Prof. Aung Tun Thet

Economic Advisor, Myanmar

Dr.Aung Tun Thet is a Burmese economist and served as the Economic Presidential Adviser to Thein Sein, former President of Burma. He is also a visiting professor at Yangon University, Yangon Institute of Economics and the National Defence College.
Aung Tun Thet has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Rangoon University, a Master of Science in Operations Research from the University of Warwick, and a Ph.D in Management Sciences from the University of Manchester. He is also a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Marburg. Aung Tun Thet is a founder and Patron of MSHRM (Myanmar Society for Human Resource Management) which is non-profit HR professional organisation of Myanmar.

He is also a member of the Myanmar Investment Commission and an Advisor to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI). He is also Chairman of the UN Global Compact Network Myanmar and the National Contact Person of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Responsible Business Conduct.


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