Professor Dr. Sonthya Vanichvatana

received her Ph.D. (civil engineering) from the University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A. in 1993, M.S.C.E. (construction engineering and management) from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, U.S.A. in 1987 and B.Arch. from Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand in 1985. She is the Chairperson of the Department of Real Estate, Martin de Tours School of Management and Economics, Assumption University of Thailand since 1997. She has work experiences as a building designer, project managers, construction managers, and a contractor. Her famous book, “Housing Project Development Process in Thailand” (Chulalongkorn University Press, 2013), is the first book of its kind in Thailand. She has been serving the Thailand Real Estate Association (TREA) as a board member since 1994.