Michael de Kretser is the chairman of the GO Group and the CEO of GO Communications Malaysia. The GO Group which was founded by de Kretser is one of the largest independent Public Relations network in Asia with over 350 people and over 300 clients.
In his professional career, he has won over 40 regional and international awards including one for placing the Singapore Girl into Madame Tussaud’s, the first ever commercial figure to enter the famous waxwork museum in over 200 years. In 2014, de Kretser was awarded the PR Professional of the Year by PR Week.
In 2014, de Kretser wrote a best selling book GO For It! A Public Relations Rollercoaster Adventure. The book has been published in Vietnamese and placed in the National Library of Vietnam. The book is soon to be published in Khmer (Cambodia), Thai (Thailand) and Bahasa (Indonesia).
GO Communications has won the award for best PR agency in Malaysia for four consecutive years, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.