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Dr. Prasong Tharachai

posted Sep 13, 2014, 5:04 AM by Advancement Alumni Affairs Office   [ updated Sep 16, 2014, 1:37 AM ]
Dr. Prasong Tharachai

Project Planning Service Public Company Limited

Career/Accomplishment record after graduation from AIT:

PROJECT PLANNING SERVICE PUBLIC COMPANY LIMITED (PPS)                                                      1988-Present


·         Founded the company in 1987 and remains the key driver in all company directions; both strategically and operationally.

·         Led the company transition from private company to public company, making the company the sole public company in the professional engineering consulting industry in Thailand.

·         Headed the project management of several major projects including Sirinthorn Hospital, MRTA Initial System, Suvarnabhumi Airport Passenger Terminal , Baiyok II Sky Tower, Jewelry Trade Center, Thairath Complex, Bangkok Bank Head Office, International Trade Center, Baiyok II Sky Tower, Jewelry Trade Center and Thairath Complex

 SOUTH EAST ASIA TECHNOLOGY COMPANY LIMITED (SEATEC)                                                          1977-1988

Vice President

·         Led the construction management and supervision division

·         Advised and managed  several major projects including Bangkok Bank Head Office, Thai Airways International Head Office, Siam Cement Head OFfice, Government Saving Bank Head Office, Chan Issara Tower, Chulachomklao Royal Military Academy Campus, Don Muang Terminal Cargos of Thai Airways, Marine Terminal and Maintenance Center of Petroleum Authority of Thailand, Chiew Larn Hydroelectric Power Plant, and Leam Chabang Port

UNION DEVELOPMENT COMPANY LIMITED                                                                                                      1973-1976

Project Engineer

·         Supervised the construction of the building of Bangkok office of the United Nations (ESCAP), and Rajdamri Arcade Building

WATTANA ENGINEERING COMPANY LIMITED                                                                                                 1971-1972

Project Engineer

·         Supervised the construction of road and buildings projects of Udorn Airbase in Udornthani Province of Thailand



·         Honorary Doctor of Engineering, Ramkhamheang University, Bangkok, Thailand, 2005.

·         Master of Engineering in Transportation Engineering, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, Thailand, 1971.

·         Bachelor of Engineering (Honors) , Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, 1968.

·         Director Accreditation Program (DAP) Batch 91/2011Thai Institute of Director



·         Vice President of the Council of Engineer, Thailand, 2012-Present

·         President of Thai Green Building Foundation, 2007-2009

·         General Secretariat of  the Council of Engineer, Thailand, 2002-2006

·         General Secretariat of  the Engineering Institute of Thailand, 2000-2002

·         President of the Engineering Institute of Thailand, 2007-2009

·         Chairman of Civil Engineering Committee of the Engineering Institute of Thailand, 1983-1984

·         Registered Professional Civil Engineer, Thailand (Wor Yor 672)


·         AFEO Honorary Fellow Award by ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisation (AFEO)