Bonnie Zellerbach

With an MBA from Virginia, Bonnie moved to Bangkok as Director of Account Services for Saatchi & Saatchi. She has performed role-play with a range of clients including hotels, legal firms and restaurants. She chairs the Marketing Committee of Bangkok Patana School and leads improvisation classes there, which includes devising various role-play exercises.

Co-Founder of TheatreWorks, she was a leading member of Bangkok’s English language theatre organization. With experience in film and TV her major credits include The Impossible, No Escape, All I See is You and Rescue Dawn.

Edward Gunawan

Educated in Singapore and the United States. He is an actor, writer, director and producer. He graduated with a B.A. with honors in Political Science (Pre-Law) and Communications and an M.B.A. in Marketing and Entrepreneurship. Edward has over a decade of acting experience in America and across Asia.

Also a multilingual mediator and business executive, Edward has worked with clients across a range of industries from oil & gas to film & entertainment companies in Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand. Edward is fluent in English, Indonesian, Hokkien, Mandarin and Thai.

Helen O’Connor

Diploma of Education and Performing Arts. Helen has worked extensively as an actor, playwright, performance coach and a facilitator. She was Acting Coach for Home and Away before deciding to take these skills to the corporate market.

She has worked extensively around Australasia, performing role-play and group facilitation with a diverse range of clients in the fields of Legal, Banking, Financial, Industrial, Public Service, Communication, Publishing and Education.

Ian Robinson

From the UK, Ian is an experienced actor/director and has performed in and directed numerous plays and musicals. He is also a qualified English teacher, holding the CELTA award from Cambridge University.

Ian is a lawyer by profession, now leading trainings in communication skills for lawyers. Ian has taught at most of the major law firms in Hong Kong (e.g. Allen and Overy, Freshfields, Clifford Chance) and other companies in South East Asia. Role play scenarios have involved “difficult clients”, clients making complaints, use of body language, listening skills and general interview situations.

James Laver

James is a British actor, voice artist and magician. He graduated from the University of Cambridge with an MA in Mathematics and Philosophy before going on to study acting at the Oxford School of Drama. He moved to Bangkok in 2007. James worked with Wall Street English, a leading international language school, as Human Resources Manager and Service Team Trainer. His responsibilities included the training and development of teachers and Centre management teams, and he gained experience facilitating and participating in learning role-plays. He has participated independently in corporate role-play work in both Bangkok and the UK, working with clients such as the Bangkok Hospital Network and a training provider for assessors of the MBTI personality test.

Robin Schroeter

From Germany, Robin is an experienced trilingual actor, language coach, director and voice-over artist. Holding a BA International, MBA Marketing, Robin has experience in business as well in the arts. He is fluent in English, German and Thai.

Robin was a Business Developer for Berndorf, travelling extensively throughout Southeast Asia, meeting high-level executives. He has worked on corporate trainings and role-plays in a variety of industries including medical, legal, and industrial.

Sasapin Pupe Siriwanij

BA in Arts (First Class Honors). Pupe is an accomplished actor, presenter, director, facilitator and lecturer in Acting for Radio and Television at the University of Thai Chamber of Commerce, Bangkok.

Pupe Best Actress from “Rak/Mai Rak”10th Movie Mania Awards and performed in Industrial Training videos. Her role-play experience includes performing as patient/client for Empathic Communication for Physicians by Bangkok Dusit Medical Services and for an International Legal Firm in Bangkok.

Siree Wan Riewpaiboon

A Thai National with a Bachelor of Arts in Japanese and an MA in Dramatic Arts, she has performed in stage productions in Bangkok, Singapore and Vietnam. Siree is fluent in Thai, English and Japanese and also works as a translator/ interpreter for many corporate businesses.

Siree has sales experience in a Japanese firm. She is also an experienced role-player, involved in a variety of the simulated OSCE examinations for medical students as well as legal role-play training.

Wendy Herbert

An Australian Film School graduate, director and performer, Wendy is MBTI and DISC trained. With her production company, Wendy has produced theatre and events for a number of local and international clients.

In Corporate Role-Play, she has worked with several financial institutions, major Electronics Manufacturers and Insurance companies in Hong Kong, Singapore and Shanghai, covering issues from diversity, to conflict resolution, customer service, counseling and mentoring sessions as well as best hiring practices.