Meechai Ruchuphan
(มีชัย ฤชุพันธุ์)

Meechai Ruchuphan<br>(มีชัย ฤชุพันธุ์)

Chairman Constitution Drafting Committee, prominent legal expert

Place of Birth: Bangkok

Date of Birth: Wed Feb 02, 1938


  • 1961 Bachelor of Laws, Thammasat University
  • 1966 Master of Comparative Laws, Southern Methodist University, Texas, USA



  • Office of the Council of State
  • 1973  Legal Advisor to prime minister Sanya Dharmasakti
  • 1977 Member of the National Legislative Assembly, deputy secretary-general of the prime minister
  • 1980 – 90 Minister to the Office of the Prime Minister in the cabinet of General Prem Tinsulanonda
  • 1983 – 89 Senator
  • 1991 Deputy Prime Minister
  • 1992 – 2000 Speaker of the Senate
  • 2006 President of National Legislative Assembly of Thailand
  • 2011 Chairman of Thailand’s Law Reform Commission at the Council of State
  • 2014 Member of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO)
  • 2015 Chairman of the Constitution Drafting Committee

Marital Status:

Married to Khunying Amporn Ruchuphan (née Seneewongse na Ayutthaya) with 2 daughters, Mrs. Mayura Chotechuang and Mrs. Mathuros Lojaya