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EIC or Economic Intelligence Center, a unit of Siam Commercial Bank Public Company Limited,
is established to provide business executives with valuable insights for effective decision making.
"Insightful economic and business intelligence for effective decision making."
EIC offers in-depth macroeconomic outlook and sectorial impact analyses based on on- the-ground research and dialogues with businesses. We evaluate market situations and business implications through forward-looking risk factors and potential consequences. EIC aims to provide SCB Group of companies, employees and clients with accurate and up-to-date information for effective strategic planning and business execution.
EIC also offers advisory services addressing business issues such as growth opportunities, competitive landscape assessment, and market entry strategy. We strive to help our clients make confident decisions and grow their businesses competitively and successfully.
YUNYONG THAICHAROEN , PH.D.
First Executive Vice President
Yunyong Thaicharoen is a First Executive Vice President of the Economic Intelligence Centre (EIC), a strategic unit of Siam Commercial Bank Public Company Limited (SCB). Prior to joining SCB, Yunyong was a Director at the Monetary Policy Department, Monetary Policy Group, Bank of Thailand which oversees overall monetary policy analyses and recommendations on interest rate, exchange rate, and capital flow policies. He also held the position of Director of the Capital Market Research Institute at the Stock Exchange of Thailand.

Yunyong is an expert on macroeconomics, monetary policy, and capital market. He frequently gives lectures to public seminars, as well as to organisations both domestically and abroad. Yunyong is also a special instructor at various academic institutions.

Yunyong holds a doctorate in economics, specialising in monetary policy and international economics, and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) under a scholarship from the Bank of Thailand.
YUNYONG THAICHAROEN , PH.D.

Discover EIC Team

ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL MARKET RESEARCH
KAMPON ADIREKSOMBAT, Ph.D.
HEAD OF ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL MARKET RESEARCH
Kampon is the head of economic and financial market research team, analyzing Thailand, ASEAN, and major economies and financial markets. Prior to joining Siam Commercial Bank, Kampon was the head of economic team and an equity strategist in leading financial companies. He was also an Assistant Professor in the Economics Division at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and held a position with Thailand's Ministry of Finance.

Kampon earned a BA in Economics with honors from Chulalongkorn University, a MSc in Economics from the National University of Singapore (Asian Development Bank scholarship), and a Ph.D. in Economics from Michigan State University (Graduate school fellowship). During his Ph.D. study, Kampon also had an internship at the International Monetary Fund.
KRASAE RANGSIPOL
HEAD OF DATA ANALYTICS
Krasae has experience in the area of macroeconomic analysis and forecast. He specializes in using quantitative models as a tool. He formerly worked as a researcher in the macroeconomic program at the Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI). After that, he worked for the Fiscal Policy Office (FPO) as an economist. At the FPO, he was responsible for producing quarterly macroeconomic forecasts as well as public policy analyses.

Krasae received his Bachelor's degree in Economics with a Quantitative Economics major from Chulalongkorn University. He was awarded a Royal Thai Government scholarship to pursue a Master of Science in Economics degree from University of Warwick, UK. He also received certificates for various training courses from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
PANUNDORN ARUNEENIRAMARN
SENIOR ECONOMIST
Panundorn has experiences in monitoring, analyzing and forecasting Thai economy. His expertise is to use econometric and economic model as a tool to evaluate economic events. Prior to joining SCB, he was an economist at Fiscal Policy Office, Ministry of Finance. His main responsibilities were policy impact assessment and macroeconomic forecasting.

Panundorn received his Bachelor’s degree in Economics (First Class honors with Gold Medal), majoring in quantitative economics from Chulalongkorn University. Afterwards, he was awarded from Royal Thai Government scholarship to achieve a Master of Philosophy in Economics degree from University of Cambridge, UK. Moreover, he also attained several training course certificates from International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Asian Development Bank (ADB).
WACHIRAWAT BANCHUEN
SENIOR ECONOMIST
Wachirawat served as a senior economist at the Bank of Thailand. He was responsible for conducting research/analysis for the Monetary Policy Group. His main contribution was in the exchange rate policy strategy. Prior to that he served as a senior strategist at the Reserves Management department. His main responsibilities were formulating investment strategies and forecasting financial assets returns, e.g. EM exchange rates and bond yields. His expertise is in econometrics, forecasting, and optimization models. He also has research publication regarding term structures on PIER website.

