Member Luncheon: Taking the Temperature: The Investment Climate in Thailand Post Election
With a new government set to take charge, will Thailand's economic direction add to the current heat wave or cause a cooling effect? The Thai investment market is a rapidly growing and dynamic landscape that presents numerous opportunities for local and foreign investors alike. However, the investment market in Thailand is not without its challenges, as many regulatory complexities and bureaucratic hurdles present obstacles for foreign businesses.
Join us to hear from experts on the current state of investment in Thailand, and to listen to their insights on future investment trends and potential opportunities. Speakers will also explore some of the challenges and risks that investors may face in the Kingdom and offer advice on how to navigate them.
About the Speakers:
Mr. Wiwat Hemmondharop is Vice Chairman of the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI). He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Panjawattana Plastic. Mr.Wiwat holds a master's degree in Marketing (English Program) from Thammasat University and a master's degree in Business Management from the National Institute Of Development Administration (NIDA).
Dr. Santitarn Sathirathai is Group Chief Economist and a member of senior management at Sea Group, a leading global consumer internet company. He is also an Independent Board Director at Ngern Tidlor and an advisor to Taejai.com. Dr. Santitarn holds a doctorate degree in Public Policy and a master's degree in Public Administration and International Development from Harvard University, as well as a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Dr. Soraphol Tulayasathien is Senior Executive Vice President, Head of Corporate Strategy Division, and Head of Sustainable Market Development Division at the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET). Dr. Soraphol has been an economist with specializations in macroeconomics, public finance, and capital market. He has worked in public, private, and academic sectors and taught economics at leading Thai universities. Dr. Soraphol holds a doctorate degree in Public Policy and Economics from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor. Earlier, he received a master's degree in Engineering from Standford University and bachelor degrees in Engineering, and Finance and Actuarial Science from the University of Pennsylvania.