Thant Myint-U

Thant Myint-U
  • Chairman
    Yangon Heritage Trust

1987, BA, Harvard University; 1996, PhD, Cambridge University. 1994-99, Fellow, Trinity College Cambridge. Served on three United Nations peacekeeping operations (1992-93, Cambodia and 1994-95 and 1996, the former Yugoslavia). 2000-06, also served in UN Secretariat, New York, including as Chief of Policy Planning, Department of Political Affairs. Currently, Chairman, Yangon Heritage Trust. Member, (Myanmar) National Economic and Social Advisory Council. Special Adviser, Myanmar Peace Centre. Author: The River of Lost Footsteps: A Personal History of Burma; Where China Meets India: Burma and the New Crossroads of Asia.