Mr. Nanthawithaya holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Chulalongkorn University and an M.B.A. in Finance from Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration. He also participated in an exchange program at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, U.S.A.


Mr. Nanthawithaya commenced his career at the Siam Commercial Bank’s Treasury Department in 1994, before moving on to Cargill Financial Services as Hedge Fund Manager in 1998. After that, he joined Standard Chartered Bank, where he rose to the position of Managing Director and Regional Head of Capital Markets, Southeast Asia. Mr. Nanthawithaya re-joined the Siam Commercial Bank in 2008 as Senior Executive Vice President, Corporate Banking Group.


He was appointed as Chief Executive Officer and Vice Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Bank in 2015 and the President and Chief Executive Officer in 2016.


In February 2019, the Bank transformed its management structure to accelerate its journey towards becoming a future bank and appointed Mr. Nanthawithaya as Director and Chief Executive Officer. In April 2019, Mr. Nanthawithaya was appointed to serve as the Chairman of the Executive Committee. Later in November 2019, Mr. Nanthawithaya was additionally appointed by the Board to serve as the Member of the Technology Committee.  



Current position

  • Director
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chairman of the Executive Committee
  • Member of the Risk Oversight Committee
  • Member of the Technology Committee

Date of appointment

2 April 2015

No. of years on the board

4 years 1 month


  • B.A. (Economics), Chulalongkorn University
  • M.B.A. (Finance), Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration

Training program

  • Director Accreditation Program, Thai Institute of Directors Association

Experience in the past 5 years


Chairman, SCB Securities Co., Ltd.



Director and Chairman of the Investment Committee, SCB Life Assurance PCL



Vice Chairman, Vinasiam Bank



Director, CAT Telecom PCL

  2015-2019 Director, Siam Commercial Foundation
  2018-2019 Director, Mrigadayavan Palace Foundation

Positions in other listed companies



Positions in non-listed companies/entities


Director, Princess Pa Foundation

  2017-Present Chairman, Digital Ventures Co., Ltd.
  2017-Present Council Member, Vidyasirimedhi Institute of Science and Technology
  2018-Present Chairman, SCB-Julius Baer Securities Co., Ltd.



Director, Electronic Transactions Development Agency (Public Organization)

SCB shareholding


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Family relationship with director and management