ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE AWARDS

2. St. Hilaire Award
Assistant Professor Brian Charles Lawrence
Awarded St. Hilaire Award for Distinction in Academic Writing (3rd Class)

Citation:
Assistant Professor Brian Charles Lawrence joined Assumption University as Director of the Insurance Research Centre, Faculty of Risk Management and Industrial Service on September 1,1999 and from June 1,2003 he was elevated to the position of Dean while retaining the previous post of Research Director. He is also the Editor of the Journal of Risk Management and Insurance. It is observed from the C.V. of Assistant Professor Brian Lawrence that he has held senior executive and academic positions in London, Singapore and now in Thailand and he continues to work with high enthusiasm and dedication for Assumption University as evidenced by the successful publication of the Journal of Risk Management and other articles some of which are listed below.

2000: 'Developments in Motor Insurance in Thailand', a paper presented at the Annual Asia-Pacific Risk & Insurance Conference, July, Perth, Australia
2000: 'A Skills Warning', in Asia Insurance Review, October, Singapore
2000: The Effect of Culture on the Teaching of English to Japanese', in The English Teacher, Vol 4 No. 1, October, Bangkok
2000: 'Rating Changes in Thai Motor Insurance', in DAP Journal, Vol XVHNo. 1, October, Insurance Institute for Asia & The Pacific, Manila, Philippines
2001: 'Consolidation & Globalisation of Insurers in Thailand', paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Asia Pacific Risk & Insurance Association, July, Bangalore, India
2001: 'Changing Thai Attitudes to Liberalisation', in Insurance Research & Practice, Vol 16 Part 2, July, London
2001: 'Significant Developments in Motor Insurance in Thailand', in Risk Management & Insurance Review, July, Philadelphia, USA
2002: 'The Risk Management Function of Supply Chain Management', in Thai Logistics & Production Society Newsletter, Vol 9 No. 1, March, Bangkok
2002: Insurance Training: The Cultural Context, in Journal of Risk Management & Insurance, Vol 7, October, Bangkok
2002: Rethinking Liberalisation in Thailand, Insurance Chronicle, Vol n, Issue XH, December, Hyderabad, India
2003: Technology Is Not the Problem: Humans Are, paper presented at AS AIHL Inter-University Conference, Thammasat University, 27 January, Bangkok
2003: Marine Piracy in Southeast Asian Waters, Journal of Risk Management & Insurance, Vol 8, October, Bangkok
hi the circumstances the administrators of Assumption University are pleased to bestow the St. Hilaire Award for Distinction in Academic Writing (3rd Class) on Asst. Prof. Brian Charles Lawrence on December 24,2003.

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