Advisory Panel

Warwick Smith

The Hon. Warwick Smith, AM  |  A-MCC Advisor

Chairman of the Australian New Zealand Banking Group for NSW and ACT


  • Warwick Smith is the Chairman of the Australian New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ Ltd) for NSW and ACT, and the Chairman of E*TRADE Limited.
  • Mr Smith is also Chairman of the Advisory Board of Australian Capital Equity Group of Companies (ACE). Mr Smith was previously an Executive Director with Macquarie Bank and chaired the Telecommunications, Media, Entertainment and Technology (TMET) Group within Investment Banking and was Global Communications Director for the Bank.
  • Mr Smith served as a Federal Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the 2000 Olympics, Minister for Sport, Local Government and Territories, Family Services, Communications, Privatisation, Aboriginal Affairs and Science and Energy.
  • Mr Smith was Australia’s First Telecommunications Ombudsman and received the Centenary Medal for contribution to philanthropic and community programs, as well as an Order of Australia.
Trevor Wilson

Trevor Wilson  |  A-MCC Advisor

(Former) Australian Ambassador to Myanmar, Visiting Fellow, Australian National University


  • Ambassador Wilson spent over thirty years as a member of the Australian foreign service and served as Australian Ambassador to Myanmar (2000-03).
  • He is a Visiting Fellow on Myanmar at the Department of Political & Social Change, School of International, Political & Strategic Studies, Australian National University.
  • Since 2004, Ambassador Wilson has been co-convener of the Myanmar Update conference series at the Australian National University.
  • Trevor is a commentator on current developments in Myanmar on radio and TV and on various blog sites.
Christopher Lamb

Christopher Lamb  |  A-MCC Advisor

(Former) Australian Ambassador to Myanmar, Associate Professor, University of Melbourne


  • Ambassador Lamb served as Ambassador to Myanmar (1972-74 and 1986-1989) and is a founding member of the Australia Myanmar Institute.
  • He is Special Adviser to the Australian Red Cross and the IFRC. He also has advisory responsibilities with many National Societies, business groups, and universities.
  • As Special Adviser on International Relations for the IFRC until his retirement in June 2010, he was responsible for the diplomatic positioning of the IFRC and National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in the international community, including the United Nations and other intergovernmental bodies as well as with major international non-governmental organisations.
  • Before joining IFRC in 2000, he was an Australian diplomat and Ambassador to Myanmar, Serbia, Romania and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, after serving in several multilateral posts and as a foreign ministry legal adviser.
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U Maung Maung Soe Tint  |  A-MCC Advisor

former Myanmar Ambassador to Australia


  • U Maung Maung Soe Tint started his career as the youngest Head Master of State High School in Myanmar in 1953. He served as a diplomat in the Soviet Union, United Kingdom and Australia for 15 years and retired as the Myanmar Ambassador to Australia and New Zealand in 1989.
  • After retiring, he became actively involved in religious affairs, education, health, socio-economic work, and literature.
  • He is the Chairman of the Border Areas Development Association and MNGO – Contingency Plan Steering Committee. He is also the author of eight books.

U Tin Min

U Tin Myint  |  A-MCC Advisor

Director, Suntac Technologies, Myanmar


  • U Tin Myint is a Director of Suntac Technologies, a leading engineering services company in Myanmar.
  • He is responsible for business development, human resources development and training. Currently, U Tin Myint is focusing on the development of renewable energy business in Myanmar.
  • U Tin Myint also consults to private and government clients in power generation (renewable and non-renewable) as well as engineering education.
  • Previously U Tin Myint worked as a lecturer in Yangon Technological University and Defence Services Technology Academy, Myanmar Maritime University and advisor to the Myanmar Economic Corporation.
U Min Sein

U Min Sein  |  A-MCC Advisor

Advocate of the Supreme Court of Myanmar


  • U Min Sein is a legal and financial advisor in Yangon and has advised a wide range of clients in the local and international Government and private sector.
  • U Min Sein’s clients have included Chatrium Hotel, Park Royal Hotel, The Myanmar Times, Embassy of the Republic of France, Embassy of the Republic of Italy, Myanmar Brewery Company Limited, A-1 Construction Company and Dawai Development Project – Italian Thai Public Company.
  • He was the founder of U Hla Tun Hospics, Cancer Foundation.
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