The Euromoney Myanmar Global Investment Forum

Vicky Bowman


Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB)

Vicky Bowman has been the director of Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB) since July 2013. Before that she led global mining company Rio Tinto's policy approach to transparency, human rights and resource nationalism/resource curse issues from 2011. She was director of global and economic issues and G8 sous-Sherpa for the United Kingdom from 2008 to 2011 and head of the Southern Africa Department in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the UK Government from 2006 to 2007. Vicky served as ambassador of the United Kingdom to Myanmar from 2002 to 2006 and as second secretary in the Embassy from 1990 to 1993. She has also worked in Brussels as Member of Cabinet of European Commissioner Chris Patten from 1999 to 2002 and as press spokeswoman for the United Kingdom representation to the EU from 1996 to 1999. Vicky has an MA in natural sciences (pathology) from University of Cambridge and is an honorary fellow of Pembroke College. She speaks Burmese and is married to Myanmar artist Htein Lin.

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Tue 13 - Wed 14 Sep 2016

Myanmar International Convention Centre 2, Nay Pyi Taw