Personnel Management Association of Thailand (PMAT)

300/2-3 Soi Ladprao 132,
Ladprao Rd., Klongchan, Bangkapi,  
Bangkok Thailand 10240
Tel: 662-374-0855 (Auto 10 Lines)
Fax: 662-734-0604
E-mail Address:

The Personnel Management Association of Thailand (PMAT) is the premier organization for HRM and HRD professional association for all levels of HR professionals. PMAT is a non-profit organization with our objectives to develop and provide the highest competency and efficiency of HR management and development for various organizations. 

In order to support these objectives, PMAT has developed various training courses and activities to the public for 49 years and now, PMAT has membership of over 2,500 across Thailand covering organizations and individuals from both private and public sectors, state enterprises and educational institutions. 

PMAT also supports HR professional development in Thailand and has several projects to create HR professional competency and accreditation, as well as collaborations with the government agencies to create HR professional development programs, and produces HR publications, including our HR journal for distribution to HR professionals.

APFHRM country reports

The members of the Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resource Management (APFHRM) meet regularly to share ideas, perspectives and information relating to the practice of HR in the Asia Pacific region and their individual institutes. Below are the country reports for Thailand.

March 2017
August 2016
February 2016
September 2015
April 2015
October 2014
March 2014

September 2013

August 2012
March 2012
August 2011

Advisory Board and Representative

Ms.Suchada  Sukhsvasti na Ayudhya


Mr. Nutavoot Pongsiri, PhD

Managing Director

Ms.Wachiraporn  Sangpayup

Number of members

Total Members: 2,500 members
Corporate Members: 1,800 companies
Individual Members: 700 persons

Major events

PMAT Events are held twice a year, HR Forum is usually held in June and HR Day is held in November. The Conference provides outlook and trends of the year. Most of speakers are local and international HR Guru, HR Practitioners and Business leaders. It is usually attended by Managing Director, Business Leaders and Managers. The following are the topics of each event this year.

Thailand HR Forum
-- 29 July 2014 @ Swiss Hotel Le Concord
Midyear Conference on Hot HR Issues/Global Trends

HR Day -- 18-19 Nov 2014 @ Centara Grand
The event was held to celebrate the anniversary of the founding of the association.


Award Categories Year of Service in HR Professional
The most variable HR professional More than 30 years
The distinguished HR professional More than 20 years
Young distinguished HR professional More than 10 years


People Magazine publish by quarterly  (4 issues per year)

Thailand HR Journal publish 2 issues per year