Satima was born in Bangkok. She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in English and French at Chulalongkorn University, and earned a Master of Science in Marketing and Communications at Boston University, USA.
Before joining DBS, Satima was a senior executive and marketing consultant with leading international and Thai companies across varied industries, ranging from consumer goods to luxury retail business development and operations management. She also started an e-commerce venture that sources, curates and sells handcrafted iconographic sculptures and home décor.
At home, Satima enjoys tending to her garden, her koi fish, and her two dogs. She and her husband are avid travellers.