Wachirawat received his Bachelor of Economics, International program (First class honor), from Thammasat University. He received Master of Science in Economics degree from University of Warwick, UK. He also received certificates for various training courses from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
CHINNACHOD THAERAPANYAPORN
ANALYST
Chinnachod formerly worked as a research assistant for Human Resources Institute, Thammasat University with specialization on bureaucracy reform. During his academic year, he had an internship with Mizuho Bank (Bangkok Branch) in Treasury Operation Division, where he has experienced in foreign currency transactions. He also received certificates for training courses from Research Training Program (RTP) from Thammasat University.

Chinnachod graduated with Bachelor of Economics (First-class honor) in Monetary and Financial Economics from Thammasat University and he also received Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) level 1.
PANG-UBON AMNUEYSIT
ANALYST
Pang-ubon previously worked for the Revenue Department of Thailand as Tax Economist, her responsibilities were forecasting monitoring and analyzing tax revenue collection, setting up and monitoring tax revenue collection target, analyzing economics and business performance for tax revenue collection purpose and managing data for tax policy’s cost-benefit analysis. She also has experience in working on macroeconomics analysis and revenue forecasting using quantitative model and data analytics tools.

Pang-ubon graduated from Chulalongkorn University with Bachelor’s degree in Economics (Second-Class Honors) in Quantitative Economics. She was awarded a Royal Thai Government Scholarship to pursue a MSc. in Economics at University of Warwick, UK. In addition, she received certificates in ‘Effective and Efficient Use of Tax Incentives’ from Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
PHIMCHANOK HOU
ANALYST
Pimchanok formerly worked as teacher assistant for introductory macroeconomics and mathematical economics, and research assistant for financial and monetary research. She received honorable mention award for her seminar paper.

Pimchanok received her bachelor’s degree Economics (First-Class Honors) in Economics with a Monetary economics major from Thammasat University under a scholarship from the Bank of Thailand.
PONGSAKORN SRISAKAWKUL
ANALYST
Pongsakorn formerly worked as teacher assistant for many lectures, including financial econometrics, international monetary economics and principle microeconomics. He also received award for his article in TDRI article competition. He was trained from Research Training Program (RTP) faculty of economic, Thammasat University. In addition, He had an internship experience in department of Investment management policy, The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

Pongsakorn received his bachelor’s degree Economics (First-Class Honors) in Economics with a Monetary economics major from Thammasat University under a scholarship from the Bank of Thailand.
PUNN PATTANASIRI
ANALYST
Punn has experience conducting research in the field of corporate governance and management during his studies. He also participated in an exchange program to the Faculty of Economics, Kyoto University, Japan.

Punn received his bachelor’s degree (First-Class Honors) from EBA program, Faculty of Economics, Chulalongkorn University.
EXPORT CLUSTER
CHOTIKA CHUMMEE
SENIOR ANALYST, Agriculture and Manufacturing Sector
Areas in Charge: Food and Beverage
Cluster: Export

Chotika has prior work experience as senior economist in the Monetary Policy Group at the Bank of Thailand, having held positions in the International Economies Division, Macroeconomic Team, and Economic Intelligence Team for over 10 years. As a central banker, she was awarded the scholarship by the Government of India to attend the three-month training in the Promotion of Financial Markets (PFMs). In addition, she has worked for a leading private firm in business development and project management.

Chotika received her BBA with Honors from Assumption University and a master's degree in International Business Management from Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). As a MBA-exchange student, she was awarded the honorable certificate for participating in the International Business Linkage Program at Helsinki University of Technology, Finland.
KANYARAT KANJANAVISUT
SENIOR ANALYST
Areas in Charge: Agriculture
Cluster: Export

Kanyarat has prior work experience in business research. She has previously worked as a policy and strategy consultant. Additionally, she also has work experience as a strategy specialist in a commercial bank.

Kanyarat received her Bachelor of Business Administration with Honors (major in Finance & Banking) and a Master of Business Administration from Chulalongkorn University.
PATTARAWADEE RATTANASIWAKOON
ANALYST
Pattarawadee has prior work experience as an Investment Analyst at a boutique investment fund and internship experience with Phatra Securities. Sectors under her coverage in previous work are food & beverage, personal products, and commerce.

Pattarawadee received her Bacherlor of Economics (Second Class Honors) in Monetary Economics major from Chulalongkorn University.
BUSINESS ADVISORY
PIMJAI HOONTRAKUL
SENIOR ANALYST
Areas in Charge: Power and utility, Metal and mining
Cluster: Infrastructure

Pimjai has experiences in the nuclear industry, energy management system, renewable technologies adoption and diffusion, sustainability management, and international energy policies. She served as a technical program manager for the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration. She was a consultant for the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific focusing on energy technologies and policies. Prior to joining SCB she was a senior consultant with the Environmental Resources Management (ERM) advising leading Thai companies on sustainability and climate change.

