Dr. Somchai Sujjapongse
Chairman of the Board of Directors

Age 55


  • Doctor of Economics, Ohio State University, USA
  • Master of Economics, Ohio State University, USA
  • Bachelor of Economics (Honor), Chulalongkorn University



  • Class 20, National Defence Course for the Joint State-Private Sectors, The National Defence College
  • Class 75/2006, Director Certification Program (DCP), Thai Institute of Directors Association (IOD)
  • Class 3/2013, Top Executive Program in Energy Literacy, Thailand Energy Academy 
  • Year 2011, Corporate Governance for Director and Top Management of State Owned Enterprise and Public Organization Course, Public Director Institute (PDI), King Prajadhipok's Institute
  • Class 2/2009, Top Executive Program in Commerce and Trade  (TEPCoT), Commerce Academy, University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce
  • Class 2/2006 Top Management Program, Capital Market Academy, The Stock Exchange of Thailand
  • Class 44/2005 Top management Program: Visionary Leader, Civil Service Training Institute


Other Positions

  • Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance
  • Director, Thai Airways International Pcl.
  • Director and Member of the Remuneration Committee, PTT Pcl.


  • Director General, The Customs Department
  • Director-General, Fiscal Policy Office, Ministry of Finance
  • Chairman, The Government Lottery Office
  • Chairman, Government Savings Bank
  • Director, IRPC Pcl.
  • Director, Thai Oil Pcl.
  • Director, Metropolitan Electricity Authority
  • Director, Aeronautical Radio of Thailand Ltd.