Thailand Update

The next country on the agenda was Thailand, a potential new market for ICMA. A meeting was held at the prestigious Thammasat Business School (TBS) with Assoc. Prof. Kobkaew Ratanaubol (Head, Department of Accounting); Asst. Prof. Dr. Orapan Yolrabil (Associate Dean for International Affairs); Asst. Prof. Dr. Kulya Chantadej (Department of Accounting) and Dr. Teerachai Arunruengsiri (Associate Dean for Finance).

From Left to Right: Dr. Teerachai Arunruengsiri (Associate Dean for Finance); Asst. Prof. Dr. Orapan Yolrabil (Associate Dean for International Affairs); Assoc. Prof. Kobkaew Ratanaubol (Head, Department of Accounting); Prof Brendan O’Connell, ICMA President; Prof Janek Ratnatunga, ICMA CEO, Dr. Ruwan Hulugalle (ICMA Regional Director, Mekong) and Asst. Prof. Dr. Kulya Chantadej (Department of Accounting).

Two other institutions were visited Thailand, Dhurakij Pundit University (DPU)  where Prof Brendan O’Connell, ICMA President; Prof Janek Ratnatunga, ICMA CEO, Dr. Ruwan Hulugalle (ICMA Regional Director, Mekong) were hosted by Dr.Siridech Kumsuprom and Asst. Prof. Dr. Harald Kraus the Dean; and Rajamangala University of Technology Thanyaburi (RMUTT) where a constructive meeting with Associate Prof.Chaimongkol Pholkaew was held.

Prof Brendan O’Connell (ICMA President); Dr. Ruwan Hulugalle (ICMA Regional Director, Mekong); Dr Ana Sopanah (ICMA Regional Director, East Java), and Prof Janek Ratnatunga (ICMA CEO) relaxing after a hard tour of Thailand.