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Chairman of the Audit Committee / Independent Director

Dr. Veerathai Santiprabhob

Education

Ph.D. in Economics, Harvard University

M.A. in Economics, Harvard University

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

Training

 

  • Advanced Audit Committee Program (AACP 41/2021), Thai Institute of Directors Association (IOD)

 

  • Director Certification Program (DCP 2014), Thai Institute of Directors Association (IOD)

 

  • Director Accreditation Program (DAP 2007), Thai Institute of Directors Association (IOD)

 

  • Leadership Program, Capital Market Academy

 

  • Corporate Strategy Executive Education Program, MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, MA, USA.

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

Other Position in Listed Company

  • Independent Director, Member of the Risk Management Committee, and Member of the Corporate Governance and Sustainable Development Committee, PTT Exploration and Production PCL
  • Independent Director and Member of the Audit Committee, Bangkok Dusit Medical Services PCL

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
  • Council Member and Audit Committee Member, Chiang Mai 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