Alumni UK
Friday 17 March 2023 -
18:00 to 20:00
The British Club Bangkok

This is a special invitation to UK alumni in Thailand to celebrate the launch of the Alumni UK Global Platform, participate in discussions, and network with your alumni peers. 


18.00–19.00: Special presentation on “Challenges to Good Leadership” and how leadership could change in this rapidly changing world 

19.00–19.15: Launch of the Alumni UK Global Platform

19.15–20.00: Cocktail reception and networking 

Challenges to good leadership 

Gain valuable insights on how leadership could change in this challenging global environment from CEOs and experts in diverse fields, and participate in conversations with fellow UK alumni to share your own perspectives.

  • Are our skills enough to lead in this current environment?
  • Challenges for female leaders 
  • Different leading styles for different generations 
  • Understanding cultural differences in leadership


Jirayut (Topp) Srupsrisopa

Topp is the Founder and Group CEO of Bitkub Capital Group Holdings Co., Ltd. — the largest and most trusted blockchain and digital asset group in Thailand. Bitkub Capital provides a range of services including trading, advisory, and academic.

He received an MPhil in Economics from the University of Oxford and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Manchester. 

Dr Sutisophan Chuaywongyart

Dr Suthisophan is the CEO of Slingshot Group. She is an expert in professional development and leadership and has recently received the Global Woman Leader 2023 award endorsed by CMO Asia and the World Women Leadership Congress.

She received a master’s degree with Commendations in Human Resources Management and Industrial Relations from the University of Hertfordshire. 

Dr Uracha Ruktanonchai

Dr Uracha is currently the Principal Researcher and Executive Vice President of NSTDA. 

She pursued her PhD at the School of Pharmacy (Advanced Drug delivery), University of Nottingham. She was also a post-doctoral research fellow at the School of Biomedical Sciences, Queen’s Medical Centre, University of Nottingham. 

Marty Sinthavanarong

Marty Sinthavanarong has held various senior executive positions in Gulf Energy Development since 2015, including Assistant Vice President in the CEO Office, and Vice President of International Business. He assumed his current role as Head of International Business in May 2022.

Prior to Gulf Energy, for four years he was responsible for growing sales, reducing cost, and risk mitigation for Pomodoro Group, a company that operates in the restaurant space. 

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