Thomson Ch'ng
Thomson Ch'ng
Award-winning alumnus
Australia & SE Asia

Thomson Ch'ng is a Specialist Education Sector Advisor at ASEAN Focus Group (AFG Venture Group), an Asia and Australia-based corporate advisory and consulting firm. Thomson completed his undergraduate and postgraduate study in Australia as an international student from Malaysia. He was a founding delegate and former National President of the Council of International Students Australian Inc. (CISA) and since graduation, he has worked extensively with the government, media, community and business sectors in both countries with a focus on Australian and ASEAN education activities. Since 2018, Thomson has co-convened the highly regarded ASEAN-Australia Education Dialogue (AAED). He has won many international education awards for his work and ongoing contribution to the international education sector globally and locally. He was awarded Distinguished Young Alumnus 2019 by the Australian High Commission Malaysia, International Alumni of the Year 2020 in the PIEoneer Awards and the Tony Adams Rising Star Award in 2021 by the International Education Association of Australia (IEAA).