Surin Pitsuwan

สุรินทร์ พิศสุวรรณ
Surin Pitsuwan
Ex-ASEAN Secretary-General, ex-Foreign Minister
Place of Birth: Nakhon Si Thammarat
Date of Birth: Fri, 28-Oct-1949
Family Background: Born to a Muslim family
Education:
  • B.A. Political Science, Claremont Men’s College, Claremont, California, USA
  • M.A. Political Science, Harvard University, USA
  • Ph.D. Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University, USA
Career:
  • 1975-1992 Columnist for the Nation and the Bangkok Post, the two leading English daily newspapers in Thailand
  • 1978-1983, 1984-1986 Lecturer at the Faculty of Political Science, Thammasat University
  • 1986-2005 Member of Parliament
  • 1992-1995 Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs
  • 1997-2001 Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • 2008-2012 ASEAN Secretary-General
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