Our Team

Our multilingual and diverse staff is based in China, Thailand, Myanmar and the United States; Asia Catalyst also has a subsidiary in Hong Kong.

Karyn Kaplan
Executive Director
kkaplan@asiacatalyst.org

Palida Awassadaporn
Administrative Assistant
admin@asiacatalyst.org

Jessie Torrisi
P/T Development Manager
jessie@asiacatalyst.org

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Shen Tingting
Director of Advocacy, Policy, and Research
tshen@asiacatalyst.org

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Guo Miao
Senior Capacity Building Program Officer
mguo@asiacatalyst.org

KSW_PicKhine Su Win
Program Officer

ksuwin@asiacatalyst.org

Board of Directors

Laurence Bates,
Panasonic Corporation

Randall Chamberlain,
Law Office of Randall Chamberlain, PLLC

Yvonne Y.F. Chan,
Paul,Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP (Board Chair)

Joanne Csete,
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Linda Lakhdhir,
Human Rights Watch

Leon Mar,
CBC/Radio-Canada

Bruce Rabb,
Legal Advisor

Steve Rasin,
Cedar Management Consulting

Minky Worden,
Human Rights Watch

Narissara Udomvongsa,
Head of Legal, Allianz Ayudhya Assurance Public Company Limited, Thailand

Tina Zonars
Christie’s

EMERITUS MEMBERS

Jerome A. Cohen,
NYU School of Law/US-Asia Law Institute

Sophie Richardson,
Human Rights Watch

Sarah “Meg” Davis,
Geneva Center for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action (CERAH)