Volunteer Regional Advisory Board Members

APAC Advisory Board Members

Anna Aquino - Member -

Director Corporate Events AP & CEMEA
Visa Worldwide Pte. Limited

Karen Bolinger - Member -

Chief Executive Officer
Melbourne Convention Bureau

Oscar Cerezales - Chair -

COO Asia Pacific
MCI Group

Ramesh Daryanani - Member -

Vice President, Global Sales, Asia Pacific (excluding Greater China)
Marriott International

Georgie Farmer - Member -

Group Manager, Events and Meetings, Sourcing Strategy and Operations
Microsoft Corporation

Tania Goodacre - Member -

Assistant Director - Events
Minerals Council of Australia

Kerry Healy - Member -


Lisa Hopkins - Member -

Managing Director APAC

Bert Li - Member -

Associate Director of Event Production
Amway China

Jeannie Lim - Member -

Executive Director
Singapore Exhibition & Convention Bureau

Aileen London - Member -

Senior Manager Global Meeting Services JAPAC
Oracle Corporation

WeeMin Ong - Member -

Vice President
Marina Bay Sands Pte Ltd

Selina Sinclair - Member -

Global Managing Director
Pacific World Meetings & Events Singapore Pte Ltd

Shirlena Soh - Member -

Assistant Director
Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS)

Angeline van den Broecke - Member -

Director of Sales and Marketing
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

EMEA Advisory Board Members

Sandrine Castres - Member -

Managing Director
MCI Group

Gerd De Bruycker - Member -

Head of Event Marketing EMEAR
Cisco Systems, Inc.

Chris Foy - Member -

Chief Executive

Ben Goedegebuure - Member -

Global General Manager EMEA
Maritz Global Events Inc.

Ben Hainsworth - Board Liaison -

Executive Director
K.I.T. Group GmbH

Davender Kaur - Member -

Head of Communication
European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer

Annalisa Ponchia - Member -

Chief Executive Officer
European Society for Organ Transplantation

Matthias Schultze - Member -

Managing Director
German Convention Bureau

Klaus Span - Member -

IBM Corporation

Christoph Tessmar - Member -

Barcelona Convention Bureau

Panos Tzivanidis - Member -

Associate Director - Hospitality, Events and Logistics
International Olympic Committee