Thanapat has been a full-time lecturer and a course leader in International Business and Management at RMIT University since 2007. Thanapat received an Excellence in Teaching Award in 2016 and 2017 from the School of Business and Management, RMIT Vietnam. Prior to joining RMIT, he was the M.B.A. Program Coordinator and Lecturer at Sripatum University Thailand. His industry experience included holding the position of Chief of Commercial Development at a leading transportation company in Thailand. In addition, he was granted a full fee scholarship to pursue a PhD with RMIT University, Australia. His research focuses on the areas of international business, management and marketing. In recognition of his research abilities, he was successfully awarded an RMIT Research Grant in 2016 to conduct field research.