Prior to forming Ingenious Simulation Co. Ltd., Sotas was an associate at Premier Advisory Group, a boutique Investment Banking firm with focus on Merger & Acquisitions, and financial advisory services. Sotas primarily covered power, mining & resources, construction material, and petrochemical sectors. Along with senior bankers, Sotas advised EGAT International in acquiring international assets in India and Indonesia, among other countries. He has advised a leading food & beverage company based in Malaysia for leverage buy-out fund raising.
Prior to joining Premier Advisory Group, Sotas was a supply chain analyst at Bangkok Dusit Medical Services (“BDMS”) during 2008 – 2009. At BDMS, he showed excellent financial analysis skill which got him promoted to a financial analyst position supporting CEO in strategic investment plan. One of the key investment projects was THB 1bn investment in a new medical facility. His work included consolidating pathology lab and genetic lab to newly build stem cell and sterile facility, financial feasibility, and loan repackage.
Sotas graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from UCL London. He holds an MBA majoring finance from Sasin Business School.
Nopawan is an experienced professional equipped with broad experience in banking industry and management consulting. She has intensive experiences in project management and change management, business planning, and end-to-end implementation. She is a trusted team leader who empowers the team via providing directions, coaching, structure and supports to team members.
EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHT IN CHANGE MANAGEMENT
-Led the Corporate Responsibility team of a leading financial institution in Thailand; implementing an innovative CSR program that aims at empowering youths through the arts and life-skills. The program has successfully been adopted by employees. It has become an important platform for branch employees in building customer engagement. For HR, the program has become a platform in talent development. In 2015, the program won Asset Award, Gold Award by Asset Magazine, Hong Kong, for the best practice in Corporate Governance, Investor Relations, Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility
-For a large Thai bank, led the change management team that supports transformation programs. Key contributions include the launch of new office management program, the development of a digital sales tool, mobilization of culture change program and establishing the change management team for HR, development of change management playbook.
Nopawan graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in English and History from Chulalongkorn University. She holds an MBA majoring marketing from SASIN Business School.
Phacharaporn (Ploy) Phijaranakul is a marketing lecturer and creative digital marketing consultant for various business industries and leading universities in Thailand. She is a Ph.D. candidate at Assumption University of Thailand I Martin de Tours School of Management and Economics in Business administration (Major: Marketing)