The Burasari Group Team

The Burasari Team

Lily Udomkunnatum

The Founder and Managing Director of Burasari Group. Ms. Lily heads the corporate team and oversees the sales team our Bangkok Corporate office.

She is personally involved in the development phase of all projects and directly responsible for driving the corporate sales team. Prior to 2002, she was the Vice President, Investment Banking for Bear Stearns Company in New York.

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Woralak Bangprasert

Joined us in 2008 as a Purchasing Manager for Burasari Ms. Woralak has worked her way up to Operations Manager at Burasari, General Manager at Burasari Heritage and Shanghai Mansion. Currently she is our Group General manager as well as Purchasing Director.

DARISA TANSIRI

Our present General Manager in our Vientiane property La Seine Hotel. Having progressed her experience with us in a number of management roles at different locations since 2011 as GM, she now enjoys having the responsibility for Vientiane’s most luxurious boutique hotel.

SANYA PHOJAITHOOM

Group Director of Revenue, with over 23 years experience providing clear-sighted, streamlined revenue management, Mr.Sanya keeps Burasari Groups account and revenue sheets in pristine form. Mr.Sanya has worked with Thailand’s most reputable hospitality companies, including Six Senses & Spa, Evason Hua Hin, Veranda Resort & Spa Cha-am, Centara Grand West Sands Resort & Villas, Pattaya Marriott Resort & Spa, and Akaryn Hotel Group

VACHINI KRAIRIKSH VENVELL

Corporate Marketing & Communications Director. An accomplished public relations and marketing communications professional and Burasari Group’s resident story-teller, Ms.Vachini brings Burasari Group’s visionary, innovative and uplifting lifestyle experiences to life! Ms.Vachini brings with her over 20 years of experience developing PR and brand communications strategy with leading companies in the hospitality, real estate, and InsurTech sectors. Prior to joining Burasari Group, Ms.Vachini was Group PR and Marketing Communications Director for Fico Group, and she has worked with luxury companies such as The Sukhothai Hotel, Hotel Muse MGallery Collection, The Conrad Bangkok, The Regent Bangkok, JW Marriott, Sheraton Resort & Spa Hua Hin and Dream Hotel. Ms.Vachini holds an MA in Marketing Communications from University of Hartford, CT, USA.

SARAIKORN TAEPAKDEE

Had experiences working in both Shanghai Mansion and W22, Burasari’s properties in Bangkok. She is currently Hotel Manager at our W22 property where she has led our team there since the hotel opened in September 2018. Ms. Saraikorn is a strong believer and advocate of Burasari’s ‘feel at home’ ethos and ensures that her team at W22 deliver on this promise for every one of our guests.

WANNAPHA RATTANAPHONG

Currently, the Group General Manager for our Spa team. Ms. Wannapha has helped to create the Spa Burasari Purification Process and the Singing Bowl Treatment, which are the hallmark of Spa Burasari. She plays a major role in bringing Spa Burasari to an international level.

THANAPORN PRUEKSAKIJ (LORNA)

Corporate Human Resources and Training Director, Group Director for Human Resources & Training, Ms. Thanaporn “Lorna” Pruesakij leads all efforts related to achieving staff development and training to achieve superior customer service across all Burasari properties. Formerly an English instructor at Assumption University in Bangkok, Ms. Prueksakij received her MBA in HOtel Management at Chulalongkorn University. She served as Department Head of General Subjects at the International Hotel & Tourism Industry Management School (I-TIM) before joining Burasari Group. Her expertise in training and inspiring students to achieve their personal best has enhanced both staff performance and guest experience.

Patrik Ilstam

With over 30 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, including management in leading international luxury brands in Thailand, Vietnam and Malaysia, Mr.Patrik brings a wealth of experience to lead the team as General Manager of Burasari Phuket. With his exciting, dynamic management approach and operational expertise, he is a valuable asset to Burasari Group.

FRANCIA ANDRIAMAHENINTSOA

Is originally a native of Madagascar, she joined the team at Burasari in 2013 making Thailand her new home. Ms. Francia currently fulfills the role of Assistant Head of Customer Relations. As well as monitoring and managing the Group’s guest campaigns, she is focused on ensuring that all of our guests across all of our properties enjoy the levels of service and satisfaction that they expect. Ms.Francia helps achieve this through the training & development of our staff teams.

CONSTANTIN GESP

Hotel Manager, Burasari Heritage, Mr.Constantin brings his contagious positive spirit and passion for outstanding customer service to the team at Burasari Heritage in Luang Prabang. A long-time resident of the UNESCO World Heritage city, Mr.Constantin has over 15 years working with luxury hospitality brands in Paris, France and across Southeast Asia.