Kriangsak Teera-Hong, Ph.D.

Founder/Managing Director

Kriangsak (previously Teerakowitkajorn) Teera-Hong is Managing Director and Senior Campaign Researcher.

 

Previously trained as an economist, Kriangsak's work focuses on capital and labor relations and social justice. He holds a doctorate in Labor Geography at Syracuse University, New York, and Masters degrees in Development and in Economics from France and the UK.

 

Trained by the US-based Training for Change and Cornell ILR/AFL-CIO on facilitation and strategic corporate research respectively, Kriangsak combines skills in facilitation, consensus building, and campaign-based research to design capacity-building trainings and strategic research relevant to labor movements

 

Since 2017, he has led a series of action research on the impacts of labor platforms and responses of platform workers in Thailand. His recent projects include On-demand Food Delivery: Emerging Realities in Thailand's Platform-mediated Work (2020) and Centering the Agency of Women Workers in Thailand's Platform-based Care Economy (forthcoming). Kriangsak has also been an external research consultant on labor rights such as for the ILO and Oxfam's project Falling through the Net: A Survey of Basic Labour Rights Among Migrants Working in Thailand's Fishing Sector (2020). His policy and political analyses appeared on New Mandala and Policy Forum covering issues of workers' political resistance and labor in the pro-democracy movement, as well as gender equality within the trade union movement.