Prof. Dr. Khin Ni Ni Thein, Ph.D. (Hydroinformatics)

Secretary, Advisory Group of the National Water Resources Committee (NWRC), Myanmar
Member of the National Water Resources Committee (NWRC)
Chairperson of the Yangon Region Water Management Committee, Myanmar
Chairperson of the Water Mothers Organization, Myanmar
Patron of the Green Building Technical Committee, BEI and Co-Initiator of Green Mark in Myanmar
Panel Member of HELP, High Level Experts and Leaders Panel on Water and Disaster that advises the Secretary General of the United Nations (
Prof. Dr. Khin Ni Ni Thein formerly worked for UNEP and UNESCO at the senior management level; former Vice President of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). She has 39 years of experience in the water sector. Founder of water related NGOs and Institutions as well as national initiatives such as Water Mothers, WRTC, ICEWE and ARBRO. Currently she supervises Water Ph.D. theses in Mandalay Technological University (MTU) and teaches Global Environmental Governance subject at Yangon Technological University (YTU). Her global community services include Steering Committee Member of the Global Water Partnership (GWP), Chamber Member of International Hydropower Association (IHA), Advisory Group member of Myanmar Hydropower SEA, and Board Member of IRAH, Fellow of the ASEAN Academy of Engineering and Technology (AAET), and Fellow of the Myanmar Engineering Society. She is the initiator of the Young Water Professionals (YWP) Program in Myanmar since 2015.