Since Myanmar's reform process began in 2011, its energy architecture has seen many positive developments. A robust energy development plan is crucial to the successful continuation of the country's economic and social development.
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Chong Chi Nai is Director of Energy Division, Southeast Asia Department of the Asian Development Bank. He leads and identifies priority areas of work for the division in energy supply and usage with particular emphasis on energy efficiency and low-carbon and renewable energy.
Jong-Inn Kim is Lead Energy Specialist in ADB's Southeast Asia Department where he is responsible for the energy sector operations in Myanmar. He led the team that prepared the country's energy sector initial assessment and was one of the main contributors to the publication New Energy Architecture: Myanmar.
Anthony J. Jude is a Senior Advisor in the Office of the Director General of ADB's Regional and Sustainable Development Department as well as Practice Leader of Energy. He has over 29 years of work experience in the energy sector as consultant, researcher and lecturer.