Meet Our Board of Directors
Some information about our board members and their contact details!
Dr. Petros Rigas has over 17 years of professional experience in IT /Project Management in large projects dealing with complex deliveries including online gaming and e-commerce solutions, ERP systems, BI and other web-based systems. Petros previously worked at GTECH Corporation (a Fortune 500 firm) where he delivered large projects involving national gaming solutions. In his current role, Petros advises the President of Loxley PCL and works closely with many senior executives in delivering projects across various industries: Telecommunications, Construction, Information Technology, Power Infrastructure, Trading, and Project Management. Petros holds a PhD in Information Technology (Assumption University), an MBA in Information Systems (MSM), and a BBA in Information Systems (MEU). Petros is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®).
VP for Finance
Mr. Yodchai Apisitpisarn has 17 years of experience in managing projects across various industries including: IT, Manufacturing, and Oil & Gas. His experience in projects ranges from Sales & Marketing events to implementing and providing support for enterprise-wide project management solutions. Presently as General Manager at PSI Solutions, he provides project management consultancy, support, and various other deliveries for clients including training and coaching. A vast chunk of his dedicated effort focuses on implementing enterprise PM systems using standardized PM methodologies so as to improve projects’ performance and advance or expand Project Management Maturity within organizations. Mr. Yodchai has served as President at the PMI Bangkok Chapter as well as in various other positions on the board since the Chapter’s inception. He is a certified PMP® and PRojects IN Controlled Environments (PRINCE2 Practitioner). He holds a Master of Science degree in Systems Engineering from the University of Houston – Clear Lake, USA as well as a B.E. in Electrical Engineering from Thammasat University in Thailand.
VP for Government Affairs
Jirasak has 20 years’ experience in public project management areas as a Project Manager/Project Director at Weapon Production Center (WPC) and Defense Technology Institute(DTI), Defense Ministry, Thailand working with local partners such as Army and Air force research centers, MTEC, and international partners from UK, Sweden, China, Australia, Germany, and others. As a Project Management Office director and founder, he has developed standardized PM methodology and has formulated organizational project management processes and templates. At a strategic level, he is a member of a strategic team working on formulating a 15 year strategic plan, and is also a member of DTI’s executive committees. He also volunteers at PMI Thailand Chapter as a Translation Editor for PMBOK Edition 5th English – Thai Version as well as a guest speaker at PMI Thailand Chapter monthly events and activities.
- Cell (66) 87 – 683 2781
VP for Education
Ms. Ananya Vilaskhamphee is a young and passionate IT project management professional, with eight years of experience in project management for IT and telecommunication industries. She is currently working with The Stock Exchange of Thailand. Ms. Ananya is a certified PMP®. She has a BSc in computer science from Mahidol University and a Certification in Business Analysis from University of California, Irvine.
- Cell (66) 89 – 496 0593
Malai Williams Mcom
VP for Volunteers
Malai Williams is a Business Consultant and Program Manager with a deep-rooted background in Information Management. A passion for solving technical problems transitioned Malai from technical roles to solving project and business problems, helping businesses add to the bottom line, increasing their profitability and strengthening customer loyalty. She specialises in Project Management, Crisis Management, Solving Business Problems and Talent Acquisition with the IT field. She has over 20 years’ experience with reputable multinational corporations across various industries and in multiple regions; APAC, the United States and Europe. During her 16 years at Microsoft, she rapidly progressed, making significant contributions to the company. She has a Masters of Commerce in Business Information Systems from Australia, is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) for Windows Server.
- Cell (66) 83 122 – 6759
VP for Membership
Kitti is energetic and self-motivated with hands on experience in completing life cycle of engineering, procurement, and construction projects in oil, gas and energy industry at the contractor company along with extended project management professional in an area of research and development projects for defence technology at the public organization.
Kitti graduated in an international mechanical engineering program with a certified mechanical engineering license class I.
He is currently a volunteer to support and sustain the community of project management expertise at Project Management Institute, Thailand.
- Cell (66) 89 – 244 6475
Director at Large
Gonzague Patinier is an accomplished IT business development and service delivery manager with 18 years’ experience in the software and service industry in the South East Asia region with practice spanning the sales and delivery process of IT best practices, management and application solutions. He is recognized as an energetic and persuasive change catalyst who is naturally curious, who thrives on meeting, understanding and motivating people in cross-cultural environment. Specialities include: – Planning and analysis, project management, problem solving – Process development, planning, selling/influencing, marketing – Team building, career development, training and development
Director at Large
Will Vattananun was born and raised in Thailand. At the age of 20, he ventured out of his own country to pursue his dreams. To date Will has over 20 years of professional experience in ICT, developed through key involvement in large-scale IT portfolios, service projects and MIS operations. He specializes in infrastructure solutioning and integration, covering both hardware and software, complemented by end-to-end enterprise technology implementations, including analysis, design, development, support and maintenance from single to multi-tier environments. Will places project management central in everything he does. Accordingly, he is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®). Furthermore, Will has a bachelor degree from Drexel University and holds a master degree from New York University. Will is currently living in New York and works part-time for the U.S. Department of Defense as a strategic communications specialist.