President – Thailand
Tharanit Thapanandana previously worked for Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production. He was first manager for government programmes, followed by manager for government affairs. From 2010-2012, Tharanit was project support manager at Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production. In this role, Tharanit focused on government relations strengthening and enhancement. His key responsibilities included being the reprehensive in coordinating; dealing and negotiating; communicating; and resolving issues with stakeholders. In 2013, Tharanit joined Salamander Energy as corporate affairs manager, responsible for four core areas including government affairs; corporate and social responsibilities; public relations and communications; and environment. In 2015, Tharanit joined Ophir Energy as corporate affairs manager and subsequently as country president. He holds a BSc degree in environmental science from Thammasat University and a MSc in environmental science from Chulalongkorn University.