Monthip S. Tabucanon
Director General, Department of Environmental Quality Motion, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment , Thailand
Dr. Monthip Sriratana Tabucanon is currently Director General of the Department of Environmental Quality Promotion, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Thailand. She previously held key positions at the Ministry as Deputy Permanent Secretary, Inspector General, and Director General of the Pollution Control Department, among others. She was leader of several environmental cooperation and capacity building projects in Thailand including the contribution in the field of Environmental Dispute Resolution in Thailand, the establishments of the Environmental Research and Training Center, which was a Thailand-Japan bilateral project, and of the Asia-Europe Environmental Technology Center, which was an Asia-Europe multilateral project. She serves on the Boards of Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), Institute of Global Environment Strategies (IGES), United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD) and several international organizations including as Regional Councilor for South and East Asia of the World Conservation Union - IUCN. She obtained her doctorate in Urban Engineering from The University of Tokyo.