Midnight Poonkasetwattana







Based in Bangkok, Midnight has been the Executive Director of APCOM since May 2011.

With many years of experience working in multi-sectorial partnerships with governments, donors and the United Nations, Midnight particularly enjoys working with community groups and civil society organisations to build their capacity to better promote the rights of gender and sexual minorities.

Besides his work in APCOM and being a civil society ISC member of the RCNF, Midnight is a member of various advisory committees, including the global IDAHOT committee and the Freedom House’s “Dignity for All”.

Before joining APCOM, Midnight worked for Purple Sky Network where he engaged with MSM and transgender communities in the Greater Mekong areas. He previously supported the implementation of HIV and human rights programmes in various countries throughout Asia and Eastern Europe as part of the International HIV/AIDS Alliance.

Midnight obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies from the University of East Anglia in 2002 and completed his Masters in Globalisation and Development in 2009 at the School of Oriental and African Studies through the University of London.

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