2nd Myanmar Transport and Logistics Summit

19-20 Jan, 2015 - Yangon, MYANMAR

PARKROYAL Yangon
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About our Event Speakers
We pride ourselves in presenting to you accomplished leaders, authors and advocates with strong track records of achievement and vision in a wide array of backgrounds, professional fields and life experiences. We believe you will benefit from their years of knowledge and experience and also from the latest thinking and innovative processes driving individuals and organizations forward.
Mr. Takashi Yanai
Mr. Takashi Yanai, President & CEO of Myanmar Japan Thilawa Development Limited. Mr. Takashi Yanai has over 18 years of Industrial Park Development experience arranging a variety of Operation, Sales and the different type of Investors. He joined Sumitomo Corporation in 1995 in Japan after his graduation from Tokyo University. He engaged in Thang Long Industrial Park project, which is one of the most successful industrial park in Vietnam, in the position of chief accountant and general manager for sale from 2000 to 2003 and was dispatched to First Philippine Industrial Park as the vice president from 2005 to 2008. At the present, he is leading Thilawa SEZ Zone A project as the president of Myanmar Japan Thilawa Development Limited.

Mr. Takashi Yanai, President & CEO
Myanmar Japan Thilawa Development Ltd
UPDATE ON THILAWA SEZ PROJECT – PAVING THE WAY FOR OTHER MEGA PROJECTS
Day 1 [Mon 19, January], at 09:25 AM

U. Nay Myo Win Aung

.Mr. Nay Myo Win Aung is the Assistant Director of Department of Transport, Ministry of Transport. He has a Bachelor of Science (Honors) Degree from University of Yangon and received Master of Public Administration from Yangon Institute of Economics. He also has diplomas in International Relations, Business Law, Maritime law and Japanese.


He has been working for two years in International Relations Section of Department of Transport which is responsible for local and international coordination, on behalf of Ministry of Transport, for transport cooperation.


Before transferred to Department of Transport, he served as the Assistant Manager of Myanma Port Authority where he has worked for 14 years from 1999 to 2013 in the field of port security and Transport Environment Improvement.



U. Nay Myo Win Aung, Assistant Director - Intl Affairs Division, Dept of Transport
Ministry of Transport and Communications
IMPLEMENTATION OF AN INTEGRATED TRANSPORT MASTER PLAN AND PROJECT ROLL-OUT STATUS
Day 1 [Mon 19, January], at 09:55 AM

Daw. Soe Soe Lwin
Mrs. LWIN graduated from Yangon University with a Master Degree of English Language Teaching. She had worked as an English Lecturer of the University for over 20 years. Now she is the Deputy Director of Export, Import Control Division, Myanmar Customs Department

Daw. Soe Soe Lwin, Deputy Director - Import & Export Division
Myanmar Customs Department
MODERNISATION OF MYANMAR’S CUSTOMS & IMPROVEMENT TO CLEARANCE PROCESS
Day 1 [Mon 19, January], at 10:55 AM

Mr. Ali Mansoor

.Mr. Ali Mansoor is currently the GM of PepsiCo for Myanmar/Laos/Cambodia. He joined Pepsi Co for more than 8 years and involved in snacks start-up and also led the bottlers in Pakistan.

Prior to Pepsi Co, he was with P&G for 11 years, holding various position including Engineering, Head of Supply Chain, Sales and Trade Marekting and Strategic Planning dept head.



Mr. Ali Mansoor, GM - Laos, Myanmar & Cambodia
Pepsi Co
CHALLENGES OF DEVELOPING & MANAGING DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS IN LAOS, CAMBODIA AND MYANMAR
Day 1 [Mon 19, January], at 11:25 AM

Ms. Hla Hla Yee (Honey)
.Ms Hla Hla Yee,graduated in BScs "Physics " from University of Arts & Science in Yangon, as well as Executive Master of Public Administration from Yangon Institute of Economics ( YIE). She is specialize in Transport, Logistics services in Myanmar and the founder of Myanmar International Freight Forwarders' Association (MIFFA). She is the Managing Director of Myanmar Savvy Logistics Co., Ltd and has over 20 years service in this field.

