Philipp Graf Von Hardenberg
President & CEO
German-born Mr Graf von Hardenberg wears many hats: business coach, entrepreneur, financier, educator, hotelier, fund-raiser, and philanthropist.
He has turned around the fortunes of the first International School in Berlin, set up Steven Spielberg’s Shoah Foundation in Germany and played a leadership role in turning Ritz-Carlton Hotels into a global five-star luxury brand.
The Graf von Hardenberg name has long been known to the populace of greater Phuket and Phang Nga provinces after his swift and effective actions following the 2004 tsunami.
Awards / Achievements
- Founder of Yaowawit School, a government-approved, public welfare boarding school looking after Thai children from unfortunate backgrounds. Funded through self-reliant through projects generated to cover running costs and offer training and employment.