Ms. Suntayakorn is a lecturer in Health Policy at the College of ASEAN Community Studies, Naresuan University. She is currently a PhD candidate in Social Policy at the University of Bristol. She used to work at the Ministry of Public Health under the Department of Disease Control. She is specialized in health security policy and health economics; investigating the impact of ASEAN integration on health security and infectious disease prevention; policy research relating to border health security, health equity and migrant health within ASEAN. Her research is on health policy of the Thai Ministry of Public Health related to the Tak Special Economic Zone and healthcare services for migrant workers.