Prior to joining Sea, Santitarn was the Head of Emerging Asia Economics Research at Credit Suisse where he advised public and private investors, covering 10 economies. He was the only economist in Asia to have won the prestigious best economic forecaster award by Consensus Economics for three consecutive years.
He is a visiting lecturer at Chulalongkorn University and a regular columnist for one of the top Thai language business newspapers. Previously, he also worked at the Ministry of Finance, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand, and the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation. Santitarn was selected as one of Asia’s 21 young leaders in 2017 by Asia Society.
Santitarn holds a doctorate degree in Public Policy and a master’s degree in Public Administration from Harvard University, as well aws a bachelor’s degree in Economics and a master’s degree from the LSE.