Pornpetch Wichitcholchai

Pornpetch Wichitcholchai (Thai: พรเพชร วิชิตชลชัย, RTGS: Pornpetch Wichitchonlachai; born 1 August 1948) is a Thai lawyer. He has been the President of the Senate of Thailand since 2019.[1]

Pornpetch Wichitcholchai
พรเพชร วิชิตชลชัย

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President of the Senate of Thailand
Assumed office
24 May 2019
Preceded byNikom Wairatpanij
President of the National Legislative Assembly
In office
17 August 2014 – 21 May 2019
Preceded bySomsak Kiatsuranont
(President of the National Assembly)
Succeeded byChuan Leekpai
(President of the National Assembly)
Personal details
Born (1948-08-01) August 1, 1948 (age 72)
Bangkok, Thailand
Spouse(s)Araya Wichitcholchai
Alma materChulalongkorn University
Harvard University


  1. "Ex-NLA president Pornpetch named Senate speaker". Bangkok Post. 24 May 2019. Retrieved 25 May 2019.