Simon Matthews

Country Managing Director, Thailand and Middle East, ManpowerGroup

Chartered Engineer. Over 22 years' experience in the recruitment industry in Europe, Middle East and Asia, with the last 19 years being based in Thailand. Formerly: management with recruitment and engineering companies; Division Manager, running Project Services, NT and Industrial Divisions, SGS, Thailand; 1998, set up Manpower Thailand, based in Bangkok, which has over 400 clients, 9,000 associates and over 220 staff in 13 locations; also managed India and South Korea. Board Director, British Chamber of Commerce Thailand. Chairman, Joint Foreign Chamber of Commerce in Thailand.