Before joining BBL Asset Management Co., Ltd. in early 2017, Thanong Khanthong spent most of his long-standing career as a journalist. He was editor of The Nation, the leading English language newspaper in Thailand. He then moved on to become a broadcast journalist, serving as Asean Editor for Asean TV, radio commentator for Nation Radio and also executive editor for Nation TV. His opinions on Thai politics, economics and international affairs have been widely recognized as sharp and thought provoking. Thanong earned his Bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of South Carolina. He is now serving as communications director for BBL Asset Management Co., Ltd.