Andreas Vogiatzakis
Group CEO
Star Media Group
Panel Speaker

Born and raised in rural Crete, Andreas quit the prestigious Mathematics University of Athens to pursue his passion for Advertising at the University of Florida, graduating with High Honors. Forging a life journey from Greece to New York & Tokyo, Taiwan and Malaysia, he has built & managed several media agencies for Publicis (Starcom/MediaVest), Omnicom (OMD/PHD), WPP (Mindshare/GroupM) and Vivendi (Havas). He is currently the Group CEO of Star Media Group Malaysia.

Nadiah Tan Abdullah
Chief Human Resources Officer
S P Setia Berhad
Panel Speaker

Nadiah comes with more than 20 years of HR expertise, with focus on Organizational
Development and Change Management. Her experiences span across both local and Fortune 500
multinationals in various industries with local/regional and HQ roles, winning regional and global
awards for her contributions. This has given her both breadth and depth of understanding for the
business, and ability to connect business results through creative People strategies.

Dr Paul Brown
Faculty Professor
Monarch Business School
Panel Speaker

Dr Brown is the Faculty Professor, Organisational Neuroscience, Monarch Business School Switzerland; External Advisor, International Energy & Research Centre, the Tyndall National Institute, University of Cork and International Chairman of the Vietnam Consulting Group, Ho Chi Minh city.A Clinical and Organisational Psychologist and Executive Coach and Supervisor, Paul’s main focus is in creating a General Theory of the Individual and the Organisation based upon mapping how energy flows or gets blocked in the pursuit of profit or other outcomes within the organisational system.

He has recently co-authored several books that provide insights from neuroscience for organisations:

• The Fear-Free Organisation (2015) Kogan Page
• Neuroscience for Leadership: harnessing the brain gain advantage (2015) Palgrave Macmillan
• Neuropsychology for Coaches: understanding the basics(2012) McGraw-Hill/Open University Press
• A book appearing later this year, All the Brains in the Business, explores why even now when women are in the E-suite in their own right, organisations still require them to be the best men they can be; and what the great and added value of releasing feminine energy into the organisation would be.

Dr Frances Penafort, MCC
Executive Leadership Coach


Dr Frances Penafort holds a Master Certified Coach Credential (MCC) from International Coach Federation. Her other professional qualifications: Certified Mentor Coach and Certified Coach Supervisor.

As a facilitator, she is highly recognised as delivering fun while preserving the seriousness in the content. Currently Dr Frances runs an ICF ACSTH Program preparing potential coaches for their ICF ACC& PCC credentials. She isan Associate Coach and Facilitator with the Melbourne Business School.


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