Board of Trustees

Asian Institute of Technology
THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Chairperson

H.E. Dr. Subin Pinkayan Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand

Vice Chairpersons

H.E. Dr. Sohail Khan

Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan

Dr. John D. Nelson

Professor Emeritus, Colorado State University, and
Former CEO, Engineering Analytics, Inc., USA

Dr. Anat Abhabirama

Chairman of Management Committee,
Bangkok Mass Transit System Public Company Limited, Thailand

Board Members

H.E. Ms. Saida Muna Tasneem Ambassador of Bangladesh to Thailand
Incoming Ambassador Royal Embassy of Cambodia to
Thailand
H.E. Mr. Ning Fukui Ambassador of The People's Republic
of China to Thailand
H.E. Mr. Gilles Garachon Ambassador of France to Thailand
H.E. Mr. Bhagwant Singh Bishnoi Ambassador of India to Thailand
H.E. Mr. Ahmad Rusdi Ambassador of The Republic of Indonesia to Thailand
H.E. Mr. Noh Kwang-il Ambassador of The Republic of Korea to Thailand
H.E. Mr. Ly Bounkham Ambassador of Lao People’s Democratic Republic to Thailand
H.E. Dato’ Nazirah binti Hussain Ambassador of Malaysia to Thailand
H.E. Mr. Khaga Nath Adhikari Ambassador of Nepal to Thailand
H.E. Mrs. Mary Jo A. Bernado-Aragon Ambassador of the Philippines to Thailand
H.E. Mrs. Kshenuka Senewiratne Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Thailand
H.E. Mr. Nguyen Tat Thanh Ambassador of the Socialist Republic o Vietnam to Thailand
Mr. Noritada Morita Former Director, Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Professor Emeritus Dr. Sahas Bunditkul Chairman of AIT Executive Committee
Former Deputy Prime Minister & Interim Minister of Foreign Affairs
of Thailand
Dr. Suphat Champatong Secretary General, Office of the Higher Education Commission of
Thailand
Professor Bundhit Eua-arporn President, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Assoc. Professor  Kraiwood Kiattikomol Advisor, King Mongkut’s University of Thailand Thonburi, (KMUTT)
Dr. Bindu Lohani Former Vice-President, Asian Development Bank (ADB),
Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development
Dr. Za-Chieh Moh Chairman of the Board, MAA Group Consulting Engineers
Professor  Ricardo P. Pama Secretary General, Association of Universities of Asia and the
Pacific (AUAP),
and Former AIT Vice President
Dr. Yanyong Phataralaoha Managing Director, Thai Pipe Co. Ltd.
Mr. Cao Shihai Deputy Secretary-General, China Scholarship Council
(CSC),
The People's Republic of China
Prof. Somkit Letpaithoon Rector, Thammasat University, Thailand
Mr. Vitava Srivihok Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs,
Thailand
Dr. Sumate Yamnoon Former Secretary-General, Office of the Higher
Education Commission of Thailand

Observers

H.E. Mr. Shiro Sadoshima Ambassador of Japan to Thailand
H.E. Mr. Kjetil Paulsen Ambassador of Norway to Thailand
H.E. Mr. Jesús Miguel Sanz Ambassador and Head, Delegation of the European Union to
Thailand

Ex-officio Members

Professor Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai President, AIT
Assoc. Prof. Somchet Thinaphong President, AIT Alumni Association (AITAA)

Ex-officio Participants

Prof. Sivanappan Kumar Vice President for Academic Affairs, AIT
Professor Kazuo Yamamoto Vice President for Administration, AIT
Mr. Surendra Shrestha Vice President for Development, AIT
Professor Mukand S. Babel Chairman of Academic Senate, AIT
Professor Kyoko Kusakabe Faculty Representative, AIT
Mr. Wanchai Sophonsakulrat Staff Representative, AIT
Ms. Piraya Lueprasitsakul President, Student Union, AIT

Secretariat

Mr. Karma Rana Institute Secretary, AIT
Ms. Namita Sravat Academic Affairs Officer, AIT
Ms. Pratchana Tippanya Administrative Secretary, AIT

As of 05 May 2017