Team of highly motivated and experienced professionals​

Managing Partner

﹥ Sopon has diverse experiences as senior management, investment banker, strategist and principal investment with Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), Morgan Stanley, McKinsey & Company, Imprimis Limited, and Office of The Prime Minister
﹥ Ex-EVP and Head of Investment Banking Division and Business Strategy at SCB, Sopon has exceptional expertise in the areas of cross-broader M&A, strategy development, and investment advisory.
﹥ Sopon's senior management experience include, SCB's Wholesale Banking Committee, Board of Directors of SCB Securities, Airports of Thailand (AOT) Revenue Committee and Project Director at the Office of The Prime Minister, Thailand​

﹥ Advised PTT Group on Technology Fund development and roadmap.
Advised and managed $300m private equity fund on behalf of the Brunei Government.
Advised the Ministry of Finance on THB 300.0 bn Vayupak Fund conversion plan.
Financial Advisor of THB 5.7 bn Leveraged Buyout of Bangkok Ranch.
USD 205 mm divestment of Indonesian mining company by Asia Thai Mining.
Acquisition of Hutchison Group along with ~THB 62.0 bn fundraising for 3G investment.

﹥Advanced Management Program (General Management), INSEAD, FRANCE.
﹥MPA/ID (Economic Policy) Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government,
﹥USA.MBA (Finance & Strategy) MIT, Sloan School of Management, USA.
﹥BA/BS (Economics/Engineering) University of California – Berkeley, USA.


﹥ Over 20 years of public and private management experience in Thailand.
﹥ Yingyong is a former Senior Intellectual Property Manager of Corporate Technology Office at Siam Cement Group (SCG). He oversees SCG IP management and strategy in collaboration with SCG Chemicals, Packaging and Cement-Building Material’s IP & R&D teams.
﹥ Extensive teaching experiences as adjunct lecturer on Legal Issues in International Business at Mahidol University International College and as lecturer and speaker in intellectual property management and commercialization for internationally reputable corporations and institutions, such as Siam Cement Group, Bangkok University School of Law, Chulalongkorn University, Department of Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property Association of Thailand, Licensing Executives Society Thailand, International Trademark Association, and Intellectual Property Business Congress Asia.
﹥ Extensive experiences on public policy and law where he acted as legal counsel of the Foreign Law Bureau at the Office of the Council of State, as assistant to Member of the House of Representatives and as assistant to Deputy Secretary to the Prime Minister at Office of the Prime Minister in Thailand.

​﹥ Management Development Program, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania,USA.
﹥ LL.M. (Corporate Governance and Practice) Stanford Law School, USA.
﹥ LL.M. Harvard Law School, USA.
﹥ LL.B. Thammasat University, Thailand.


﹥ Prior to joining Confidante, Nopadol was a Managing Director of Noppachai Plastic Co., Ltd. where he was responsible for the strategic turnaround and expansion plan into wholesales of plastic household nationwide.
﹥ Nopadol has a strong and diverse experience in finance and investments due to his tenor with Siam Commercial Bank's investment banking division and Lombard Investments, fund advisor to the Thailand Equity Fund.
﹥ At Lombard Investments, Nopadol has extensive experience in investment screening, due diligence and financial valuation. Nopadol covered private equity investments in auto-parts, hotel, real estate, food retailing and oil & gas collectively over THB 2.0 bn.
﹥ Nopadol also has strong experience with government sector as an advisor to Deputy Prime Minister Korbsak Sabhavasu (economic affairs).

﹥ Advised PTT Group on Technology Fund development and roadmap.
﹥ Advised a leading supermarket franchise in strategic stake sale and partnership.
﹥ Advised TRUE Corporation PCL on optimal capital structure, fund raising arrangement for in preparation for 3G investment and acquisition of Hutchison Group .
﹥ Financial advisor for CP Group on acquisition of Carrefour Thailand.
﹥ Financial advisor for CP Group to divest plastic packaging business unit.

﹥ MBA (Finance) the Wharton School/Sasin Graduate School of Business Administration, USA and Thailand.
﹥ BA (Finance) Mahidol University, Thailand.