Ms. Hla Hla Yee (Honey), Managing Director
Savvy Logistics (Myanmar) Limited
MYANMAR TRADE & INVESTMENT FACILITATION THROUGH LOGISTICS CONNECTIVITY
Day 1 [Mon 19, January], at 11:55 AM

Mr. Chris Tun
.Chris Tun is Consulting Director for Myanmar of Deloitte Consulting Southeast Asia - the world's leading consulting and professional services organization. In this role, he spearheads a team in building a full-service consulting firm in Myanmar covering strategy and operations, technology, and human capital practice.

Chris has 20 years of professional experience, including nine years with Big 4 consulting firms. He joined Deloitte Consulting USA in 2008. Throughout his consulting career, he has specialized in business strategy and transformation for private and public sector clients across the US and Asia. His experience spans several industries, including Public Sector, Telecommunications, Transport and Logistics, and Finance.
  
Chris holds an Master of Business Administration in Information Systems from the University of Southern Queensland, and a Master of Science in Project Management from the Boston University.

Mr. Chris Tun, Consulting Director for Myanmar
Deloitte Consulting Southeast Asia
Afternoon Chairman's Introduction
Day 1 [Mon 19, January], at 01:45 PM
KYAUK PHYU: GATEWAY TO A NEW ASIA
Day 2 [Tue 20, January], at 10:10 AM


Mr. Kyaw Kaung Cho

.Kyaw Kaung Cho is Executive Engineer (Civil) at Bridge Design Department, Public Works, Ministry of Construction, currently specialising in bridge planning and designing. He graduated with Bachelor of Civil Engineering in 1998 and joined Public Works as a sub-assistant engineer. He received his Master of Civil Engineer M.Sc (Civil) from Bauhaus University, Weimar,Germany in 2012 and was a German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) scholarship holder from 2010-2012.

 

Todate in Public Works, he has instrumented the construction of many buildings and roads. Most of his projects are government project, and involves the cooperation with international organizations. He is also involved in the designing of new bridges, bridge planning with international organizations for either grant aids or loan.



Mr. Kyaw Kaung Cho, Executive Engineer, Public Works
Ministry of Construction, Myanmar
CONSTRUCTION OF ROAD & BRIDGES IN MYANMAR
Day 1 [Mon 19, January], at 01:50 PM

U. Ne Win
.Mr. Ne Win graduated from the Defence Services Academy in 1997, with a degree in science and successfully completed a diploma course in international relations at the Yangon University in 2010. Currently, he is working for the Department of Civil Aviation as the Deputy Director (Air Transport) responsible for the economic regulation of air transport.

U. Ne Win, Deputy Director (Air Transport Div) - Dept of Civil Aviation
Ministry of Transport and Communications
AIRPORTS & AIRCARGO INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT PLANS
Day 1 [Mon 19, January], at 02:20 PM

U. Nyi Nyi Swe
.U Nyi Nyi Swe is currently the Assistant General Manager for Commercial and Marketing Department of Myanma Railways at the Ministry of Rail Transportation. He graduated from Yangon University with B.A.(Geography) and Post-graduated Diploma of Global English. During his services in Myanma Railways, he is taking part in the management and operation of freight transportation sector by rail mode . He got an opportunity to study in one of the training program of "Development of Logistics system in Asian Region" in Japan from May- June, 2014.

U. Nyi Nyi Swe, Assistant General Manager - Freight, Commercial and Marketing Department
Myanma Railways, Ministry of Transport and Communications
DEVELOPMENT OF RAIL INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS IN MYANMAR
Day 1 [Mon 19, January], at 02:50 PM

Mr. Edwin Vanderbruggen
Edwin Vanderbruggen is VDB Loi's partner responsible for Myanmar. Formerly with Loyens & Loeff and a partner at DFDL, Edwin lives full-time in Yangon, where he leads a team of approximately 40 lawyers and advisors. He has advised three of the "supermajors" on the offshore tender in Myanmar, and assisted oil companies with their negotiations during the onshore round. Still in the energy sphere, he advised on the structuring of the Thilawa SEZ and the construction of a 500MW power plant, assisted a number of multinational telecoms in relation to Myanmar's recent tender, and currently acts for one of the licensed telecom operators on the licensing of a multibillion telecommunications network.

