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Dr. Prasarn Trairatvorakul

posted Aug 17, 2014, 11:14 PM by Alumni Affairs| Office of Advancement ‎(OADV)‎
Full Name: Dr. Prasarn Trairatvorakul
Present position/ title: Governor, Bank of Thailand

Education/qualifications:
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.
2003 Thailand National Defence College, Joint Public/Private Sector Class 15
2011 Honorary Doctor of Business Administration, Rajamangala University of Technology Suvarnabhumi

Career/Accomplishment record after graduation from AIT:
1976-1981 The Ananda Mahidol Scholarship to pursue the M.B.A. and Doctorate degree in Business Administration at Harvard University
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
2010 Chairman, Thai Bankers' Association

Awards
2011 Central Bank Governor of the Year for Asia by Emerging Markets
2012 Financier of the Year 2012 by Money & Banking Magazine

Other Positions (Present)
- Executive Director, Thai Red Cross Society
- Council Member, Chulalongkorn University
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