Mr Lin Hongliang
Mr Lin was appointed as Secretary General of Asian-Pacific Postal Union (APPU) in January 2014. Prior to joining APPU he was Director General for Universal Postal Service in the State Post Bureau of China. He brings a wealth of international knowledge and experience to APPU and promises a fresh vision for the region.
Mr Anucha Soonglertsongpha
Mr Anucha joined APPU in August 2014. Prior to joining APPU he was In charge of international postal services for Thailand Post. He has a strong background in marketing and has been a regular guest lecturer on many courses. As a native Thai he should prove to be a top tour guide!
Ms Yu Yan
Ms Yu Yan started her postal career in 1995, entered into the International Business Departement in EMS China. From 2003 to 2004, she worked at the International Bureau of UPU, as the project manager of EMS Unit, specializing in the Improver Program. Her previous position before joining the APPU was the Director of the Express Management Division at the Market Supervision Department, State Post Bureau of China (P.R).
Mr Mark Lawley
Visiting Course Director
Mr Mark Lawley was invited to direct a number of courses in 2016.
Mr Derek Osborn
Visiting Course Director
Mr Osborn has been working with the APPU since 2008. With a background in Royal Mail in the UK he has a vast knowledge of the international postal world. His passion is personnel and personal development and he provides input on Leadership ond new courses.
Ms Penchan Manawanichkul
Mgr Admin & APPU Affairs
Penchan joined APPU late 2016. She studied Finance (MBA) and Economics (Bachelor). Besides handling day-to-day operations of APPU and the College, she also gives briefing and orientation on Thai language and culture. Ms. Penchan has various experiences working with ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, international consulting firms and foreign banks in Bangkok.
Mr Kirati Petchkum
Senior Administrative Officer
Kirati is the pioneer of APPU, where he joined since 1988. He earned Master’s degree in Marketing from Eastern Asia University. He acts a vital role in ensuring the wheels of APPU keep turning by providing financial and admin support. As a keen sportsman, Mr. Kirati hosts and play actively in the APPC sports day.
Ms Sawitree Langkhong
Sawitree is the Secretary at APPU for 12 years now (since 2006). She holds a Master’s degree in Marketing from Kasetsart University. Prior to joining APPU, she worked as QA/QC Inspector Assistant with Halliburton Energy Services. The College participants might know her well as the focal point for arranging air tickets and travel-related documents.
Mr Danai Suwattana
System Support Officer
Danai joined APPU since year 2000 to provide support on IT, system, internet and multi-media facilities. He graduated Master’s degree in Telecom and Computer Network from Rangsit University. He was General Manager of Maruay Engineering and System Engineer of Siripaisal Group before joining APPU.
Ms Somjin Chaingam
Ms. Somjin studied Social Work Administration from Thammasat University where she also graduated Master’s degree in Public Administration. She worked for Communications Authority of Thailand (CAT) since 1990 as Instructor and Officer in International Relations Department. She works with APPU since 1997. College’s participants and delegates recognize her by her kind-heartedness, and as mommy or auntie where they can run to for getting helps or advices.
Mr Thornthan JindapraKainon
Mr Thornthan (Bee) joined APPU in April 2014. Bee provides a wide range of support for APPU and APPC activities. He also provides the essential role of official photographer to ensure memories of each course and visit are recorded for posterity. Bee had previous experience in working as Chef in leading hotels.
Mr Anupan Auanon
Mr Anupan is a driver at APPC. Before joining the Centre in 1995 he worked with the Cable Company as a driver. He holds all classes of drivers’ license.
Mr Sophon Sricharoen
Mr Sophon provide the vital first and last point of contact for all delegates arriving and leaving APPU and APPC. With airside access the two are able to meet delegates in the arrivals hall to smooth the arrivals process in Bangkok.