About the Governor

Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) Governor

TAT Governor Dr. Yuthasak Supasorn

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) on Friday (28 August, 2015) welcomed Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn as the new governor. His official start date is 1 September, 2015.

Mr. Yuthasak is a top executive by trade and an economist by education. He has more than 20 years of experience in management positions at various Thai government agencies and state-run organisations with his last position prior to joining the TAT being the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of MCOT Public Company Limited, which is a leading state-run public broadcaster in Thailand.

Date of birth: 8 January 1966
Place of birth: Roi Et, Thailand
Marital status: Married

Education:

  • 1996 Keio University, Japan: Doctoral Program of the School of Economics (Major: Economics)
  • 1991 Keio University, Japan: Graduate School of Economics – Economic Policy
  • 1987 Chulalongkorn University, Thailand: Bachelor of Economics (2nd Class Honours) – Quantitative Economics
  • 1984 Bangkok Christian College, Thailand

Professional Experience

  • January-July 2015: Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer MCOT Public Company Limited
  • 2012-2014: Senior Advisor, Regional Development Center, Institute for Good Governance Promotion Office of the Public Sector Development Commission
  • 2009-2012: Director General, Office of Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion, Ministry of Industry
  • 2007-2009: President, National Food Institute, Ministry of Industry
  • 2004-2006: Executive Vice President, National Food Institute, Ministry of Industry
  • 2002-2004: Policy and Planning Analyst, Office of National Economic and Social Development Board
  • 1996-2002: Investment Promotion Officer Office of the Board of Investment