Our People

‘I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.’ ~ Maya Angelou

PASSION

Team

Great People make a Great Difference. AONIA assembles the best People necessary for each and every project to meet unique needs and objectives. Our seasoned team of full-time professionals work hand-in-hand with client and our ground experts, guided where needed by our expert panel of Advisors. This allows the best resources to be found on the ground globally for the most optimal outcomes and greatest cost-efficiency.

Daniel Chua

Founder & CEO

Daniel Chua

Founder & CEO
Daniel CHUA is Founder and Chief Executive of AONIA, an Experiential communications agency that has supported a distinguished portfolio of clients including Fortune 500 firms and government agencies to Engage, Energise and Empower stakeholders worldwide through impactful and transformative experiences since 2002. Read More >

Garrick Tan

Director, Branding & Design

Garrick Tan

Director, Branding & Design
Garrick Tan has helped clients create lasting and meaningful audience relationships through thoughtful design and powerful storytelling solutions for more than 15 years. With a forte in shaping and transforming ideas into practical design experiences. Read More >

Sylvester Goh

Strategic Events Executive

Sylvester Goh

Strategic Events Executive
Sylvester Goh is a self-driven individual who firmly believes that events are an empowering platform to create meaningful experiences for people. He enjoys conceptualizing events and delights in their successful delivery. Read More >

Malcolm Nerva

Trainer & Facilitator

Malcolm Nerva

Trainer & Facilitator
Malcolm has designed and delivered unique and transformational programs for both multinational and local companies in the areas of team building and development, leadership and management, self- and shared awareness, gender and generational diversity, health and wellness, and language and communication. Read More >

James Bishop

Facilitator & Coach

James Bishop

Facilitator & Coach
James is a dynamic facilitator, presenter, coach, games and simulations designer. He brings with him over 25 years of experience and insights in managing and leading projects in a variety of fields. Read More >

EXPERTS

Advisors

AONIA’s Board of Advisors provide knowledge and networks to allow AONIA to be of greater service, and are specialists in the fields of Healthcare, Learning & Development, Human Resource Management, Motivation, Technology, Law and Travel & Hospitality.

Dr Gwendoline Tan-Kuick

Advisor, Healthcare & Medical Events

Dr Gwendoline Tan-Kuick

Advisor, Healthcare & Medical Events
Dr. Gwendoline Tan-Kuick is a healthcare services professional who was most recently Head of the Research Office, National University Health System. Read More >

Andrew Chan

CEO, ACI HR Solutions Ltd

Andrew Chan

CEO, ACI HR Solutions Ltd
Andrew Chan is the Founder and CEO of ACI HR Solutions (ACI) and is responsible for operations and strategic direction. He has worked in many facets of the industry commencing his career as a Travel Agent in Australia and subsequently joining the airline industry, working with Cathay Pacific Airways and Singapore Airlines in customer service and business development roles. Read More >

Kent Youil

Executive Director, Asia Pacific Ross School of Business, University of Michigan

Kent Youil

Executive Director, Asia Pacific Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
Kent is a highly experienced executive coach with a major focus on strategic development and related leadership capability building. A native of Scotland, he has lived and worked in Hong Kong and China for 20 years. He works with Managing Directors, General Managers and high potential professionals at mid to senior level globally with strong cultural sensitivity. Read More >

Debbie Middendorp

Chief Marketing Officer, PWNT

Debbie Middendorp

Chief Marketing Officer, PWNT
Debbie started her career in 1991 at TNO, Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research. She held different marketing and communications positions within TNO for nine years. All her activities had a strong pioneer character.Read More >

El Kwang

Managing Director, Biz Events Asia

El Kwang

Managing Director, Biz Events Asia
El spent over 10 years in hotel operations, sales and marketing departments, and was a director of sales and marketing with AccorHotels in Australia. He worked with Rydges Hotels and Resorts as well as Hilton before venturing into managing events and venues for five years, where he successfully implemented strategies that led to the generation of AUD55 million per annum. Read More >

Vicki Heng

Director, Vicki Heng Law Corporation

Vicki Heng

Director, Vicki Heng Law Corporation
Vicki’s practice focuses on intellectual property law, which covers diverse industries such as luxury consumer goods, electronics, food and beverage, pharmaceuticals and entertainment where she represents both local and international clients. Her work covers contentious and non-contentious matters. Read More >

Brennon Dowrick

Director, Champion Edge

Brennon Dowrick

Director, Champion Edge
Olympian Brennon Dowrick’s presentations increase productivity and performance. As a top Olympic gymnast, journalism graduate, successful business owner and employee of one of Australia’s top corporations Brennon experienced outstanding success in all his endeavours. Read More >
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