Our Management Team
Mr. Pheutsapha Phoummasak (Lao)
Mr. Pheutsapha Phoummasak (Lao), ex-scholar from Singapore Government’s Sponsorship, graduated with Bachelor Degree of Business Administration from National University of Singapore in 2003. After graduation, he began his first career in the field of consulting services for Rural and Urban Development. Thereafter, he was a co-founder of various businesses such as Fa-Travel (Tour Operator), AIFs Company (Property, Financial Advisory and Trading), Mix Restaurant, Sahamit Phattana Co., Ltd. (Energy and Agriculture).
In 2014, Mr.Pheutsapha was the founder of Asia Investment, Development & Construction Sole Co., Ltd. (AIDC). He aims to drive AIDC to the leading investment company in CLMV (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam) and to promote a better quality of life for people and country through good corporate governance and best practices
He now acts as the President of AIDC and also holds positions in subsidiary companies. For example,
- Vice President of Asia Investment and Financial Services Co., Ltd.
- Vice President of Green Residence Sole Co., Ltd.
- President of Green Power Cooperation Sole Co., Ltd.
- President of Green Environment Sole Co., Ltd.
- President of MIX Vientiane Restaurants & Bar Co., Ltd.
- President of AIDC Green Farm Sole Co., Ltd.
Mr. Adul Chaiprom (Thai)
Dr. Somboune Manolom
Senior Vice President of the AIF Group
He holds Ph.D Degree in electrical sciences from Moscow Power Engineering Institute since 1989 and had been working in Electric Power Sector for almost 38 years starting from 1980. His experience covers wide range of works such as power sector development planning and policy, master plan studies and feasibility studies of potential hydropower projects, constructions of hydropower and thermal power projects, operation and maintenance of power plants in Lao PDR. Dr. Somboune Manolom actively involved in implementation of power projects, particularly the IPP projects of large-scale for export to Thailand and Vietnam. He had built up capacity, skill and experiences in negotiations for MOU, PDA, shareholder agreements, CA, PPA, financing agreements of 4 projects with loan amount of 5,040.25 million USD for projects’ debt financing and GOL equity financing for the 4 projects with combine equity loan of 536.64 million USD.
Dr. Somboune Manolom was appointed to many important positions with Government agencies such as CEO of Hydropower Office (HPO) for 7 years, Deputy Director General of the Department of Electricity (DOE) for 6 years, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Industry and Handicrafts (MIH) for 5 years and General Manager of Lao Holding State Enterprise (LHSE) for almost 13 years, during which he directly involved in developing Nam Theun 2, Hongsa Lignite, Xepian-Xenamnoy and Nam Ngiep 1 power projects with combine installed capacity of 3658 MW, annual energy generation of 21551 GWh and project costs of 6933 million USD, financing of which were provided by more than 30 regional banks, international banks, ECAs and IFIs, including WB, ADB and EIB.
Mr. Vichit Xindavong
Senior Vice President of the AIF Group
He studied Chinese Literature and history in Peking University, the People’s Republic of China, and undertook a number of short term and long term course in various countries including Australia and the United States. Mr. Vichit, a fluent Chinese speaker, joined Lao Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1980, and through his diplomatic career, he became Director General of Asia, Pacific and Africa Department, Lao Ambassador to Australia and Lao Ambassador to People’s Republic of China, and finally became the Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Foreign Affairs before he was appointed as the Vice Chairman of the Lao – China Cooperation Commission in 2012. During his diplomatic career, he was posted to China for more than 13 years, which he have acquired a deep Knowledge on China, and had also built the good relations with many senior officers and leaders of China as well as a number Chinese Enterprises.
As Permanent Secretary of Ministry Foreign Affairs, with a good understanding on the international affairs, he had played a part in broaden the cooperation between Laos and the International communities through his close working relationship with senior officers of the partner countries, particularly of the ASEAN’s member countries. As a Vice Chairman of the Lao – China Cooperation Commission, he has involved in promoting and dialogued with many Chinese Enterprises, and resulted in the investment in Laos with the combined investment value of more than 10 billion USD from 2012 to 2018 by the Chinese Enterprises, he was also assigned on many committees to work with the Chinese delegations for many important projects in Laos including the 6 USD billion Lao – China railway project. Mr. Vichit retired from the public services at the end of 2018 and joint the AIF Group in the beginning of 2019.
Mr. Syamphai Bouphavanh (Lao)
Infrastructure and Security Director
Mr.Natthavude Lapkriengkrai (Thai)
Head of Engineering
Mr.Natthavude Lapkriengkrai is a Head of Engineering in charge of engineering design and cost estimate of AIDC projects. Mr.Natthavude holds a bachelor degree in Civil Engineering from King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok in 1997. He has over 20-year experience in various fields of construction, for example, factory, low rise and high residential, apartment, condominium and hotel. He also did the design and environmental management projects. Moreover, he has the experience in structuring design and cost estimation for more than 8 years. His work motto is “Ethics leads engineer”.
Mr. Wannapon Sukunthamala (Thai)
Mr. Naresh Chanthaluxkhana (Thai)
Mr. Naresh Chanthaluxkhana (Thai), is Project Director of AIDC in charge of Business Development of Real Estate & Property Construction Management, Mr. Naresh holds a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Mahanakorn University of Technology, Thailand.
Mr. Naresh has been working in the field of architectural, construction projects more than 27 years, including Luxuries Hotel & Villa, Shopping Mall Plaza and Retails Store, High Rise Building, Market & Food Service.
Mr. Pongsurin Chaicae (Thai)
Senior Project Manager
Mr. Pongsurin Chaicae (Thai), is Project Manager, in charge of Real Estate & Property Developments, Construction Businesses. Mr. Pongsurin graduated with Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering from Suranare University of Technology of Thailand. Mr. Pongsurin has been working in the field of construction projects more than 16 years in many construction fields, including factory, infrastructure and real estates. Moreover, he has working experiences with the government constructions involving all construction processes. He is also a key person to drive the “Green Residence Project” which is a part of Property Development of the group.
Ms. Linda Sisoukham (Laos)
Accounting and Finance Director
Ms. Pimlada Akkarapiriyakulthorn (Thai)
Head of HR and Administration
After that, Ms. Pimlada jointed a law firm, namely LEGAL ADVISORY COUNCIL LIMITED in Bangkok as an Immigration and Work Permit specialist, having responsibility in the Immigration Services to the clients for more than 11 years. Ms. Pimlada has keen skills in managing administrative duties and coordinating with various government agencies and clients. She contributes valuable and professional expertise to the company.