M.L. Dispanadda Diskul (or Duke) is a Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Mae Fah Luang Foundation under Royal Patronage based in Thailand.
Duke leads rural development teams of the foundation through the Centre for Social Entrepreneurship (CSE) and the Knowledge and Learning Centre (KLC) to improve the livelihood of people in rural communities through expense reduction and income generation, training interested organizations on hands-on and practical approaches to sustainable development, and social entrepreneurship. He also oversees all operational aspects of the Doi Tung Development Project, the foundation's large-scale social enterprise comprises of 5 business units and with an annual revenue of approximately USD15 million.
Duke received his Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University, Thailand in 2005 and a Bachelor Degree in Economics from Brandeis University, Massachusetts, USA in 1997.
He is a member of the Schwab Foundation’s Social Entrepreneur (2009), The World Economic Forum's Young Global Leader (2013) and the Asia 21 Young Leader (2013).
05 Jun 2017