Representatives from the ADB, IFC and Central Bank of Myanmar at IF15.

Annual Investor Forum

Myanmar Investments’ annual Investor Forum is a convenient venue for global investors to efficiently get a first-hand assessment of what the Myanmar investment proposition really is.

While experiencing Myanmar “on the ground,” delegates have the opportunity to interact with senior representatives of Myanmar including civil servants, diplomats, entrepreneurs, bankers and advisers.

Over its two years, the event has featured distinguished speakers, from both the public and private sectors, providing insights on a variety of pertinent issues.  Past speakers include:

H.E. U Set Aung, Vice Governor, Central Bank of Myanmar
Prof. Dr. Aung Tun Thet, former President’s Economic Adviser
H.E. Scot Marciel, United States of America Ambassador to Myanmar
Gwen Robinson, Chief Editor, Nikkei Asian Review

H.E. Andrew Patrick, British Ambassador to Myanmar
Vikram Kumar, Resident Representative, International Finance Corporation
Dr. Peter Brimble, Principal Country Specialist, Asian Development Bank
U Kyaw Kyaw Hlaing, Chairman, Smart Group of Companies / TV political commentator

Paul Luchtenburg, Programme Specialist (Inclusive Finance), United Nations Capital Development Fund
U Bo Bo Wai Maung, Head of Corporate Banking, Kanbawza Bank (“KBZ”)
U Aung Aung, Director, Myanmar Citizen Bank
Khun Kanet Buranasin, Yangon Branch Manager, Bangkok Bank
Tina Singhsacha, Chief Representative, Standard Chartered Bank
Neville Daw, Director of Strategy, Amara Investment Securities

James Finch, Senior Partner, DFDL Myanmar
James Mythen, Counsel, Allen & Overy
Vishal Thapliyal, Partner, PwC Myanmar
Jan Kamphuisen, Director, Control Risks
Daw Khaing Zar Aung, Chief Representative Officer, Myanmar, Willis Towers Watson

U Ronald Lee, Director, City Mart Holdings
U Moe Kyaw, Managing Director, Myanmar Marketing Research & Development
U Thar Tun Oo @ Michael Lim, Chairman, TODAY Ogilvy & Mather Myanmar
Daw Lynn Lynn Tin Htun, Managing Director, Mango Media

U Si Thu, Advisor of the Aviation Business Advisory Committee of KBZ Group
Daw Su Su Tin, Managing Director Exo travel, Vice Chair Myanmar Tourism Marketing
U Thet Lwin Toh, Managing Director, Myanmar Voyages
Jean-Marc Poli, General Manager, Park Royal Hotel

Philippe Luxcey, Managing Director, Apollo Towers (Myanmar)
U Ken Tun, Chief Executive Officer, Parami Energy Group
U Aye Lwin, Managing Director, Geomines

Tony Picon, Managing Director, Colliers International

Delegates have also had the opportunity to:

  • Attend management presentations by MIL’s portfolio companies Apollo Towers and MFIL
  • Join a bus tour of notable Yangon real estate developments narrated by Richard Emerson of Emerson Real Estate (formerly of Savills Myanmar)
  • Join a presentation and tour of Myanmar Plaza, Myanmar’s first international-quality shopping centre (including guided tours of leading retailers such as City Mart and Gloria Jean’s Coffees), office towers and the Melia Hotel.
  • Gala dinners at the British Ambassador’s Residence and the “Governor’s Residence”.