Charlie Pownall speaks regularly at leading business conferences and seminars, business schools, universities and industry organisations across the world.


Some recent accolades for Charlie Pownall by attendees to conferences, seminars and other events:

‘Thank you for a great seminar, we were so lucky to have you here’
Director of Admissions & Student Relations, FTP University – Hanoi, December 2016

‘A big thank you for an amazing seminar! We had excellent feedback from our clients’
Managing Director, Strategic Public Relations Group (SPRG) – Hong Kong, June 2016

‘An excellent presentation and well received by all our members’
Committee Coordinator, The American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines – Manila, June 2016

‘I joined one of Charlie’s seminars and I knew from the first minute that it was all about substance, not fads. I particularly liked his structured approach on themes such as crisis management.’
Head of Strategic Marketing and Communications, UAL – London, February 2006

‘Thanks a lot for today, we had fantastic feedback! We’d love to work with you again in the future.’ 
EMEA Marketing Director, Meltwater – London, February 2016

‘All guests highly appreciated the talk and your practical speech and case studies in particular.’
Events and Office Manager, European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam – Hanoi, December 2015

‘A fabulous speaker’
Business Development Manager (Southeast Asia), Ashurst LLP – Singapore, December 2015

‘An absolutely top-notch speaker’
Vice-Chair, Communications & Marketing Committee, The American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong – December 2015

‘I had the privilege to invite  Mr. Pownall multiple times to my Hong Kong college class as a guest speaker. Every time, the students appreciate his knowledge, his expertise, his dynamism and professional realism when he talks about case studies and real-professional-life examples. He always succeeds in generating an interesting discussion.’
Principal and Lecturer, Hang Seng Management College – Hong Kong, November 2015

‘Our most sincere thanks for speaking at our Advanced Leadership Enhancement Programme. Your talk was well received by the participants, who highly appreciated your experience and sharing.’
Principal Assistant Secretary, Hong Kong Civil Service Training & Development Institute – February 2014


Conferences, seminars and other public events at which Charlie Pownall has spoken recently include:

  • Crisis Communications: Responding Right in Times of Trouble (Guest Lecture)
    Hong Bang University, Ho Chi Minh City – October 2017
  • Reputation for Start-ups (Panelist)
    HUTECH University, Ho Chi Minh City – October 2017
  • Online Risk & Reputation Management (Speaker)
    Meltwater Gold, Amsterdam – May 2016
  • Online Reputation: How to Manage Issues & Incidents on Social Media (Speaker)
    Meltwater, London – February 2016
  • Online Reputation: How to Manage Issues and Incidents on Social Media (Speaker)
    APSMA, Singapore – December 2015
  • Real-time Reputation Management (Panelist)
    ClickZ Live, Bangkok – November 2015
  • Online Reputation Management (Speaker)
    Council of Public Relations Firms of Hong Kong – November 2015
  • Social Media for Crisis Communications (Chairman, Speaker)
    Reputation Management & Communication for Financial Services, Singapore – March 2015
  • Reputation – Why Perceptions Matter (Panelist)
    2014 Corporate Affairs Forum, Hong Kong – December 2014
  • Managing Risks in New Media (Panelist)
    Financial Times Non-Exec Director Diploma, Hong Kong – October 2014
  • Building & Managing Corporate Reputation (Speaker, Panelist)
    Richard Ivey School of Business, Hong Kong – February 2014
  • Social Media Roundtable (Moderator)
    Econsultancy Digital Cream 2013, Hong Kong – June 2013
  • Managing Customer Relationships using Social Media (Speaker)
    Strategic Marketing Communications conference, Ho Chi Minh City – December 2012
  • Mastering Social Media: How to Evolve your Business and Reputation (Panelist)
    The American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, Hong Kong – November 2012
  • Trends in Customer Service (Panelist)
    Asia-Pacific Customer Service Excellence Summit, Hong Kong – June 2012

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