Pimjai received her Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and a Master of Arts degree in Energy and Earth Resources from the University of Texas at Austin.
ENERGY CLUSTER
SIVALAI KHANTACHAVANA, Ph.D.
SENIOR ANALYST
Areas in charge: Petroleum and Energy

Sivalai has prior work experience in conducting research and analysis in economic, monetary, and fiscal policies as well as transport infrastructure at the Ministry of Finance, NESDC and Department of Highways. She was also an advisory staff member for the Minister of Transport. Her research interests include entrepreneurship and financial market risks.

Sivalai received her Bachelor of Economics (First Class Honors) from Chulalongkorn University. She was awarded the Royal Thai Government Scholarship to pursue MSc program in Policy Economics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and the World Bank Graduate Scholarship to pursue MSc program in Economics at the London School of Economics. She completed her doctorate degree in Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University.
APINYA AKSORNKIJ
ANALYST
Apinya has prior work experience as Research Associate at Energy Research Institute, Chulalongkorn University in Renewable Energy Policy. Prior to joining SCB, she was a consultant in the Environmental Resources Management (ERM) providing Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) and climate change services to leading Thai companies.

Apinya graduated with Bachelor’s degree in Automotive Engineering from Thai-Nichi Institute of Technology. She received the Royal Thai Government (RTG) and AIT fellowships to pursue Master’s Degree in Energy Technology at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT).
NATTANAN APINUNWATTANAKUL
ANALYST
Nattanan has prior work experience in business analyst , strategic planning, and risk management in affiliated company of PTT Public Company Limited. She was also an specialist in cost management at Toyota Motor Asia Pacific Engineering and Manufacturing. She has experience in writing an article for Petroleum Institute of Thailand (PTIT) as well.

Nattanan received her Bachelor of Commerce and Accountancy from Chulalongkorn University and obtained a Master of Business Admiration in Financial Modeling and Analysis at Mahidol University International College.
Puthita Yamchinda
ANALYST
Puthita worked as a research assistant for development economics and policy studies and a teaching assistant for public economics and econometrics courses. Her experiences include conducting researches on social and rural studies as well as marketing ones.

Puthita received her Bachelor’s degree in Economics with a Public and Development Economics major from Thammasat University and a Master of Science degree in Economics from University of Edinburgh.
INFRASTRUCTURE CLUSTER
SUPREE SRISAMRAN, PH.D.
SENIOR ANALYST
Area in Charge: Transportation and Logistics, Construction and Infrastructure

Dr. Supree has consulting experience for domestic and international organizations such as State Enterprise Policy Office (SEPO) in the promotion of Private Sector in Public Private Partnership (PPP) research, National Innovation Agency (NIA) in East-West innovation corridor project and the policy framework of the innovation district project, Asian Development Bank (ADB) in the Land Value Capture (LVC) as the impact of transportation infrastructure investment research. He was invited as a guest speaker for governmental and educational agencies ex. Public Debt Management Office (PDMO), Chulalongkorn University, Thammasat University. He also selected a working committee for the offset system in public sector procurement policy under Ministry of Science and Technology.
Dr. Supree obtain his Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from Thammasat University then he pursued a Master degree in Engineering Management at Tufts University. Subsequently he interned as a business analyst at Blackmore Partners Inc. before continued his Doctoral education in Regional Science and Urban Economic at Cornell University. Additionally, Dr. Supree also passed intensive human development course in railway engineering from National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA).
KAMONMARN JAENGLOM , PH.D.
SENIOR ANALYST
Areas in charge: Logistics and Telecommunication

Kamonmarn has consulting experience for Embassy of Islamic Republic of Pakistan in Thailand in the FTA negotiations to promote bilateral trade and investment between Thailand and Pakistan. She also has work experience as a strategy specialist in international trade and supply chain management for food and beverage business.

