Teddy Spha Palasthira

Teddy was called to the Bar at Middle Temple in 1969 and is a published author, following successful careers in diplomacy, advertising and academia.

His published work includes Addresses, a personal memoir of wartime England and post-war France and Italy (2010); The Last Siamese, sketches of twelve unusual Thai figures in the last century (2013); and The Siamese Trail of Ho Chi Minh, the story of Ho`s journey in Siam in 1928/29 (2015).

During his advertising career Teddy ran Ogilvy & Mather and Dentsu Young & Rubicam in Bangkok, won a Clio creative award from New York City, was a visiting professor at Missouri School of Journalism and, in 2007, was appointed Media Adviser to The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand.

He is a former President of the Thai-Italian Chamber of Commerce and the Dante Alighieri Cultural Association, and a former Board Member of the Siam Society and the Franco-Thai Chamber of Commerce. He is a Grand Officer (First Class) of the Italian Republic (2004).

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