A propos des Mentors

Philippe Claire

 Managing Director at Ventury

Expert: Construction and M&E

Came in Thailand in 1988 and spent the first 6 years as an expat for a French company involved in Industrial Air Treatment. Founded Ventury in 1994, an engineering company expert in Industrial Air Conditioning. 

In 2000, the company has then evolved to offer turnkey projects involving all kind of facilities (Air Conditioning, Electricity, Compressed Air, Steam, Gas, Vacuum, Dust Collection, …) and has successfully achieved numerous Clean Rooms and other Industrial Applications. Since 2010, Ventury is offering turnkey factories including building construction as well.

Alexandre Dupont

Managing Director, Orbis Thailand International Partner, Orbis Alliance

Expert: Legal

Alexandre Dupont has been working in Thailand for more than 18 years. After working 6 years for a French Law Firm based in Bangkok, he founded with a few partners Law Solutions, a Business Law Firm in 2006 and CPA Solutions, an Accounting and Audit Firm in 2010. 


In view of services synergy and regional expansion, the firms were rebranded to become “Orbis” with new offices in Hong Kong (2012), Shanghai and Beijing (2014), Manila (2016) and Singapore (2018). Alexandre has advised and assisted clients in foreign investment in Asia and is currently serving the Franco-Thai Chamber of Commerce as President.

Philippe D'Acquet

Web & Mobile Application

Frederic Etienbeld

CEO at HPT Consulting


Emmanuel Fauvel


Mobile Marketing, Digital Strategy Consulting 

Emmanuel Fauvel is originally from Normandy, France. He is 42 years old, settled in Bangkok, Thailand 17 years ago and he co-founded then exited 2 startups.

He has more than 17 years experience in Tech Startups, IT & Emarketing, He is the founder of ASTEMIS, a company specialized in digital strategy consulting and mobile marketing. Emmanuel is also partner in a startup related to Clinical Research named Credevo.com.

He is a member of La French Tech Thailand steering committee, member of the Bangkok Business Angels Club (BBA) and has been recently appointed speaker for APM Professional Network in Bangkok.

Franck Fougere

Managing Partner, Ananda Intellectual Property

Expert: Legal (IP)

Franck has practiced intellectual property in Thailand for over 16 years. He founded Ananda IP in 2011 with the objective of building Thailand’s best boutique IP firm. Recognized as one of Thailand’s leading IP specialists, Franck’s practice areas include trademark and patent prosecution, trademark strategy, copyright and patent litigation, anti-counterfeit strategy, and IP contracts.

In addition to servicing several high-profile, multinational corporations from Europe, China, Japan, the USA, India, UAE and Southeast Asia, Franck is also a frequent speaker on cutting-edge IP issues at professional symposiums and conferences. A recognized expert, Franck is a regular lecturer in patent, trademark, and design law for the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and a teacher of WIPO’s Distance Learning program. He is an advisor to the European Union (ECAP & EU/ASEAN IPR Helpdesk), to the Swiss Government (ISIP I and ISIP II), and to the French government on IP issues. Franck has authored numerous expert studies and articles, including two IP guides for Thailand published in 2011 and 2013. Franck is also a former President of the Franco Thai Chamber of Commerce (2009-2011), and an active member of APAA Emerging IP Rights Committee. In 2013, Franck Fougere received the ILO Client Choice award for best patent practitioner in Thailand. Legal 500 and Asia Law has recognized him as a Leading Lawyer since 2004. In 2015, Franck was appointed as Foreign Trade Advisor (Conseiller du Commerce Exterieur de la France) by the French government. 

Franck graduated from Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Strasbourg) in France and College of Europe (Bruges) in Belgium and trained at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg. He trained at an international law firm in Brussels before moving to Thailand in 2002. Franck is fluent in French, German, and English, and intermediate in Russian and Thai.

Thierry Guillossou

Managing Director ATa Services Co.,Ltd

Expert: Industrial & Business Center

Automation engineer, Thierry Guillossou has an experience of 18 years in Asia.

2000 to 2005: Sales manager for a French company in food process.

2005 to 2008: General Manager for a Danish company specialized in spray drying process.

2008: moved in Thailand to open ATA Services.

Ata Services is a one stop services with offices rental full furnished, car rental, recruitment, accounting, payroll, umbrella services, working permit & visa services, virtual office, meeting room.

Our business center on 2000m2 of are located  in Bangna complex and green tower on Rama 4.

Jacques Henry


Seasoned Executive Manager offering over 20 years of positive cross-cultural experiences and multi markets exposure.
- Successul experiences in Management of Multi-cultural teams and Business Development
- Results focus with a strategic vision, business mind and sense of initiative.
- In-depth knowledge of financial products and operations.
- Strong aptitude to manage relationship at top level with customers and within complex matrix-type MNC.
- Creative, Out-of-the-box thinking.

Anne-Marie Machet

Managing Director, AmPerformance 

Change management / HR

Anne-Marie Machet has over 20 years of international management experience in Asia and Europe with over 10 years in business performance and change management.

In 2011, she created AmPerformance to offer to the companies and persons her expertise in people strategy and transformation. AmPerformance partners with CEOs, HR, executive teams and leaders within an organization to promote business performance with effective tailor-made solutions.



Panya Sayavongsa

General Manager, Pimclick


Panya Sayavongsa is a mixed Thai-Chinese born in Thailand who grew up in a middle of Asian and Western culture, was involved in Joomla CMS and programming community since 2002.
He has written several books and articles about coding and web security for specialised magazines.
Since then, he has been determined to create a web agency in Bangkok with a passionate, talented, and multicultural team to facilitate business growth in digital realm with design and strategies carefully tailored for each client.


Pimclick, as one of the most dynamic web agencies in Bangkok, aims to help all businesses struggling to be familiar with digital world to be successful with what they are good at, while leaving the hard works for Pimclick to solve. Again and again, Pimclick has saved the day for many business owners with creative web development, SEO strategies, E-marketing, and outstanding design that draw attention and create values for businesses in digital world. Currently Pimclick has 28 experienced designers, web developers, and marketers from around the world and 5 offices in Paris, Casablanca, Dubai, Singapore and Bangkok to help drive successful projects.

Yannick Zoccola

Boards director and advisor

Expert: Industrial & IOT

Yannick has been stationed in Asia, Europe and North America for the past 20 years, working for leaders in Digital Security, RFID Identification and Financial platforms.

A firm believer in team work, leadership and the search for improvement, he has swiftly been promoted to roles such as project / marketing / factory manager and then COO of a global manufacturing organisation counting thousands of employees on different continents. 

In 2011, Yannick then founded KnL Group located in Thailand & HongKong. He managed it from fundraising to manufacturing millions of electronic devices per month and subsequently sold the company with 450 employees and high profitability to a European industrial corporation in 2015. He remained as head of the business unit until 2017.

Since 2017, Yannick is seating on several boards of directors, sharing his extended experience of Asia and entrepreneurship. A trusted partner in business, he is also an angel investor and an advisor to entrepreneurs.

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