The British Chamber of Commerce Thailand (BCCT) is delighted to be working with our naming sponsor King Power in organizing the Thailand International Business Awards (TIBA) 2023.

This presentation dinner will take place on Thursday 30th November 2023, at Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit (direct access to BTS Asoke exit5). Tickets may be purchased here

Many congratulations to those shortlisted in the 13 award categories as below:-





Chris Cracknell
Chairman, Grant Thornton Thailand

Chris joined Grant Thornton where he is currently Chairman in 2016 after 39 years in industry driving international growth as a CEO and Board Director. He is the Immediate Past Chair of the British Chamber of Commerce Thailand. Chris is also a Non-Executive Director of Clipper Holdings Limited (Hong Kong) better known in Thailand as RMA. 

Throughout his career he has been keen to promote sustainable business models defining business success on multiple criteria that include a better society for now and the next generation. 

He has proven experience in strategic, financial, and commercial management. In 2015, under his leadership, OCS Group's strong overseas performance was recognised in the UK with the Queen's Award for Enterprise in International Trade

Chris has spent a considerable amount of his business career in Thailand and Asia working with all types of business both large and small.



Graham MacDonald MBE
Chairman, Macallan Insurance Brokers Ltd


  • Educated at Repton School and graduated from University of Bradford
  • Awarded MBE, by H.M. Queen Elizabeth II, in New Year’s Honours list 2012, "for services to British business interests in Thailand."
  • Conferred with the inaugural 'International Personality of the Year' award, in 2016, by International Investment Magazine
  • In 2018, received the highest award bestowed by the RBL, the Gold Badge, which is given for "meritorious and conspicuous service."
  • Thailand Tatler - One of magazine's 'Top 300' most influential expats
  • Recreation: Vice Chairman of Pattaya Cricket Club. A supporter of Pattaya Panthers Rugby Club, this follows from being a member of both Wasps and Moseley Rugby Clubs when in the UK. Other interests - History, Literature, Classical Music, Travel and Movies

Donna Moolman
Head of Finance SE Asia & Director , Lucy Electric (Thailand) Limited

Donna is an experienced Finance Director and General Manager with 15 years’ experience operating at board level within the Lucy Group, which is a well-established British company founded in 1760, and one of the largest British companies in Thailand. She has a sound financial background developed over 30 years in finance, accounting and operational roles across a diverse range of industries.

Donna is a Director on the BCCT Board and Chair of BCCT’s Eastern Seaboard Working Group.


Cheryl Rego
Head of Development, Alumni & Marketing at Bangkok Patana School

Cheryl Rego is the Head of Development, Alumni & Marketing at Bangkok Patana School, Thailand’s oldest British international school. The School has been a member of the BCCT since the 1990s. She joined the school in 2012 and has been instrumental in enhancing its reputation and outreach. She oversees the school’s strategic communications, alumni relations, fundraising and branding.

Cheryl has a rich and diverse background in journalism, marketing and public relations. She has worked with NGOs, large corporations and SMEs across Asia and Europe, gaining valuable insights and skills in cross-sector collaboration, innovation and sustainability. Cheryl is particularly interested in promoting equitable workplaces. She is an inaugural member of the BCCT Women in Business committee.

Cheryl is passionate about the role of business and organisations in engaging in their local and wider communities. She enjoys reading, cycling and spending time with her family.


Pinyapa Somphong
Managing Partner, TWLS Company Limited

Pinyapa is a Managing Partner of TWLS Company Limited, TWL Law Group in Thailand.  She has extensive experience across the Asia-Pacific region in Foreign Direct Investment, both offshore and onshore projects, including commercial and corporate transactions, banking and finance, public and private mergers and acquisitions, joint venture transactions and corporate reorganisations.

She advises multinational corporations and local companies across various industries on project financing, corporate structuring and restructuring, the establishment of business in Thailand and cross-border transactions matters.

Despite business and legal activities, Pinyapa is a regular speaker in several legal conferences on various topics related to project and acquisition financing, and the cross-border M&A transactions in domestic and international events in Southeast Asia countries.