Prof. Dr. Joel Farnworth


Chartered Fellow CIPD

Dean of Management Studies, EIU-Paris

WhatsApp: +66 88 245 5244

Bringing international development standards to the world via EIU-Paris & BSM BKK (ASIC UK Accredited)

About the Facilitator - Joel Farnworth


DBA, MAML, Chartered Fellow CIPD, EGTF;
Managing Partner, Kasemsri Farnworth &

𝐁𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐝𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐥𝐨𝐩𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐫𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐥𝐝 𝐯𝐢𝐚 𝐄𝐈𝐔-𝐏𝐚𝐫𝐢𝐬 (𝐀𝐒𝐈𝐂 𝐔𝐊 𝐀𝐜𝐜𝐫𝐞𝐝𝐢𝐭𝐞𝐝)

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 in 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 D.B.A. in Strategic Human Capital Management and M.A. 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 and Live Virtual formats!!

MBA Update 2024

Introduction & Strategic HR


Creating Strategy


Strategic HR - Business Partnership & Beyond - MILE Madinah:

Just wrapped up a transformative two-day journey on Strategic Human Capital Management with the brilliant Professor Dr. Joel Farnworth 🌟 Here’s why it was a game-changer:

1. Deep Dives into Human Capital Strategy: Joel took us beyond the basics, embedding strategic thinking into our approach to human capital. The depth was remarkable!

2. Interactive Learning: It wasn’t just talk; it was engaging, hands-on learning. We simulated real-world scenarios, making the concepts stick.

3. Networking Gold: The session attracted professionals passionate about making a difference in their organizations. The connections made were invaluable.

4. Practical Tools: We walked away not just inspired but equipped. Joel shared tools and frameworks we can immediately apply, truly empowering us. This session was more than training; it was a strategic pivot for our HR practices. If you’re looking to elevate your game in human capital management, keep an eye out for Joel’s sessions. A big thank you to Joel and everyone who made these two days insightful and enriching!

Strategic Digital HR - Business Partner & Beyond 4.0Forbes Networks Media:

I would like to extend my gratitude to the entire team and your dedication and expertise in
delivering a comprehensive and insightful program. The participants were highly engaged
throughout the training, and the feedback we’ve received has been overwhelmingly positive.
Your professionalism and commitment to excellence have set a high standard for future
training sessions. We appreciate the extra effort you put into tailoring the content to meet the
specific needs of our audience.
Once again, thank you for your exceptional contribution to the success of the Workshop. We
look forward to the opportunity to collaborate with you again in the future.

All programmes are designed and delivered by Professor Dr. Joel Farnworth,
DBA, MAML, Chartered Fellow CIPD, EGTF,
Managing Partner of Kasemsri Farnworth & Associates.