Mr. Wichai Chivakanit
Date Of Birth: 7 July 1953 (70 years old)
Married to Rotary Ann Kanchanee Chivakanit with two children
Joined the Rotary Club of Dhonburi in 1985,
sponsored by Rtn.Surajit Kongwattana and PP.Dr.Pichai Buranasombati
BA Business Management, The Open University, UK
Certificate of Qualification, Marketing and Leadership, Cranfield University, UK
Certificate of Qualification, Entomology, Purdue University, USA
Certificate of Qualification, International Operations, INSEAD Business School, France
Sponsored by Wellcome Singapore Private Limited as preparation for senior management position
WellTech HealthCare group of companies manufactures and trades in public health pesticides, application equipment and rapid test kits. The group serves public health professionals both in the public and private sectors.
Member of the standard drafting committee for mosquito coil at the Thai Industrial Standards Institute
Member of the Food and Drug Administration subcommittee for pest control supervisor training
Trainer for the Department of Entomology, Faculty of Agriculture, Kasetsart University
Department of Disease Control trainer in vector control for nationwide local administrative offices in 1995-1998
Member of taskforce for policymaking for the expediter of hazardous substances registration, Food and Drug Administration
Maintained 100% attendance record since becoming a Rotarian in 1985.
Recipient of the Rotary International Service Above Self award RY 2016-2017 and RY 2020-2021.
Rotary Club of Dhonburi President RY 2017-2018 (Year of the Club's 60th anniversary).
Assistant Governor District 3350 RY 2018-2019, 2019-2020, and 2020-2021.
Chair of the Polio Plus subcommittee RY 2018-2019, 2019-2020, and 2020-2021.
Chair of District Membership Development Committee RY 2018-2019 during which
oversaw the founding of seven Rotary Clubs, five of which in Thailand and two of which overseas.
Personally advises the five clubs in Thailand for four years to allow the new clubs to grow sustainably.
Chair of District Membership Development Committee RY 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 during
which worked with PP Dr Pichai Buranasombati, the District Club Expansion Subcommittee Chair,
to found 15 Rotary Clubs, adding 300 members. In RY 2023-2024 will continue to
chair the District Membership Development Committee alongside the District Governor- ship to ensure policy continuity.
Chair of the 60th Anniversary Celebration of the Rotary Club of Dhonburi which welcomed 650 guests, of which 120 were overseas Rotarians.
Initiated eight Global Grant projects to mark the 60th anniversary of the Rotary Club of Dhonburi valued at $483,870.
Raised $130,000 for The Rotary Foundation in the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Rotary Club of Dhonburi.
As President of the Rotary Club of Dhonburi in Rotary Year 2017-2018 oversaw multiple global grant projects which donated 45 incubators to 39 hospitals across Thailand.
Chair of the organising committee for the four-district joint charitable activities, hosted by District 3350, to honour the His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.