Luncheon Address by the New Chairman of the Thailand Board of Trade, Khun Isara Vongkusolkij

  • Tuesday, June 18, 2013
  • 12:00 - 14:00
  • Dusit Thani Bangkok, 946 Rama IV Road


  • Open to any employee of an AustCham member company. To register for website access please go to the 'member info' tab on the AustCham home page and select 'apply for website access'.

    Members may register guests at the non-member price.
  • AustCham is pleased to invite members of other foreign Chambers of Commerce in Thailand to attend this event at the AustCham member price.
  • For those who do not belong to the Chamber or are not employed by an AustCham member company.

    You may register additional guests.

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*** Please note that the venue of this event has changed, and it will now be held at Dusit Thani Bangkok ***


AustCham, together with American, British, Canadian and South African Chambers of Commerce, are pleased to invite AustCham members to a special luncheon address by the recently elected Chairman of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (TCC) and Chairman of the Board of Trade of Thailand (BOT), Khun Isara Vongkusolkij.  Speaking in his capacity as TCC and BOT Chair, but drawing on his experience as one of Thailand's top ten most successful business people, Khun Isara will present on the topic of "BOT Priorities and Outlook for Business in Thailand".  This is an event not to be missed for anybody interested in a top-level insider view of business in Thailand.

Event details
Tuesday 18 June 2013
12:00 - 14:00, registration from 11:45
Cost: Baht 950 for members
  Baht 1,300 for non-members
Location: Dusit Thani Bangkok, 946 Rama IV Road
Sala Dang
MRT: Silom

Guest speaker

Isara Vongkusolkij

Chairman of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (TCC) and Chairman of the Board of Trade of Thailand (BOT)

Isara Vongkusolkit is the Chairman of Mitr Phol Group (the world's fifth largest sugar producer with investments in China, ASEAN and Australia).  Isara was the President of Mitr Phol Group in 1989 then has become Chairman of the Group in 2008.

Aside from his role at Mitr Phol Group, Isara is the Chairman of the Thai Chamber of Commerce, Member of the Board of Trade of Thailand, the Board Member of TDRI, Honorary Chairman of Thai Sugar and Bio-Energy Producers Association, Board of Trustee of Thailand Management Association, ESCAP-Business Advisory Council Member and Advisor to the Board of Thailand Future Foundation.

Isara was awarded as “Person of the year” from the Right Livelihood Foundation in 2010 and the Masterclass Entrepreneur of the Year 2011, the Global Leadership Awards by the Leaders International Magazine of Malaysia.

Isara graduated with bachelor degree in Management from North Carolina University, at Greensboro, U.S.A., He earned the Honorary Doctorate Degree of Science in Agribusiness from Khon Kaen University in 2008 and the Honorary Doctorate Degree of Post-Harvest and Processing Engineering from Rajamangala University of Technology Isan in 2010. Married with 4 children, Isara’s hobby is playing golf and motorcycle touring.