Dr. Thaicharoen was appointed as Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Economist on January 1, 2021. In addition, he also serves as Director for SCB Asset Management CL from 2019 – present. Previously, he was First Executive Vice President (FEVP), Head of Economic Intelligence Center (EIC).
Prior to joining SCB, Dr. Thaicharoen was Director at the Monetary Policy Department, Monetary Policy Group, Bank of Thailand, overseeing overall monetary policy analyses and policy recommendations on interest rate, exchange rate, and capital flow policies. Prior to that, he held executive positions in various central bank divisions, including macroeconomics, corporate strategy, and financial stability. During 2009-2010, he was on secondment to serve as Director of the Capital Market Research Institute at the Stock Exchange of Thailand.
Dr. Thaicharoen is an expert on macroeconomics, monetary policy, and capital market. He has published numerous research and commentary articles in local and international publications. He is also a frequent invited speaker for external organizations and public seminars.
Dr. Thaicharoen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Economics, majoring in finance and international economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA, under the Bank of Thailand’s scholarship.