Porraphun Rieanjarernsuk, MMedSc
Role in the project: Porraphun is focusing on the business development of Sigrid Therapeutics. The company is on the verge of a commercial breakthrough, and it is her task to help the company transition from research to commercial activities.
Porraphun has a background in medical technology with an interest in entrepreneurship and business in the life sciences.
Porraphun has several years of experience in sales and project management. She began her career as a clinical laboratory scientist in 2011. Later in 2012, she joined Bangkok Dusit Medical Services (BDMS), one of the largest hospital networks in the Asia-Pacific region, as a product specialist at N Health. Porraphun worked at N Health for seven years in product management specialized in medical laboratory testing. During her time with N Health, she worked closely with physicians, nurses, and suppliers to introduce molecular and genetic testing as part of patient care in Thailand. Later, she joined VAMED (Thailand), a global provider for hospitals and other facilities in the healthcare sector, as a project manager in 2018. During her time with VAMED, Porraphun focused on strategic projects involving sterile processing and hospital facility management.
In 2019, Porraphun was accepted into the Bioentrepreneurship program at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, where she had the opportunity to deepen her understanding of life science business from international perspectives. In addition, Porraphun had developed her interest in startups inspired by attending an elective course, Execution – Running Your Own Company, at Stockholm School of Economics. With her experience and education, Porraphun has a strong desire to develop her career in business development.
2019-2021 Master’s degree in Bioentrepreneurship
Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
2007-2011 Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology
Chulalongkorn University, Thailand