Dr. Sethaput Suthiwartnarueput


Dr. ​Sethaput Suthiwartnarueput

​Name​  ​           Dr. ​Sethaput Suthiwartnarueput

Date of Birth     1 February 1965



B.A. (Highest Honors) (Economics), Swarthmore College, U.S.A.


M.Phil. (Economics), Yale University, U.S.A.


Ph.D. (Economics), Yale University, U.S.A.

1986 – 1988

​Business Analyst, McKinsey & Co., New York

1998 – 2000 

Co-Director, Fiscal Policy Research Institute, Ministry of Finance

1992 – 1998 / ​2001 – 2004

Senior Economist, World Bank, Washington, DC

​2005 – 2007

Senior Vice President, Stock Exchange of Thailand

​2007 – 2008

Member of Investment Committee, Government Pension Fund

Managing Director, Head of Research, SCB Securities Company Limited

2008 – 2009

President, SCB Asset Management

​2009 – 2011

Executive Vice President and Chief Economist, Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) Group

​2011 – 2012

Director, TMB Bank Public Company Limited​

2000 – 2017

Visiting Professor of Economics, Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration

2011 – Jan 2018 

Director and Managing Partner, The Advisor Company Limited​

​2012 – Feb 2017

Executive Chairman, Thailand Future Foundation

​2017 – Mar 2020

Member of the Board of Directors, Bank of Thailand

​2014 – Aug 2020

Independent Director, Chairman of the Risk Management Committee, Member of the Nominating and Remuneration Committee and Member of the Corporate Governance and Sustainable Development Committee, PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited

2014 – Sep 2020

Member of the Monetary Policy Committee, Bank of Thailand

​2015 - Sep 2020

​Director, Puey Ungphakorn Institute for Economic Research, Bank of Thailand

2016 - Aug 2020

Director, Osotspa Public Company Limited

1 Oct 2020 - present

Governor, Bank of Thailand

Member, National Economic and Social Development Council

Member of the Board, Securities and Exchange Commission

Member of the Board, Office of Insurance Commission

Sethaput Suthiwartnarueput is the 24th Governor of the Bank of Thailand and board member for the National Economic and Social Development Council, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Insurance Commission.

Sethaput has extensive experience in economics, policy and financial markets. He has held senior positions with the Siam Commercial Bank group; the Stock Exchange of Thailand; and the Ministry of Finance, and has served on the Board of Directors at PTT Exploration and Production, Osotspa, TMB Bank, and the Bank of Thailand, where he was also on the Monetary Policy Committee.

Prior to returning to Thailand, he was with the World Bank in Washington, DC and McKinsey & Co. in New York. Sethaput received his BA with highest honors from Swarthmore College and his M. Phil and Ph.D. in economics from Yale University.