Short Bio –Dr. Pornchai Mongkhonvanit

Dr. Pornchai Mongkhonvanit is the President of the International Association of University Presidents and President of Siam University. He is Chair of the Advisory board of the Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP), Advisor and Former Chair of the Board, National Metal and Materials Technology Center of Thailand, the former President of the Association of Private Higher Education Institutions of Thailand, and the former President of the Thailand Chapter of the Phi Delta Kappa Honor Society. He is the recipient of numerous honours, including: the Medal of

Highest Honor, Kyung Hee University, Korea; the Medal of Honor, International Association of University Presidents; an Ed. D. Honoris Causa from Angeles University , Philippines ; the Medal of Honor, Soka University , Japan ; and a Distinguished Alumni Award, Kasetsart University and St. Gabriel's College , Thailand .
He is Honorary Professor at the Autonomous University of Guadalajara, Mexico and Guizhou University, China. He holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance Investment and Banking from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a degree from the National Defense College of Thailand, and has studied at the Graduate School of Education, Institute of Educational Management, and Harvard University.