Mr. Isra Sunthornvut (ISDP Class of 1993)
Mr. Isra Sunthornvut graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Travel Industry degree from ISDP in 1993. He then obtained his master’s degree majoring in European Studies from Chulalongkorn University.
Presently, Mr. Isra is the Secretary-General of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA), the producer and host of “Fud Fid Fo Fi” television program for Modernine TV, a weekly columnist for Thai Post newspaper, and also the host of “Kham Khob Fah,” Bluesky/Fah Wan Mai Channel. Spending almost 15 years in the political arena, he was a Member of Parliament (Party List), Democrat Party, in 2013 and the Secretary to the Opposition Leader of the House of Representatives in 2012. He was the Vice Minister Attached to the Prime Minister’s Office and the Deputy Secretary General to the Prime Minister in 2011 and 2010. In 2009, he was the Secretary to the Opposition Leader of the House of Representatives and the Spokesman and Advisor (for Foreign Affairs) to the Governor of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration in 2006 and 2007.
Mr. Isra also received two Thai prestigious and honorable decorations which are the Most Exalted Order of the White Elephant and the Most Noble Order of the Crown of Thailand.