Mr. Nanthawithaya holds a Bachelor’s Degree in economics from Chulalongkorn University and an M.B.A. Degree 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.
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 2019, the Bank transformed its management structure to accelerate its journey toward becoming a future bank and appointed Mr. Nanthawithaya as Director, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Executive Committee. He presently also serves as Member of the Risk Oversight Committee and Member of the Technology Committee of the Bank; and Chairman, SCB 10X Co., Ltd.