Mr. Surachet Chaipatamanont
Surachet is a Senior Partner in Prime Road Group and the founder of Asiahalcyon Capital, a principal investment and advisory group with a presence in Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand.
Surachet has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, of which 8 years were with JP Morgan in Hong Kong and Singapore, where he last served as the Head of Financial Institution Group (Southeast Asia), as well as stints at Bear, Stearns & Co and Peregrine Capital (USA) Inc. in New York.
Surachet previously served as CEO of Maybank Investment Bank (formerly known as Aseambankers, the investment banking arm of Maybank), as well as Head of Corporate Investment Banking overseeing a portfolio of over MYR20billion in assets.
He subsequently served as Managing Director for Direct Investment (China) at Guoco Management (HK) and Advisor to the Group President of Hong Leong Financial Group in Malaysia. He has been an Independent Non-Executive Director of Gul Technologies Singapore Ltd since 2010.
Surachet was most recently the Managing Partner of Tuas Capital Partners, one of the few selected outsourced fund managers for Ekuiti Nasional Berhad (Ekuinas), Malaysia’s sovereign private equity fund management company.
Graduated from Columbia University with Bachelor of Electrical Engineering and Master of Operations Research in Finance.
Mr. Somprasong Panjalak
Somprasong is a Senior Partner in Prime Road Group and currently serves as the Managing Director.
Somprasong has over 20 years of experience in the legal services industry, of which over 11 years were with Baker & McKenzie. There, he was among the youngest to be promoted to Partner, before leaving to join Banpu Public Company Limited. Prior to joining Baker & McKenzie, he spent 7 years with the Stock Exchange of Thailand as Senior Legal Officer.
His experience includes laws, regulations and practices of the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Stock Exchange of Thailand and Thailand Securities Depository (TSD), laws relating to merger and acquisitions, public limited companies, commercial law and business, restructuring as well as drafting various commercial contracts. His functional expertise covers Energy Management, Corporate Governance, and Legal Services related to the Capital Markets.
Somprasong currently serves as the Secretary for the Communications and Telecommunication Commission, and is a frequent guest speaker at the Stock Exchange of Thailand. He also teaches at Chulalongkorn University’s and Bangkok University’s Faculty of Laws.
He graduated from Thammasat University with a Bachelor of Laws and earned a Master of Laws from Case Western Reserve University.