Dr. Bandid Nijathaworn is presently President and CEO of the Thai Institute of Directors, Visiting Professor, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan, and member of the Council of trustees and the board of directors of Thailand Development Research Institute.
Dr. Bandid is a well-known economist with a long working experience in macroeconomic and financial issues, including at the IMF where he joined as a young professional in the IMF Economist program. He is widely recognized as a keen commentator on regional and global policy issues and contributes actively to policy discussion and capacity-building in the ASEAN region.
Dr. Bandid left the Bank of Thailand in November 2010—where he joined in 1990 and held the positions of deputy Governor for monetary stability and for financial stability since 2004-- to work on improving Thailand’s corporate governance and manage the country’s private sector anti-corruption initiative under the capacity of President and CEO of the Thai Institute of Directors. He writes regularly for the Bangkok Post and for his weekly column in a leading Thai business daily on economic and governance issues. He frequently lectures and chairs high-level policy and investors meetings throughout Asia including Japan and Singapore.
08 Jun 2017
This session will discuss various anti-corruption initiatives in Asia, their implications to the development of the social sector and lessons learned.