Mr. Piyasvasti Amranand

Chairman / Chairman of the Independent Director (Non-executive Director)

As of 31 May 2021

Age: 67

Appointed: April 9th, 2018, 2018/ April 5th, 2021 (1st re-elected)

Shareholding: None

Relation among Family with other Directors, Management, Major Shareholders of the Company or Subsidiaries: None

Education / Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, U.K.
  • Master of Science (Economics), London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London, U.K.
  • Bachelor of Arts (Mathematics), (First-class Honors), University of Oxford, U.K.
  • The Executive Program in Energy Literacy for a Sustainable Future Class 6, Thailand Energy Academy (TEA)

Director Training

  • Director Accreditation Program (DAP) Class 35/2005, Thai Institute of Directors Association (IOD)

Board Industry Experience & Expertise

  • A Former Secretary General of the National Energy Policy Council and Minister of Energy
  • Experience in implementing energy policy that focuses on energy reform in Thailand that covers a wide range of topics, such as clean energy, renewable energy, agricultural based biofuels, and biotechnology for green energy
  • Driving the establishment of the Energy Industry Act as the independent regulatory body for the electric and natural gas sector, and also promote petroleum and petrochemical national policy
  • Implementing climate change mitigation through converting agricultural waste to value-added biofuels, and generating value-added to the plastic and chemical processing industry

Board member / Management in Listed Company - The Stock Exchange of Thailand

  • Independent Director and Planner, Thai Airways International Public Company Limited
  • Chairman and Chairman of the Independent Director, PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited
  • Independent Director and Chairperson of the Risk Oversight Committee, Kasikornbank Public Company Limited
  • Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee, Pruksa Holding Public Company Limited

Board member / Management in Non-Listed Company - The Stock Exchange of Thailand

  • Director, Kiroro Resort Holdings Company Limited

Position in Other Organization / Institutions

  • Member of the National Energy Reform Committee
  • Chairman, Energy for Environment Foundation
  • Council Member of the Heart Foundation of Thailand under the Royal Patronage

Work Experiences (5-years Past Experiences)

  • 2015 - 2020   Chairman of the Audit Committee, Kasikornbank Public Company Limited
  • 1 Jul 2014 - 11 Jul 2018   Independent Director and Chairman, PTT Public Company Limited
  • 2014 - 2016   Independent Director and Chairman, PTT Public Company Limited
Note: Being qualified as Independent Director under DJSI Independent Director Criteria