Omkaew “Fai” Wechayachai joined ANDE in 2017 as the East and Southeast Asia Chapter Manager. Fai holds a Masters in Comparative International Development Education from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) of the University of Toronto. She brings both private and public sector in education industry expertise. She most recently served as the Deputy Managing Director of a Thai educational institution that established the Canadian International School of Thailand, an institution she helped build from the ground up. Prior to her role with the Canadian International School, Fai was part of the management team of KidZania Bangkok where she led the creation of a 15-person sales team, managed relationships with international partners while identifying and cultivating leading industry brands and corporates in the market. Fai had international development experience working with Caritas Sweden, UNICEF Canada and helped fundraise for a local NGO in northern Thailand working with minority and sexually-harassed children.