Paul Arkwright Publisher and Editor-in-chief at Excel Media Group Limited Paul Arkwright Publisher and Editor-in-chief at Excel Media Group Limited
Paul has over 25 years of media background that includes interviewing, researching, writing and publishing experience in a broad range of topics covering human rights, diversity & inclusion, human resources, government, trade and industry, current affairs, healthcare, biological, environmental, scientific and technical publications. He has over 20 years’ experience directing two strategic organisations in Hong Kong and is the Government & Media Spokesperson for the Hong Kong Federation of Private Educators and Spokesperson for Cambridge University Press.
In his current role Paul has interviewed hundreds of civil servants and senior government officials in Hong Kong since 1994 and written up interviews and articles on such, including Chris Pattern (former Governor) Donald Tsang Yam-kuen (former Chief Executive) and Chris Woods (former Director, Police College, HKPF). Publications researched, written and published for third parties include China talent guides, IVE Newsletter, Housing Authority Site Safety publications and Jobseekers publications. Paul was Master of ceremonies for HR Magazine’s quarterly HR Conferences, Sing Tao’s Greater China Talent Management Summits and JobsDB conferences. He specializes in media training for corporate and government clients, including Senior AOs in Central Government Offices. His experience includes research and copywriting for both government and corporate throughout APAC and globally. Regan Taikitsadaporn Chief Human Resources Officer, Asia Pacific at Marriott International, Inc. Regan Taikitsadaporn Chief Human Resources Officer, Asia Pacific at Marriott International, Inc.
In his position as Chief Human Resources Officer for Asia Pacific, Regan Taikitsadaporn leads the human resources function for one of Marriott International’s fastest growing regions. His responsibilities include developing, formulating and implementing human resources strategies to support Asia Pacific’s current priorities and future growth.
Regan has over twenty years’ experience in human resources, with the last seventeen years at Marriott International. Prior to assuming the Chief Human Resources Officer role, he served in various leadership positions including Director of Human Resources, Area Director of Human Resources, Sr. Director – Program Management, and Regional Vice President - Human Resources Operations. He has worked in Thailand, United States and is currently based in Hong Kong. Before joining Marriott International, Regan worked for Minor International and Sheraton Hotels in Thailand. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in the United States from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration in 1993. In 2002, Regan completed his Masters of Management Degree in a joint program between Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management; University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School; and Chulalongkorn University’s Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration. Regan is a member of the Asia Society’s Asia Talent & Diversity Council. He is also a member of the Cornell University Council, and was a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board for Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration from 2013 - 2016. In 2012, he served as the President of the Cornell Hotel Society, the School’s alumni organization with close to 60 chapters globally. Gayle Antony General Manager, Global Human Resources at Infiniti Motor Company Ltd. Gayle Antony General Manager, Global Human Resources at Infiniti Motor Company Ltd.
Gayle Antony has been General Manager, Global Human Resources of INFINITI Motor Company Ltd. since May 1, 2015. She is based at the company's global headquarters in Hong Kong and reports directly to INFINITI chairman and global president, Roland Krueger. In this role, Gayle Antony is responsible for all INFINITI HR matters globally.
Before joining INFINITI, Gayle Antony was Executive General Manager, Human Resources and Information Services & Solutions, for Nissan Motor Company in Australia. She started her career in the automotive industry with Ford Motor Company in 1986 in Australia. Her experience includes HR management positions in areas such as product development, marketing & sales, labor relations, and diversity. In 2008, she was appointed to a regional role for Ford Motor Company as HR Director, Product Development, Asia Pacific & Africa, before she was named HR Director, Learning & Development & Organizational Development for that same region in 2009. She joined Nissan in her current capacity in October 2012. Gayle Antony is an Australian national. She has a Bachelor of Behavioral Science from La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia.