Dr. Prasarn Trairatvorakul

Former Governor Bank Of Thailand

Dr. Prasarn Trairatvorakul

Former Governor Bank Of Thailand

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.
  • 1981 Doctor of Business Administration, Harvard University, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
  • 1999 - 2003 Secretary-General, Securities and Exchange Commission of Thailand.
  • 2004 - 2010 President, KASIKORNBANK Public Company Limited.
  • 2005 - 2009 Chairman, KFactoring 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.
  • 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.