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CELP Summit 2021

Circular Economy Leadership & Partnership Summit 2021

Speakers Bio

Alisara Sivayathorn

Amorpol Huvanandana

Arnold Tukker


Chachanat Thebtaranonth

Chalermpol Hoonpongsimanont

Claire Thiebault

Edwin Keh

Emmanuelle MAIRE

Ernesto Sanchez-Triana

Eugene Kwon

Eun Joo Yi

Hemant Chaudhary

Isa-Maria Bergman

Jirarot Pojanavaraphan

Johannes Kisser

Kanchana Wanichkorn

Khwanrudee Imardoon

Kitipong Promwong

Kittiphat Suthisamphat

Krista Kruft

Laura Benns


Lerwen LIU

Mushtaq Memon

Niall O'Connor

Nongnuch Poolsawad

Nophol "Naps" Techaphangam

Pareena Prayukvong

Parvathy Krishnan

Piengpen Wongnapapan

Pierre Boileau

Pongvipa Lohsomboon

Prasad Modak

Pruitti Kerdchoochuen

Regula Schegg


Sakarindr Bhumiratana

Savanit Boonyasuwat

Singh Intrachooto

Sirapassorn SAGULWIWAT

Susann Roth

Teerapun Pimtong

Thomas Lindhqvist

Varoon Varanyanond

Veena Sahajwalla

Veera Kwanloetchit


Kitipong Promwong



Dr. Kitipong Promwong is the President of Office of National Higher Education Science Research and Innovation Policy Council (NXPO). He is also appointed by the Prime Minister to oversee formulation of National Policy initiatives on Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation which directly reports to the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation.

He has been assigned by the Thai Government – through the Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation – to draft national policy proposals including, for instance, the White Paper on National Reform on Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Intellectual Property and Research Commercialization Promotion Act, and fiscal and financial incentive packages to promote research, development and innovation of the private firms, entrepreneurs and startups in Thailand and Bio-Circular-Green Economy (BCG) Policy.

Dr. Kitipong Promwong has played important role in formulating strategic programs and initiatives related to science, technology and innovation development in Thailand. Examples include regional science parks development, establishment of Food Innopolis (Food Innovation City), establishment of Company R&D Center Facilitation Centers, setting up Talent Mobility Program (mobilizing scientists and technologists from public sector to work in private companies in order to help strengthen the companies’ competitiveness), development of science, technology, and engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce, promotion of work-integrated learning (WiL) education and the BCG in Action Initiative.

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