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With more than 32 years marketing and communications expertise in luxury, property and the arts, working in 7 countries and 11 years as a Board Director, I have indepth business acumen coupled with strategic marketing experience.
I have developed and launched 3 major companies including www.asite.com (shareholder), launched the first GAP store in the UK, set up Lorin & Kristy Fine Art in Asia and launched Hamptons International in the Middle East. I was also instrumental in the PR launch and offical event for Stratford City during the IOC's visit to London to select the host country.
Experience includes creating sponsorship programmes for brands including Rolex Watches, Rolls Royce & Bentley and Nautor's Swan Yachts and developed The Commodore's Cup, Rolex Swan World Cup and The Rolex Swan Atlantic Regatta to drive value for these brands. I have created and managed high profile events including; HRH The Aga Khan's party at his home in collaboration with the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda, organised and managed Vaclav Havel's state visit to Portugal and the official reopening of HM Treasury, London with Gordon Brown and the entire cabinet.
Charity and philanthropy are a personal interest and include member of HRH Prince Charles BITC Alumni, organising fundraising fashion show and dinner at Woburn Abbey for HRH Princess Ann and The British Olympic Equestrian team, organising the annual Dalwhinnie Crook Charity Royal Polo Match for HRH The Duke of Cambridge and HRH Prince Harrry's charities, Corporate Patron of the Prince's Trust, organising annual UNICEF fundraising Balls for 1,000 guests, managing The Duke of Edinburgh's World Fellowship annual dinners at Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle.
Languages include; Malay, Bahasa Indonesia, Balinese and some Mandarin, rusty French and Italian.