On 30 January 2018, Mr. Stefan Teuchert, President of EABC / Platinum Partner / BMW led the EABC delegates to meet the new EU Ambassador to Thailand, H.E. Ambassador Tapiola. The Ambassador is proud to see the EABC as an official voice of European companies in Thailand. He will continue to support the EABC to promote economic activities. The Ambassador also underlined the importance of the resumption of EU-Thailand FTA. Other discussion included vocational training for hospitality industry, procurement act, liberalisation of insurance as well as reform of telecom industry. Other participating delegates were Mr. Jan Eriksson, Vice President / Gold Partner / Spica, Mr. Georg Wolff, EABC Board / Silver Partner / Civil Engineering Solutions, Mr. Joerg Laatsch, Board / Silver Partner / Continental, other EABC Board, Mr. Rolf-Dieter Daniel (former President), Umi Asia and Syntegra, Ms. Domenica Piantedosi, Vice President / Felicia, Mr. Koen Vermeersch, Ascott, Mr. Jerome Kelly, Lawton Asia, Mr. Antoine Gustin, BNP Paribas, Mr. Chaladbhum Temkasem, EABC Executive Director, and other working group chairs, Mr. John Quarmby and Mr. Robert Fox.