Speaker's Profile

Dr San Win

San Win is the Pro-Rector of the University of Forestry, Myanmar, and served in the Ministry’s Forestry Department.
He obtained his MSc and Ph.D in forest management from the University of Tsukuba, Japan, where he specialized in agroforestry and bamboo forest management. He served as Forest Department forest ranger, and later worked as researcher at the Forest Research Institute (FRI) and as Assistant Lecturer at the University of Forestry. He later served at the National Commission for Environmental Affairs (NCEA) as Director and Joint Secretary.
He has been a focal point for the Global Environment Facility (GEF), Montreal Protocol, POPs, and WGE in the Asian Region, and worked as project director for the Initial National Communication funded by GEF and administered by the UNFCCC during his tenure at the NCEA.
He was twice awarded a fellowship from the International Tropical Timber Organization, and received two scholarships from the United Nations Institute for Training and Research for e-learning courses.