Senior Vice President of Science & Innovation, PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited (GC)

“Dr. Chaya Chandavasu is currently Senior Vice President of Science & Innovation at PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited (GC), one of the leading and largest chemical companies in Asia, and a member of the Board of Directors in several companies under GC's umbrella, such as PTTGC Innovation America Corporation, Solution Creation Company Limited in Thailand, GC Ventures Company Limited, GC Ventures America Corporation. He is responsible for company's innovation strategy, corporate venture capital, project development and scouting / assessing new emerging technologies to create long-term competitive advantages as well as overseeing GC's Science & Innovation Center. With more than 23 years of experience in the global oil & gas, petrochemical and chemical industry, his experience includes technology & engineering, manufacturing, marketing & sales and research & development.

Dr. Chaya earned a degree in Chemistry (First Class Honors) from Mahidol University, Thailand and a master/doctorate in Chemical Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA.