Meet Our Board members

With Gratitude and Dedication to HRH the Princess Mother and Her Royal Projects

Harald Link

Chairman of the Board · Member since 1992.

Member since 1992 Currently the Chairman of B.Grimm Group of Companies (Amata B.Grimm Power Limited, Amata Power (Bien Hoa) Limited, B.Grimm Power Public Company Limited, Carrier (Thailand) Limited. Dr. Link is also Vice Chairman and Director of Siemens Limited, Carl Zeiss Limited, Hamon B.Grimm Limited, Merck Limited and an Independent Director of Siam City Cement Public Company Limited and True Corporation Public Company Limited. Dr. Link is also a member of The Thai Red Cross and The Royal Bangkok Symphony Orchestra to name a few. An MBA graduate of the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, Dr. Link is also an avid polo player and the President of the Thai Equestrian Association of Thailand.

Khunying Dhipavadee Meksawan

1st Vice Chairman · Member since 2013

Former Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office, Permanent Secretary - Ministry of Culture, Permanent Secretary - Ministry of Information and Communication Technology and Secretary General of the Office of the Civil Service Commission to name a few of her posts, Khunying Dhipavadee held many key positions with Thailand’s top government agencies. She has also been instrumental in women’s rights to equality movement and held many positions with noteworthy social organizations - such as member of the Council of State, President of the Association for Development of Women in Thailand and President of the Foundation for a Clean and Transparent Thailand. Khunying Dhipavadee received her BA degree in Sociology - San Jose State University, U.S.A. and MA degree in Public Administration - Harvard University, U.S.A.

Dr. Suvaj Siasiriwattana

2nd Vice Chairman · Member since 2010

Currently Deputy Director General, Inspector General – Department of Mental Health – Ministry of Health and Director of Pharmaceutical Organization of Thailand. A graduate with a Doctorate degree from Chiangmai University, Dr. Suvaj is also a Director of Synphaet Hospital Bangkok.

Dharaphorn Bunnag

Treasurer · Member since 1984

Currently on the Advisory Board of Kriuy Paiboon Company Limited, Dharaphorn was with Siam Commercial Bank for over 35 years. A graduate of Vachiravudh College and of Heale College, U.S.A., with Accountancy Certification, Dharaphorn is one of the longest serving members of The Princess Mother’s Charity Fund Foundation.

Chandra Pitracharti

Member since 1997

Former Director of the Department of Skill Development - Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare, Mrs Pitrachat also served as Deputy Secretary General of the Social Security Office - Ministry of Interior. Having had extensive working experience in the field of Social Welfare and Labor Affairs with the Ministry of Labor, Mrs. Pitrachat is currently on the Advisory Board of the Senior Citizen Association of Thailand and member of Niyomthai Foundation. A graduate from Nottingham University, England with a BA degree in Social Administration and a MS degree in Child Development at Cornell University, U.S.A., Mrs. Pitrachat also served as a member and treasurer for Rajaprajanugroh Foundation under Royal Patronage and board member of the Foundation of Distance Education via Satellite.

Doris Wibunsin

Member since 1997

Mrs. Wibunsin was the founder and director for many years of two distance-training institutions in Thailand - The Thailand Training Network and NTU Thailand, and was a founding member of the Thai/TESOL Association. A graduate of the University of Miami, U.S.A., with a BA degree in Government and German Language, and an MA degree in General Linguistics from the University of Pittsburgh, U.S.A., Mrs. Wibunsin is a member of the Royal Society Committees on Transliteration Guideline for English, Dutch, Portuguese, Fillipino, and other languages, as well as Romanization of Thai language such as Thai Noi, Thai Tham Isarn and Thai Song. She currently serves as Treasurer of the John F. Kennedy Foundation of Thailand and is Vice Chair of the University Council of Webster University (Thailand).

Police Major Thainchai Iamrucksa

Member since 2010

Former Deputy Director of the Border Patrol Police Unit and Board Member of the Pension Fund, Police Major Thainchai currently serves as a Board Member of the Association of the Border Patrol Police Unit, Board Member of the Support Foundation for the Border Patrol Police Unit and Families under Royal Patronage.

Chadatip Chutrakul

Member since 2010

Currently serves as Chief Executive Officer, Director of Siam Piwat Company Limited, Managing Director of Siam Paragon, Siam Center, Siam Discovery and Icon Siam; and Board Member of Seri Center Management Company Limited. Mrs.Chutrakul is also a Board Member of the BACC Foundation and serves on the Advisory Board of the Support Foundation of the Handicapped under Royal Patronage.

Dr. Wilaiporn Khamwongse

Member since 2010

A former recipient of The Princess Mother’s Charity Fund Scholarship who received a scholarship for her BA degree in Nursing at the Boromarajonani College of Nursing, and a scholarship for her MS in Adult Primary Healthcare and Psychiatric Nursing at Simmons College, Boston, U.S.A., Mrs. Khamwongse, who also received her PhD. in Nursing from Boston College, U.S.A., is currently Assistant Director of the Nursing Learning and Development Department at Boromarajonani College of Nursing.

Anchana Lohaburananont

Member since 2014

Currently Managing Director at B.Grimm Trading Corporation Ltd., who has been with B.Grimm Group of Companies for 27 years. Mrs. Lohaburananont earned her B.ENG-IE Degree at Chulalongkorn University and her MBA at Thamasart University.

Puangpet Boonsai

Executive Secretary · Member since 1997

A former Managing Director of B.Grimm Trading Corporation Ltd. and B.Grimm Green Power Company Ltd., Mrs. Boonsai was with the B.Grimm Group of Companies for 27 years. She is currently Chairperson of the Ransit Home for the Handicapped and member of the Siriwattana Cheshire Foundation (since 1992). She earned her BA Degree from Thamasart University, and her MA Degree from Long Island University, New York, U.S.A.

Vanasobhin Kasemsri na Ayudhaya

Assistant Executive Secretary · Member since 2018

Currently Executive Assistant to the Chairman’s Office of B.Grimm Group, Mrs. Kasemsri graduated with a BA Degree in International Relations from Simmons College, U.S.A. and a MA Degree in Hotel and Tourism Management from the New School of Social Research, U.S.A. Mrs. Kasemsri worked at HSBC Thailand as Head of Learning and Development, was Training Manager at Body Shape Thailand, and held management positions at Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok, Four Seasons Bangkok, and Carlyle Hotel New York. Mrs. Kasemsri is currently a volunteer at the Bangkok Mothers and Babies International Foundation.

Chanitraporn Rommai

Administrative Assistant · member since 2007

A graduate of Ramkamhaeng University in Business Administration, Ms.Rommai has been with B.Grimm Group since 1990, holding administrative positions at B.Grimm Industrial and Commercial Services Ltd., B.Grimm Air and Marine Systems Ltd., and is currently with PCM Industrial Supplier Ltd.

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