Narongchai Akrasanee

ณรงค์ชัย อัครเศรณี
Narongchai Akrasanee
EX-Minister of Energy, prominent Thai development economist, member of Monetary Policy Committee, former minister of commerce.
Date of Birth: Tue, 03-Jul-1945
Education:
  • Wat Bowornniwes School
  • 1967 B.Econ. (Hons.), University of Western Australia
  • 1971 M.A. Economics, Johns Hopkins University, USA.
  • 1973 Ph.D. Economics, Johns Hopkins University, USA.

Career:
  • 1974 Dean, Faculty of Economics, Thammasat University
  • 1988 - 90 Executive Vice President, Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI)
  • 1989 - 90 Member, Council of Policy Advisors to P.M. Chatchai Choonhavan
  • 1991 - 96 Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer General Finance & Securities Plc
  • 1992 - 93 Member of the Board of Directors, Office of the Board of Investment (BOI)
  • 1993 - 95 Member of APEC Eminent Persons Group (APEC/EPG)
  • 1994 - 96 President, Australia – Thailand Business Council (ATBC)
  • 1994 - 96 ۰Vice Chairman, Federation of Thai Industries (FTI)
  • 1995 - 96 ۰Vice Chairman, ASEAN Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASEAN – CCI)
  • 1996 - 97 Minister of Commerce
  • 1996 - 2000 Senator
  • 2003 - 08 President, Economic Society of Thailand
  • Chairman, Seranee Group of Companies.
  • 2011 - present Member Monetary Policy Committee
  • Member of the Board of Directors & Council of Trustees, Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI)
  • 2003 - 08 Director, Malee Sampran Plc.
  • 2004 - present Chairman of the Board of Directors, MFC Asset Management Plc.
  • Chairman of the Steering Committee and Vice Chairman of the Council Committee, Mekong Institute
  • Chairman and Independent Director, The Brooker Group Plc.
  • Chairman of the Board, Seamico Knight Fund Management Co.,Ltd. (SKFM)
  • 2012 - present Independent Non-Executive Director, Member of Risk Committee and Member of Nomination Committee AIA Group Limited
  • 2013 - present Chairman of the Khon Kaen University Council
  • 2014 - 15 Minister of Energy
Marital Status: Married to Mrs. Orporn Akrasanee
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