Thailand Office

Thanapoom Tower, 23rd Floor
1550 New Petchburi Road,
Makkasan Ratchathewi,
Bangkok 10400

Tel: + 66 (0) 2652 7178
Fax: + 66 (0) 2652 7180


Our Team

Ms Stine Klapper, Resident Director
Stine is Resident Director of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Thailand office. Before coming to Bangkok, she was Resident Director of FES Macedonia in Skopje. Previously, Stine worked as a Research Associate at the Center for Transnational Studies, Foreign- and Security Policy at Freie Universität Berlin, Germany. She studied in Berlin, New York City and Osnabrück and holds a Master degree in International Relations.


Preeda Sirisawat

Ms Preeda Sirisawat, Academic Advisor
Preeda initially joined FES as programme officer working on women's empowerment and gender for more than ten years and is currently responsible for two working areas on security sector governance/reform and on labour rights and trade unions.


Thatsanavanh Banchong

Ms Thatsanavanh Banchong,
Programme Officer

Thatsanavanh Banchong (Kai) joined FES office in 2008. She holds a Master Degree in Sociology from Toulouse II University (France) and also a Master of Cooperation and Development in the South East Asia programme at Lille III University (France). Her working areas are civic education, youth, media reform and gender.



Ms Sukanya Seetha
Financial and Administrative Manager
Sukanya joined FES in May 2016. She has several years of experience with international non-profit organization in administrative and financial sector. 
Panida Pinmun

Ms Panida Pinmun, Assistant
Panida (Buk) has provided invaluable general assistance to the FES Thailand staff since 2005, being responsible for the office’s wellbeing and playing a supporting role during events and activities to ensure their smooth running.

Sanit Pimsawat

Mr Sanit Pimsawat, Driver and Assistant
Sanit has been with the FES Thailand since 1995, and on top of being the most reliable driver in Bangkok, he helps out with office logistics and maintenance issues.