Skyler Wiet is Director of SOSRES, whose leadership in advisory services, including strategic counsel for policy and communciations, is creating innovative and cutting edge solutions to the world's most pressing development issues. As Director, Skyler is responsible for guiding SOSRES's strategy, business development, project conceptualization, and management and the overall operations of the company.
Skyler has extensive experience in both development and communications. Skyler has worked as Special Advisor to the Korean Ambassador to the United Nations, serving as the primary counsel on sustainable development policy and director of communications for the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations. In addition to negotiating resolutions and representing Korea’s interests within UN processes in New York, Skyler was responsible for managing the Korean Mission's public affairs program, including launching the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' global social media program and organizing high-level multistakeholder events. Skyler has also worked with numerous UN System Organizations including the United Nations Development Programme’s Regional Centre in Bangkok, UNESCAP and UNCDF and numerous NGOs throughout Southeast Asia. His projects have ranged from developing regional communications strategies for climate change initiatives to organizing media events and panels for government agencies to promote policy initiatives and dialogue.
Skyler holds a second-level Master’s degree from the University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’ in Public Administration, focusing on Environmental Governance as well as a Master’s in Human Rights Law from the University of Malta. He earned his undergraduate degree in International Development and Communications from the University of Iowa. In addition to native English, Skyler also speaks Italian and Thai.
Sukthawee Suwannachairop (Dao)
Dao is a Director of SOSRES, where he is responsible for managing the company's advocacy projects as well as leading development of multimedia products throughout Asia. He has a proven track record of excellence in project management and has advised clients on advoacy, video production, community engagement and CSR strategies. Since 2002, Brian has worked as a consultant on projects for the World Bank, UNFPA, USAID and UNDP.
His work experience includes time with UNDP in Lao PDR and Cambodia where he facilitated the consultation process to put together public information, advocacy, and communications strategies for governmental agencies. In Cambodia, he was seconded to work at the Ministry of Environment to develop the capacity building plan for the Cambodia Climate Change Alliance's Knowledge Platform Team and also provide a tailored training program for government officials with on-the-job training/coaching activities in producing knowledge products and organizing public information activities.
Dao holds an MA in International Studies from the University of Queensland in Australia and a Bachelor’s from Chiang Mai University in Mass Communications. Dao speaks native Thai and Lao as well as fluent English as a communications professional.
Director, Business Development
Manager, Graphic Design
Ting leads graphic design at SOSRES, where she is responsible for producing multimedia content. A multidisciplinary visual illustrator with over 10 years of experience, Ting creates multimedia content across a variety of platforms and mediums, from designing complex infographic knowledge products to conceptualizing original logos. Ting is also fluent a variety of other artistic media, including watercolor and sculpture. Ting speaks Mandarin, English and Thai.
Email: Ting at SOSRES dot com
Manager, Web Development
Sharif is a graduate of the International University of Business Agriculture and Technology in Bangladesh where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering. He is fluent in English and Bangla.
Soyoung is the lead editor at SOSRES, where she is responsible for producing and reviewing editorial content. Soyoung has worked with a number of government and intergovernmental institutions, including the United Nations, managing high profile communications projects. Beginning her career in the private sector in public relations, Soyoung has since built her career around public affairs.
The SOSRES consultant team
SOSRES is proud to have a global team of professionals with native language proficiency in 20 languages with a wide range of technical experience.
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