Professor Amnat Wongbandit, the architect of this LL.B. Program in Business Law, is a leading scholar in Thai environmental law and natural resources law – the areas on which his teaching, writing and research focus. Professor Amnat has involved in a number of national reforms of Thai water law since 1991 and led several research projects aimed at drafting model laws, mainly water law, mining law, factory law and law on the enhancement and conservation of environmental quality by local administrations. He has regularly provided legal opinions for the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, the Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Plan, Departments of Pollution Control, Industrial Works, Water Resources, Royal Irrigation and Land Development as well as a number of international organizations, such as the Mekong River Commission Secretariat and Asian Development Bank. Professor Amnat teaches environmental and natural resources law, law of torts and public international law at the Faculty of Law. In 2001, he was a visiting professor at the University of Tokyo. Professor Amnat was a former associate dean, Director of Graduate Studies and the first Chairman of the LL.B. Program in Business Law Committee. Currently, he is Head of Faculty of Law’s Natural Resources and Environmental Law Department, and has been elected to the National Research Council.
Professor Amnat obtained his LL.B. (2nd Class Hons) from Thammasat University (1980), LL.M. from New York University (1985) and D.Jur. from Osgoode Hall Law School, York University (1990).