aungtunthet
Prof. Dr. Aung Tun Thet
Honorary Professor, University of British Columbia, Vancouver Canada, Visiting Professor, Yangon University of Economics

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. He is also a Member of Myanmar Investment Commission, Advisor of Union of Myanmar Federation of Commerce and Industries. Added to that, Prof. Aung serves as a Member of Myanmar Press Council. He holds the position of Senior Advisor of the UN Resident Coordinator's Office in Yangon, Myanmar and is a visiting Professor, to Yangon Institute of Economics; Yangon University; National Defence College.

Previously, he held various positions including Principal Officer of the UN System Staff College, Turin, Italy (2000-2008), Senior Policy Advisor of UNICEF in New York, Dhaka and Bangkok (1992-2000). He was Director-General, Ministry of Health (1989-1992) and Faculty Member, Institute of Economics, Yangon (1966-1989).

Prof Aung has a Bachelor of Commerce (Yangon) & a Post-graduate Diploma in Management Studies (Brighton), M.Sc. Operations Research from University of Warwick and a Ph.D. in Management Sciences from University of Manchester. Prof Aung is also a Post-doctoral Fellow from University of Marburg.

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