UK-Thailand : The FinTech Master Class

UK-Thailand :

The FinTech Master Class

9 February 2021
FinTech Landscape in Thailand
In the first part, it is about the overall picture of Financial Technology in Thailand
from an expert in Thailand, Khun Kampanat Vimolnoht,Head of Investment & Strategic Partnership
at Krungsri Finnovate. He will clarify mainly 4 topics related to Fintech in Thailand which are
payment, lending, wealth management, and insurance. These are the main financial services that could
surpass their traditional potentials with the adoption of Financial Technology.The second part is a panel discussion having eminent leaders from the Thailand financial sector
sharing in-depth information about the macro picture of the Fintech landscape in Thailand. They will
discuss and share insights from their own experiences to let people understand the landscape
clearer.
TimeFormatSpeakerPosition
16:00 – 16:40KeynoteKampanat VimolnohtHead of Investment & Strategic Partnership, Krungsri Finnovate
16:45 – 18:00Panel DiscussionPornthip KongchunCo-Founder & COO, Jitta
  Ezra Don HarinsutCo-Founder & CEO, Omise
  Woraphot KingkawkantongSenior Investment Manager,Beacon Venture Capital
 
16 February 2021
FinTech Regulations in Thailand
Regulation is one of the main keys to unlocking potentials in doing business. In this
session, the topic of Fintech Regulation in Thailand will be the main focus. It is joined by all
four key regulators in Thai regulation institutions, the Office of Insurance Commission, Bank of
Thailand, The Securities and Exchange Commission, and Anti-Money Laundering Office, who are going to
explain must-know information. They will present 4 keynotes in total. With various insights from
them, it will prepare you before stepping in to invest in the Thailand market. We will leave 10 mins
for Q&A on each session to give you clarification on necessary information.
TimeFormatSpeakerPosition
16:00 – 16:05KeynoteBrian DavidsonBritish Ambassador to Thailand, British Embassy Bangkok
16:10 – 16:40KeynoteRuenvadee SuwanmongkolSecretary-General, The Securities and Exchange Commission, Thailand
16:40 – 17:10KeynoteDr. Suthiphon ThaveechayagarnSecretary-General, Office of Insurance Commission
17:10 – 17:30KeynotePhatrawut KonsombatInvestigator, Supervision and Examination Deivision, Anti-Money Laundering Office
17:30 – 18:00KeynoteSiritida Panomwon Na AyudhyaAssistant Governor, Payment Systems Policy and Financial Technology Group, Bank of Thailand
 
23 February 2021
How can UK FinTech Grow in the Thai market?
The overview of the Thai market with practices from experts and community leaders will
help you grow in this market smartly and understand how the adoption of Fintech can fulfill the
opportunities in the Thai market. With their direct experience for years in the Thai market, these
experts will also share insightful information related to incentives, regulation, and tips to get
into the community or even build your own community in Thailand. Get prepared for the intensive
panel discussion, especially if you want to grow in the Thai market.
TimeFormatSpeakerPosition
16:00 – 18:00Panel DiscussionKullarat PhongsathapornPartner, Baker & McKenzie
  Charle CharoenphanCo-Founder & CEO, Hubba Thailand
  Wijitleka MaromeDeputy Director of Fintech Department, Bank of Thailand
  Suphanaree Pho-OngInvestment Promotion Officer in Charge of Digital Industry, Thailand Board of Investment
 
2 March 2021
Cross Cultural: How to Work Better Together Between Foreigners & Thai

Insights and tips to enjoy and thrive in tech business in Thailand
Along an insight-rich, fun and interactive workshop, Jean-Francois will share with you what you
really need to know and how you need to be, to enjoy and succeed in your collaboration with Thais.
You will understand :

  • Thai values, preferred management and communication styles
  • cultural differences impacting motivation, conflict management, decision-making and more
  • 10 most common « mistakes » made by foreigners
  • 10 top advice from Thais to foreigners
  • do’s and don’ts

and you will learn how -in the Thai workplace- to effectively

  • fast-track talent development, increase ‘ownership’ and agility
  • replace a ‘silo-mentality‘ by a drive for cross-functional collaboration
  • motivate and retain Thai employees
  • increase trust & performance levels across the organization
TimeFormatSpeakerPosition
16:00 – 19:00WorkshopJean-Francois Cousin, MCCGlobal Executive Coach