Government of Myanmar response to COVID-19 & the current political landscape
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 13:00
Governments around the world are balancing the need for measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 with the necessity of minimizing economic disruption, and Myanmar is no exception. In Myanmar’s case, its policy responses are having a profound impact across the entire country, though are complicated by constrained resources and an evolving political backdrop.
AustCham Myanmar invites you to an online briefing and discussion by Vriens & Partners on Myanmar’s policy development during the COVID-19 crisis. Please join us on 12 May for a presentation on the political considerations steering the Myanmar response, providing insight on navigating business impacts during this time of uncertainty.
Please note that this webinar will be conducted under Chatham House rule for eligible attendees with confirmed registrations only.
Our Speakers: Jeremy Mullins
Jeremy is Country Director of Vriens & Partners’ Yangon office. He leads and manages the firm’s Myanmar advisory services, providing insight on political dynamics and developing government affairs strategies for companies and international organisations.
Jeremy has worked in Myanmar for six years as a consultant, and previously as a journalist and market researcher. He has extensive experience in a diverse range of sectors, including FMCG, finance, energy and infrastructure.
Nyantha Maw Lin
Nyantha Maw Lin brings extensive experience advising top-tier multinational companies, international financial institutions, international NGOs, and other clientele on government, public policy, and political risk in Myanmar.
Nyantha previously led the Myanmar practice of Vriens & Partners, an ASEAN-focused government affairs firm, and still advises the firm and its clients as Counselor. He has consulted for a broad range of clients in energy, financial services, digital technology and telecommunications, pharmaceuticals and medical technology, agriculture, F&B, and consumer goods.
Nyantha is also the co-founder and a managing partner of the Burgundy Hills Company, a Myanmar venture in agri-food production and commodities sourcing, merchandizing, and distribution. Nyantha works with smallholder growers, local processors, and international trading houses in sourcing, upscaling, and promoting agricultural commodities and traditional food products from the country.
Connection details for the webinar will be sent to you by email 1 day in advance. Please register by no later than 11 May 2020.