Trapa Co.,Ltd (Trapa) was officially established in 2010 to offer a variety of training courses and consulting work for many major corporations in Thailand, such as Thai Airways, Metropolitan Electricity Authority (MEA), Ramathibodi Hospital – Mahidol University, Government Saving Bank, Singha, Mitsubishi Electric Kang Yong Watana, KCG, Merck, Toyota Tsusho, Tesco Lotus, Dumex and AB Food & Beverage. Long before Trapa was officially formed, our Founder and Managing Director, Patra Shovityakool has been involved in the field of education, corporate training, and business consulting.
Trapa has been partner with Nissan Chemical Japan since 2010 for the sole distribution of Nissan Reishi in Thailand, a premium supplementary product.
Patra Shovityakool , Founder and Managing Director
- BS in Industrial Systems Engineering at the University of Southern California, USA
- MS in Engineering Management at the University of Southern California, USA
- Ph.D. in Science and Technology Education at the Mahidol University, Thailand
Professional Career Background
Patra started her first professional career at the Boeing Company in 1997, in Huntington Beach, California, where she was selected as one of the four candidates for the 2 years Boeing Management Program for Space and Defense department. Only four engineer candidates were selected to join this program per year, countrywide. Boeing also sponsored her to obtain her master degree without any obligations. After her master degree completion, she joined the United Airlines as an Industrial Engineer, responsible for the Boeing777 maintenance program at the main maintenance center in San Francisco, California. In 2000, Patra was offered a position of a Senior Manufacturing Engineer at the Intel Corporation Development Center in Santa Clara, California. She joined Intel this time around as she once received the first offer back in 1997, but decided to join Boeing instead.
After spending 15 years in the United States, she returned to Thailand and started working in the management levels as the Logistics Manager at the Phillip Semi-Conductor. She then joined Green Spot Company, the producer of Vitamilk, as an Operation Specialist working closely with the CEO. She was also invited to hold the position of an advisor for public companies, including Krunghep Sophon Public Company Limited.
Apart from her professional career, she has been involved in the educational field. She has taught and lectured at various renown universities since 2004, for the undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D. level. She restructured the Supply Chain and Logistics Management course for Mahidol University International College in 2004, and the course structure is still being applied today.
As for the field of consulting and corporate training, she has over 10 years of experience. Her consulting work has mostly focused on supply chain, logistics, and value chain improvements. She has trained executives from major international and local companies over a broad range of subjects, such as Lean Management, Lean Six Sigma, Project Management, Modern Business Management, Supply Chain and Logistics Management, and Business Acumen.
Besides her aforementioned experiences, she is also an entrepreneur. Her company, Trapa Co.,Ltd was established in 2010, partnering with Nissan Chemical Japan for representing their supplementary products, Nissan Reishi.