Mr. Siradej Donavanik is the Interim Managing Director for Dusit Hospitality Education. In addition to his duties for Dusit Hospitality Education he also serves as Managing Director for ASAI and Vice President for Development at Dusit International. His main responsibilities include developing new projects and strategic partnerships in both hotels and education sector for the company. In recent years, he is also tasked to handle and support other strategic investments, including technology start-ups, in health & wellness and food retail.
Beside continuing the legacy of the family’s business, Mr. Donavanik started his own restaurant business in 2013, and helped launch a Thailand-based social enterprise that promotes environmental sustainability through arts.
Mr. Donavanik graduated from the University of Exeter, UK in 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Economic and Political Development. Prior to joining Dusit International, he trained as an analyst and investment banker with brokerage and securities firm, Trinity Securities. He subsequently joined HSBC Thailand as an Assistant to the Premier Relationship Development Manager until joining Dusit in 2009 as Assistant Manager of Investment and Development.