Vorapong Sutanont is a managing director based in Bangkok and a member of BRG’s Disputes and Investigations practice.
He has over twenty years of experience in complex corporate investigations, cybercrime investigations, dispute analysis, fraud risk management, enterprise risk and governance, and process optimisations.
Mr. Sutanont has provided risk consulting services both in the US and across ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) to global Big Four multinational corporations and local clients. He also served as the chief risk officer for a large Thai conglomerate, where he established the risk consulting team and addressed multifaceted risk throughout the organisation.
Mr. Sutanont has presided over investigations for multinational and local companies in Thailand, including multimillion-dollar fraud investigations into cybercrime, financial statement fraud, asset misappropriation, commercial bribery and kickback fraud. He serves extensively as a fact witness during legal proceedings in litigation support and testifies in civil, labour and criminal courts.
Mr. Sutanont has been an active participant in the forensic accounting and technology domain and has been a speaker at prominent national/global conferences in the US, for organisations including the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). In Thailand, he has spoken at the Institute of Directors (IOD), Bank of Thailand (BOT), Securities & Exchange Commission of Thailand (SEC), Institute of Internal Auditors Thailand (IIAT) and ISACA – Bangkok Chapter. He also serves as adjunct forensic accounting instructor at several universities in Thailand.
Managing Director, Bangkok, February 2024–present
Risk Advisory Partner, Bangkok, 2022–2024
Charoen Pokphand Group
Chief Risk Officer, Bangkok, 2020–2022
Risk Consulting Partner, Bangkok, 2009–2019
Forensic Services Director, Chicago, 2003–2009
IT Consultant, Chicago, 2000–2003
Fraud Management Club, The Thai Bankers Association
Department of Special Investigation (Thailand)
Office of Public Sector Anti-Corruption Commission (Thailand)
Big Data & Visual Analytics, Department of Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce (Thailand)
Office of the Auditor General (Thailand)
Forensic Technology Advisor
The Committee of Fraud and Money Laundering Prevention, Federation of Accounting Professions under the Royal Patronage of His Majesty the King (Thailand)
Director Certification Program (DCP), Thai Institute of Directors
Thammasat Leadership Program (TLPTU 10)
BRAIN, F.T.I. Academy (BRAIN 3)
National Cyber Security Agency, Executive CISO 1
Areas of Expertise
Indiana University Bloomington
BSc, Business, 1999