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Strategic HR - A View

My thanks to Giselle and all at GLB Management Consultancy for the opportunity.

Do not often get the chance to spout forth on my experiences of creating Strategic HR
and hope this helps others who are pushing forward to deliver an impactive HR service to aid business success.
Hard to cover 25+ years of evolution, an update on today AND a look forward to tomorrow in 45 minutes but we did try!!

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Enjoy!! Regards, Joel.

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About the Facilitator - Joel Farnworth


MAML, Chartered Fellow CIPD. EGTF.
Managing Partner, Kasemsri Farnworth &

Based in Bangkok, KF&A deliver a range of Strategy,
Leadership and Advanced HR Services to clients in
the Asia Pacific and MENA regions. Currently the
Managing Partner, Joel previously enjoyed a 22year
international HR career with HSBC, predominantly in
Asia and including roles such as:
• Global Head of Talent, Learning and ODD
• Head of HR for Thailand, India and MENA
• Asia Pacific Training Adviser

He has worked in 40 countries with 50+ nationalities. In both his permanent and consulting HR roles he has significant time in, and experience of, working with CEOs and Top Teams developing regional and local HR resources to deliver impactive services to international standards. Predominant focus on improving services that impact sustaining competitive advantage and business success – Strategic Advice, Performance, Rewards, Talent and ODD management. Emphasis also on the creation of appropriate key metrics to track progress and identify/action further improvement steps required. Essentially an agent and facilitator of change with an eye always on the output and impact of proposed and implemented improvements. Aided by his significant international and multi-cultural exposure, this has made him a sought-after HR adviser across the Asia region and beyond. On the Leadership and Strategy front his multi industry and geographic experience, combined with constantly updated research, has given him a proven approach to the development of today’s and next generation leaders. Whether as a guest speaker or coaching 1:1 his incisive views of effective leadership and his counsel as to how this can be achieved continue to be requested from new and repeat clients alike.

In addition to his MA in Management Learning, he holds Chartered Fellow status
with CIPD and has had the benefit of significant personal development at such
institutions as Michigan Business School and Roffey Park. He is accredited in the
use of a number of assessment and development tools including De Bono’s Six
Thinking Hats, OPQ, PAPI and Myers-Briggs.

Now providing development workshops in both Live Live and Live Virutal formats!!

2-Minute Guide to HRDEV


Joel is the Managing Partner of Kasemsri Farnworth & Associates, a consulting firm based in Bangkok, Thailand offering a wide range of programmes and services to clients including Strategy, Leadership and Human Resource Management.

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Pratima Ale Magar

“It was a great privilege to get this training from Joel, a highly skilled person – thankyou for making this learning experience wonderful.”

Remi Cappelaere

“Wish to thank Joel for his excellent guidance and who has been a great tutor for the last 4 days”

All programmes are designed and delivered by Joel Farnworth MAML Chartered Fellow CIPD, EGTF, Managing Partner of Kasemsri Farnworth & Associates and the programmes are accredited by College of Birmingham (U.K.)