Professor Somkit Lertpaithoon

Independent Director (Non-executive Director) and Chairman of the Corporate Governance and Sustainability Committee
Professor Somkit Lertpaithoon

As of 19 February 2024

Age: 63

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

Shareholding: None

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

Education / Training

  • Doctorate, (Droit Public Interne), The University Paris II, France
  • Degree of Profound Studies, (Droit Public Interne), The University Paris II, France
  • Bachelor of Law, Thammasat University
  • Barrister-at-Law, Institute of Legal Education Thai Bar Association
  • Certification in Local Government, Institut International d’ Administration Publique (IIAP), France
  • The Executive Program in Energy Literacy for a Sustainable Future, Class 10, Thailand Energy Academy (TEA)

Director Training

  • Director Accreditation Program (DAP) Class 181/2021, Thai Institute of Directors Association (IOD)
  • Corporate Governance for Executives (CGE) Class 17/2021, Thai Institute of Directors Association (IOD)

Board Industry Experience & Expertise

  • A legal specialist, and governing Board of National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) in 2017
  • A former member of the Enterprise Risk Management Committee at PTT Public Company who steered and managed risks to ease business impacts such as oil price volatility (petroleum) by implementing policy for the optimal results while overseeing stakeholder management and business plans to reduce the possible impacts on each group of stakeholders

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

  • 1 Jul 2022 - Present Chairman, Sky ICT Public Company Limited
  • 9 Apr 2018 - Present Independent Director and Chairman of the Corporate Governance and Sustainability Committee, PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited

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

  • None

Position in Other Organization / Institutions

  • 15 Oct 2021 - Present Independent Expert of Board Member, NSTDA Governing Board, National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA)
  • 29 Dec 2020 - Present Chairperson of the Commissioner, Higher Education Commission
  • 17 Oct 2020 - Present Independent Expert of Board Member, Board of Governance, Thai Health Promotion Foundation (ThaiHealth)
  • 30 Jun 2020 - Present Member, The National Law Reform Committee
  • 2015 - Present Honorary Board Member, King Prajadhipok’s Institute
  • 2009 - Present Member, 10th Council of State, Office of the Council of State
  • 2007 - Present Professor of Faculty of Law, Thammasat University

Work Experiences (5-years Past Experiences)

  • 23 Dec 2020 - 30 Jun 2022 Director, Sky ICT Public Company Limited
  • Feb 2017 - Apr 2018 Independent Director and Member of the Enterprise Risk Management Committee, PTT Public Company Limited
  • 2017 Director, The Government Pharmaceutical Organization
  • 2010 - 2017 Rector, Thammasat University

Board of Directors

GC มุ่งมั่นนำนวัตกรรมที่เป็นมิตรต่อสิ่งแวดล้อม ผ่านการบริหารจัดการความยั่งยืน (Sustainability) โดยนำหลักเศรษฐกิจหมุนเวียน (Circular Economy) มาประยุกต์ใช้ในองค์กร ผ่านแนวคิด ESG การดำเนินงานพัฒนาขององค์กรอย่างยั่งยืน