Emerging Markets


“The same culture creates power in the organisation.”


“The same culture creates power in the organisation.”

August 2015

Boontuck Wungcharoen, CEO of TMB Bank, who led the transformation of the bank into a leading innovator in the transaction banking business in the country discusses what it means to be a leader, a change agent and making a difference in the banking community. If you do not see the video already displayed below, please […]


“The best way to manage change is: You lead the change.  If someone else leads the change, you have more pain.”


“The best way to manage change is: You lead the change. If someone else leads the change, you have more pain.”

August 2015

In this on-stage conversation with Boontuck Wungcharoen, CEO of TMB Bank and chairman of Thai Bankers’ Association, at a conference organised by SWIFT, he discusses the agenda for transforming the Thai banking community to respond to new challenges coming from technology and innovation. Khun Boontuck gives his insight on the priorities that the Thai Bankers’ […]


“To ban failure, is to ban success”


“To ban failure, is to ban success”

November 2013

Conversation with Saul Singer, co-author of


“China will continue to grow despite current global economic slowdown”


“China will continue to grow despite current global economic slowdown”

November 2011

(Part 1 of 3) Conversation with Andy Xie, former Chief Asia Economist of Morgan Stanley — China is slowing down — some banks are facing liquidity issues and consolidation is inevitable — Southeast Asia could win back a manufacturing sector previously lost to China.


“China will continue to grow despite current global economic slowdown”


“China will continue to grow despite current global economic slowdown”

November 2011

(Part 2 of 3) Conversation with Andy Xie, former Chief Asia Economist of Morgan Stanley — China will export excess capital through foreign listings on its stock markets — Hong Kong will lose dominance as China’s offshore financial centre — multinationals are still bullish on China, despite market fluctuations.


“China will continue to grow despite current global economic slowdown”


“China will continue to grow despite current global economic slowdown”

November 2011

(Part 3 of 3) Conversation with Andy Xie, former Chief Asia Economist of Morgan Stanley — Inflation should not be an issue in China — what does high speed rail accident say about how business is done in China — drive to get rich quick, and corruption, are key concerns, but it still has a lot of potential.


“The Japanese loan was the best option for Jakarta’s transportation infrastructure project”


“The Japanese loan was the best option for Jakarta’s transportation infrastructure project”

September 2011

(Part 2 of 2) Conversation with Fauzi Bowo, first elected governor of Jakarta, Indonesia, on – voters’ expectations – managing the pressures of migration to Jakarta – first municipal bonds to be issued next year


“We want to get our private public partnership infrastructure projects right”


“We want to get our private public partnership infrastructure projects right”

September 2011

(Part 1 of 3) Conversation with Cesar Purisima, Secretary of Finance, the Philippines – cutting expenditure – the Philippines should be rated investment grade — using PPP to drive infrastructure