Mr. Edwin Vanderbruggen, Partner
VDB Loi
LICENSING AND LEGAL FRAMEWORK FOR LOGISTICS AND TERMINAL OPERATIONS IN MYANMAR
Day 1 [Mon 19, January], at 03:50 PM

Mr. Jason Pellmar

.Jason Pellmar is a Senior Investment Officer at the International Finance Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank Group. Jason is based in Yangon, Myanmar leading IFC's business origination activities in Infrastructure and Manufacturing, Agribusiness and Services. Before relocating to Yangon, Jason was based in Istanbul where he closed several landmark infrastructure transactions in Europe, Middle East and North Africa. Most recently, Jason was the new business lead for power in Russia and the CIS.

 

Prior to joining IFC, Jason underwrote and managed a global portfolio of energy assets at GE Energy Financial Services in Stamford, Connecticut. Before that, Jason was a financial advisor to sponsors and lenders on infrastructure projects in emerging markets with Taylor-DeJongh in Washington, DC. He holds a Masters Degree in International Finance and Russian & Eurasian Studies from Johns Hopkins, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and is a Fulbright Scholar (St. Petersburg, Russia).



Mr. Jason Pellmar, Infrastructure Head
International Finance Corporation (IFC)
PANEL DISCUSSION : FINANCING TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS IN MYANMAR
Day 1 [Mon 19, January], at 04:20 PM

Mr. Geoffrey Tan

.Geoffrey Tan is a Managing Director at Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and is OPIC's Asia-Pacific regional representative based in Bangkok, Thailand.


Mr. Tan has worked in emerging markets infrastructure financing for over 18 years. Since joining OPIC in 2003, he has worked primarily on power, renewable energy, water, toll road and port projects, but has also diversified into future flow and financial institutions transactions. These projects have been across Latin America, the Middle East, Central and Eastern Europe, Africa and Asia. He has been involved in innovative and groundbreaking deals in Algeria, Chile, Jordan, Mexico, South Africa, Thailand and Turkey, as well as others requiring creative project and long term debt structuring solutions in unique and challenging environments.


Prior to OPIC Mr. Tan worked for the Chase Manhattan Bank (now JPMorgan Chase) in New York, Singapore and Hong Kong focusing on project and structured finance, and for Emerging Markets Partnership in Singapore focusing on private equity infrastructure investments. His work with them in the Americas and Asia included experience in the power, oil & gas, mining, telecommunications, transportation, pulp & paper, and petrochemical sectors.


Mr. Tan is a graduate of Cornell University and the University of Virginia, and also attended the Université Catholique de Louvain in Belgium.



Mr. Geoffrey Tan, Managing Director, Asia Pacific
Overseas Private Investment Corporation
PANEL DISCUSSION : FINANCING TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS IN MYANMAR
Day 1 [Mon 19, January], at 04:20 PM

Mr. Mark M. Chen

.Mark leads GE Equity Asia Pacific ("GEEAP") across the region, overseeing all private equity investment operations. Mark joined GEEAP in 2000 and rose quickly to become the head of the platform in 2006. During his tenure, Mark has led GEEAP to become one of the best performing PE platforms in the region, consistently outperforming the industry top quartile benchmarks by 3x.

 

Established in 1997, GEEAP is a highly successful pan-Asian private equity platform sponsored by General Electric, a global diversified leader in energy, transportation, infrastructure, healthcare, and financial services. GEEAP is a mid-to-late stage, growth capital platform and is one of the most seasoned, unique PE platforms in the region. GEEAP's core strategy is to bring the very best of GE's operational and management practices to innovative, high growth companies across Asia Pacific.

 

Mark is a well-respected figure in the Asian private equity industry and has been a regularly featured speaker at numerous private equity and investment conferences. Mark is also a regular guest professor on private equity at the Northwestern Kellogg HKUST business school.

 

Prior to joining GE, Mark was the co-founder of a software company targeting the real estate industry in China. Prior to that, Mark was an investment banker covering principal investments and derivative structuring for Bankers Trust in New York, Tokyo and Seoul.

