Greg Watkins became Executive Director of the British Chamber of Commerce Thailand (BCCT) in December 1996. BCCT is the oldest BritCham in Asia and is one of the leading overseas BritChams in UKTI’s Overseas Business Network initiative (OBNi). Greg serves on the OBNi Project Board and passionately advocates developing a global business-to-business  network of chambers in UK and overseas BritChams to run parallel with and complementary to the OBNi. BCCT is a leading member of Britain in South East Asia (BiSEA), the regional network of BritChams and Business Groups in South East Asia established in Bangkok in October 2008.

Greg has lived and worked in Thailand for 24 years. He was Marketing Director at Tara Siam Business Information, a local British-managed business research company in Bangkok, for five years before joining BCCT. Prior to leaving UK in December 1991 he was desk officer for Thailand, Burma, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei in two separate postings at the Department of Trade and Industry in London. Greg is Chairman of the Thailand Business Coalition on Aids and Vice Chairman of the British Community in Thailand Foundation for the Needy.