Full Name: Philipp Graf von Hardenberg
Nationality: German
Position: Founder

Khun Philipp is the founder of Yaowawit. Born and grew up in Germany, he has worked across Europe. In addition to his work in hotel management, he also sat on the board of directors at several foundations and schools. The last school he was directly involved in was Berlin International School. In 2004, he was in Thailand for the first time and saw first hand the devastation of the 2004 tsunami. Helped by his family members and friends including Princess Sirindhorn, he founded Yaowawit. Since then, Thailand has become his second home. Now he is President and CEO of Thanyapura in Phuket.