Dr. Vachira has been working at the Bank of Thailand for 30 years. She currently serves as Deputy Governor for Corporate Development to oversee holistic organizational management including Human Resources, Technology, Risk Management, Legal, Banknote Management and Corporate Services. She also serves as Chairman of the Banknote Management Committee, Member of the Monetary Policy Committee and the Payment Systems Committee.

Dr. Vachira is a CFA Charterholder. She received a Bachelor of Accountancy from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, and Master of Business Administration from the University of Bridgeport, USA. She also earned a Master of Arts and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Georgia, USA.