Our Team

ADVISORY BOARD

Dr. Kyaw Moe Tun

Executive Director and Founder of Parami Institute

Dr. Kyaw Moe Tun is the executive director of Parami Institute of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Before he founded the Institute in 2017, he taught integrated science at the Pre-Collegiate Program of Yangon where he himself was a student before studying abroad in the US. He completed his bachelor's degree at Bard College before doing his Ph.D. in chemistry at Yale University. His doctoral research culminated in the industrial development of an Alzheimer’s therapeutic, (–)-huperzine A.

He has also taught Scientific Inquiry in Parami Leadership Program.

kyawmoetun@parami.edu.mm

Founder

SPECIAL ADVISORS TO PARAMI TEAM

Special Advisor

Dr. Martin K Nanda

PRESIDENT OF STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS LTD

Dr. Martin K Nanda founded SDI Holdings in 2008, and led the Company to the current level. Prior to SDI, he was the Business Development Director at EZY Group of Companies where he took care of business development and process development of new and existing ventures. He is also the founder and director of Dagon Logistic (Hello Cabs), the first local taxi oncall service in Myanmar.

Dr. Martin holds several degrees from both local and international institutions. He is currently pursuing MSc Finance program from University of Alcala from Spain at his offshore campus at Myanmar Institute of Business (MIB).

Special Advisor

Hitoshi Ikeya

MANAGING DIRECTOR OF IKEYA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT
CO LTD.

Before establishing his company, Mr. Hitoshi worked in the investment banking industry for around 10 years, and was last with Goldman Sachs Japan. He graduated from Cornell University in 2003, majoring in Economics and has broad experience both in investment management and in advisory services.

He is also the Co-founder and Director of UMJ Ikeya Investment Ltd., a private equity investment fund, focusing on investing in Myanmar companies (Incorporated in BVI). His notable investments include Oway Pte Ltd, Bagan Innovation Technology Pte Ltd, and GL-AMMK Co. Ltd and Century Finance Co Ltd.

STAFF DIRECTORY

Ella Geismar

PROGRAMS DIRECTOR

ellageismar@parami.edu.mm

egeismar@bard.edu

Htet Oo Wai Yan (Leo)

SENIOR MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

htetoowaiyan@parami.edu.mm

Su Myat Moe

DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

sumyatmoe@parami.edu.mm

Sa Phyo Arkar

OPERATIONS OFFICER

saphyoarkar@parami.edu.mm

Nyein Pyae Sone

ADMINISTRATIVE & FINANCE OFFICER

nyeinpyaesone@parami.edu.mm

Pyae Phyo

ADMINISTRATIVE & HR OFFICER

pyaephyo@parami.edu.mm


FOUNDATION

Parami Institute, a non-profit school, is supported by Parami Liberal Arts & Sciences Foundationa non-profit foundation dedicated to promoting liberal arts and sciences education in Myanmar and the region.

The foundation's primary objective is to raise funds in support of Parami Institute and its affiliated initiatives in line with the foundation's mandate. The foundation is governed by its own board of governors.

  • Dr. Kyaw Moe Tun (Chair)
  • U Win Yu (Vice-Chair)
  • Daw Su Wai Yee (Vice-Chair)
  • Daw Myat Su San (Secretary)
  • U Pyae Phyo (Vice-Secretary)
  • Daw Su Myat Moe (Vice-Secretary)
  • Daw Nyein Pyae Sone (Treasurer)
  • U Min Aung Mann (Internal Auditor)
  • U Myo Paing (Member)
  • U Sa Phyo Arkar Myo Hlaing (Member)