Board of Directors

Dr. Surin Pitsuwan

Chairman, Board of Directors, Independent Director

Position in the Company

  • Chairman, Board of Directors
  • Independent Director


  • B.A. Political Science (cum laude), Claremont McKenna College, California, USA
  • M.A. and Ph.D. Political Science and Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University Cambridge, USA

Experience (most recent)

  • Visiting Professor, an Adjunct Professor and a Visiting Fellow at the Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Tokyo, University of Nara, Japan and University of Malaya
  • Professor Emeritus at Thammasat University and also an Honorary Advisor and Distinguished Visiting Fellow at King Prajadhipok Institute
  • Holding 13 honorary doctorate degrees, including one from University of Bristol (UK), Claremont McKenna College, the National University of Malaya (UKM) University Purta Malaysia (UPM) and University of Malaya (UM)
  • Secretary General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Positions in other listed companies None

Dr. Huynh Ngoc Phien

Vice Chairman, Board of Directors

Position in the Company

  • Member, Board of Directors
  • Member, Audit Committee
  • Member, Nomination and Remuneration Committee
  • Member, Corporate Governance Committee


  • Doctor of Engineering (D. Eng.) 1980 ; Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) (King’s Scholarship (Thailand))
  • Master of Engineering (M. Eng.) 1973 ; Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) (British Government Scholarship)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (B. Eng.) 1971 ; University of Tasmania (Australia) (Colombo Plan Scholarship)


  • 9 years as the Governor of Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT)
  • 3 years as the President of New Bangkok International Airport (NBIA)

 Positions in other listed companies

  • Director, Preecha Group Public Co.,Ltd

Positions in non-listed companies

  • Chairman ,Executive Board, “Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (Public Organization) - GISTDA”
  • Managing Director, Dawei Development Company Limited

Professor Dr. Warapatr Todhanakasem

Member, Board of Directors

Position in the Company

  • Vice Chairman, Board of Directors
  • Member, Executive Board
  • Chairman, Corporate Governance Committee


  • B.E. (Electrical Engineering), Chulalongkorn University
  • M.E. (Electrical Engineering), University of Texas, Austin, U.S.A.
  • Certificate, Defense College

Director training program

  •  Director Accreditation Program (DAP) year 2003
  •  Finance for Non-Finance Director (FN) year 2005
  •  Director Certification Program (DCP) year 2006
  •  Role of Compensation Committee (RCC) year 2007
  •  Audit Committee Program (ACP) year 2009


  • Deputy Secretary General of the Board of Investment

Positions in other listed companies

  • Independent Director, Audit Committee Member and Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee, Central Pattana Pcl.
  • Independent Director and Advisory Board member, Saha Union Pcl.
  • Independent Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee and Nomination and Remuneration Committee Member, City Sports and Recreation Pcl.
  • Independent Director, member of the Audit Committee and Chairman of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee, Kang Yong Electric Pcl.

Positions in non-listed companies

  • Chairman, Amata Water Co., Ltd.
  • Chairman, D-Jig Co., Ltd.
  • Chairman, Magnecomp Precision Technology Pcl.
  • Chairman, Precipart Co., Ltd.
  • Vice Chairman, Amata City Co., Ltd.
  • Director, Amata Asia Ltd.
  • Director, San Miguel Beer (Thailand) Co.,Ltd.
  • Director, San Miguel Marketing (Thailand) Co.,Ltd.
  • Director, Thai San Miguel Liquor Co., Ltd.

Somhatai Panichewa

Member, Board of Directors Chief Executive Officer

Position in the Company

  • Member, Board of Directors
  • Member, Executive Board and Chairman, Executive Board of Directors
  • Corporate Executive Officer, Amata Corporation PCL.


  • B.E. (Mechanical Engineering), National Taiwan  • University, Taipei, Taiwan


  • Managing Director of V&K Corp. Co., Ltd.
  • President of Kromadit Co., Ltd.
  • Vice President of BIP Engineering PCL.
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Amata (Vietnam) Co., Ltd.
  • Director of Amata Power Ltd.

Positions in non-listed companies

  • President of Amata Holding Co., Ltd.
  • Chairman of Amata VN PCL
  • Director of Amata Development Co., Ltd.
  • Director of Amata Mansion Services Co., Ltd.
  • Director of Amata City Co., Ltd.
  • Chairman of Amata Foundation

Company shareholding 

263,700,000 (24.71%)

Kampol Tatiyakavee

Member, Board of Directors Chief Operating Officer

Songchom Tangnawapan

Member, Board of Directors

Ajarie Visessiri

Member, Board of Directors, Chairwoman, Audit Committee

Mats Anders Lundqvist

Member, Board of Directors, Member, Audit Committee

Do Ngoc Son

Member, Board of Directors Member, Audit Committee

Key Executives

Pham Thi Thanh Huong

Vice President, HR, Admin & Legal

Surakij Kiatthanakorn

Vice President, Engineer & Project Management

Osamu Sudo

Senior Manager, Marketing & Sales

Lam Thi Dan An

Manager, Accounting & Finance