Who Are We

Paul Simmons is the CEO of Platinum Entertainment Limited (“PEL”), he has over 40 years of gaming industry experience encompassing many facets of the industry, from table games and slot operations to VIP junket and player development programs to hotel and food and beverage management.

Previous executive management positions include Burswood International Resort, now Crown Perth (Australia), Galaxy Star World (Macau), NagaWorld (Cambodia) and most recently as Group Head Of Operations for Silver Heritage Group, overseeing the casino operations in Vietnam and orchestrating the start up of the flagship integrated Hotel Casino, Tiger Palace Resort in Nepal.

Nguyen Dang Thin (Tim) is the Managing Director of Platinum Entertainment Limited (“PEL”), he has over 19 years Casino Marketing experience in Cambodia and Vietnam, most recently as the Director, Marketing and VIP Services for the Phoenix International Club, Bac Ninh, as well as the company Director of Silver Heritage Ltd Vietnam. 

Tim is fluent in Vietnamese, Mandarin and English and has intimate knowledge of the Vietnamese gaming industry in the areas of marketing, operations and regulations as well as human resources.

Brian Colwell is the Casino Manager for Platinum Entertainment Limited (“PEL”) and has been engaged in the Casino/Gaming/Hospitality industry for over 35 years, encompassing all areas of operations. Brian has held executive level roles in many regions including Australia, Christmas Island, Russia, Egypt, Vanuatu, Seychelles, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam; many of which involved casino pre-operations & set up. He has also consulted to various business owners/operators, developing and implementing company Policies and Procedures specific to the local Government Rules and Regulations.

Having worked and lived in many diverse locations, Brian has achieved very challenging goals through mutual respect and understanding of region-specific business ethics, cultures, customs and languages.