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EuroCham Singapore, in collaboration with EuroCham Myanmar (ECCM) will give a chronology of the events and a regional perspective on the declaration of the state of emergency imposed in Myanmar.

Please note that ECCM will present factual information from verified sources and not ECCM opinion.



3:30 pm – Welcome remarks and introduction 

3:35 pm – Presentation 

  • Thet Zaw Htwe, EuroCham Myanmar
  • Saravanan Sugumaran, Landmark Public Affairs

4:20 pm – Moderated Q&A session

4:55 pm – Closing remarks

5:00 pm – End

Meet the Speakers


Thet Zaw Htwe
Head of Policy and Strategy
EuroCham Myanmar

Thet is working as the Head of Policy and Strategy, leading the advocacy efforts of EuroCham Myanmar. Prior to this role, he managed the energy and green growth portfolios of a national NGO, Spectrum- Sustainable Development Knowledge Network. Thet’s expertise includes government relations and negotiations, tourism business development, development policy and project implementations. He authored and co-authored a number of publications including a publication on scenario-planning for Australia. He is an alumnus of the Australian National University holding the Master of Environmental Management and Development via an Australian Awards Scholarship. 



Saravanan Sugumaran
Associate Director
Landmark Public Affairs

Saravanan is an experienced policy consultant and geopolitical analyst, with a focus on economic and developmental policies, as well as soft power and digital diplomacy across Asia. He is also part of an advisory panel of policy practitioners developing a global index to measure effective governance practices.

Prior to his appointment at Landmark, Saravanan oversaw the global data management of the Soft Power 30 index during his tenure at Portland, where he also advised on US-China trade developments for the US Embassy and developed a digital communications network for the Singapore inter-faith scene to deploy during peace and crisis scenarios.

Saravanan read his second Masters in Public Policy (MPP) from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (Li Ka-Shing Scholar) majoring in Economic Policy Analysis. While completing his MPP, Saravanan built and led consultancy teams to study ASEAN smart city initiatives with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) while also developing a bespoke public expenditure framework for the Mayor’s Office within the City of Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia).

He was also invited to present his research papers at Columbia SIPA (GPPN 2018) in New York and at the Second Asia-Pacific Research Conference on Multidisciplinary Research (2017) in Sri Lanka. Saravanan was also awarded the prestigious Raffles Fellowship at the Raffles Dialogue in 2017.

Saravanan attained an MA in International Journalism at City University London and has also received a Post-Graduate Diploma in European Politics (GEJI scholarship) from Denmark as well as a BA in Journalism and Communications from Monash University. As part of his journalism stint, Saravanan also co-produced a documentary with Al-Jazeera highlighting the plight of the displaced Sri Lankan diaspora following the civil war.


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