Mr. Prasert Bunsumpun
Mr. Prasert Bunsumpun brings to Mermaid 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Besides his role in Mermaid, he serves as Chairman of other boards, including Thoresen Thai Agencies Plc., Yuanta Securities (Thailand) Co., Ltd., SVI Plc., and AIRA Capital Public Company Limited, and as a director on the board of Intouch Holdings Plc., Thaicom Plc., Major Cineplex Group Plc., and T.K.S. Technologies Plc. He also previously served as Chairman of Nok Airlines Plc., PTT Global Chemical Plc., PTT Exploration and Production Plc., PTT Chemical Plc., IRPC Plc. and Thai Lube Base Plc., and as Executive Chairman of Krungthai Bank Plc. He was President and CEO of PTT Plc. for over eight years. In addition, he served as a director of PTT Global Chemical Plc., PTT Plc., IRPC Plc., PTT Chemical Plc., PTT Exploration and Production Plc., PTT Aromatic and Refinery Plc., Thai Oil Plc., and Bangchak Petroleum Plc. Mr. Bunsumpun holds a Master in Business Administration (M.B.A.) from Utah State University, U.S.A., a Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering (B.Eng.) from Chulalongkorn University in Thailand, and has a number of Honorary Doctorates from renowned universities in Thailand. He also completed his Certificate in Advanced Management Program (AMP 155) from Harvard Business School, U.S.A. He also completed the Role of the Chairman Program No. 28/2012 and Director Accreditation Program No. 26/2004 from the Thai Institute of Directors Association (IOD), and Certificate in Capital Market Academy Leadership Program Class 3/2006 from the Capital Market Academy.