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Rongrak Phanapavudhikul

May 14, 2019

Mr.Phanapavudhikul is currently an Executive Vice President (EVP), Head of Legal Affairs Division and Corporate Secretary, the Stock Exchange of Thailand. His work includes promulgating the rules and regulations for all SET members as well as ensuring that those rules and regulations have been strictly followed through imposing the proper penalties on the non-compliant members. Mr.Phanapavudhikul obtained his first bachelor’s degree in Control Engineering at King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL), Thailand. After working as an export sales engineer, he decided to pursue his MBA majoring in Finance and International Business at Chulalongkorn University. Later, he rejoined with his former employer and spent another 5 and a half years working as a sales engineer. In 1998, he took the first step toward his big career change as he applied for a special LL.B. program (Graduate Program) at Thammasat University, Thailand. Upon graduating his law degree, he started his career as a lawyer at Baker and McKenzie Limited (Attorneys at Law). In 2007, he also received his LL.M. in Business Law from Northwestern University, USA. After 10 years of working in the law firm, he received an offer to join as the Head of Capital Market Law Division, General Counsel Group, The Siam Commercial Bank PLC (SCB). His legal practices cover numerous capacities, ranging from the legal counsel, real practitioner, academic lecturer, lawmaker to the quasi-regulator.