Education


1974       Bachelor of Engineering, First class Honors in Electrical Engineering, Chulalongkorn University

1976       Master of Engineering in Industrial Engineering and Management, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand

1978       Master in Business Administration, Harvard University, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

1981       Doctor of Business Administration, Harvard University, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

2001       Role of the Chairman Program, Thai Institute of Directors Association

2002       Directors Certification Program, Thai Institute of Directors Association

2003       Thailand National Defence College, Joint Public/Private Sector Class 15

2015       Ethical Leadership Program (ELP), Thai Institute of Directors Association

2017       Certificate in Top Executives in the Energy Education Program, Thailand Energy Academy Class 9

Career (Past)

1981 - 1983      Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

1983 - 1992      Bank of Thailand

                        - Economist, Department of Economic Research
                        - Section Chief, Department of Bank Supervision and Examination
                        - Deputy Director, Department of Financial Institutions Supervision and Examination

1992 - 1999      Deputy Secretary-General, Securities and Exchange Commission of Thailand

1999 - 2003      Secretary-General, Securities and Exchange Commission of Thailand

2004 - 2010      President, KASIKORNBANK Public Company Limited

2005 - 2009      Chairman, KFactoring Company Limited

2005 - 2010      Chairman, KLeasing Company Limited

2010 - 2010      Vice Chairman, Muangthai Life Assurance Company Limited

2010 - 2015      Governor, Bank of Thailand

Other Positions (Present)

Social and Public Sector

1998 - Present      Executive Director, Thai Red Cross Society

2014 - Present      Member, State Enterprises Supervisory Board

2015 - Present      Member, Committee to Enhance Competitiveness of the Nation

2015 - Present      Member, Anti-corruption Committee

2015 - Present      Advisor, Crown Property Bureau

2016 - Present      Advisor, Board of Investment

2016 - Present      Director, Thailand Sustainable Development Foundation

2016 - Present      Member, Property Management Committee, Chulalongkorn University

2017 - Present      Chairman of the Council of Trustees and the Board of Director, Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI)

2017 - Present      Chairman, Public Procurement Committee

2017 - Present      Member, Committee Preparing the Long-term National Strategy

2017 - Present      Member, Education Reform Committee

2017 - Present      Chairman, National Economic Reform Committee

2017 - Present      Member, Committee on King's Scholarships for Thai Buddhist Monks

2017 - Present      Member, Asset Management Committee of Vajiravudh College

2018 - Present      Visiting Scholar, Faculty of Commerce and Accountancy, Chulalongkorn University

2018 - Present      Council Member, Prince of Songkla University

2018 - Present      Chairman of the Board of Directors, Equity Education Fund Private Sector

2016 - Present      Senior Advisor, CENTRAL Group

2017 - Present      Director, the Siam Cement Group, Pcl.

2017 - Present      Independent Director, Pruksa Holding, Pcl.

2018 - Present      Director, CPB Equity Company Limited

2018 - Present      Director, Siam Sindhorn Company Limited

Other Positions (Past)

1998 - 2000      Director of the Financial Reform Advisory Committee, Ministry of Finance
1998 - 2004      Member, the Law Reform Commission of the Council of State

2000 - 2003      Director, State Enterprises Capital Policy Committee

2001 - 2003      Director and Chairman of Audit Committee, Thailand Asset Management Corporation

2001 - 2005      Chairman, Thai Red Cross Society’s Eye Bank

2002 - 2003      Member of Economic Policy Working Group, Ministry of Finance

2004 - 2010      Chairman, Anandamahidol Fellows Club

2008 - 2016      Council Member, Chulalongkorn University

2010 - 2010      Chairman, Thai Bankers' Association (TBA)

Awards

2011      Central Bank Governor of the Year for Asia by Emerging Markets Magazine

2011      Honorary Doctor of Business Administration, Rajamangala University of Technology Suvarnabhumi

2012      Financier of the Year 2012 by Money & Banking Magazine

2015      Honorary Doctor of Economics, Khon Kaen University

2016      Honorary Doctor of Economics, The University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce

2016      Honorary Doctor of Economics, Chulalongkorn University

2016      Honorary Doctor of Philosophy, National Institute of Development Administration

2017      “Human Resources Management Excellence Award” Thammasat University