Professor Busaya Virakul, Ph.D., holds a B.Sc. and a D.V.M. from the School of Veterinary Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. She continued study in the U.S. and earned a M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Agricultural Education from the University of Minnesota.
Before taking up teaching, she spent six years working with agribusiness companies. Her last position in the private sector was a human resource manager for a multinational company. She now teaches business ethics, leadership development, and human resources classes at the School of Human Resource Development, The National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA), Bangkok.