Prof. Wisit Wisitsora-at

Permanent Secretary

Ministry of Justice, Thailand

Prof. Wisit Wisitsora-at holds a Bachelor of Law (Hons), from Thammasart University, and is qualified as a Thai Barrister at Law. Additionally, he earned a second bachelor degree of Law (Hons), from University of Wales at Aberystwyth, and also qualified as a Barrister at Law of Gray’s Inn, United Kingdom.

Prof. Wisit Wisitsora-at started his career as a Legal Officer of the Legal Execution Department, and subsequently became a judge. He has extensive legal experience including as Executive Director-General Legal Execution Department, Director-General Office of Justice Affairs, Chairman of UNCITRAL, Chairman of Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Lessons Learnt from United Nations Congresses on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice and many others.

He is a member of the Council of State, Thai Arbitration Institute Committee, State Attorney Commission, Electronic Transaction Commission, Thai ASEAN Law Association, General Insurance Fund Board and Debt Collection Law Reform Committee.

Prof. Wisit Wisitsora-at currently holds the position of Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Justice and Chairman of UNCTRAL Intergovernmental Committee on Insolvency Law, Head of Thai Senior Legal Officials for ASEAN (ASLOM), and his legal experiences are of most assistance to the Thailand Institute of Justice.