Patana Bhandhufalck joined the Thailand Ministry of Labour in 1993, working at the Department of Skill Development. She spent most of her career at the Ministry of Labour in the field of international affairs. She used to work as the Danish Loan Project’s coordinator, Director of International Welding Project, Labour Counselor at the Royal Thai Embassy in Singapore and Labour Minister Counselor at the Thai Permanent Mission to the United Nations Office in Geneva, Switzerland. She also has experiences as the Director of the Provincial Labour Office in many provinces; Trang, Krabi, Udornthani, Uthaithani and Nakornsawan. Her current position is the Director of International Cooperation Bureau, Permanent Secretary Office responsible for all forms of international cooperation including overseeing the 13 Thai Labour Offices abroad.