Watanan Petersik is a part-time senior advisor for TPG Capital and sits on the boards of the CIMB Group in Malaysia and CIMB Thai Bank. Her last full-time position was chief of staff of Goldman Sachs Asia ex-Japan. She has worked in the financial industry in Asia for over 25 years. She works with Ashoka, the global organization of social entrepreneurs, in Thailand, Singapore, and the region, and is on the board of the Lien Centre for Social Innovation at Singapore Management University. Watanan is a Senior Moderator for The Aspen Institute. She is a Thai national who lives in Singapore with her Austrian husband and Hong Kong born son. With a family life that stretches across three continents and cultures, she has derived some very personal benefits from globalization but still remains somewhat worried about some of its side effects. She is a Fellow of the second class of the Africa Leadership Initiative-South Africa and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.