Kamonmarn received her Bachelor of Economics from University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce and completed her Master’s degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at Linnaeus University, Sweden. She was awarded the Italcementi Scholarship to pursue PhD program in Logistics and Supply chain management at University of Bergamo, Italy in collaboration programme with Bocconi University, Italy and MIT-Zaragoza Logistics Center, Spain
Olan Aeovithayasupon
ANALYST
Olan has prior work experience as a design engineer at leading consultant firm where he was responsible for MRT Orange Line project

Olan received his Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering from Chulalongkorn University (Second Class Honors) and a Master degree in Civil Engineering from Tokyo Institute of Technology
PUNYAPOB TANTIPIDOK
ANALYST
Punyapob has experience in the area of transport policy and specializes in using quantitative models. He formerly worked as a researcher in the transportation and logistics program at the Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI), where he was responsible for economic policies on infrastructure, car insurance, and road safety. He also had internship experience at Fiscal Policy Office (FPO)

Punyapob received his Bachelor's degree (Honors) in Economics with a Quantitative Economics major from Chulalongkorn University and a Master of Science in Economics with Merits from University of Warwick, UK.
SERVICE CLUSTER
PRANIDA SYAMANANDA
SENIOR ANALYST
Areas in Charge: Wholesale & Retail, Healthcare
Cluster: Service

Pranida has prior work experience in macroeconomic analysis, analyzing monetary policy framework and monitoring key selected countries that may have repercussions on the conduct of monetary policy in Thailand. She has held positions in the Monetary Policy Analysis Team and the International Economies Analysis Team, Monetary Policy Group, at the Bank of Thailand for more than 7 years.

Pranida received her Bachelor of Arts with Honors in economics (major in International Economics) from Chulalongkorn University, and a Master of Arts in economics from the University of Texas at Arlington.
PATTHARAPON YUTTHARSAKNUKUL
ANALYST
Pattharapon formerly worked as a researcher in the science technology development and program at the Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI) where he was responsible for economic policies. He also had internship experience as an analyst in the business advisory at Wing Advisory.

Pattharapon received his Bachelor's degree (Second Class Honors) with an Economics of Organization and Industrial Organization major from Chulalongkorn University.
PULLAWAT PITIGRAISORN
ANALYST
Pullawat has prior working experience at Global Strategic Advisory Department of Mizuho Corporate Bank (Bangkok Branch) and internship experience as a Tax Trainee with PriceWaterhouseCoopers Thailand (Pwc Thailand). Pullawat also received the winner prize (Golden Medal) of the Jewel Crown Economic Challenge for University Student in 2014.

Pullawat received his Bachelor of Economics in Monetary Theory and Policy (First Class Honors) from Chulalongkorn University
KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT AND NETWORKING
KRILERK VALLOPSIRI
CLIENT COMMUNICATION & NETWORKING OFFICER
Prior to joining SCB, Krilerk was Account Executive at J. Walter Thompson Bangkok member of WPP Group, the leading creative advertising agency in Thailand. He managed and executed marketing communication and activations for clients; Unilever, AIS and John Deere. He has also participated in the ‘LongD Master with DTAC’ trainee programme at Total Access Communication PCL.

Krilerk received his Bachelor’s degree in BBA (Marketing) from Mahidol University International College and Master of Science (International Business) from University of Leeds.
PHANUMARD LUEANGARAM
SENIOR KNOWLEDGE PORTAL OFFICER
Prior to joining SCB, Phanumard was a Creative Manager of communication department at Central Group, a Creative Director of digital marketing team at Sirimedia Co., Ltd., and also a Graphic Designer at Amarin Printing and Publishing PCL. Otherwise he was a teacher assistant in Digital Experience at Silpakorn University as well.

Phanumard received his Bachelor of Communication Arts with Print and Newspaper from Siam University and a Master of Fine Arts in Visual Communication Design from Silpakorn University.
PIYANUCH PHIOLUEANG
KNOWLEDGE PORTAL OFFICER
Piyanuch has prior work experience as News Reporter at Posttoday Newspaper which is the member of Bangkok Post Public Company Limited. She was responsible for writing articles.

Piyanuch received her Bachelor of Liberal arts, Major Southeast Asian Studies From Thammasat University.
POOMISAK KUMPRASERT
DATA MANAGEMENT
Poomisak had experienced about management information and forecasting in department credit risk portfolio retail at Commercial Bank. He was responsible management information and forecasting including generate risk portfolio report for support team and infrastructure system of department.

Poomisak received his Bachelor’s degree in Science and Technology (Statistics Major) from Thammasat University.
SORODDA UPAMAI
KNOWLEDGE PORTAL OFFICER
Sorroda has several years of experience working in the financial services industry. Before joining SCB, Sorroda worked at TMB in the Department of Wholesale Banking Underwriting. Prior to TMB, she worked as an interpreter at Muang Thai Life Assurance Company and held a position as Research Assistant at The Center for Economic and Business Forecasting, The University of Thai Chamber of Commerce.

