40 Under 40: Roongrote Chongsujipan
In a role that combines expertise in property development with a dedication to enhancing family life, Roongrote Chongsujipan leads the development of Mulberry Grove, a new intergenerational living concept. He completed his formal education in the USA after receiving an honours engineering degree from Chulalongkorn University, going on to obtain an MBA from MIT, as well as a real estate management qualification from Harvard Business School. After managing international projects at SCG, and overseeing regional marketing for a top brand at P&G, he was recruited into property development where he ran a major Thai developer’s condominium business. He then joined MQDC to manage the development of innovative family residences. Growing up in Thong Lor, in the early nineties, he developed a passion for property development early in life, watching building projects transform his neighborhood and seeing how they enhanced people’s lives. Outside of the workplace his interests include improving education in underprivileged communities. He is also a keen photographer and traveller, and a celebrated Bangkok gastronome.