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Personnel Management Association of Thailand (PMAT)


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.

Meet the Team
Advisory Board and Representative
Managing Director
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 CategoriesYear of Service in HR Professional
The most variable HR professionalMore than 30 years
The distinguished HR professionalMore than 20 years
Young distinguished HR professionalMore than 10 years


People Magazine publish by quarterly (4 issues per year)

Thailand HR Journal publish 2 issues per year

Our Member Countries

Sri Lanka Australia Bangladesh Fiji Hong Kong India Japan Malaysia New Zeeland Pakistan Papua New Guinea
Philippines Singapoor Thailand Taiwan Vietnam