The Myanmar Global Investment Forum

Putu Kamayana


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Putu Kamayana was the Asian Development Bank’s first representative in Myanmar from July 2012 until retiring in May 2014 with over 18 years of service. He established ADB’s first resident mission in Myanmar, following the country’s re-engagement with the international community and initiated ADB’s investments in Myanmar amounting to US$1bn. Until 2012, Putu was ADB’s country director in Cambodia, delivering over US$700m in investments and an additional US$150m annually in new commitments. He also was responsible for ADB's programmes in Vietnam, Bangladesh, Kazakhstan, and Turkmenistan. He has overseen a broad spectrum of programmes, ranging from power and transport infrastructure, agriculture, irrigation, and rural development, to urban services, health, education and vocational training, finance, private sector development, environment and climate change. Before joining ADB, Putu served nine years in the United Nations Development Programme in Bangladesh, Indonesia and New York. He was also a licensed architect in California, USA and earned a Masters of Business Administration at the University of San Diego, before returning to Indonesia in 1982 to work in town planning and office management with a well-established architecture/engineering firm in Jakarta.


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Tue 16 - Wed 17 Sep 2014

Myanmar International Convention Center 2, Nay Pyi Taw