The Board of Directors

Mr.Phongsthorn Thavisin

Director and President and Chief Executive Officer
Age : 60
Starting Date : Oct 1, 2018


  • B.Sc. (Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering), The Pennsylvania State University, U.S.A.

Useful Past Experiences for PTTEP

  • October – December 2018 : Chief Executive Officer and Acting President, Exploration and Production
  • 2017 – September 2018 : President, Exploration and Production and Acting Executive Vice President, Business Transformation and Organization Group
  • 2016 – 2017 : Chief Operating Officer, Production Asset and Operations Support Group and acting Executive Vice President, Operations Support Group
  • January – December 2015: Executive Vice President, Technology and Sustainability Development Group
  • 2012 – 2014: Executive Vice President, Engineering and Development Group
  • Senior Vice President, Engineering and Construction Division
  • Vice President, Production Development Division
  • Senior Manager, Safety, Security, Health and Environment
  • Senior Manager, International Assets
  • Senior Manager, Arthit Asset

Vision for managing the company’s business

  • Leading Asian E&P Company with international competitiveness, driven by technology for effective cost management, demonstrating environmental-friendly operations as a sustainable energy supplier for the country.
  • In New Business aspect, PTTEP will become a leading company in Renewables and E&P related businesses.
  • Key success factor for existing and new business is to become LEAN organization with agile ways of working, equipped with Fit-for-purpose structure to ensure full readiness for future changes or disruptions.

Vision in performing duties that comply with Good Corporate Governance of PTTEP

  • PTTEP will stand as a prototype and leading organization in corporate governance for sustainable growth.


  • Capital Market Leader Program (Class 27), Capital Market Academy
  • Director Certification Program (DCP) 223/2016, Thai Institute of Directors Association
  • Energy Literacy Leadership Program (Class 7), Thailand Energy Academy
  • Senior Executive Program (SEP-19), Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University
  • Advanced Naval Studies Program (Class 40/2008), Institute of Advanced Naval Studies
  • PTT Group EVP Leadership Development
  • PTT Executive Leadership, General Electric, GE, New York, U.S.A.
  • Breakthrough Program for Senior Executive, IMD
  • The National Defense Course (2013-2014), Thai National Defense College