Charlie Pownall has devised and run training programmes and workshops for a wide range of organisations in multiple sectors, countries, and cultures.

He has delivered workshops in the following countries:

Australia, Belgium, China, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Malaysia, The Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, S. Korea, Taiwan, UAE, U.K., Vietnam.

Charlie focuses on the following sectors:

Technology and telecommunications; Healthcare, pharmaceuticals and life sciences; Business and professional services; Start-up and early stage; Government and regulatory.

Organisations whose people have been trained by Charlie Pownall include:

ACR Capital Holdings, African Union Commission, American Express, Allen & Overy, AXA, Bahrain Ministry of Housing, Bao Viet Holdings, Barclays, BP, Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, Clarins Group, CLP Group, CNH Industrial, Del Monte, Dow, Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority, Edwards Wildman, Emirates MDB, Ericsson, FedEx, Franklin Templeton Investments, General Motors, Genting Hong Kong, Habeco, Hoa Sen University, Hong Kong Broadband Network, Hongkong Land, Hong Leong Bank, Hong Kong Civil Service Training College, Huawei, Indofood, International Organization for Migration, JTC Corporation, Japan Tobacco International, J.P. Morgan, Johnson & Johnson, Lane Crawford Joyce Group, LG Electronics, Makati Medical Center, Magalies Water, Manulife, Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore, Marriott International, MAS Holdings, Maybank, Nestlé, Ooredoo, Orbis International, Prudential BSN Takaful, Qatar National Bank, Ricoh, Safwa Islamic Bank, Sarawak Energy Berhard, Seagate, Securities Commission Malaysia, Security Bank Corporation, Singapore Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau, Singapore Media Development Authority, Singapore Ministry of Defence, Singapore Tourism Board, Swire, STEAG State Power, Taylor’s Education Group, Teckwah Industrial, Telenor, The Peninsula Hotels, Thyssen Krupp, UOB, Viettel, Vodafone, VPBank, Watsons, Wilmar International, Zain.

Charlie Pownall - Social Media Training, Beijing - 2008

Training testimonials

‘A very well prepared programme, with up-to-date materials and excellently presented’
Chief Executive Officer – retail bank, Jordan

‘A very interesting and lively crisis training’
Public Affairs Director (Asia-Pacific) – global cosmetics company

‘As a trainer, Charlie combines strong understanding, experience and insight to give meaningful, practical advice’
Vice-President, Corporate Communications (India) – global telecommunications company

‘A must-do course for all communications professionals’
Head of Corporate Affairs – waste management company, Oman

‘Charlie Pownall is a very knowledgeable trainer with deep experience’
Vice-President, Marketing & Sales – healthcare company, The Philippines

‘A real eye-opener for our [crisis] team’
Head of Communications (Hong Kong) – global food company

‘Thank you for a great training session’
Head of Public Affairs, Asia – global chemicals company

‘A very useful training for me and my team. Thank you again.’
Communications Director – Vietnamese telecommunications company

‘We learned a lot from the workshop. Thank you!’
Deputy Director, Public Affairs – Asia-Pacific power company

‘A truly enlightening workshop. Time very well spent’
Executive Director, Group Communications (Asia-Pacific) – global bank

‘One of the most useful and interesting workshops I have been to’
Communications and Investor Relations Manager – Russian natural resources company

‘Charlie Pownall is a very well-organised and experienced and communicated the content effectively’
Head of Regulatory Affairs (Kuwait) – regional Middle-east telecoms company

‘Very helpful for both what I’m working on and the capabilities we need to develop in the future. Even better, it gives me back the passion for learning and handling crises. Thank you very much!’
Senior PR Manager (EMEA) – Chinese global technology company

‘Charlie is a well organised, helpful and very professional trainer’
Senior Officer, Public Relations and Communications – regional Middle-east waste management company

‘Charlie is a great trainer and facilitator’
Regional Advisor, Government Relations (Asia-Pacific) – global energy company

‘Very useful and full of enlightening cases, discussions and exercises. I see it as one of the best’
Head of Social Media (Egypt) – global telecommunications company

‘The training was very helpful, well arranged and well delivered’
PR & Social Media Specialist – economic zone authority, UAE