Thares Punsri (Air Chief Marshal)
Chairman of the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission of Thailand (NBTC)
Air Chief Marshal Thares Punsri has a long and distinguished career within the Air Force in Thailand, becoming Chief of Air Staff (2001 - 2005), before moving to government as Deputy Secretary of Defence (2006 - 2008) and later a Member of the National Assembly (2006 - 2007). He became Chairman of Defence Technology Institute (2009 - 2011) and is the founding Chairman of the NBTC.
Air Chief Marshal Punsri has been granted many honours for his service, most recently being made a Knight Grand Cordon (SPECIAL CLASS) of the Most Exalted Order of the White Elephant (2003) to add to his other accolades.