Mrs Chantavarn joined the InterOpera advisory board in January 2023. An economist and career central banker, she has held leadership roles with the Bank of Thailand (BOT) and internationally, with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Most recently, she was Assistant Governor at BOT and has overseen the work of the Financial Market's Group, the Regional Offices, the Financial Institutions Monitoring and Analysis Department, Communications and Corporate Relations, monetary/fiscal/financial sector development and international financial cooperation. In Thailand, she is currently a Special Advisor to the Eastern Economic Corridor Office working to promote a financial ecosystem to support innovation and sustainable investments.
At the IMF, she contributed academic and thought leadership pieces, and between 2006-2008, represented ASEAN members as Alternate Executive Director of South East Asia (based in Washington D.C.).