Thailand (Bangkok)

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​​Ms Watinee Kharnwong
Director (Education)
Department of Education and Training
Austr​alian Embassy, Bangkok

Watinee commenced her role as the Deputy Director (Education) at the Australian Embassy Bangkok in April 2002. She was promoted to the role of Director (Education), Australian Embassy, Bangkok in March 2014. 

Watinee represents the Department of Education and Training and works closely with many Thai government agencies to maintain excellent education relationship. Relevant partners include include Ministry of Education, Ministry of Science and Technology, Thai and Australian universities, Australian Studies Centre, National Science and Technology Development Agency, National Nanotechnology Center, Thailand Professional Qualification Institute and multilateral organisations including UNESCO and SEAMEO.
 
Watinee brings to her role extensive experience in the media and public relations sectors. 
 
She spent a year in Denmark as an exchange student under AFS programme from 1988-1989. 
 
Watinee holds a Master’s of Arts in Communications from RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia and a Bachelor’s of Journalism, majoring in television and radio broadcasting from Thammasat University, Bangkok. 

Contact details:

Australian Embassy
181 Wireless Rd
Bangkok  10330  
THAILAND  

Phone: +66 2 344 6491 
Fax:    +66 2 344 6303    
Email:  watinee.kharnwong@dfat.gov.au 

 

  

Staff contact details:

Ms Withitaporn (Anne) Sangprakong

Project and Administrative Officer 
Phone: +66 2 344 6493
Fax:     +66 2 344 6303
Email:   withitaporn.sangprakong@dfat.gov.au

(Time difference: AEST less 3 hours, AEDT less 4 hours)