Asia Speakers

Adam Salzer

Adam Salzer, Director/Greater China at PricewaterhouseCoopers, is an economist by education and practice, with 20 years experience in high level strategic and management consultancy throughout Asia Pacific. Mr. Salzer has extensive experience in Greater China and was responsible for establishing the first HR joint venture consulting group between a Western HR company and a Chinese government minis ...

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Amartya Sen

Amartya Kumar Sen is a distinguished economist-philosopher and a 1998 Nobel Prize winner in Economic Sciences. He is best known for his contributions to welfare economics and his work on famine, human development theory, welfare economics, the underlying mechanisms of poverty, gender inequality, and political liberalism. From 1998 to 2004 he was Master of Trinity College at Cambridge Univers ...

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Anil Gupta

Anil K. Gupta is widely regarded as one of the world's leading experts on strategy and globalisation. He is the Ralph J. Tyser Professor of Strategy and Organisation at the Smith School of Business, The University of Maryland at College Park. Professor Gupta is the author of over seventy papers and four books: The Quest for Global Dominance, Smart Globalization, and Global Strategy and Organisatio ...

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David Thomas

In a volatile and uncertain world, only two predictions can be made with any confidence. Firstly, China’s economy will double in size in the next 10 years and, secondly, China’s middle class will double from 300m to at least 600m people by 2030. These two facts alone place China firmly in the driving seat of global growth in the next decade, an opportunity for investors, entrepreneurs and business leaders which can’t be ignored.

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Fred Hu

Dr. Fred Hu is Chairman of Greater China at Goldman Sachs. Before joining Goldman Sachs in 1997, Dr. Hu was a staff member at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington D.C., where he was engaged in macroeconomic research and policy consultations for a number of member country governments including China. ...

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Fredrik Haren

Fredrik Haren has quickly become one of the most talked-about names in the field of creativity. Based in Singapore, he is an accomplished author and speaker who has delivered over 1,500 presentations, lectures and workshops across 25 countries, focused on creativity, idea generation, innovation and entrepreneurship. His most famous book "The Idea Book" was featured in "The 100 Best Business Books ...

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Jack Perkowski

After spending twenty years on Wall Street, John F. "Jack" Perkowski founded ASIMCO, a successful manufacturing company in China. Mr. Perkowski is the chairman and CEO of ASIMCO, which was named "one of the 10 best employers in China." John Perkowski knows how to do business in China, and shares his perspectives with his audiences. Additionally, John Perowski has insight as to what awaits Western ...

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Jing Ulrich

Jing Ulrich is J.P. Morgan's Managing Director and Chairman of China Equities and Commodities. She is leading the expansion of J.P. Morgan's China equity business both in China and worldwide as well as developing business opportunities that arise from China's demand for commodities. Jing is one of the most prominent advisors to the world's largest asset management companies, pension and sovereign ...

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John Caslione

John A. Caslione is an expert on business globalization and China's economy. John appears as a guest speaker for CNBC Europe on its "Squawk Box" and "Morning Exchange" programs where he speaks on critical issues in developing global business and China. John Caslione serves as director and advisor for a number of companies in the USA, Europe and Asia. These companies provide financial investme ...

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Junie Ong

The Australian Financial Review recognised Junie as "The most influential Australian of the Year'. Junie's main area of specialty is Advanced Communication and Communication Management ranging from the Interpersonal to Team arenas, and from Frontline to Management and Leadership arenas. Many of these are now being implemented in the context of change and organisational development. ...

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A massive thank you to you both for all your assistance from selecting to co-ordinating the speakers for our annual ProLoan conference. Feedback was that this year’s speakers where the best they had EVER heard at ANY event. So this is pretty amazing, because they do go to a lot of sessions like these.

Director of Network Relationships - Proloan (aust) pty ltd

Again this year you and your team have been fantastic and extremely helpful.  In regards to you Sharm, you have been an absolute star and phenomenal help with our speakers and presenters, a great communicator, wealth of knowledge and so prompt with responding and looking at ways to cater to our needs.

Event Manager Fitness Australia

I would recommend, without hesitation, the services of Jane Rowland Smith and Ovations. Jane answered a last minute call to arrange a guest speaker for our principals. Nothing was too much effort, all was arranged within hours, and went very smoothly. The guest speaker was exactly what we required and our brief was followed. Thank you Jane and the team at Ovations.

Executive Director of Schools Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta

All aspects of the process has always gone seamlessly with Ovations and we will continue to seek your assistance for the awards in the coming years.

Thank you again, your help has meant that our Awards are very professional and extremely well received by our members and guests.

Executive Assistant BSCAA NSW Division

Jane, I personally want to thank you for all of your support, advice, patience and all round kindness that you have given me over the last 3 or so years.  This event would not have been as successful without the valuable MC’s you have recommended and the support you provided me when it all just seemed too hard

Shona Dilley – Smart School Awards, Department of Education
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