The President

Mr.Chutinant Bhirombhakdi

The President of Thai-Japand Shotokan Karate Association (Thailand)
The President of Thaialnd Karate Federation : TKF


Mr. Chutinunt Bhirombhakdi

  • 5th Degree Black Belt of Japan Karate Association
  • Former President of Federation of All Thai Karate-do Organization (FATKO), now Changed the name to Thailand Karate Federation (TKF).
  • Former President of New England Collegiate Karate Conference
  • Former President of North American Karate Federation
  • Former Captain of Boston University Karate Team (1979-1980)
  • 1976: training Karate-do under the teaching of Sensei Kazumi Tabata in USA .
  • 1989: Invited Sensei Fujikiyo Omura to be the Chief Instructor of Thai-Japan Shotokan Karate Association (Thailand).
  • The Great Supporter of Karate-do Activities in Thailand.

Personal data

Date of birth April 9, 1957

Parents : Mr. Chamnong and Khunying Supatcharee Bhirombhakdi

Spouse : ML Piyapas Bhirombhakdi

Children :

  • Miss Chitpas Bhirombhakdi
  • Miss Nantaya Bhirombhakdi
  • Mr. Naiyanobh Bhirombhakdi


  • Executive Vice President, Boon Rawd Brewery Co., Ltd
  • Executive Director, Boon Rawd Trading Co., Ltd., the distributor of Boon Rawd beverages in Thailand
  • Chairman of the Board, Singha North America Inc., the distributor of Boon Rawd beverage in North America
  • Director, Siam Piwat Co., Ltd., a property development business and the developer of Siam Center, Siam Discovery and Siam Paragon
  • Executive Director, Bangkok Glass Industry Co., Ltd., a leading glass bottle producer
  • Director, Pendulum Co., Ltd., the importer and distributor of leading global watch brands

Other experiences

  • Advisor to Former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Governing Board, Cardigan Mountain School, USA.
  • Advisor, Master’s Degree Program in Marketing, Faculty of Commerce and Accountancy, Thammasat University

Social contribution

2005 Honorary Advisor, the Sports Association for the Disabled of Thailand under the Royal Patronage of His Majesty the King

2005 Athletes Team Manager, 3 rd ASEAN Para Games, Manila, the Philippines

2003 – present Honorably Advisor, Senate Standing Committee on Sports

2002 – present Vice Chairman, Skeet and Trap Shooting Association of Thailand

1990 – present Charter President, Thai-Japan Shotokan Karate Association

1989 – 1990 Vice President, Asia-Pacific Union Karate-Do Organizations (APUKO) Technical

1989 Coach for the Thai National Karate Team to 15 th SEA Games, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

1988 – 1996 President of Federation of All-Thai Karate-Do Organization

1987 Coach for the Thai National Karate Team to 14 th SEA Games, Jakarta, Indonesia

1981 – present Board Member, Phya Bhirom Bhakdi Foundation

Other experience

2005 Telecast Judge for 2005 Miss Universe 2005 Pageant Competition in


Education and training

2005 Certificate, The Role of Chairman Program, Thai Institute of Directors Association

2004 Certificate, Director Certification Program (49/2004), Thai Institute of Directors Association

2003 Diploma, The National Defense College of Thailand, Politics

2001 Certificate, Strategic Negotiations: Deal Making for the Long Term, Harvard Business School

1998 Certificate, Families in Business: From Generation to Generation, Harvard Business School

1984 Certificate, Accounting Directors Seminar Course, Thammasat University

1980 Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Boston University, Massachusetts, USA

1976 Hotchkiss School, Connecticut, USA

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