Kenan Foundation Asia

Kenan Foundation Asia


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About Us

Kenan Institute Asia is empowering people with the knowledge, technology and skills necessary for a sustainable future. We are a Thai registered and headquartered, non-profit organization with charitable status, founded by Mr. Anand Panyarachun and led today by our Chairwomen, Khunying Jada Wattanasiritham. Kenan has been a trusted development partner in Thailand for companies, communities, and governments for over 20 years, and specializes in knowledge and capacity building activities, centered on implementing results-oriented social and economic development programming in Thailand and the region.

Since we began corporate funded projects in 1998, Kenan has implemented over 700 million THB in corporate branded projects in areas such entrepreneurship training, sustainable tourism, community financing, STEM education, financial literacy, and healthy communities. Project beneficiaries include students, teachers, business owners and managers, government officials, civil society leaders and staff, and community members. Kenan is affiliated with the Kenan-Flagler Business School.

Rep/Contact Info

Ara Paul Barsam
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Richard Bernhard
Executive Director
Russell Campbell
Suvipha Chaladkid
Pornluck Chantajitpreecha
Asa Chotchakornpant
Senior Manager, Partnerships
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John DaSilva
Director of Partnerships and Marketing
Alex Duke
Senior Manager - Partnerships
Jarusri Jiravisitkul
Nuntawut Pimpaeng
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Panomporn Yapakai
Corporate Engagement Manager