Ploychompu Umpujh

 The niece of Supaluck Umpujh is currently the Business Development Manager at the EM District. Apart from running her own clothing line, Ploychompu Design, she has been seen shadowing her aunt Supaluck and closing deals. Ploychompu is definitely on a path to becoming a key asset to The Mall Group’s future.

 Pitcha Thanalongkorn 

The brand manager and heiress to the lingerie company Sabina appears to only make her RSVPs to the most exclusive events in Bangkok. Pitcha is also the creative force behind the  re-branding of her family's business, launching her own more sensual and contemporary designs aimed at the younger market.

 Kulapat Kanokwatanawan 

As a person who loves cooking ever since a very young age, Kulapat decided to start her own dessert café that has since become a famous chain, “After You.” The business, which has been operating since October 2007, has recently entered the Market for Alternative Investment (MAI). Kulapat, who is in her early 30’s, definitely has the young entrepreneurial spirit that we should watch out for this year.

 Pachara Chirathivat 

Pachara might be from the Central Group's fortune, but the heartthrob has been making a name for himself on his own terms. From acting gigs to new musical projects, Pachara never seems to have his downtime. He is heavily involved with philantropic works, having been named one of the faces of UNICEF's latest "Basket of Hope" campaign in Decemeber and appearing on Thailand Tatler Heroes. 

 Chanapa Triratanachat 

The talented designer launcher her own fashion company, Irada, back in 2011 and has since amassed a loyal following from Thai celebrities and style icons. Irada started out as one of Thailand's first online fashion stores and expanded their flagship into leading retailers including Siam Paragon and EmQuartier. What's next on the map? Chanapa has mentioned growing the brand internationally. 

Sutima Sucharitakul 

Featured on our cover in October last year, Sutima is an art enthusiast, who hopes to support the Thai local art communities and share her love of contemporary art in Thailand, with Nova Contemporary. How will this 27-year-old rising gallerist bring the art scene in Thailand to new heights in 2017?

 Naphat Siangsomboon

From billboards to television, it seems that Naphat’s face is everywhere you turn to these days. The 20-year-old and only son of Pimpaka Siangsomboon rose to fame after his appearance in a NIVEA for Men advertisement. He is currently in Mahidol University International College and can be seen in various television commercials and films.

 Saowakon Pornpattanarak

Saowakon is not just part of the family that owns the hotpot chain MK. She is also the founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Namu Life Snailwhite, the beauty product that is currently all the rage in among beauty addicts. She is often seen as a fashion icon with her minimal, but chic style.

 Thitid Tassanakajohn 

With four highly praised fine dining restaurants such as Le Du, Baan, Taper and Baagadin under his belt, Chef Thitid, one of Thailand’s rising young chefs, is a restauranteur definitely worth the mention.

Pimlert Baiyoke

After completing her degree in public relations at Chulalongkorn University, Pimlert has been helping out with her family business, specifically the Hua Chang Heritage Hotel. She is passionate about fashion and loves to mix and match clothes to create her own unique look.

Natapa Sriyuksiri

Natapa recently came back to Thailand after finishing her degree and working as an architect in England for five years. She currently has her own design studio and is one of the co-founders of TRIBE cycling studio. This talented style icon is also a lecturer at Chulalongkorn University’s Faculty of Architecture.

Siraprabha Skulratana

Siraprabha founded the Private Statement clothes label and co-founded the Summer Project Bangkok label. She also does PR and Marketing at Patinya.

 Vorravit Siripark

Vorravit is currently the Managing Director of Puri Company, which is better known by the brand Panpuri, the Thai manufacturer of organic spa products. The boutique spa line has seen exponential growth since its launch, not just domestically, but into other world markets. We’re sure to see more from the brand this year.

Pita Limjaroenrat

The Managing Director of CEO Agrifood successfully set up a manufacturing plant for rice-bran oil, which ensures value creation for Thai rice production. He routinely documents his entrepreneurial lifestyle and adorable family adventures. Follow his Instagram for a daily dose of cuteness overload from his daughter Pipim.