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Independent Director / Chairman of Audit Committee

Dr. Veerathai Santiprabhob

Educational Background

1988

B.A. in Economics, First Class Honors, Thammasat University

1991

A.M. in Economics, Harvard University

1994

Ph.D. in Economics, Harvard University

Professional Education

2005

Corporate Strategy Executive Education Program, MIT Sloan School
of Management

2007

Leadership Program, Capital Market Academy

2007

Director Accreditation Program, Institute of Directors

2014

2021

Director Certification Program, Institute of Directors

Advanced Audit Committee Program, Institute of Directors

Career (Past)

 

1994 – 2000

Economist, International Monetary Fund, Washington, DC, U.S.A.

1998 – 2000

Co-Director, Policy Research Institute, Fiscal Policy Office,
Ministry of Finance (on leave from the IMF)

2000 – 2008

Siam Commercial Bank PCL, last designation held as Executive Vice President and Head of Business Bank – Strategic Planning Division

2009 – 2013

Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, The Stock Exchange of Thailand

2013 – 2015

Advisor, Thailand Development Research Institute

Oct 1, 2015-

Sept 30, 2020

Governor, Bank of Thailand

 

Current Positions and Professional Associations

 

Chairman of the Executive Board and Secretary General, Mae Fah Luang Foundation under Royal Patronage

 

Chairman of the Executive Board, Buddhadasa Indapanno Archives Foundation

 

Associate Fellow in Economics, Royal Society of Thailand

 

Independent Director, Member of the Risk Management Committee, and Member of the Corporate Governance and Sustainable Development Committee, PTT Exploration and Production PCL

 

Committee Member, Anandhamahidol Foundation, Thammasat Chapter

Member of the Board and Treasurer, Royal Initiative Discovery Foundation

 

Council Member and Chairman of the Risk Management Oversight Committee, Chiang Mai University

 

Trustee and Member of the Executive Board, Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI)

Past Positions and Professional Associations

 

Chair, Central Bank Governance Group, Bank for International Settlements (BIS)

Chair, Asian Consultative Council, Bank for International Settlements (BIS)

Member of the International Monetary and Financial Committee, International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Member of the National Economic and Social Development Council

Member of the Board, Securities and Exchange Commission

Member of the Board, Insurance Commission

 

Independent Director and Audit Committee Member, Bangkok Dusit Medical Services PCL

 

Independent Director and Member of the Risk Management Committee, Thanachart Capital PCL

 

Independent Director and Audit Committee Member, Central Pattana PCL

 

Independent Director, Thai Airways International PCL

 

Council Member and Audit Committee Member, Thammasat University



Member, Independent Expert Oversight Advisory Committee,
World Health Organization

Chair, Southeast Asian Central Banks (SEACEN) Board of Governors

Member, State Enterprise Policy and Supervisory Committee

 

Awards

 

1989

H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej Award for the Highest Academic Achievement in Economics, Thammasat University

1989 – 1994

Anandamahidol Foundation Scholarship

2013

Eisenhower Fellowship

2015

Distinguished Alumnus Award, Thammasat Economics Association

2019

2019

 

2020

S.R. Nathan Fellowship, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore

Honorary Doctor of Arts in Economics, University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce

Honorary Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, Khon Kaen University