Sorodda graduated master degree from Srinakharinwirot University, majoring in Business English for International Communication.
WANITCHA NATEESUWAN
KNOWLEDGE PORTAL OFFICER
Wanitcha joined Siam Commercial Bank in the first of banking field. Previously, she has experienced on publishing such law book and economic article and motion graphic video.

Wanitcha graduated on Bachelor Degree of Humanities majoring English from Bangkok University and then took the advance course of graphic and website from Ramkhamhaeng University.
WORAWAN WANNAPRAPAN
KNOWLEDGE PORTAL OFFICER
Worawan has prior work experience as a graphic designer at Sirimedia.co,ltd which is the member of Sirivatana Interprint Public Co.,Ltd, She was responsible for designing Digital media and Print media.

Worawan received her Bachelor of Fine art in Media Arts (Digital Photography and Graphic design) from King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi.
ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL MARKET RESEARCH
KAMPON ADIREKSOMBAT, Ph.D.
KAMPON ADIREKSOMBAT, Ph.D.
HEAD OF ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL MARKET RESEARCH
KRASAE RANGSIPOL
KRASAE RANGSIPOL
HEAD OF DATA ANALYTICS
PANUNDORN ARUNEENIRAMARN
PANUNDORN ARUNEENIRAMARN
SENIOR ECONOMIST
WACHIRAWAT BANCHUEN
WACHIRAWAT BANCHUEN
SENIOR ECONOMIST
CHINNACHOD THAERAPANYAPORN
CHINNACHOD THAERAPANYAPORN
ANALYST
PANG-UBON AMNUEYSIT
PANG-UBON AMNUEYSIT
ANALYST
PHIMCHANOK HOU
PHIMCHANOK HOU
ANALYST
PONGSAKORN SRISAKAWKUL
PONGSAKORN SRISAKAWKUL
ANALYST
PUNN PATTANASIRI
PUNN PATTANASIRI
ANALYST
EXPORT CLUSTER
CHOTIKA CHUMMEE
CHOTIKA CHUMMEE
SENIOR ANALYST, Agriculture and Manufacturing Sector
KANYARAT KANJANAVISUT
KANYARAT KANJANAVISUT
SENIOR ANALYST
PATTARAWADEE RATTANASIWAKOON
PATTARAWADEE RATTANASIWAKOON
ANALYST
BUSINESS ADVISORY
PIMJAI HOONTRAKUL
PIMJAI HOONTRAKUL
SENIOR ANALYST
ENERGY CLUSTER
SIVALAI KHANTACHAVANA, Ph.D.
SIVALAI KHANTACHAVANA, Ph.D.
SENIOR ANALYST
APINYA AKSORNKIJ
APINYA AKSORNKIJ
ANALYST
NATTANAN APINUNWATTANAKUL
NATTANAN APINUNWATTANAKUL
ANALYST
Puthita Yamchinda
Puthita Yamchinda
ANALYST
INFRASTRUCTURE CLUSTER
SUPREE SRISAMRAN, PH.D.
SUPREE SRISAMRAN, PH.D.
SENIOR ANALYST
KAMONMARN JAENGLOM , PH.D.
KAMONMARN JAENGLOM , PH.D.
SENIOR ANALYST
Olan Aeovithayasupon
Olan Aeovithayasupon
ANALYST
PUNYAPOB TANTIPIDOK
PUNYAPOB TANTIPIDOK
ANALYST
SERVICE CLUSTER
PRANIDA SYAMANANDA
PRANIDA SYAMANANDA
SENIOR ANALYST
PATTHARAPON YUTTHARSAKNUKUL
PATTHARAPON YUTTHARSAKNUKUL
ANALYST
PULLAWAT PITIGRAISORN
PULLAWAT PITIGRAISORN
ANALYST
KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT AND NETWORKING
KRILERK VALLOPSIRI
KRILERK VALLOPSIRI
CLIENT COMMUNICATION & NETWORKING OFFICER
PHANUMARD LUEANGARAM
PHANUMARD LUEANGARAM
SENIOR KNOWLEDGE PORTAL OFFICER
PIYANUCH PHIOLUEANG
PIYANUCH PHIOLUEANG
KNOWLEDGE PORTAL OFFICER
POOMISAK KUMPRASERT
POOMISAK KUMPRASERT
DATA MANAGEMENT
SORODDA UPAMAI
SORODDA UPAMAI
KNOWLEDGE PORTAL OFFICER
WANITCHA NATEESUWAN
WANITCHA NATEESUWAN
KNOWLEDGE PORTAL OFFICER
WORAWAN WANNAPRAPAN
WORAWAN WANNAPRAPAN
KNOWLEDGE PORTAL OFFICER
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