 

Mark holds a BA with Honors in Economics from Harvard University and an Executive MBA from Northwestern Kellogg HKUST. Mark was a U.S. Presidential Scholar and a U.S. Byrd Congressional Scholar.



Mr. Mark M. Chen, Head of Asia Pacific
GE Equity
Chairman’s Introduction
Day 2 [Tue 20, January], at 09:00 AM
PANEL DISCUSSION : FINANCING TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS IN MYANMAR
Day 1 [Mon 19, January], at 04:20 PM

Chairman's Introduction
Day 1 [Mon 19, January], at 09:20 AM


Mr. Kiattichai Pitpreecha

Kiattichai Pitpreecha is a first class honor graduate of Business Administration Degree from Assumption University in Thailand. He got extensive experience in international forwarding, logistics and supply chain management business with one of the world's largest shipping/logistics conglomerate -- Maersk Group, and prior to that, international container shipping business from the pioneer in containerized transportation business -- Sea-Land Services.


Currently, Kiattichai is an Area Managing Director of Damco Logistics for Thailand and Myanmar cluster. Damco is one of the leading logistics and supply chain management players. Over the past couple years, the company has emerged as the first mover logistics company in Myanmar, offering differentiated products to both local as well as international business doing business in Myanmar



Mr. Kiattichai Pitpreecha, Managing Director, Thailand
Damco
TOTAL LOGISTICS SOLUTION IN MYANMAR
Day 2 [Tue 20, January], at 09:05 AM

U. Kyaw Oo
.Mr. Kyaw Oo graduated from RIT, Gyogone, Yangon with B.E (Civil) in 1981. As a governmental servant, he studied Dip in Marine Civil Engineering from Trondhein; Norway in 1990. Then, he also got Diploma in Port Management from Myanmar Maritime University in 2013. He has worked at Myanma Port Authority for over 30 years. In 1991, he was an Assistant Engineer and he was gradually promoted to Deputy Divisional Engineer, Divisional Engineer and Deputy Chief Civil Engineer.

U. Kyaw Oo, Deputy Chief Engineer
Myanmar Port Authority
SEAPORTS, TERMINALS & INLAND DEPOT DEVELOPMENT PLANS
Day 2 [Tue 20, January], at 09:35 AM

U. Htut Khine Win
.Mr. Htut Khine Win is the Director of Myat Myittar Mon Company Limited. He is involved in the business planning and operation of the company.

U. Htut Khine Win, Director
Myat Myittar Mon Company Limited
PROSPECTS OF OIL & BULK LIQUID STORAGE TERMINALS
Day 2 [Tue 20, January], at 11:10 AM

Mr. John L. Hamilton

John Hamilton graduated from Manchester Metropolitain University. He has worked in Asia for the last 20 years including in Hong Kong, Thailand and the last 2 years in Myanmar, developing the Logisitcs Business of CEA Projects Co Ltd.

 

CEA is one of the first International Logistics players to enter the market in Myanmar and John has developed a team which can under take craddle to grave services in Myanmar.



Mr. John L. Hamilton, Country Manager, Myanmar
CEA Projects Co. Ltd
LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT STRATEGY IN THE OIL & GAS SECTOR
Day 2 [Tue 20, January], at 11:40 AM

Mr. Philip Fay

.Philip Fay has managed remote projects for the Comarco Group over the past 12 years in developing countries such as Mozambique, East Timor, Brasil Myanmar and throughout the Asia Pacific region. The scope of his work includes the project management from initial feasibility, bathymetric studies, planning assets and personnel to on the ground project implementation. Operating safely in remote, back of beyond locations is the cornerstone of the Comarco Groups specialist services.

 

In 2011 Mr Fay successfully managed the offshore transshipment of 25,000t of steel pipe to barge and subsequent navigation of the Heinz Chaung river including delivery ashore into Kanbauk, Myanmar.

 

Mr Fay is currently the Managing Director of Instant Ports Inc. A Houston based company that has combined the Comarco Group experience with Thorco shipping to provide turn key project solutions into remote locations.



Mr. Philip Fay, Managing Director
Instant Ports Inc
BARGING CARGO OPERATIONS ON INLAND WATERWAYS
Day 1 [Mon 19, January], at 04:50 PM