Board of Trustees


Asian Institute of Technology


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

Vice Chairpersons

Dr. John Nelson

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


Dr. Anat Abhabirama

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


Dr. Prasarn Trairatvorakul

Former Governor of the Bank of Thailand


Board Members

H.E. Ms. Saida Muna Tasneem Ambassador of Bangladesh to Thailand


H.E. Mr. Long Visalo Ambassador of Cambodia to Thailand


H.E. Ms. Donica Pottie Ambassador of Canada to Thailand


H.E. Mr. Lyu Jian Ambassador of People's Republic of China to Thailand


H.E. Mr. Gilles Garachon Ambassador of France to Thailand


Ambassador of India to Thailand


H.E. Mr. Ahmad Rusdi


Ambassador of Indonesia to Thailand
H.E. Mr. Noh Kwang-il Ambassador of Republic of Korea to Thailand


H.E. Mr. Seng Soukhathivong Ambassador of Lao People’s Democratic Republic to Thailand


H.E. Dato' Jojie Samuel Ambassador of Malaysia to Thailand


H.E. Mr. Khaga Nath Adhikari Ambassador of Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal to Thailand


H.E. Mr.Asim Iftikhar Ahmad Ambassador of Islamic Republic of Pakistan to Thailand


H.E. Mrs. Mary Jo A. Bernado-Aragon Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines to Thailand


H.E. Mrs. Kshenuka Senewiratne Ambassador of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to Thailand


H.E. Mr. Nguyen Hai Bang Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to Thailand


Professor Emeritus Dr. Sahas Bunditkul Former Deputy Prime Minister and Interim Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand


Dr. Sumate Yamnoon Former Secretary-General, Office of the Higher Education Commission of Thailand


Mr. Thani Thongphakdi Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs


Dr. Suphat Champatong Secretary General, Office of the Higher Education Commission of Thailand


Professor Bundhit Eua-arporn President, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand


Associate Professor Gasinee Witoonchart Rector, Thammasat University, Thailand


Associate Professor Kraiwood Kiattikomol Advisor, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, (KMUTT)


Mr. Noritada Morita Former Director, Asian Development Bank (ADB)


Dr. Bindu Lohani Former Vice-President, Asian Development Bank (ADB) for Knowledge Management and Sustainable Development


Dr. Za-Chieh Moh Chairman of Board, MAA Group Consulting Engineers & Former AIT Provost


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 Industry Co., Ltd.


Mr. Cao Shihai Deputy Secretary-General, China Scholarship Council



H.E. Mr. Shiro Sadoshima Ambassador of Japan to Thailand


H.E. Mr. Pirkka Tapiola Ambassador-Head of Delegation European Union to Thailand


Ex-officio Members

Dr. Eden Y Woon President, AIT (ex-officio)


Ms. Maria Fe Nuestro Ferriols President, AIT Alumni Association (AITAA) (ex-officio)


Ex-officio Participants

Professor Sivanappan Kumar Acting Vice President Academic Affairs, AIT


Dr. P Abdul Salam Chairman, Academic Senate, AIT


Professor Pennung Warnitchai Faculty Representative, AIT


Mr. Wanchai Sophonsakulrat Staff Representative, AIT


Mr.Pauk Kyaing Sahm President, Student Union, AIT



Mr. Karma Rana Institute Secretary, AIT


Ms. Namita Sravat Academic Affairs Officer, AIT


Ms. Pratchanan Tippanya Administrative Secretary, AIT
Ms. Rungnapar Sa-Ngounpeouk Assistant Administrative Officer, AIT


Note: The Ambassador of India H.E. Mr. Bhagwant Singh Bishnoi has left Thailand and currently awaiting appointment of new Ambassador.

[As of 24 September 2018]