Dr Lynne Miller
Lynne Miller is a Doctor of Psychology with a background in Social and Market Research. She is the founder and Managing Director of Sumalee Boxing Gym and is responsible for the overall running and strategic management of the business. Originally from Newbridge in Wales, Lynne has over 30 years experience in a Management role. She started her career as a Research Scientist working for a major multi-national company. From there she opened her own Social and Market Research agency, Miller Associates Ltd. As Managing Director, she directed projects for a wide range of clients in both the public and private sectors.
Lynne had been visiting Thailand with her family regularly for over a decade before relocating to Phuket with her daughter, Rhian, in 2009. Lynne has previous experience of managing one of the most popular Muay Thai camps in Thailand and was joint owner/manager of Saenchai Sor. Kingstar (Saenchai P.K. Saenchai Muay Thai Gym) for a year. Outside of the business Lynne enjoys Yoga, reading, the countryside and travelling. Since living in Thailand Lynne has been learning to speak Thai and has now reached an intermediate level.
Rhian, originally from the UK, moved to Thailand in 2009. She quickly became fluent in written & spoken Thai language. Rhian’s understanding of Thai culture has played a pivotal role in the development and growth of the business. As well as her language skills, Rhian is also a qualified yoga teacher, teaching private and group classes on and off site. Rhian brings with her excellent culinary skills which she has used to create and develop our onsite restaurant Sumalee Ringside.
Sun is originally from the Phang Nga province of Thailand and is our Office Manager. Prior to joining our team in 2014, Sun worked in the Sports and Recreation Department of the JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa for over 11 years.
His wealth of experience in the hospitality industry and near perfect spoken English have made him an invaluable member of the team. Sun’s responsibilities include a wide range of administrative tasks and overseeing maintenance of the camp. In his spare time, Sun is a keen fisherman and enjoys dining.