The South African – Thai Chamber of Commerce encourages and promotes bilateral commercial relationship between Thailand and South Africa.


Allan Riddell

Born in Durban South Africa. Matriculated at Durban High School and then completed his education at the University of Kwa Zulu Natal. Joined Unilever as a Management Trainee. At the end of his five year second ment to understudy All aspects of the magic of Unilever he was awarded a senior position with Unilever subsidiary Lintas (Levers International Advertising Services) He was appointed Lintas Management positions in a number of countries worldwide. When Lintas took on additional Clients Allan took on the handling of the marketing sales and public relations for an International Hotel group with 14 Hotels Resorts and Safari lodges Allan became a major creative source for his clients in commercials and relevant programmes. He appeared on BBC, Kenya, Zimbabwe and South African television stations presenting relevant shows, the news et al. He is currently Consultant to the South African/ Thai Chamber of Commerce headquartered in Bangkok.

He has recently been accepted as a member of the worldwide SKAL organisation and this month he was elected governing board member of the top Expat Club in Thailand.

He currently handles the Number one Safari in the world in Tanzania out of his Johannesburg office… for a once-in-a-lifetime experience you may care to drop Allan a line at

Bromsgrove International School Thailand (BIST)

Dr. Dan Moore – Headmaster & CEO Bromsgrove International School Thailand

Phone number: +66 (0) 2989 4873

Bromsgrove International School Thailand (BIST) is a British Curriculum Day and Boarding School for students aged 2-18. BIST is affiliated with Bromsgrove School UK, which was established in 1553. We offer an appropriate and personalised programme of study, based upon the National Curriculum for England, whilst incorporating the flexibility to effectively respond to global change. Our students ultimately take the University of Cambridge IGCSE’s, AS and A level examinations which open doors to universities worldwide. Our community consist of over 27 nationalities. All our teachers are appropriately qualified with a degree and teaching qualification. 98% of our teachers are British with some from other native-English speaking countries like Australia, USA and Canada. We also have specialist teachers teaching Thai, Chinese and Korean all highly qualified to deliver the best education and opportunities to our students.

We offer a boarding programme which are second to none for students aged 8-18 and students may choose day, weekly or full boarding. We ensure that each student that boards at BIST is given the opportunity to work to the best of their ability by offering them further support, encouragement and individual care outside of school hours. BIST is offering two purpose-built campuses on the outskirts of Bangkok, both in close proximity to Suvarnabhumi International Airport:

• The Early Years Campus for children aged 2-6, situated on the very accessible Ramkamhaeng 164 Road. Call 02-5407122;

• The Windsor Park Campus for children aged 7-18, situated in its own landscaped grounds, and adjacent to a 36 hole golf course, making us ‘home’ to some world-class junior golfers! Call 02-9894873.

Mr. Ong-ard Amatayakul

Assistant Manager – Corporate Marketing
Address: WHA Industrial Development PLC (Formerly known as Hemaraj Land And Development PLC)
Phone number: 02 719 9555#415

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Address: 28th Fl., Sathorn Square Office Tower, 98 North Sathorn Road, Silom, Bangrak, Bangkok 10500 Thailand
Phone number: +66 2 108 1591
Fax: 6621081599

“PKF Thailand is a professional services firm headquartered in the heart of the financial district of Bangkok and is a member of PKF International’s global family of legally independent firms. PKF is also the only global accounting firm with an active branch in the Eastern Seaboard – the center of the government’s Eastern Economic Corridor initiative.”

Ragil Ratnam

Managing Director – Pure Growth Asia
Address: 47 MT&T Building 4th Floor, Sukhumvit 69, Phrakanong Nua Wattana Bangkok, 10110 Thailand

Pure Growth Asia is a boutique Leadership Development firm based in Bangkok and serving clients across Asia. We have a small but diverse team of deeply experienced coaches and consultants.

Our founder and MD, Ragil Ratnam, is a certified Clinical Psychologist, Executive Coach and Leadership Facilitator who has worked on four continents. Prior to founding Pure Growth Asia in 2011, Ragil led Talent Management for Old Mutual Plc, a global fortune 500 company based in London.

With over 20 years of both academic and corporate experience in a variety of organisational and cultural contexts in several countries, including South Africa, Singapore and the USA, he now works at the most senior levels of organisations to build leadership and change capacity, and develop innovation and strategic mindsets. Ragil has worked with a variety of corporate clients, including JP Morgan Chase, Unilever, Coca-Cola, Petronas, and Credit Suisse Investment Bank.

He is an Educator and Orchestrator for Duke Corporate Education, and the Chairman of the South African – Thai Chamber of Commerce where he works with the Thai and South African Governments and the private sector to build commercial and trade relationships between the two countries. For further information you can contact us at or view our website at:

Steve Harrop

General Manager
Address: Address: 3/F Summer Hill, Phrakanong Sukhumvit Road Bangkok, 10110 Thailand
Phone number: +66 (0) 994412901
Line: @bbtravel

BudgetLeisureTravel is an Asia based travel company taking pride in findings its customers the best travel deals available with unbelievable savings. As an independent travel provider, they have access to all the various rates and availability for more than 900 airlines and in excess of 200,000 hotels worldwide which can be purchased directly with BudgetLeisureTravel. This makes it a one stop “shop” to arrange a trip.

Booking is easy by either visiting their website and booking online or contacting a dedicated travel assistant who is assigned to each customer.

They offer economy fares right up to first class fares on flights and from hostels to the most luxurious hotels in the world, so everyone’s needs are catered for.

Apart from the great products they offer, they pay particular attention to achieving customer service excellence. The dedicated travel assistant not only helps arrange the travel but is on call in the eventuality there are any issues during the travel. For further information you can contact their General Manager, Steve Harrop at website link: BudgetLeisureTravel

Tom Bishop

Managing Director, DTC Travel
Address: 12/11 Soi Prompak Sukhumvit Soi 49/6 Sukhumvit Road Klong Toey, Bangkok 10110 Thailand
Skype: BishopofBangkok

DTC Travel is a British owned and managed, Thai registered, company operating in Bangkok since 1995. DTC provides both inbound and outbound travel services to Thailand plus travel arrangements originating anywhere. As former members of both the Association of Special Fares Agents and the International Travel Association we enjoy global links with over 70 associated discount travel offices in more than 50 countries, affording access to special discount prices not available from other Thai suppliers.

For worldwide air ticketing, accommodation, car hire, travel insurance, cruises, special interest holidays such as golf tours and medical tourism packages – indeed any travel related product, the experienced staff at DTC Travel can immediately call on the latest information, pricing and availability.

For airline reservations, both industry standard Galileo and Amadeus systems are used on our in-house network. The website carries updated news, a newsletter subscription, special offers and travel tips. DTC Travel Co. Ltd. is a member of the South African Thai Chamber of Commerce as well as the British Chamber of Commerce in Thailand and has many corporate clients including international schools and foreign registered corporations operating throughout S. E. Asia

Our client facilities include dedicated phone lines and separate email addresses for corporate clients as well as fluent English speaking support staff.