Dr Sudwana-adth was born and lives in Thailand. She obtained a Ph.D. in Microbial Physiology from the Illinois Institute of Technology, USA, with knowledge and R&D expertise in Microbial Technology, Microbial Resources Conservation and Management. She has special training in R&D Management and Leadership Development, with special interest in Science and Technology for Society.
She is currently a Senior Advisor to the Thailand National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (Biotec), advisor to President of Kasetsart University and Secretary-General of Svita Foundation, a social volunteer organization.
Dr Sudwana-adth was formerly the founding Director of Biotec, a founding Director of Unep/Unesco Microbial Resource Center for SE Asia and Chief of Biotechnology Unit at United Nations Industrial Development Organization (Unido).