Chairman, National Economic and Social Advisory Council (NESAC)
Tin Htut Oo holds a Bachelor of Agriculture from the Institute of Agriculture, Mandalay and M.Sc (Agricultural Economics) from the Ohio State University. From 2001 to 2009, he was the Director-General of the Department of Agricultural Planning and before that held various posts in the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation since 1974. He retired from civil service in 2009. Currently he is serving as Chairman of the National Economic and Social Advisory Council and as the Economic Advisor at the Office of the President, Union of Myanmar. He is working as the Chairman of the Agriculture Group of Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd., Singapore and CEO of the Agribusiness and Rural Development Consultants of FMI/SPA Group, Myanmar. He has worked with UN organizations as consultant and as Senior Advisor at the Office of the Executive Secretary, UNESCAP. He had also held executive committee member positions in regional bodies such as SEARCA, CIRDAP, and ASEAN (AMAF).
Plenary 1: Toward Sustainability and Resilience in ASEAN Agriculture