Brief biography

Dr. Subin Pinkayan was born and raised in Chiang Mai, Thailand.


  • 1958 B. Eng. (Hons.), Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok
  • 1961 M. Eng., Asian Institute of Technology, Pathumthani, Thailand
  • 1965 Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA His diversified career over the past fifty two years include:

As a Professional Engineer

  • Chairman, SEATEC Group of Companies (Present)
  • Former Member of the Board of the Council of Engineers, Thailand
  • Former Executive Director of Engineering Institute of Thailand
  • Former Vice President of Thailand Consulting Engineers Association of Thailand
  • Former Director of International Water Resources Association

As a Businessman (active position at present)

  • Honorary Advisor, MDX Group of companies for Industrial Estate Development
  • Honorary Advisor, GMS Power Public Company Limited for hydropower development

As an Academician

  • Former Associate Professor, Asian Institute of Technology
  • Former Member of Board of Trustee of Asian replica uhren Institute of Technology, Chiang Mai University and Kasetsart University
  • Former Member of Development Committee, Burapha University
  • Present, Chairman of Board of Trustee, NTU (Thailand)
  • Special Lecturer of Regional Development, Chiang Mai University

As a Politician

  • Former Member of Parliament, Chiang Mai
  • Former Deputy Minister of Finance
  • Former Minister of University Affairs
  • Former Minister of Commerce
  • Former Minister of Foreign Affairs

Dr. Subin is currently active in public affairs and company business - both at home and abroad. He was a recipient of the 1991 Personal Service Award in "National and International Prestige" honored by Colorado State University and also a recipient of the 2003 Outstanding Alumni Award in "Social Achievement Award" honored by Asian Institute of Technology Alumni Association of Thailand.