Experience

Tom Sorensen joined Grant Thornton’s Executive Recruitment Thailand in 2003 and has now been recruiting personnel for over thirty years in Asia, Europe and Africa. He is a licensed recruitment consultant certified by the Ministry of Labour, in accordance with Thailand’s Employment and Job-Seeker Protection Act.

Tom’s extensive network in the Thai and international business community comes from living and working for more than 20 years in Thailand, during which time he has been the Chairman of the Joint European Chambers of Commerce, a Director on the Board of Trade Thailand, the Chairman of the Scandinavian Society Siam, the Chairman of the Board of Airlines Representatives and for five consecutive years as President of the Danish-Thai Chamber of Commerce.

His professional background includes positions of Managing Director and other top management jobs within these business and functional areas:

  • Customer service
  • Sales and marketing
  • Business consultancy
  • Accounting and finance
  • Airline and travel industry
  • Freight forwarding and logistics
  • Human resources
  • Management
  • E-commerce

Several chambers of commerce and other interest groups use Tom as a keynote speaker on subjects concerning recruitment and retention. His blog, www.tomsorensen.in.th, is a popular website for clients, candidates and competitors who want to follow best practices in recruitment. Tom is also a frequent contributor of thought leadership articles to Grant Thornton Thailand’s website.

As Corporate Social Responsibility projects, Tom has for years been lecturing both students and business professionals at Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University, Mahidol University and Wall Street English on topics such as effective resume writing and job interviews.

Professional affiliations

  • A licensed recruitment consultant as required by the Ministry of Labour, Thailand