Bacon: Unlocking potential

Peter Bacon, CEO at Disability Employment Australia, champions employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities and their remarkable talents by lobbying for better government support, and assisting companies in creating a more inclusive workforce

Kelvin Ngow Wai Hng: Brewing for change

Kelvin Ngow Wai Hng, president of the Malaysia Specialty Coffee Association (MSCA), shares what the association is doing to support its members in their commercial endeavours, and how it is growing the speciality coffee market through public events