Phurichai Rungcharoenkitkul

Director of Monetary Policy Strategy Office at Bank of Thailand

Phurichai Rungcharoenkitkul is Director of Monetary Policy Strategy Office at the Bank of Thailand. He is currently on leave from the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) where he is Principal Economist in the Monetary and Economic Department. His recent research covers monetary policy, macroeconomics, financial stability, financial markets, and open-economy issues. His works feature in the BIS flagship publications, academic journals as well as policy notes for central bank governors who convene in Basel every two months. Before joining the BIS, he was a central banker for nearly a decade, with experience in monetary policy strategy, macroeconomic forecasting and reserve management. He also spent a couple of years at the International Monetary Fund covering Asia & Pacific. He holds a DPhil in Economics from the University of Oxford.