Who Is Arnie?

Creative professional with successful experience in education, human resources, management, consulting and public speaking.

 Core Qualifications

  • Candidate for Doctoral Degree in Educational Management
  • Certified OD Analyst, Completed Certification on Compensation & Benefits Manager and HR Analytics & Metrics, HR Business Partner and Talent Management Analyst Programs
  • Certified EQ Practitioner and EQ Assessor
  • Certified Points of You Trainer
  • Certified English Language Teacher for Adults (CELTA) with Master Degree in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Certificate
  • Multi Awarded Public Speaker: Semifinalist in the World Championship of Public Speaking 2017 (Canada) and 2015 (USA), Champion of International Speech 2017 and 2015 (Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar), 2nd Place Impromptu Speech Contest 2017 (Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar), Finalist International Speech Contest 2016 (Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar), Evaluation Speech Champion 2013 (Thailand)
  • Distinguished Toastmaster (Toastmasters International)
  • Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife
  • Have facilitated workshops and organized projects with international organizations with multinational staff

Professional Experience

Development Consultant (People, Performance & Organization)March 2016 – Present
(Clients include local and international manufacturing & distributing companies, hotels, universities, non-profit organizations and learning centers)

  • Develop programs and facilitate workshops on Courses for Performance & Career Advancement and Organizational Development Programs
  • Provide consulting services to leaders and management teams
  • Design learning and development programs and materials for management and staff
  • Assess organizations and develop interventions for organization development
  • Conduct English Language Training and Teaching

Visiting Lecturer August 2016- Present
University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce and Panyapiwat Institute of Managemen

  • Deliver lectures on public speaking and business presentations to international students
  • Develop course syllabus
  • Assess students and provide mentoring

Assistant Director- HRD April 2014 – February 2016
Senior Division Manager (HRD) January 213 – March 2014
Division Manager (HRD) July 2012 – December 2012
Index Living Mall (Head Office)

  • Worked with departments to identify and meet training and development needs
  • Developed materials and conduct training programs (including English language training)
  • Partnered with departments for performance and career development
  • Planned, monitored and implemented annual training budget
  • Reviewed and evaluated trainers, materials and programs (Managed both recruitment and HRD teams from April 2014 to March 2015)

Education Development Manager- Human Resources November 2004 – March 2012
Emporium Suites by Chatrium

  • Developed and conducted training programs (Road Map) for performance and development
  • Increased English proficiency skills through classes and activities
  • Established and managed Self-Access Learning Center
  • Developed and reviewed policies and procedures
  • Managed the overall HRD budget, activities and the team
  • (Managed the whole HR department during the absence of the HR Manager, June – November 1999)

Head Teacher January 2001 – October 2004
ECC Language and Computer

  • Worked directly with the Branch Manager to achieve sales target
  • Recruited, trained, observed and evaluated multi national teachers
  • Managed the overall academic activities
  • Delivered presentations and classes for corporate clients
  • Taught English to all levels for children, adults, private and corporate classes

Teacher May 1995 – December 2000
Learning Home and Early Years International Kindergarten

  • Taught basic skills such as color, number, shapes and letter recognition, personal hygiene and social skills
  • Observe and evaluate children’s performance, behavior, social development and physical health
  • Instructed children individually and in groups, adapting teaching methods to meet children’s varying needs and interests
  • Organized activities to promote physical, mental and social development
  • Met parents and guardians to discuss children’s progress and needs

 Education and Training

Candidate for Doctoral Degree in Educational Management Mahidol University (Salaya) August 2016 – Present

Master Degree in Teaching English as a Foreign Language Thammasat University June 2004 – March 2006

Certificate Program on Strategic Thinking for Chief Learning Officer Indian Institute of Management, India September 22 & 23, 2016

Certified Talent Management Analyst Middle Earth HR and Carlton Advanced Management Institute, India September 20 & 21, 2016

Certified HR Business Partner Middle Earth HR, Dubai August 24 & 25, 2016

Managing People (Engaging Your Workforce) Henley Business School: University of Reading (Online Course) September 28 – November 30, 2015 (10 Weeks)

Blended Learning Essentials University of Leeds (Online Course) November 2 – 30, 2015 (5 Weeks) February 2 – 16, 2016 (3 weeks)

Science of Achievement and NLP Practitioner Result Coaching January – May 2015

Fellowship Program (Certified Compensation & Benefits Manager, Certified HR Analytics and Metrics Professional) World HR Board September 2014

Certified Organization Development Analyst Middle Earth Consultants (India) and Carlton Advanced Management Institute (USA) December 2011 – March 2012

Certified English Language Teaching for Adults (CELTA) University of Cambridge May 2001 (1 month)

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) ECC Teacher Training Center 2000 (3 Weeks)

Achievements and Awards

  • Facilitated workshops on “Club Growth” for District 97P- Toastmasters International (October 2018)
  • Facilitated a 2-day team building program for International Organization of Migration in Turkey (May 2018)
  • Invited Speaker at University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce, Silpakorn University and Far Eastern University on Public Speaking, Business Presentations and Career Opportunities (March, April and May 2018)
  • Facilitated a workshop on “Emotional Intelligence” for Amadeus (November 2017)
  • Conducted “How to Present like a Professional” for Master and Doctoral students at Mahidol University (November 2017)
  • Facilitated a workshop for top management on People Strategy for Yara, a multinational company (September 2017)
  • Semifinalist in the World Championship of International Speech Contest, Vancouver (August 2017)
  • Invited Lecturer on English for Career at University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (July 2017)
  • Conducted Presentation Skills Training (Present with Power) for Rak Thai Foundation and its other NGO Partners (June 2017)
  • Invited Judge for the Ministry of Public Relations’ ASEAN English Public Speaking Contest for High School Students around Thailand (June 2017)
  • International Speech Contest Champion: Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos (May 2017)
  • Second Place Impromptu Speaking Contest: Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos (May 2017)
  • Presented an article on leadership in international education at Mahidol University (February 2017)
  • Invited Speaker for graduating education students at Silpakorn University (January 2017)
  • Invited Speaker on “Public Speaking for Business” at UTCC (November 2016)
  • Selected Speaker at Pecha Kucha Bangkok (November 2016)
  • Guest Speaker in “Toastmasters and Beyond” in Vietnam (October 2016)
  • Featured on TNN24 for an Interview on ASEAN Program (September 2016)
  • Speaker on World Speech Day Thailand (March 2016): Toastmasters International
  • Guest Trainer on “Creative Teaching” at University of Thai Chamber of Commerce (February 2016)
  • Guest Speaker in Public Speak 1 Event, Toastmaster District 97P (November 2015)
  • Semifinalist in World Championship of International Speech Contest, Las Vegas (August 2015)
  • Winner of International Speech Contest: Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos (May 2015)
  • Granted 70% scholarship from World HR Board (August 2014)
  • Conducted leadership and team building training for the management team of Radisson Blu Bangkok (December 2014)
  • Facilitated First Asia Pacific HR Workshop for IOM (May 2014)
  • Guest speaker and trainer at Silpakorn University (2005 – 2011)
  • Champion of Evaluation Speech Contest, Thailand (2013)
  • Voted as “Leader of the Year” and “Leader of the Quarter” at Emporium Suites (2012)
  • Received various awards in public speaking, Toastmasters (2009 – 2017)
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