Prof. Dr. Aung Tun Thet is currently the President's Economic Advisor and also a member of the President's National Economic and Social Advisory Council, Member of Myanmar Investment Commission, Advisor of Union of Myanmar Federation of Commerce and Industries , Member of Myanmar Press Council, Senior Advisor, UN Resident Coordinator's Office, Yangon, Myanmar & a visiting Professor, to Yangon Institute of Economics; Yangon University; National Defence College
Previously, he held various positions including Principal Officer, UN System Staff College, Turin, Italy (2000-2008), Senior Policy Advisor, UNICEF, New York, Dhaka, Bangkok (1992-2000), Director-General, Ministry of Health (1989-1992) & Faculty Member, Institute of Economics, Yangon (1966-1989)
Prof Aung has a B.Com. (Yangon) & a Post-graduate Diploma in Management Studies (Brighton), M.Sc. Operations Research from University of Warwick, Ph.D. Management Sciences from University of Manchester & a Post-doctoral Fellow from University of Marburg.
Dr. Thida Hla, Deputy Director, Medical Care Division, Department of Health, Ministry of Health of Myanmar graduated from the University of Medicine (I), Yangon, Myanmar in 1987 and joined government civil service in 1990. She worked as a medical officer in several township hospitals for 11 years after that she attended postgraduate training on Hospital Administration and Health Management at the same University in 2001. She has also assigned as a Project Manager of Myanmar Essential Medicines Project in 2006.
As a deputy director from medical care division of Department of Health, she is responsible for mid level management of planning, supervision and administration of all public hospitals throughout the country aiming to improve the quality of health care services in public hospitals by upgrading of hospital beds, by providing modern medical equipments, by increasing the capacity building of health care providers. She has experiences in implementing project activities regarding access to essential medicines and promoting rational use of medicines as a project manager of Myanmar Essential Medicines Project.
Frederic Etienbled is CEO of Hypertrade Consulting, a niche Store Intelligence consulting firm based in Bangkok and focusing on emerging markets and channels.
Frederic founded Hypertrade Consulting in Bangkok 2005 with one objective: become a knowledge platform to bridge what marketer’s wants shoppers to see with what shoppers really see in stores.
Frederic brings with him almost 20 years of experience in sales and retail business in Asia, including a long career with Carrefour where he held executive positions in merchandising, logistics and store operations. His Carrefour experience equipped him with a strong sense of adaptability in diverse cultural environments as he worked in Korea, Japan and Thailand.
Over the last 7 years, Hypertrade has extended its geographic coverage to South East Asia and the Middle East.
Today, through In-Store Research, Store Engagement Programs and Consulting, Hypertrade and its 50 people strong Teams helps both retailers and brand deliver a greater value to their shoppers in Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam, Malaysia and the Middle-East.
Mr. Aung Zaw Oo graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Mathematics) in the Year 2000. He has a group Diploma of Mechanical Power (MP) City & Guilds from UKAgri-supply Chain Management, Pre & Post Harvest Technology from Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) and Off-season Fruit and Vegetable Technology from Central Philippine Universities, Central Luzon.He was in Trading Business & Shipping Industry since 2000. He started his own business "Aung Naing Thitsar Co., Ltd." in the Year 2004.
He's an Executive Member of The Union of Myanmar Federation Chamber of Commerce Industry (UMFCCI) in 2006 at the same time Joint Secretary of the Fruit & Vegetable Association (MFVP). In Year 2010 he became a Joint Secretary of the Myanmar Rice Industry Association (MRIA).
Now he operates and manages his own trading company & rice specialize company, on the other hand he participate and well corporate in every activities of the Association.He has over 10 years of experience in Agricultural Industry.
U Than Maung was formerly a Law Officer cum Public Attorney with the Attorney General's Office of the Union of Myanmar for almost 16 years.
He joined Kelvin Chia Yangon Limited, an affiliate of Kelvin Chia Partnership, a Singapore-based International Law Firm as a legal associate in 1998. Since then, he has undertaken a wide range of matters in the fields of intellectual property and trademark registration for world-wide proprietors, trade and economy, taxation and all aspects of investment and commercial business whatsoever relating to Myanmar jurisdiction. He works with various local and foreign companies, and liaises with government authorities and regulatory bodies in the Union.
He is a regular contributor of legal articles both in English and the Myanmar language, and is a member to certain renowned international law associations such as International Trademark Association (INTA), Inter Pacific Bar Association (IPBA) and ASEAN IP Association (AIPA).
He was invited and had taken his participation on drafting processions of new IP laws of the Union of Myanmar, along with the whole Cabinet and high officials of the Government spearheaded by the Prime Minister himself around 2004 and 2005.
From 16 November 2011, he is appointed as a member of the 15-membered "Commission for Assessment of Legal Affairs and Special Issues" of the People's Parliament formed under the new Constitution of the Republic of Union of Myanmar. He is also appointed in July 2012 as a member of the Dispute Settlement Arbitration Council formed by the Ministry of Labour under the new Labour Dispute Settlement Law of 2012.
Mrs. Nandar Thaung holds position of Contract Manager of Parami Energy Group of Companies. In her capacity, she oversees and negotiates mostly with joint-venture agreement, PSC contract. She was involved in successful implementation of construction jobs in Myanma China Oil and Gas Pipe Line, EPC Project.
She received her Bachelor’s degree in Laws and Master’s degree in Business Administration from Yangon Institute of Economics, Yangon University. She had experiences in civil and criminal litigation at the Law Firm, contractual management at Pharmaceutical/ Fast Moving Consumer Goods Industry.
Dr. George Soe Win is graduated in management, accounting, finance, trade & marketing, economic planning and development from Yangon, UK and USA. He is also a Registered Lawyer since 1986. He was teaching staff in Institute of Economics, Post Graduate Diploma in Accountancy and US Micronesian Community College for more than ten years experience.
Besides teaching, he was deputy director of fisheries planning, business development advisor in UNIDO, bank advisor of US- FSM Development Bank and economic consultant of US-FSM Chuuk State Government.
At present he is involved in some private banks, semi-government banks and some top 100 myanmar private companies group as Senior Bank-Business- Investment Consultant. Especially he provides all relevant consultancy services for all interested foreign investors & business companies.
Alessio is the founder of PWP. He holds an LLB (University of Milan) and a LLM in Corporate and Financial Services (National University of Singapore). Before founding PWP, Alessio worked for 2 years in a well-regarded law firm in the Kingdom of Cambodia. Previously, he worked in the financial services and project finance departments of a leading British law firm in both its Milan and Singapore offices. He began his legal career in the corporate and banking services department of a leading Italian law firm, working in both its Milan and Hong Kong S.A.R. offices.
Alessio has been involved in numerous transactions including project finance in Myanmar. He is usually described as “a very capable consultant with outstanding commercial understanding”.
He frequently travels to Europe and Africa to assist foreign clients investing in South-East Asia and he is a regular speaker at conferences and seminars on the investment climate in Myanmar.