Chittiwat Silapat

Chairman of The Board of CMO Thailand

Chittiwat has a BSc in Forestry and a Master of Business Administration degree. His career allowed him to visit over 20 countries related to timber harvesting and transport, wood product factories, pulp and paper factories, biomass power plants, sustainable forest management, forest certification, and general management in forestry. 

Chittiwat started his career with Forest Industry Organization (FIO) and over his career worked in natural forest concession harvesting, processing, marketing, Sustainable Forest Management, and Forest Certification. Due to his broad experience, he was offered the opportunity to manage an FIO Organizational Development project that spanned over an 8 period, supported through technical cooperation from Sweden.

After semi-retirement in 2007, he continues to share his experiences with the Thai Forestry Sector at the national level. Chittiwat heads up the CMO Thailand operations with his offices located in Bangkok.