Independent Director / Chairman of Audit Committee

Dr. Veerathai Santiprabhob

Educational Background


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


A.M. in Economics, Harvard University


Ph.D. in Economics, Harvard University

Professional Education


Corporate Strategy Executive Education Program, MIT Sloan School
of Management


Leadership Program, Capital Market Academy


Director Accreditation Program, Institute of Directors



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





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

1989 – 1994

Anandamahidol Foundation Scholarship


Eisenhower Fellowship


Distinguished Alumnus Award, Thammasat Economics Association





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