We are pleased to invite you to our quarterly Ambassador briefing where H.E. Scot Marciel, U.S. Ambassador to Myanmar, will update AMCHAM members on the current Myanmar economic and political environment.
Following Ambassador Marciel's briefing members will hear from Geoffrey Tan, OPIC Managing Director for Asia who will provide an update about the new opportunities available as the organization reforms into the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC). Mr. Tan will explain the types of projects which the DFC could support in Myanmar and also provide guidance on the criteria and process to apply for DFC financing.
Date and Time: September 12, 1:30 pm to 3 pm
Venue: Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon (40 Nat Mauk St, Yangon)
Cost: USD 20 per member (Members only)
Booking deadline: September 10 at 5 pm
** Regrettably walk-ins will not be allowed and prior registration is required.
About Ambassador Scot Marciel
Ambassador Scot Marciel previously served as the Department of State’s Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs from August 2013-February 2016. Prior to his return to Washington, he served as Ambassador to the Republic of Indonesia. He was also Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, where he was responsible for relations with Southeast Asia, and as Ambassador for ASEAN Affairs. Ambassador Marciel was confirmed as the U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of the Union of Burma on February 9, 2016 by the U.S. Senate.
The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government's development finance institution, mobilizes private capital to help solve critical development challenges and in doing so, advances U.S. foreign policy. Because OPIC works with the U.S. private sector, it helps U.S. businesses gain footholds in emerging markets, catalyzing revenues, jobs and growth opportunities both at home and abroad. OPIC achieves its mission by providing investors with financing, political risk insurance, and support for private equity funds. For more information, click here.