Tony Michell

Tony Michell

Managing Director at Korea Associates Business Consultancy Ltd

General Information


Professor  - Korea Development Institute

Managing Director  - KABC

Maintenance Airworthiness Controller  - Qantas

Director  - Tetra Pak Inc.


MD  - 


Board of Advisors Member  - Choson Exchange

Associate Member  - East Asia Institute

Founder  - EABC

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Dr Tony Michell
Tony Michell and his team at Korea Associates Business Consultancy (KABC) have been advising multinationals, local companies and the government in South Korea since 1978. Tony is the founding CEO of Euro-Asian Business Consultancy and its sister company Korea Associates Business Consultancy, which provides a wide range of market research and advisory services. EABC operates the Korea Peer Group Forum, which briefs locally-based country managers on economic, political, and commercial developments. EABC also publishes annual studies on chaebols, the success factors for foreign firms in Korea, and the market for acquisitions. Tony is a much sought speaker and regularly addresses business conferences in Asia, the US, and Europe. Prior to establishing EABC, Tony served as a director of Tetra Pak Korea and a consultant to the UNDP, the World Bank, and a staff member of the South Korean Economic Planning Board. His book, "Samsung Electronics: And the Struggle for Leadership of the Electronics Industry" is considered to be essential reading on Korean companies and Korean development.

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Tony Michell
Tony is a Seoul-based British entrepreneur and pioneer for early Korean development with over 28 years of experience in economic, political and business developments in North East Asia and expertise in corporate restructuring for bankrupt enterprises. He is the founder of Euro-Asian Business Consultancy (EABC) and Korea Associates Business Consulting (KABC), advising foreign companies on business strategy for both Koreas and the region. In the 1990s, Dr. Michell was awarded the Order of Friendship by the DPRK government for his humanitarian efforts in persuading a large pharmaceutical manufacturer to provide essential medical supplies during the period of hardship.

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Tony Michell, the project expert, led the final seminar and shared the outcome to representatives from the European Commission, the Korean government, members of the European Domestic Advisory Group as well as other stakeholders.
Following the presentation, Tony Michell, Managing Director of Korea Associates Business Consultancy, led an active discussion session on current political and economic issues in the country.

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