Chai-Anan Samudavanija is wisely recognized as a Thai political scientist, who participated in overthrowing the Thaksin government with the 2006 military coup and founding the Matchima political party. He is also known as Director of Vajiravudh College, President of the Royal Institute and served many other roles related to politics.
Chai Anan was the first generation at his age could reach a position as a professor in university. He also graduated from famous universities Faculty of Political Science Chulalongkorn University, Victoria University of Wellington , New Zealand, , University of Wisconsin, USA
Chai-Anan married to Mrs. Supa Pradesh Samudavanija with 3 children.