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Mr. Wichien Wilaingam

posted Nov 19, 2014, 12:34 AM by Alumni Affairs| Office of Advancement ‎(OADV)‎

Positions Occupied

          Present position/ title:

1988-Present       Chairman, MAA Consultants Co., Ltd.

1995-Present       Director, MAA Holding Consultants Limited (MAA Group)

2001-Present       Chairman, ATN Properties Co., Ltd. And ATN Development Co., Ltd.

          Board of State Enterprise

2009-2011           Director on the Board of Directors of the National Housing Authority

          The House of Representatives

2011-2012           Specialist to the Standing Committee on Affairs of The House of Representatives

2010-2011           Annual Secretary to the Committee on Transportation of  The House of Representatives

          2009                    Advisor to the Committee on Budget Tracking of The House of Representatives

2008-2009           Specialist to the Committee on Budget Tracking of The House of Representatives

2005-2006           Specialist to the Committee on The Political Development of The House of Representatives

2001-2005           Advisor to the Committee on Monetary Finance Banking and Financial  Institutions of The House of Representatives

The Engineering Associations

2014-Present       Advisor of AIT Alumni Association (Thailand)

2006-2009Director of  the Consulting Engineers Association of Thailand.

2005-2011Steering Committee of the Consulting Engineers Association of Thailand

2005-2009Vice-President of Khon Kaen University Engineering Alumni Association

2005-2006Director of the Consulting Engineers Association of Thailand

2003-2005Steering Committee of AIT Alumni Association (Thailand)

2003-2005Director of AIT Alumni Association (Thailand)

2002-2006Director of the Consulting Engineers Association of Thailand

2002-2004Business Secretary of AIT Alumni Association

2002-2004National Advisory Board of AIT Alumni Association

2002-2003  Sub-Committee of the Improving of Quality of life & Social Work of Civil Engineering Committee of the Engineering Institute of Thailand H.M. The                  King Patronage

1998-2009Sub-Committee of Construction Management Division of civil Engineering committee of the Engineering Institute of Thailand H.M. The King Patronage

Moh and Associates Inc.

1983-1987           Structural Engineer, Senior Engineer of Moh and Associates Inc. in Singapore and Taiwan                

How AIT degree helped you in achieving your career potential/goals

My professional engineering experience has started since 1983 after receiving The Master’s Degree in Structural Engineering and Construction Management at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). Extensive knowledge and well trained thoughts both theoretically and practically received from the academic program at AIT has tremendously influenced on the mindset in definite direction of growing my career path. AIT degree not only opens more doors of opportunity, but also helps to enhance continuation of professional development as well as developing mutual relation among other colleagues and friends, which will play a great role of sharing good resources in the future career.

Education/qualifications:

          1980       B. Eng (Hons) in Civil Engineering, Khon Kaen University 

          1983       M. Eng in Structural Engineering and Construction, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)

Other Trainings :     

          2013       Diploma, National Defence College (2012-2013), Thailand National Defence College

          2010       Public Director Certification Program, Public Director Institute. (PDI 5)

          2010       Top Executive Program in Commerce and Trade, Commerce Academy.  (TEPCoT 3) 

          2009       Leader Program, Capital Market Academy. (CMA 9)

          2009       Director Certification Program,  Thai Institute of Directors. (DCP 122)

          2000       Advanced Certificate Course in Politics and Governance in Democratic Systems for Executives, King Prajadhipok’s Institute. (PGD 10)

          2002       Business Planning for SMEs Workshop the Bualuang Course

          1991       Management Development Program, The Engineering Institute of Thailand. (MD9)

Honors, Awards or Recognitions received

          -    Khon Kaen University, Outstanding Alumnus Award (2013)

          -    The Asian Institute of Technology Alumni Association (AITAA) Distinguished Alumni (2013) In the category of Business and Professional

          -    Faculty of Engineering, Khon Kaen University Awards for Successful Student (2012)

          -    AIT Alumni Association (Thailand) Awards for Successful Student (Private Sector) (2012)

          -    Khon Kaen University Alumni Awards for Worthiness Student (2011)

          -    Faculty of Engineering, Khon Kaen University Awards for Successful Student (2010)

Career/Accomplishment record after graduation from AIT:

After the graduation, I started working in Engineering Consultant Companies in Singapore and Taiwan. Later in 1987, I returned back to Thailand, together with my engineering academic and professional experience I was seeking/exploring an opportunity in establishing the market of Engineering Consultant Firm in Thailand as it was set for my first goal. Later, I was able to establish an Engineering Consultant Firm company called MAA in 1988 and serving as a Chairman of MAA Consultant Company Limited in Thailand ever since.

          At the present, MAA Consultant Company Limited is one of the top leaders in providing consultancy engineering service in Thailand, with the multidisciplinary areas including architectures, technicians with numerous track work history in design and construction management in both domestically and internationally. In addition, the company has always been involved in the government, state enterprise, and many other private projects, such as the Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA), the State Railway of Thailand (SRT), Expressway Authority of Thailand (EAT), Thai Airways International Public Company Limited, the Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited (Thailand), Department of Rural Roads, Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning (OTP), Bangkok Metropolitan Authority, and Chulalongkorn University etc. The followings are the list of some past mega projects under MAA’s design and construction management:

            MAA involved in design and construction management in many past mega projects listed as follows:

-   Consultant Services for Survey, Investigation and Engineering details design, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of ‘Ban phai - Maha Sarakham - Roi Et – Mukdahan - Nakhon Phanom’ Railway Project

-    Design Services for Passenger Terminal Building No. 1, the Southern tunnel transition and Automatic People Mover (APM) of Suvarnabhumi Airport (fiscal year of 2011 - 2017)

-    Feasibility Study and Design Services for High Speed Railway (Bangkok - Nakhon Ratchasima Section)

-    Consultant Services for State Railway: Red Line Project (Bangsue – Rangsit and Bang Sue - Taling Chan Section)

-    Feasibility Study and Design Services for Mass Rapid Transit: Orange Line Project (Taling Chan – Minburi Section)

-    Construction Supervision Consultant Services for Mass Rapid Transit: Blue Line Extension Project (Hua Lamphong – Bang Kea and Bang Sue – Tha phar Section)

-    Construction Supervision Consultant Services for Mass Rapid Transit: Green Line Project (Bearing - Samut Prakan Section)

-    Construction Supervision Consultant Services for Mass Rapid Transit: Purple Line Project (Bang Yai – Bang Sue Section)

-    Mass Transit Project: Airport Rail Link

-    Bangkok Mass Transit System Extension Project: Sukhumvit Line (On Nut – Bearing Section)

-    Express way Project (Sri Rat – Outer Ring Road Section)

-    Design Services for Suvarnabhumi Airport

-    Design Services for ‘Dhaka’ express way, People’s Republic of Bangladesh

-    High Speed Train, Taiwan

-    Design Services for Sihanoukville Airport, State of Cambodia

 

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