Takorn Tantasith

Takorn Tantasith

Secretary General, National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission of Thailand

Takorn Tantasith is the first Secretary General of National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC), having taken up the role in 2012, Mr. Tantasith, has dedicated his time and energy to guide the NBTC and facilitate the development of Thailand telecommunication and broadcasting industry.

Prior to joining NBTC, Mr Takorn held various notable positions in Bureau of Budget and Office of the Auditor General of Thailand. Additionally, he was an advisor to the Senate House Committee of Communications for many years.

During his tenure as a Secretary General of the NBTC, the organisation has delivered many tangible and meaningful projects such as spectrum auctions and price regulations that simultaneously advance Thai telecommunication and broadcasting industry as well as protect consumers’ benefits. He also pushed for universal services to ensure equal access to technology for Thai people.

Mr Takorn received a bachelor of laws with second-class honors from Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand in 1982 and a master’s degree in public administration from Detroit University, USA in 1986. He was awarded an honorary doctorate in public administration from Prince of Songkla University, Thailand in 2013.

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