Ong Hock Chuan, Co-founder, Maverick

Cutting through the Clutter: How to Differentiate Yourself in an Increasingly Noisy Market?

Join our afternoon coffee and have a chance to chat with Ong Hock Chuan, co-founder of Maverick, one of the biggest and top PR agencies, about how communications giving the competitive edge to businesses.

Hock Chuan

Ong co-founded Maverick in 2002 after working as a journalist for 14 years in Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Indonesia; and four years heading Ogilvy PR’s operations in Indonesia and then in Singapore. He is a seasoned PR professional who has advised clients and helped them through some of their most sensitive and intractable problems in the area of crisis and issues management, litigation and brand strategy. Ong is also an accomplished trainer in media handling skills, crisis management and interpersonal communications skills. Ong is a Press Fellow at Wolfson College, Cambridge. He is also a member of the Board of Advisors for the Indonesian PR Practitioners Group and an advisor to Pesta Blogger, Indonesia’s largest annual gathering of bloggers. Ong has often been quoted on PR and communications matters by news organizations including the BBC, ABC and Reuters.