Dr. Thaicharoen, appointed as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Wealth Banking Officer on December 18, 2023, has a distinguished career trajectory within SCB, previously serving as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Wholesale Banking Officer, and earlier as Chief Economist. Before joining SCB, he held a prominent role as Director at the Monetary Policy Department of the Bank of Thailand, where he led comprehensive analyses and policy recommendations regarding monetary policy, interest rates, exchange rates, and capital flows. Additionally, he held executive roles across various divisions within the central bank, including macroeconomics, corporate strategy, and financial stability. During his tenure, he also served as Director of the Capital Market Research Institute at the Stock Exchange of Thailand. Dr. Thaicharoen's expertise extends to macroeconomics, monetary policy, and the capital market, reflected in his prolific publications and frequent invitations as a speaker for external organizations and public seminars. He obtained his academic credentials—a Bachelor of Science in Economics and a Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, specializing in finance and international economics—from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA, supported by a scholarship from the Bank of Thailand.