How Asia & Vietnam is coping with economic PTSD
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About the Event
Asia experienced the worst recession last year since the Asian Financial Crisis. Early expectations of a strong rebound this year have been dashed by a resurgence in the COVID-19 pandemic across the region with the emergence of variants. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) may occur in people who have experienced a traumatic event. In this presentation, Khoon will share how Asia is coping with the economic version of PTSD, and also present his outlook for the Vietnam economy.
Khoon Goh Head of Asia Research, ANZ
Khoon oversees and co-ordinates the Asia economics and strategy research functions in Singapore. His particular area of focus is on Asian macro and currencies. He has over 20 years of experience working in various economic and strategy roles across both the public and private sectors. Prior to the pandemic, Khoon actively travelled to market ANZ’s views to investor clients, such as central banks, hedge funds and real money; as well as corporate clients. He also appears regularly in the media.
Simon Fraser Executive Director, AusCham Vietnam
Simon Fraser is the current Executive Director of the Australian Chamber of Commerce Vietnam and is located in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Simon has been living and working in Vietnam for 14 years in General and Operations Management across media, BPO, RPO and Recruitment industries. He has spent almost 18 years working across the Asia Pacific region and has a deep cultural understanding of living and doing business in one of the most populated regions on the globe. Originally from Melbourne Australia, Simon was educated at University of Melbourne and holds a Degree in Business Management & Marketing. He commenced with AusCham Vietnam in May 2019 with a focus on sponsorship, memberships, engagement with local and Australian business by open dialogue and communication.