Suthiphand Chirathivat is Executive Director, ASEAN Studies Center, and Chairman, Chula Global Network, and emeritus professor of economics at Chulalongkorn University. Until recently, he was Dean, Faculty of Economics, Chairman of the Ph.D. Program in Economics, Chairman of Economics Research Center and Center for International Economics at Chulalongkorn University.
Professor Suthiphand previously held a position as Advisor to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Transport and Communications, thus including Economic Affairs Committee and Foreign Affairs Committee of the Thai Parliament. He represented Thailand for the East Asia Expert Study Group (ASEAN+3, until 2009) and the Comprehensive Economic Partnership in East Asia (ASEAN+6, until 2010).
Recent publications include China’s Rise in Mainland ASEAN: New Dynamics and Changing Landscape (co-eds) (2018), Celebrating the Third Decade and Beyond: New Challenges to ASEAN-India Economic Partnership (2017), Global Economic Uncertainties and Southeast Asian Economies (co-eds) (2016), Emerging’s Asia Growth Practices (2009), EU-ASEAN Facing Economic Globalisation (co-eds) (2006). He had also published numerous articles in journals and books. He is advisory board member of Asian Economic Journal and was editor of Chulalongkorn Journal of Economics, advisory board of ASEAN Economic Bulletin, and Asian Business and Management.
Professor Suthiphand holds a Doctorat en Economie from the University of Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris I. He also serves as Honorary President of the Thai Association of Former Students in France.