Dr Thun Thamrongnawasawat, author of Brain-Based Leadership (Nation Books, 2014), Brain-Based Leadership: The Models (2016) and a regular newspaper columnist, is one of Thailand’s most experienced leadership coaches, and the only certified instructor of John Kotter’s Leading Bold Change programme from Harvard Business School.
In 2015, he was the recipient of the “Global Coaching Leadership Award” from the World HRD Congress and that same year he was named “Consultant of the Year” by the Ministry of Industry Thailand. Dr Thun began his career at the Boston Consulting Group before holding a series of management positions at global pharmaceutical companies including Merck Ltd and Colgate Palmolive. He joined the Slingshot Group in 2009 as a Principal Partner, where he specialised in neuroscience of leadership, leading change, strengths-based development, strategic thinking and executive coaching. While at Slingshot he worked with over 80 high-profile companies including Nestle Thailand, Biersdorf, GlaxoSmithKline, Bristol-Myer Squibb and BMW.
Dr Thun grew up in Thailand, spent 16 years in three continents with MSc and PhD (Biochemistry) from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His passion is to help leaders use what we know about the brain to change how it works.