AMCHAM is delighted to welcome Ms. Auramon Supthaweethum, Director General, Department of Trade Negotiations, to address the AMCHAM membership at our online Membership Meeting.
There has been a paradigm shift in the international economic landscape as a result of the Covid pandemic. Thailand is in the process of repositioning its global economic strategy to respond to the new realities and to mitigate the challenges and capitalize on the newly emerging opportunities. Director General Auramon will discuss the Department’s Covid-19 related policy priorities, the status of RCEP, CPTPP, and perspectives on maintaining commercial growth in the midst of the global pandemic and the New Normal’s future trends.
Director General Auramon represented Thailand in several World Trade Organization (WTO) and bilateral trade negotiations and meetings. She was Minister Counselor at the Permanent Mission of Thailand to the World Trade Organization from 2003-2007. She became Deputy Director-General of the Department of Intellectual Property in 2015. From 2015 to 2017, she was a member of the National Reform Steering Assembly (NRSA) where she worked on recommendations for economic reform with a view to transforming Thailand to Innovative-Driven- Economy. In 2017, She was Deputy Director-General of the Department of Trade Negotiations. In 2018, she was appointed Director-General of the Department of Trade Negotiations.
Director General Auramon holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration in Accounting and Economics from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, with further studies in Economic Development and International Trade at University of Reading, the United Kingdom, and a Master of Business Administration from Thammasat University, Thailand